John M. Prenat

May 18, 1923 - June 4, 2008

05/18/1923 - 06/04/2008

PRENAT, John Marion, 85, of Glen Dale WV, died Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at home after a long illness. Born near Lynchburg Ohio on May 18, 1923, John was the son of the late John and Mary Whitley Prenat. He was a long distant truck driver for 30 years and later worked at Kennedy Hardware until his retirement in 1988. John was a member of the Pricetown Church of Christ, Pricetown OH and was a veteran of the US Navy during WWII.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Roger Prenat and his brother in law, LeRoy McLaughlin.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Kay Johnson Prenat; one daughter, Karen Sue Everhart and her husband Dale of Washington Courthouse Ohio; one stepson, Richard Johnson of Glen Dale WV; his sister, Marjorie McLaughlin of Lynchburg OH; one brother, James Prenat and his wife Winnie of Miamisburg OH; two granddaughters , four great grandchildren, and two nephews. Private services and interment at McMechen Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Altmeyer Funeral Home 214 Marshall St. McMechen WV. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 1127 Fairmont Pike, Wheeling WV 26003. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Sue Cunningham
8 years ago

Dorothy and family,

I know this is a hard time but remember you are being held in God’s Grace.

Sue Cunningham

Jerry and Janet Nixon
8 years ago

Dorothy, Rick and family.

We are so sorry to hear about John, our prayers and thoughts are with you all now, you are in our extended family and we love you both.