On January 23, 2021 age 86 of West Homestead. James was born in Baltimore, Maryland the son of the late August and Helen (Leitner) Wriede. Beloved husband of Joanne L. (Jones) Wriede. Cherished father of Christopher (Kirsten) Wriede and Mark Wriede. Loving grandfather of Olivia and Avery Wriede. Brother of Augusta Evans of Maryland. James was a longtime member of St. John Mark Lutheran Church, Veteran of the Ucom.S. Army and a retired Safety Engineer for U.S. Steel. He was a member of AARP West Mifflin Thompson Club and Clairton Gun Club. Family and friends received on Wednesday from 9:30AM till time of service at 10:00AM at the George Irvin Green Funeral Home, Inc. 3511 Main St. Munhall 15120 (412-4616394). Interment will be private. Please share your memories and condolences at georgeigreenfuneralhome.