James Edward Vest, 78, of Check, Virginia, passed away on April 1st, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, Warren Pierce Vest and Elizabeth (Blondine) Martin Vest, along with three siblings, Willie Jean Vest, Lois Vest Baker, and Kevin Warren Vest.
He is survived by his wife, Glenna Conner Vest, a son and daughter-in-law, Rodney and Sandra Vest, a daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and Freddie Conner, of Check; sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and Gerald Smith, of Pilot, Sandra and Eddie Songer, of Salem, and Kathy and Dale Lawrence, of Pilot; grandchildren, Andrew Vest (and wife, Jaclyn), Jacob Conner, and Jonah Conner; numerous special aunts and uncles; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021, at Wilson Cemetery, with Pastor Josh Blankenship officiating. Arrangements by Gardner Funeral Home in Floyd, VA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Floyd County Volunteer Fire Department - Station 3, in his memory.