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James Michael Lagos

September 14, 1947 — August 18, 2023

Oak Hill

James Michael Lagos

James Michael Lagos, 75, of Oak Hill passed from his earthly life on August 18, 2023, following a long illness.  Jim was born on September 14, 1947, in Summerlee, the son of John and Katie Novobilski Lagos, one of seven children.

Jim graduated from Collins High School in 1966 and attended West Virginia Institute of Technology, where he received a degree in Civil Engineering.  His entire professional life was spent in state government in the Departments of Transportation, Natural Resources, Energy, and Abandoned Mine Lands.  After almost 39 years, he retired from the Department of Transportation Division of Highways as District Engineer for District 9.

Jim, a life-long member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Oak Hill, devoted his life to his God, his profession, and his family, especially his three grandsons.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Vicki Allen Lagos, two daughters, Dr. Rachel Lagos and Mary Beth Lagos;  three grandsons, Lt. James Gabriel Lagos-Antonakos, Arthur Kane Antonakos, and Jaden Michael Lagos, and one brother, Dr. Gregory T. Lagos (Mariana).

Funeral Services will be held Monday, August 21, 2023, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Oak Hill beginning at 10 am with praying of the Rosary.  Friends may gather from 11-12, followed by a Funeral Mass at 12:00.   Burial will follow at Highlawn Memorial Park with Monsignor Samuel Sacus officiating.  All arrangements will be made by Tyree Funeral Home of Oak Hill.

The Lagos family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff of Hospice of Southern West Virginia, especially Amber Lilly, Cassie Street, and Ashley Johnston for their compassionate care of Jim and his family.  

Online condolences  may be sent At www.tyreefuneralhometyreefuneral home.com


Arrangements made by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill  

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Past Services

Rosary service

Monday, August 21, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church

129 Elmore St, Oak Hill, WV 25901

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Visitation

Monday, August 21, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church

129 Elmore St, Oak Hill, WV 25901

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Mass

Monday, August 21, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church

129 Elmore St, Oak Hill, WV 25901

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Burial

Monday, August 21, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

High Lawn Memorial Park

1435 Main St E, Oak Hill, WV 25901

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