James Richie, 81, of Panther, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 13, 2022 at his home. He was born on December 15, 1940 in Horse Creek, WV a son of the late Danny and Bessie Kennedy Richie. James attended the Jeremiah House of Faith. 

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his twin brother Danny Richie, Jr. two sisters Ruby McCoy, and Ruth Lester and three brothers Emmitt Asbury, Dewey Asbury, and Herman Asbury. 

Survivors include a sister Nadine Weberg of Omaha, NE a brother John Richie of Kendallville, IN his special friends and caretakers who were like his children Judy and Jimmy Wolford of Iaeger and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. 

Funeral service will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, January 18th at the Jeremiah House of Faith, Hanover, WV with Bro. Freddie Dawson officiating. He will be laid to rest in the D. L. Powell Family Cemetery, Coon Branch, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 1 pm until time of service on Tuesday at the church. Pallbearers will be family and friends. 

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.