Rick Eric McWain

December 26, 1958 ~ March 13, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Rick McWain Obituary

James “Rick” Eric McWain, 66 of Danville, WV, departed this life on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at Pikeville Medical Center.


He was born December 26, 1958 in Ashland, Kentucky the son of Anna Lou McWain Jordan.


He was preceded in death by stepson, Matthew Wetzel Baldwin; stepdaughter, Sara Dawn Baldwin; grandmother, Bertha McWain; in-laws, Ruby White and Burley Marcum; and sister in law, Joan Triplett.


Rick worked at Sharples Coal Company and Hobet Mine where he was a highwall coal miner and a certified welder. Rick became an ordained minister to preach the Gospel in 2005. Rick enjoyed spending his time by the water fishing any chance he could.


Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 35 years, Glenna Fay McWain; mother, Anna Lou McWain Jordan ; step daughter, Denna Rae Baldwin (Bobby) Shelton; stepsons, Paul Gene Baldwin II and Joshua Adam Baldwin; sister, Tammy Johnson (Jerry) Wiske, brothers; Theodore Triplett, James (Jennifer) Johnson, and Jack Johnson; grandchildren, Michael Wayne Ellis, Shana Brooke Ellis, Bobby Lee Shelton, Nevaeh Dawn Baldwin, and Sabrina Berry; great grandchildren, Brantley Jace Ellis, Bryleigh May Ellis, Asher Ellis, Jamison Ellis, Memphis Shelton, Mason Shelton, and Bryce Jerrell Blevins; best friend and special dog, Ralph.


Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 from 12;00 PM until 1:00 PM at the Family Gardens Cemetery in Danville, WV.


Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at Family Memory Gardens in Danville, WV with Ralph Caudill officiating.


Pallbearers will be family and friends.


Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, WV is in charge of the arrangements.

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March 19, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Family Memory Gardens, Danville

Graveside Service
March 19, 2024

1:00 PM
Family Memory Gardens, Danville


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