James C O'Donnell

July 9, 1933May 7, 2018

James Clyde O’Donnell, 84, of Parkersburg, passed away May 7, 2018 at his residence. James was born July 9, 1933 in Elizabeth, WV to Dwight Dallas and Minnie McClung O’Donnell. He worked for Parmaco as a Machinist and retired in 1992. James married Shirley Louise Goodwin; she passed away in 2008. He enjoyed building model trains, fixing things and working with tools. He loved riding his gold wing motorcycle, with his wife, Shirley and traveling. James will be deeply missed by his son, David Eugene O’Donnell of Parkersburg; son-in-law Mike Williamson, grandchildren Shannon (Jesse) Day, Chad Williamson, Dawn Williamson (Will Lockhart), Jason O’Donnell, Codey, Corey and Caden O'Donnell; great-grandchildren Victor Adams, Shilah Madison, Jessy and Holly Day, Aiden Williamson, Courtney (Carl) Cossin, McKayla Lockhart, Abby O’Donnell and Dalton and Lillian O’Donnell; great-great granddaughter Carliegh Cossin; brother Gerry O’Donnell of CA; sister-in-laws’ Deloris Boyce, Penny O’Donnell of Belpre, OH and Lourdes Goodwin; James was preceded in death by his parents, son James Clyde O’Donnell Jr.; daughter Deborah Louise O’Donnell Williamson; grandson Ryan D. O’Donnell; brother Paul O’Donnell; sisters Lenoir (Gene) Snyder and Jannett O’Donnell; brother-in-law William Sherm Goodwin. There will be an inurnment at a later date. Online tributes may be made to


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James C O'Donnell

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