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November 15, 1929 - November 1, 2018
James Lee “Fuzzy” Lopez, 88, of Clarksburg, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Clarksburg on November 15, 1929, to the late Teodora “Tony” and Rosa Secreto Lopez.
He is survived by his wife Sandra Sue Lantz Lopez who he married July 11, 1965. Also surviving are his daughters and grandchildren; Regina Lopez Adams and her son Tyler Adams of Mechanicsville, VA, Cynthia Lopez of Los Angeles, CA, Mary Kay Lopez Knaus and her son Nicholas of Bethel Park, PA, Shawna Philbin and her husband John and their children Christopher Bailey, Skyler Philbin, Tanner Philbin, and Madison Philbin all of Melbourne Beach, FL, and Dawna Powell and her husband Richard and her child Shardae Clemens of Cape Canaveral, FL; and three great-grandchildren, Ali Jo Clemens, Adelaide Bailey, and Oren Bailey.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Louis Lopez; and three sisters, Sarah McClung, Angie Alonso, and Floreen Seamon.
Mr. Lopez was a United States Army Veteran having served during the Korean conflict. He was the former owner and operator of James Lopez Grocery for 52 years. He was a former member of Clarksburg Lodge #482 B.P.O. Elks, Clarksburg Lodge #52, Loyal Order of the Moose, and Meuse Argonne Post No. 573, VFW, and Roy E. Parrish Post No. 13 American Legion.
Fuzzy was an avid watcher of the PGA and major golf tournaments. He enjoyed family gatherings, and the Italian Heritage Festival gatherings. Every fall he participated in canning tomatoes and peppers to give to family and friends. Anyone who frequently visited his store was embraced by his heartfelt spirit, zeal for life, and generosity to the people of his community.
He was Christian by faith.
In keeping with his wishes, Mr. Lopez will be cremated.
Arrangements to be announced.
Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.amoscarvelli.com. A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.