James M. “Jim” Heironimus

James M. “Jim” Heironimus


James M. “Jim” Heironimus, 79, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at his residence.

Jim was born on November 16, 1942 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va., the son of James Calvin and Ruth V. Stotler Heironimus.

Jim attended Greenwood Church as a youth and worked 43 years at Schenck Food Company as a warehouse foreman in Winchester, Va., and enjoyed farming, hunting, fishing, John Deere tractors, old Ford Broncos and most of all being with his family.

Jim married Catherine M. Kerns on October 31, 1965 in Hancock, Md. Surviving with his wife of 56 years are two sons: Steve J. Heironimus (Erica) of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Neil A. Heironimus (Jackie) of Front Royal, Va.; a daughter: Abby M. Watson (Jerry) of Alexandria, Va.; two brothers: Calvin R. and Robert L. Heironimus, both of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.;; three sisters: Marlene Kaes of Gainesboro, Va.; Catherine Kelley and Barbara Keck, both of Winchester, Va.; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Jim was preceded in death by a grandson.

A celebration of Jim’s life will be held on Saturday, April 2, at 11 a.m., at the Union Chapel U.M.C. in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Officiating will be Pastor Michael Leedom.

Arrangements are by the Giffin Funeral Home & Crematory in Capon Bridge, W.Va.