RUTLAND — James Ray Quillen, 71, of Rutland Community in Middleport, went home to be with his lord on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at O'Bleness Memorial Hospital in Athens.
Quillen was born Sept. 14, 1942, to the late Ernest and Virginia Riffle-Quillen. He attended Hysell Community Church in Pomeroy and was a member of the UMWA Local 1857 in Wilkesville.
Jim is survived by his wife, Faye Elaine Quillen; sons James W. (Jeanette Freeman) Quillen and Steven R. (Kewana) Quillen; stepchildren Timothy M. (Mary) Spires, Tina (Larry) Engle, Brenda (Rick) Bolin and Cindy Spires; special friends Warren and Judy Hart; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Besides parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Ernest Lee Quillen.
Services were conducted Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Birchfield Funeral Home in Rutland, with Pastor Larry Lemley officiating. Burial will follow at Bradford Cemetery in Pomeroy. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the time of services on Saturday.
Online condolences may be made at birchfieldfuneralhome.com.