Ludwig Sr. , James W.
James Walter Ludwig Sr., 67, of Bennettsville, S.C., died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, in Cheraw (S.C.) Health Care. He was born Nov. 21, 1937, in McKeesport to the late William Henry and Violet Clancy Ludwig and was a truck driver, an Army veteran and a member of the Literary Society and the Bennettsville Lions Club. Husband of Betty Jane Spivey Ludwig. Father of James W. (Kelly) Ludwig Jr., of Pitcairn; Wayne E. Ludwig and Marlene (James) Grier, of Bennettsville; Cindy (Allan) Lowe, of San Antonio, Texas, and Leeann Ludwig, of Laurinburg, S.C. Brother of Nancy Kovacs, of Elizabeth Township. Also survived by five grandchldren, four great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Friends are welcome from 9 until 10 a.m. services Monday at the GILBERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC., 6028 Smithfield St., Elizabeth Township. Services will be in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. William H. Thomas officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township.