James “Fuzzy” Gray Gouker Jr., 50, a lifelong resident of Glassport, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at UPMC McKeesport. He was born in McKeesport on February 24, 1967 to James G. Gouker Sr. and June A. Hoak Gouker. He is survived by his mother, June Gouker of Glassport, son Matthew Gouker of McKeesport, daughters Jamie (Dustin Rivera) Gouker of Glassport, and Jackie (Jake Holmes) Gouker of Glassport, grandchildren Lakyn, Gage, Nya, Nevaeh, and Azalea, brothers Mark Gouker of Seattle, WA, and Neal (Kristin) Gouker of West Virginia.
James was preceded in death by his father, James G. Gouker Sr, and brother Robert Truxal. He loved hunting, fishing, cars, his grandchildren, playing bingo with his mother, and was a collector of Native American figurines. Family and friends will be received on Sunday, November 26th, 2017 from 2-6 at E.C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Ave, 15045. A service will take place immediately after visitation at the funeral home at 6pm. Interment will be scheduled at later date. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made directly to the funeral home. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com.
Originally published November 23, 2017.