James “Doc” Marion Clowser, Sr., 87 of Winchester, VA passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2023 peacefully at his home.
James was born in 1935 in Winchester, VA, the son of Leonard and Margaret Clowser. He retired from Frederick County Landfill as a heavy equipment operator. James was a member of Ebenezer Christian Church. He enjoyed growing his vegetable garden every year, he loved watching westerns and spent time making birdhouses. James loved to tinker with anything that had a motor. He was the former Fire Chief and lifetime member at North Mountain Volunteer Fire Department and also received Volunteer Fireman of the Year Award. James was also Virginia Fire Warden for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy whom he married on September 29, 1962; son, James “Jamie” M. Clowser, Jr. and wife Jessica “Jessie”, grandson, James Michael Clowser; sisters, Judy Yancey (Tommy), Peggy Partlow (Earl), Shelby Hodgson (Bob), Patty Stottlemyer (Carl) and brothers, Jerry Clowser (Brenda).
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2023 from 6pm to 8pm with a service the following day, Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 11am, all held at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel.
Officiating will be Pastor Tom Mounts of Ebenezer Christian Church. Interment will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of James to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Suite 405, Winchester, VA 22601.