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David H. James

August 12, 1935 ~ November 17, 2017 (age 82)

David H. James 82, of Rainsburg, died Friday, November 17, 2017.  He was born on August 12, 1935 in Rainsburg, a son of the late Harold G. and Ruth (Cessna) James.  He is survived by the following family: a daughter, Margaret Ann Beshore and husband Brad, of Sarasota, FL, a daughter, Mary Jo O’Brien, and husband Tom, of Bedford, a son, David James Jr, of Highlands, NC, a son, Michael James of Bedford, and a daughter, Brandy Price and husband Travis, of Clearville; five grandchildren: Pam, Becky, Brandon, McKynlea, and Wyatt; and three great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by two sisters: Kathryn Piper, Mary Reta Treiber; and a brother: William Nycum.

Dave was a retired truck driver and a jack of all trades.  He was a member of the NRA and enjoyed hunting and fishing.  An avid sportsman, he never missed a Steelers or Pirates game. The loves of his life were his grandchildren, Wyatt and McKynlea.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., at the Woods Church, in Rainsburg, with Rev. Paul Claycomb officiating.  Arrangements by the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford.  Our online guestbook is available at

 Service Information

Memorial Service
December 9, 2017

1:00 PM
Woods Church
Henretia Lane
Bedford, PA 15522

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