James Buford Withrow

James Withrow

James Withrow

James Buford Withrow, 71, of Richmond, formerly of Vanceburg, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2017, at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

He was born October 14, 1945, in Lewis County, a son of the late Otis and Nancy Stapleton Withrow.

James was of the Baptist faith and proudly served our country in the US National Guard. He was a bridge carpenter for 33 years and enjoyed fishing, loafing, listening to bluegrass music, and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy Withrow; and two brothers, Ted Withrow and Calvin Withrow.

He is survived by one son, Jimmy (Michele) Withrow of Milton; two daughters, Dreama Withrow and Becky Withrow, both of Campbellsville; seven grandchildren; and his companion, Eulonda Smyth. He leaves many other family and friends who will sadly miss him.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Dickerson Funeral Home in Vanceburg with Bro. Tony Corns officiating. Burial will follow in Evans Chapel Cemetery at Vanceburg with full military honors accorded by Monte Lewis Stamm VFW Post 5438.

Friends may visit from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Dickerson Funeral Home, 110 West Second Street in Vanceburg.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Condolences may be sent at www.globefc.com.