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James P. "Bone Man" Courts

November 30, 1938 December 17, 2016
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Obituary for James P. "Bone Man" Courts

James P. “Bone Man” Courts, age 78, of Senecaville, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, December 17, 2016, at his home with his family by his side. He was born November 30, 1938, in Stirrat, West Virginia, son of the late Bill and Ruth Littlejohn Courts. He retired in 1999 as a truck driver for A. W. Stadler in Cleveland, and he was a member of the Mt. Ephraim United Methodist Church. Mr. Courts enjoyed hunting, watching wildlife, and caring for his hillside. He loved and enjoyed caring for his family.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Hazel D. Sparks Courts, whom he married December 26, 1965, and who died November 24, 2008; one sister, Carol Adkins; and an infant brother, Robert Courts.

Surviving are his children, Cathy A. (Bruce) Collier of Brunswick, Patricia G. Courts of Cleveland, Linda S. (John) Courts-Gross and David P. Courts, both of Wadsworth; his siblings, Naomi Courts of Danville, West Virginia, Betty Wilkins of Woodstock, Virginia, Barbara Sasser and Billy (Shirley) Courts, both of Romney, West Virginia, Ron (Ollie) Courts of Augusta, West Virginia, Johnny Ray (Lois) Courts of West Hamlin, West Virginia, and Sherlene (Dan) Daily of Barboursville, West Virginia; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; and many friends.

Friends may call Tuesday, December 20, 2016,m from 4-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will be observed Wednesday, December 21st at 11AM with Pastor Jim Porter officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Ephraim Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Guernsey at www.hospiceofguernsey.com or to P.O. Box 1165, Cambridge, Ohio, 43725.

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Visitation

Tuesday

20

Dec

4:00 PM 12/20/2016 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/20/2016 8:00:00 PM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Service

Wednesday

21

Dec

11:00 AM 12/21/2016 11:00:00 AM
McVay-Perkins Funeral Home

416 East Street
PO Box 263
Caldwell, OH 43724

McVay-Perkins Funeral Home
416 East Street Caldwell 43724 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Ephraim Cemetery Final Resting Place

Seneca Lake Road
Mt. Ephraim, OH 43779

Seneca Lake Road Mt. Ephraim 43779 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Guernsey

P.O. Box 1165
Cambridge, OH 43725
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