Chester Daniel Sites, Sr., age 83, of Petersburg, WV passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at his home. He was born October 14, 1935 in Petersburg, WV and was a son of the late Marvin Edgar Sites and Elsie Virginia (Vance) Sites.
In addition to his parents, Chester was preceded in death by two infant sons, Kenneth Wayne Sites and Bruce Dwayne Sites; two brothers, Leearl Sites and Jessie Sites and one sister, Rosetta Smith; sister-in-law, Arlena Rebecca Sites; brothers-in-law, LeRoy Ketterman and Johnny Smith.
Chester is survived by his wife of 63 years, Sylvia Jean (Thorne) Sites; three sons, Chester Daniel Sites Jr. and wife Carol Mongold of Moorefield, WV, Dennis L. Sites and wife Janet of Kingwood, WV and Anthony Earl Sites and Sheila Ann Simmons of Petersburg, WV; nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; three brothers, Johnny (Janie) Sites of Petersburg, WV, Lysle (Patsy) Sites of Petersburg, WV and Norman (Ann) Sites of Winchester, VA; three sisters, Carol (LeRoy)Skiles of Petersburg, WV, Helen (George) Smith of Petersburg, WV and Joyce Ketterman of Akron, Ohio, sister-in-law, Ann Sites of Petersburg, WV and several nieces and nephews.
Chester worked for 27 years for the West Virginia Department of Highways in the Bridge Engineer Department. He was Baptist by faith and attended the Brake Church of the Brethren where he taught Sunday School for many years and was a member of the men’s fellowship. He was custodian for the church and caretaker of the Brake Cemetery.
Family will receive friends from 5:00 – 8:00 PM Friday at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral service will begin at 1:00 PM Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Brake Church of the Brethren with the Pastor Craig Howard officiating. Burial will be in North Mill Creek Cemetery, Dorcas, WV.
Memorials may be made to the Gideons International or American Cancer Society.