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James W. Braithwaite


1954 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
James W. Braithwaite Obituary

James W. Braithwaite, 60, of Steele's Hill Road, Rawlings, MD, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland, MD.

Born on January 2, 1954 at Keyser, WV, he was a son of James Richard Braithwaite of Keyser and the late Betty (Robinette) Braithwaite. He also was preceded in death by a brother, Sammy Braithwaite.

Mr. Braithwaite was formerly employed as a construction worker with Laborer's International Union in Charleston, WV and with Adams Equipment in Fort Ashby, WV. He also served in the U.S. Army Reserves.

Surviving, in addition to his father are his wife of 40 years, Barbara M. (Guthrie) Snyder Braithwaite; three children, Sherri Ann Conyers and husband David of Kansas City, KS, Jerry E. Snyder and wife Shelly of Lonaconing, MD and Sara E. Simmons of Rawlings, MD; four brothers, Danny Braithwaite and wife Sandy of Piedmont, WV, Mark Braithwaite and wife Julie Brown of Fountain, WV, J.R. Braithwaite of Fort Ashby, WV and David Braithwaite of Cumberland, MD; two sisters, Betty Lou Reall and husband Roger of Fort Ashby and Sharon Brown of Titusville, Florida; five grandchildren, Justin, Jeremy and Jessica Snyder, Takira Duckworth and Aaliyah Redman and one great-grandson, Gage Smith. 

Friends may call at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. with Edward Davy officiating.

Interment will be in the Waxler Cemetery, Rawlings, MD.

Condolences and personal reflections to the family may be left after Mr. Braithwaite's obituary at smithfuneralhomes.net.
Published in Mineral Daily News-Tribune from Mar. 14 to Mar. 21, 2014
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