James Wehmeyer

James S. Wehmeyer

1935 - 2023

Share Your Memory of

Obituary of James S. Wehmeyer

James Steven Wehmeyer, 87, of Jefferson, NY passed away at his home on Saturday morning, January 7, 2023.

Born on July 28, 1935 in Montclair, NJ, James was the son of the late Charles and Margaret (Alber) Wehmeyer.

James proudly served in the US Army from 1958 until his honorable discharge in 1960.

He was a professional butcher, operating his own shop in Jefferson, Wehmeyer Custom Butchers, which he operated with his father-in-law and son.  He also was a ceramist and assisted his wife in the operation of Wehmeyer Ceramics. 

James enjoyed bowling and was active in several local leagues, he enjoyed camping with his family, and he was a outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Besides his parents, James was predeceased by his son: James H. Wehmeyer II in 2005.

James is survived by his wife: Rosemarie Wehmeyer of Jefferson; son: Joseph Wehmeyer of Jefferson; grandchildren: Kyra (Matthew) McKissick of Jefferson and Adam (Casey) Wehmeyer of New Jersey; great-grandchildren: David James Mckissick and Nora James Wehmeyer; a brother: John Wehmeyer of New Jersey; along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In accordance with James’s wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral service.

Please visit www.macarthurfh.com to share a condolence with the Wehmeyer family.