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James William Jordan

James William Jordan,77 of West Portsmouth, died Thursday August 18, 2022 at his home. He was born April 15, 1945 in Louisa Kentucky to the late Lynn Boyd and Peal Mae Cooper Wellman.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Jimmy was a former member of the National Guard. He managed the Rainbow and Sunset Bowling Lanes for 50 years.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Shirley Ann Corns Jordan who he married on March 30, 1965, 3 sons: Rocky Lynn Jordan, James Norman Jordan and Jullian Wesley Jordan, 3 brothers: Woody Jordan, Mick Wellman and Donald Wellman, a sister Wilma Jean Messer, 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1 to 3:00 PM on Monday, August 22, 2022 at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth. Condolences may be sent to

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