Loved Ones Bid Farewell To Skier Following Accident

By Theresa Flerx

On Friday, January 17, a community said a formal farewell to a much-loved family member, neighbor and co-worker during a memorial service.

James R. "Jim" Wester, of Sinks Grove, a man described as strong, tough, invincible, even "bulletproof," passed away Wednesday, January 8, following a skiing accident. On Sunday, January 5, Wester was found unconscious on an intermediate ski slope at the Silver Creek area of Snowshoe Mountain Resort.

Read more in the Monday, January 20, 2020, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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