James Robert “Turtle” Milam, 72, of Craigsville, WV passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021 in the WVU-Medicine Summersville Regional Medical Center. Born March 19, 1949 in Richwood, he was a son of the late Charles Robert and Catherine Frances Frazer Milam. He was a member of the First Baptist Church at Craigsville, was a US Army veteran having served during the Vietnam War, was a retired coal miner, and a world class handyman. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 49 years, Libby Coffindaffer Milam; children, James Robert (Lori) Milam, II, Amy Brooke (Michael) Nuzum, and Kevin Lewis (Erin) Milam; sisters, Janice Ludwig, Judy (John Andy) Hamon, and Dinah Groves; a brother by another mother, John Miller; six grandchildren, Austin (Felicia) Milam, Brooklyn Nuzum, Logan Milam, Michael Nuzum, II, Trey Milam, and Roman Milam; and a host of other family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, May 2, 2021 in the White Funeral Home at Summersville with Pastor Jamie Bodiford officiating. A time for food and fellowship will follow at the First Baptist Church at Craigsville; 16664 West Webster Road; Craigsville, WV 26205 Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from noon until service time.
In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to the First Baptist Church; PO Box 669; Craigsville, WV 26205.
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