Thomas Jefferson Stire, 72, of Lumberport, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday morning, March 10, 2021 at his residence. He was born in Lumberport, February 11, 1949, a son of the late Donald and Delia Lindsey Stire. He is survived by his wife, Norma Jean Cumberledge Stire, whom he married June 14, 1970.
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Also surviving are two children; Jennifer Prunty and her husband Bob, Jeff Stire and his wife Kim, all of Lumberport, his grandchildren; Tyler Stire and his wife Hannah, Fairmont, Mikayla Prunty and her companion Travis Freeman, Clarksburg, Corey Prunty and Trey Stire, both of Lumberport, one great- grandchild; Miszoura Stire, his siblings; Lecia Cohen, Gypsy, Betty Harris, Clarksburg, John Stire, Kenny Stire and his wife Carol, Lois Markley and her husband Dave, all of Lumberport, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by seven siblings: Shirley Bonnell, Robert Stire, Stella Wright, Don Stire, Mary Ellen Stire, Chuck Stire, and Frank Stire.
Tom retired from R.G. Johnson with over 40 years of service in the mining construction industry. He was a member of the Rinehart Community Church. He was a handyman who loved his family and loved to work. Tom also enjoyed spending time with his family, camping, and playing cards.
The family will receive friends at the Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St., Shinnston, from 2-8pm, Sunday and from 11am until the time of the funeral service at 1pm, Monday, March 15, with Pastors Jeff Burnside, Dewayne Cumberledge, and Jeff Stire officiating. Interment will be in the Lions Club Cemetery in Lumberport. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to WVU Medicine Hospice, 2673 Davisson Run Rd., Clarksburg, WV 26301 or in the donation box at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com. The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Stire family.