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Obituary for James Faith Jr.

James N. “Jimmy” Faith, Jr., 62, of McConnellsburg, PA, died January 15, 2022 in UPMC West Shore, Mechanicsburg, PA.

Born May 27, 1959 in Chambersburg, PA, he was a son of Lottie Juanita (Deshong) Faith Sheets of St. Thomas, PA and the late James N. Faith, Sr.

Jimmy was a 1977 graduate of James Buchanan High School, Mercersburg, PA. He then started employment with Thos. Somerville Company of Chambersburg, and retired in May 2020. He enjoyed woodworking, family, friends, hunting and his grandchildren.

He served as a St. Thomas Township Supervisor for eight years. Jim was an ordained minister and had married numerous couples over the years. He was a great counselor to complete strangers, a true disciple of Jesus.

Surviving family include his wife, Joanie Marie (Tensley) Faith, whom he married November 11, 2014. Seven children, Brandi Faith and husband Jeff Gray of Newville, PA, Dustin (Kellina) Faith of McConnellsburg, PA, Cameron (Olivia) Atherton of St. Thomas, Blake Atherton of Wilmington, NC, Marshall (Abby) Willis of Mooresville, NC, Kaitlyn Bosco of Baltimore, MD, and Samantha Bosco of Silver Spring, MD. Eight grandchildren, Dylan, Jacob, Raelyn, Remedie, Harper, Brody, Mason, and Rylan. A sister, Joan (Rick) Pine of Mercersburg, and a brother, Thomas Faith of Altoona, PA.

Memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, February, 4 2022 in Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, with Pastor Rob French officiating.

Memorial visitation one hour prior to the service Friday in the funeral home.