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James Herbert Canterbury

January 7, 1937 ~ June 21, 2017 (age 80)

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James Herbert Canterbury  passed away June 21, 2017 at home with family in Myrtle Beach, SC.

James grew up in Frame, WV and raised his family in Dunbar, WV. He was a graduate of Elkview High School class of 1955. He served in the US Air Force for four years, and retired from UPS after 31 years, and was a member of Teamsters Local Union #175.

James was preceded in death by parents Samuel W. and Lillie Samples Canterbury, and sisters Kathryn Jones, and Helen Grace Thomas.

Survivors include his wife Janet (Taylor) Canterbury; daughter Monica Beach (husband Paul); son Stephen Canterbury; brother Charles Canterbury (Wife Charlotte); grandson Samuel Beach; two step grand children.

James never met a stranger and he loved to eat.

Burial will be held at a later date at DCKMSVC Cemetery in Dunbar, WV. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to Regency Hospice 600 Garden City Connector Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.


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