James Thayer

James Thayer Sr., 59, of New Manchester, WV, passed away July 4, 2021.
Born on August 4, 1961 in East Liverpool, Ohio, he was the son of the late Clem and Mary (Wilson) Blake Sr.
James was groom at Mountaineer Race Track.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, James Thayer Jr.
Surviving are two daughters, Megan Thayer of New Manchester and Stephanie Wells of Chester; two sons, Carl Galagher of WV and Ivan Thayer of East Liverpool; seven grandchildren; three sisters, Mable Beckman of WV, Lila Orr of Utah and Virginia Orr of New Cumberland; and four brothers, Clem F. Blake Jr. of Ohio, Samuel Blake of Newell, Robert Blake of Ohio and Wiley Blake of Ohio.
Private arrangements where handled by the Nixon Funeral Home, 614 Washington St. Newell, WV 26050.