Herbert A. Witzgall

August 31, 1925 - May 18, 2015

08/31/1925 - 05/18/2015

Herbert A. Witzgall, 89, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Monday, May 18, 2015 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glendale, WV.
He was born August 31, 1925, in New Cumberland, WV, son of the late Andrew and Ida Zachiarias Witzgall.
Herb was a former employee of C&P Telephone and retired from AT&T. He was a member of Simpson United Methodist Church, Telephone Pioneers, Farm Bureau, Beekeepers Assoc., Cattleman’s Assoc., American Legion and VFW, Limestone Senior Citizens and was an Army Veteran of WWII.
In addition to his parents, Herb was preceded in death by six sisters; Lenora Fischer, Elizabeth Heller, Helen Witzgall, Margaret Witzgall, Harriet Chaney and Katherine Markey and a brother Fred Witzgall.
Herb is survived by his wife of 66 years, Maxine Fletcher Witzgall of Moundsville; two sons, Tom Witzgall and his wife, Jenny of Lakeland, FL, and Kim Witzgall of Moundsville; daughter Pam Leonard and her husband, Rusty of Valley Grove, WV; two granddaughters, Jaclyn Church and her husband, Jed of Lakeland, FL and Jody Leonard of Annapolis, MD; grandson, Jason Leonard of Valley Grove; three great-granddaughters, Kaylan Henderson, Autumn Henderson and Isabella Church; a great-grandson, Zachery Church, all of Lakeland, FL; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received on Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, WV, where services will be held on Friday, May 22, 2015 at 11:00 am with Rev. Dennis Mehaffie and Mike Eskridge officiating.
Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville, with full military honors from the Moundsville Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Simpson United Methodist Church or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be extended to the family at altmeyer.com

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David Nesbit
8 years ago

Dear Walt ; So sorry about the passing of your Dad . Please pass on my Condolences to the rest of your family . Dave

Ryan Markey
8 years ago

I’ll always remember you uncle herb! I always considered you a grandparent to me and now your with your sister again. Look over us and thanks for all the great memories every time we visit WV and the farm.

Donna Maine
8 years ago

Kim, I just heard about your Dad’s passing. I am sorry for your loss. Take care, my friend.


Albert Ferrie
8 years ago

My sincerest condolences to Herbert’s family and may his soul rest in eternal peace.

8 years ago

My Uncle Herb was the most hospitable man, always wanting to give you what he had, put you to work, so you could experience the life he loved so much on the farm. I will always with many lovely memories remember my times with him…thank you Uncle Herb for the life you lived on the farm in touch with what mattered most! I love you!

Rob and Kathy Young
8 years ago

So sorry to hear about Herb; love and prayers to you all.

Wayne & Christy Nodine
8 years ago

We are so sorry to hear about Uncle Herb, he has been in my prayers. We know he is now in a better place with no pain

Sherri Reisz
8 years ago

Will miss Uncle Herb very much. We shared our birthday together for many years. He was such a loving man. Love you Aunt Maxine, Pam, Kim, and family

Karen Betancourt
8 years ago

Your wonderful smile and sense of humor will be missed dearly but you will stay in our hearts forever. Love you Uncle Farm _üòò

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