James W. Mercer, 78 of Burgettstown (Frankfort Springs Boro.) died Wednesday morning March 23, 2016 at Acuty Specialty Hospital; Weirton, W.V.

Born November 30, 1937 in East Liverpool, Ohio. He was the son of the late Everett Wayne and Sara (Thomas) Mercer. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Army, retired from LTV Steel and Walmart at the Pointe in Robinson Township.

In Addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son; Phillip Mercer, Sr. Surviving are his wife Mary Maxine (Pellen) Mercer, daughters Bonnie (John) Humes of W.V. and Sara (Harry) Mecannic of Hookstown and a son David Mercer of Frankfort Springs. Two brothers, Ronald (Ethel) Mercer of N.C. and Kenneth (Sherry) Mercer of Georgetown. A Sister, Mary Martha McMillan of Hookstown and her late husband Robert. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Family and friends are welcome to call at the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine Street, Hookstown, PA 15050, Friday from 2 -4 and 6-8 p.m., where his services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. Rev. Darrell Cashdollar officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Grandview Cemetery, Burgettstown.

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