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November 14, 1970 ... Remembered

Memorial of the 1970 Marshall University Football Team Plane Crash

James Jarrell photo


James Ralph Jarrell, the son of Ralph and Mary Ellen Jones Jarrell, was born in 1933 in Hamlin, West Virginia. He graduated from the Kentucky Military Institute and Indiana University, and was an army intelligence officer. He came to Huntington in 1955 and was manager of the Guyan Lumber Company. He was 37 years old. His wife, Cynthia, was with him on the plane; they left two sons, Scott and James. 

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