James William "Jw" Savage Jr.
1976 - 2020
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James William "JW" Savage, Jr.

Salisbury - James William "JW" Savage, Jr., 44, of Salisbury, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at PRMC in Salisbury, Maryland.

He was born on February 9, 1976 in Salisbury, the son of James William Savage, Sr. of Salisbury and Dorothy Savage of Berlin.

"JW" as he was fondly known by family and friends was a 1994 graduate of Wicomico High School. He enjoyed watching anything sports related. After graduation, JW went to work for his father at Savage Home Improvement, and then went on to own his own company, JW Savage Construction, where he was known as a perfectionist in his work. . He found great enjoyment out of listening to his son Trey play the guitar, and he bragged on his ability to anyone who would listen and he was extremely proud of his son Wesley's academic achievements. He had a loving personality and was liked by everyone he met. He was a wonderful husband and father to his two sons.

In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife of 17 years, Lisa Renee Savage; sons, James "Trey" Savage, III and Wesley Savage; a sister, Michelle Smith (Rob); nephews, Benjamin Smith, Ryan Ellis, and David Citroni, a niece, Chloe Citroni; great nephew, Maxwell A. Ellis; grandfather, George "Buddy" Schevel, father-in-law, Joseph J. Ellis, Sr; mother-in-law, Sharon K. Ellis; and several aunts and uncles.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11:00 to 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Short Funeral Home in Delmar. Due to current gathering restrictions, masks and social distancing will be required. The funeral service will be private. Interment will be in Wicomico Memorial Park in Salisbury.

In anyone wishes to make a donation in memory of JW, please reach out to his family directly.

Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home in Delmar. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.shortfh.com.




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Published in The Daily Times from Aug. 22 to Aug. 23, 2020.
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August 26, 2020
Rest easy my brother!! Always had fun workiin with ya! Gonna miss ya!
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August 25, 2020
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Jessica Yankus
August 24, 2020
A wonderful uncle and friend to me since I was 7 years old. His smile and laughter will forever be a beautiful memory to our family. Family events and football season will never be the same without him. He'll forever be in our hearts and conversations. Until we meet again
Chloe Citroni
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August 23, 2020
JW was like a brother to me. I will miss working with him. I could always count on him and he could always count on me.
Peggy Truitt
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August 23, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
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August 22, 2020
I will miss him dearly
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