James Walter Ludwig, Jr.

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 11, 2020

James Walter Ludwig, Jr, 56, of McKeesport, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020. He was born February 28, 1964 in Bennettsville, SC, and was the son of the late James W. Ludwig Sr. and Betty (Spivey) Ludwig . James was an Electrician for Signstat in Jeannette and was a US Army Veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah A. (Brady) Ludwig, son, Damian S. Gallagher, Sr, and grandson, Damian S. Gallagher, Jr, of McKeesport, brother, Wayne (Shannon) Ludwig of Richmond, VA, sisters, Marlene  (Buddy) Grier of Bennettsville, SC, and Cindy (Alan) Lowe of San Antonio, TX, brother-in-law, T.C. Erbschlowe of Bennettsville, SC, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Lee Ann Erbschlowe. Friends are welcome Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 4-6:00 pm  at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director.  Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday at 6:00 pm. Condolences may be made at

Originally published March 11, 2020.

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