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James W. Byhanna Obituary

James W. Byhanna
Brooke County Review
Thurs., Nov. 22, 2001

BYHANNA, JAMES W. 76, of West Liberty, WV, died Friday, November 9, 2001, at his daughter’s home in Wheeling. He was born August 11, 1925, in Bethany, WV, a son of the late James Shafter and Anna (Wells) Byhanna. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Blanche (Gilbert) Byhanna; two sisters, Betty Byhanna and Vista Craft. He was retired from Wheeling Steel in Washington, PA, where he worked as a machinist. He was a World War II veteran, having served with the U.S. Navy Sea Bee’s. Surviving are two sons, James E. Byhanna of Warwood, WV, and Timothy A. Byhanna of Wheeling; two daughters, Mrs. Thomas (Rebecca) McKee of Wheeling and Mrs. David (Della) Woodrubn Karnich of Weirton; nine grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two step-great-grandchildren. Arrangements are being made by Chambers Funeral Home, Main Street, Wellsburg, WV. Full military honors will be conducted by the Ohio Valley Memorial Squad.

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