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Delmas W. "Jake" Ours
June 23, 1946 ~ February 26, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Delmas Wayne “Jake" Ours, age 76 of Petersburg, WV passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at the home of his son, Randy Ours.
Jake was born on June 23, 1946 in Rough Run, WV and was a son of the late Charles Monroe Ours and Mernie Elizabeth (Thorne) Ours.
In addition to his parents, Jake was preceded in death by one sister, Janie Sites and eight brothers, Oscar, Cletus, William, Leon, Glen Ours, Sr., Bobby Ours, Paul Ours and Galen Ours.
Jake is survived by three sons, Ronnie (Anna) Ours, Ray (Evelyn) Ours and Randy (Gretchen) Ours all of Petersburg, WV; Roy (Jenny) Ruddle of Franklin, WV who was like a son to Jake.
Twelve grandchildren, Joshua Ours, Danielle Ours, Tamara Ours, Clifton Ours, Jonathan Davis, Devan Ours, Elizabeth Rohrbaugh, Cary “Terri” Ours, Lily Dayton, Hunter Heavener, Katie Ours, Thomas Ours; nine great grandchildren; two sisters, Mernie (Paul) Kimble and Arvella Zimmerer both of Petersburg, WV; three brothers, Ralph (Cornelia) Ours, Dale (Virginia) Ours and Olin (Carol) Ours all of Petersburg, WV and numerous nieces and nephews.
Jake was a lifelong logger. He loved the solitude of the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. His passion was his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Jake’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg.
Funeral service will be Thursday 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Church and Pastor Daryl Dunsmore officiating.
Burial will be in the Ours Family Cemetery.
Those who wish to remember Jake in a special way may make memorials to the Ours Family, c/o Randall D. Ours, 134 Appalachia Ridge, Petersburg, WV 26847.