James Foster Luzier, 83, of Masontown passed away on Monday January 6th, 2020, at his home. He was born November 9th, 1936 in Arthurdale a son of the late Bernie Britton and Rosella (Simmons) Luzier. After High School Jim pursued a career in baseball and played in the minor leagues, for the Baltimore Orioles. He came back home to take up the family trade and became a master electrician with the IBEW Local # 427 in Fairmont. Jim loved the outdoors especially hunting, fishing, training and breaking horses. He belonged to Preston Lodge #90 AF&AM. He was instrumental in organizing many of the Valley District Youth Sports leagues including Little League baseball, Midget Football, and Junior High School football, all of which he coached.
He is survived by four sons: Rodney, Jim, Bradley, and Jody Luzier; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Iretta (Savage) Luzier; son Ricky; and a grandson.
Friends may call from 3 – 6:00 PM the time of the Funeral Services with Rev. Ron Shultz officiating at the Morgan Funeral Home in Reedsville on Friday, January 10th, 2020 .
Private Inurnment in the Masontown Cemetery will be at a later date.
Morgan Funeral Home is honored to serve the Luzier family.
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