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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 67 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 67

(By Delegates Iaquinta, Miley, Fragale, P. Smith, Wells, Longstreth, Boggs, Caputo, Hamrick, and Perry)



Requesting the Division of Highways to rename the bridge over Skin Creek on Skin Creek Road in Lewis County, bridge number 21-30- 7.25, the "J. Cecil Jarvis Memorial Bridge".
     Whereas, J. Cecil Jarvis was born on May 11, 1949, in Clarksburg, West Virginia and passed away as a result of a bicycle crash on the bridge over Skin Creek on Skin Creek Road in Lewis County on May 27, 2007; and
     Whereas, J. Cecil Jarvis grew up in Clarksburg, West Virginia and graduated from Washington Irving High School; and
     Whereas, J. Cecil Jarvis graduated from Lehigh University and Vanderbilt Law School; and
     Whereas, J. Cecil Jarvis practiced for over thirty years with the Clarksburg, West Virginia law firm of McNeer, Highland, McMunn & Varner; and
     Whereas, J. Cecil Jarvis was a member of the Bridgeport United Methodist Church of Bridgeport, West Virginia; and
     Whereas, J. Cecil Jarvis was survived by his wife, Rebecca, his children, Amy, Jennie and Brian, and his grandchildren, Nathan, John, Henry, Cole and Evelynn; and
     Whereas, J. Cecil Jarvis served two terms on the board of directors of United Hospital Center, was chairman of the board for several years and was a leader and champion of the fund raising for and building of the new United Hospital Center Building; and
     Whereas, J. Cecil Jarvis served on the board of directors of the West Virginia United Health System, and was highly instrumental in merging United Hospital Center into the West Virginia United Health System; and
     Whereas, J. Cecil Jarvis served as president of Clarksburg Publishing Company from 2002 until his passing, publishing the widely-circulated Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram, and contributing a weekly column based on estate planning and taxation; and
     Whereas, J. Cecil Jarvis served on the board of the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce and served as president of the Harrison County Bar Association; and
     Whereas, J. Cecil Jarvis was a strong advocate for healthy living, pursuing athletic and outdoor activities at every opportunity, including hunting, fishing, four Iron Man Triathlons, and two Boston Marathons, the last completed shortly before his passing; and
     Whereas, It is fitting and proper, that J. Cecil Jarvis' life, distinguished career, service to his community and the outstanding example he set for his peers and members of the next generation be honored by naming the bridge over Skin Creek on Skin Creek Road in Lewis County, bridge number 21-30-7.25, the "J. Cecil Jarvis Memorial Bridge"; therefore, be it
     Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
     That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to name the bridge over Skin Creek on Skin Creek Road in Lewis County, bridge number 21-30-7.25, the "J. Cecil Jarvis Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Division of Highways is hereby requested to have made and be placed signs identifying the bridge as the "J. Cecil Jarvis Memorial Bridge"; and, be it
     Further Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates forward a certified copy of this resolution to the Secretary of the Department of Transportation and to the family of J. Cecil Jarvis.
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