PELPHREY James "Dick" Pelphrey, age 74, of West Jefferson, passed away Thursday, January 6, 2011, in Mt. Carmel West Hospital, Columbus. He was born December 26, 1936 in Johnson County, Kentucky the son of the late Alex and Elizabeth Pelphrey Sr. Dick retired from Accurate Mirror and Glass Co. of Columbus, was a member of the West Jefferson First Baptist Church, and had graduated from Hilliard High School. Dick was an avid Roughrider and Buckeye football fan. Survivors include children, Pamla J. (Dennis) Abrahams, Debra S. (James) Millar, Donald "Ed" (Theresa) Pelphrey; grandchildren, Amy, Jimmy and Jared Millar, Tyler Abrahams, Elaina, Mitchel, Grace, Melanie, Cole, Anna, Evelyn, Audrey, Nathan, and Rachel Pelphrey; brother, Elmer Pelphrey; sister, Roberta Travis; many nieces, nephews and friends. He is also survived by his little companion "Sammy". Dick was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Darlene Sue Pelphrey, second wife Delores Pelphrey, brothers Elvin and Alex Pelphrey; sisters Bertha Conley and Betty Estep. Family and friends may call 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday in the West Jefferson First Baptist Church where Funeral Service will be held at 12 p.m. Monday with Rev. Glade May officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 8, 2011