Carl James Luzader, 85 - Sand Fork

Carl James Luzader age 85 of Joe's Run Rd.-Sand Fork, West Virginia departed this life Sunday morning in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital Weston, following an extended illness.

He was born August 29, 1926 in Gilmer County, a son of the late Raymond and Melvie Danley Luzader.

Mr. Luzader was a member of the Sand Fork Baptist Church, a coal miner, and retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways as a heavy equipment operator. He also proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II.

On April 15, 1950 he was united in marriage to Doris Jean Lowther, who survives at their Joe's Run Rd. home.

Surviving are 2 daughters, Kathy Chapman and husband Darrell of Mt. Olive, North Carolina, and Diana Langford and husband Jim of Chloe, West Virginia; 2 sons, Billy Joe Luzader and wife Shae of Grafton, Ohio and James "Randy" Luzader and wife Sherry of Sand Fork; 5 grandchildren, Kristi Bailey and husband Chris, Meagan Luzader, Steve Chapman and wife Lynn, Chris McVaney and wife Torie, and Aaron James Langford and wife Heather; 5 great grandchildren, Chesney Best, Alexis McVaney, Destiny Langford, Shawn and George McVaney; 1 brother, Tom Luzader of Glenville WV; 1 brother-in-law, Harold Lowther and wife Rebecca of Sand Fork. There are also several nieces and nephews surviving.

Along with his parents, Carl was preceded in death by siblings, Roscoe, Aaron, Raymond, Danley, and Jennings Luzader, Evelane Miller, Annabell Luzader, and Catherine Williams.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc. Glenville West Virginia, on Thursday January 19 with Pastor Bryan Groves and Pastor Phil Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Hiney Cemetery, Linn West Virginia. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday evening at the mortuary.

The family would like to thank Dr. Snuffer and the nursing staff in the Intensive Care Unit at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital for their care and compassion. The family would also like to thank everyone for their prayers and acts of kindness.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is humbled to serve the family of Carl James Luzader with arrangements.