James H. Chester 1931-2014

BRACEVILLE – James H. Chester, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at Hospice House in Poland.

He was born on July 13, 1931, in Grafton, W.Va., the son of James and Elosie Grant Chester.

James served in the U.S. Coast Guard, and was employed by Copperweld Steel as a roller operator.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Chester; a son, James F. of Braceville; a brother, Bill of Phoenix, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.