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James Edgar "Jim" Halstead, II

James Edgar "Jim" Halstead, II
  • June 9, 1947 - October 9, 2017
  • Hurricane, West Virginia

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“Sherry I am very sorry to hear about Jim. He was a great man and I always liked him and enjoyed talking to him when I would run into him. I have...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Regina Wallace - Coworker

“Jim Halstead has been a great person for us to know as an acquaintance and business relation. Through the years we have had the best of relationships...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Moses and Scott Zegeer - WV

“My Condolences to Sherry and the entire Halstead family. It has been a great pleasure to have known Jim for about 20 years. What started out as just...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Glenn Walker - Tulsa, OK - Friend

“Sending my most sincere condolences for the loss of your dear brother ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy Ward - Charleston, WV

“Sherry......you probably don't remember me from the 1970s when we lived in cross lanes and our sons, jimmy and Jeff, were good friends. Melissa...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Phyllis Allen - High point, NC

“Jim and I go way back. I first met him in the Army at Fort Dix,NJ in advanced Infantry training. As it worked out I also ended working for C&P,Bell...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: William Rowley - Madison, WV

“Jim was a wonderful husband, dad, brother, uncle, son, grandfather and FRIEND. I have known Jim for many years as a friend and businessman. He lived...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Butch Evans - Crosslanes, WV

“So sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He was a friendly nice guy to work with. Prayers for all of your family. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Eileen Derreberry - Coworker

“I treasure the time I spent with Jim during one of his previous hospital stays. We had some good conversation, touching on some very important...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Jim Robinson - Family Friend

“Dear Sherry: I am so sorry for your loss. I pray God will comfort and Bless you and the Family. My Heart breaks for you and I cannot express my...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Jamie King - Friend

“We are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. Jim, Sherry and the boys lived up the hill behind us for many years. Of course, we would see them go up and...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Helen/Frank Bukovinsky - Friend

“Thoughts and Love sent to your family. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Tara and Kevin Pauley - WV

“Dear Sherry and boys, all of the family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you all. Our hearts ache tonight. Our...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Clifford Asbury - Gotha, FL

“I'm so sad to hear this. My condolences to Sherry, Jimmy, Ray and Steven. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: James Reed - WV - Neighbor

“My condolences to the family for your loss. I have known this family for many years and went to school with Steve. Jim was a great man and friend...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Bobby Boggess - Hurricane, WV


James Edgar "Jim" Halstead, II, 70, of Hurricane, West Virginia, formerly of South Charleston, passed away October 9, 2017 at Cabell Huntington Hospital.
He was born on June 9, 1947 in Beckley, West Virginia to the late James and Lois Genevieve (Keaton) Halstead. He was a 1965 graduate of South Charleston High School and also graduated from Morris Harvey College. He was a United States Army Veteran serving on the rifle team and the color guard. Jim retired from Bell Atlantic after 32 years of service. Following his retirement he opened his own business, Universal Electric and operated it since 1984. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of South Charleston. Having his pilot's license, he enjoyed flying private planes at Mallory Airport with his friends. He also enjoyed his golf outings and playing tennis with his friends. His greatest joy was spending time with his many grandchildren.
Jim is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sherry Asbury Halstead; sons, James E. (Carlie) Halstead, III of Charlotte, NC, Raymond (Angela) Halstead of Mooresville, NC and Stephen Halstead of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, James E. Halstead, IV, Kelsey Halstead, Braiden Halstead, Jennings Halstead, Raymond Halstead, Jr., Ethan Halstead, Caroline Halstead, Stephen Halstead, Jr., and Hayden Halstead; brothers and sisters, Rebecca (Bill) Kimmons, Mark (Alice) Halstead, John (Susie) Halstead, Sarah (David) Halstead Boland and Matthew (Jami) Halstead; mother-in-law, Georgia Asbury of Bancroft, WV.
A Committal Service to Honor the Life of Jim will be held immediately following the visitation on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens. Family and Friends may visit from 10:00 AM to 12:00PM on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston. There will be a reception at First Presbyterian Church of South Charleston, 508 2nd Ave., South Charleston, WV 25303, following the committal service.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to Cabell Huntington Hospital Foundation manager for the Joan C. Edwards Oncology Department, 1340 Hal Greer Boulevard, Huntington, WV 25701.
The family would like to extend their appreciation and gratitude to Dr. Yehuda Lebowicz and the faculty and staff at Cabell Huntington Hospital for their kindness and care provided to Jim and the family.
Memories may be shared by visiting www.snodgrassfuneral.com and selecting the obituary. Snodgrass Funeral Home is assisting the family with these arrangements.