James “Jim” Selmer Eggers, Jr., 73, of Riner, succumbed to his battle with cancer on Sunday, May 12, 2019. Born on October 18, 1945, he was preceded in death by his parents, Selmer Eggers and Blanche Moody Eggers.
Survivors include his life partner, Melissa K. Gross; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Roy Eggers (Amy), Stephen Wayne Eggers (Jennifer), and James Andrew Eggers; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Alice E. Hite (Lacy); aunts, Mary Ellen Greer and Lola Mae Purdue; and many other relatives and friends.
The family will received on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Memorial services followed with Maynard Lee Inman, Jr. officiating. Entombment followed in Highland Memory Gardens Mausoleum in Dublin.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
The Eggers family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home in Radford.