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Lester F. Weatherholtz

April 20, 1936 ~ January 12, 2017 (age 80)
Lester Fay "Bud" Weatherholtz, age 80, of Lahmansville, WV passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Grant Rehabilitation & Care Center in Petersburg.
He was born April 20, 1936, in Petersburg, WV and was the son of the late Iva Grace (Zirk) Weatherholtz and the late Charley William Weatherholtz. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one infant granddaughter, Jacqueline D. Weatherholtz.

Lester was employed by the Kessel Lumber Company and a laborer for Harold Roby's farm. He retired from American Woodmark, where he worked for 26 years.

"Bud" is survived by his loving wife of almost 59 years, Emily V. (Dolly) Weatherholtz, of Lahmansville, WV, whom he married February 8, 1958.

3 daughters: Letha M. Long (John) of Maysville, WV
Loretta Kisamore-Berg (Vence) of Petersburg, WV
Laura Trichel (Bobby) of Haughton, LA

2 Sons: Luther Weatherholtz (Dianna) of Rhoadesville, VA
Lester Leroy Weatherholtz, of Nashville, TN

13 Grandchildrena€"Luke Weatherholtz, Daniel Weatherholtz (Sonya), Jennifer Long, Emily Lewis (Brandon), Kerri and Corey Kisamore, Bobbie, Matthew, and Timothy Trichel, Alex and Samantha Weatherholtz, Taylor Kilby, and Kileigh Moore and one Step Grandson, Jeremia Kisamore; 6 Great Grandchildrena€"Nathaniel, Isaac, and Kaiden Weatherholtz; Aaron and Ella Weatherholtz; Tobias Lewis

4 brothers: Chester Weatherholtz of Lahmansville, WV, John Weatherholtz of Williamsport, WV, David Weatherholtz of Petersburg, WV and Billy "Buck" Weatherholtz of Lahmansville, WV.
8 Sisters: Margaret Reed of Moorefield, WV, Barbara Nesselrodte of Petersburg, WV, Rose Rexroad of Gassaway, WV, Eunice "June" Weatherholtz of Petersburg, WV, Edith Pruitt of Lahmansville, WV, Rebecca Pennington of Lahmansville, WV, Emily Dean of Romney, WV, Betty "Sis" Meek of Williamsport, WV.

Half-brother: Otis "Buzz" Weatherholt of Fisher, WV and Step- sister, Janet Weatherholt of Petersburg, WV

Family will receive friends Sunday, January 15, 2017, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral service will be conducted Monday, January 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Landis officiating. Interment will be in the Weatherholtz Family Cemetery, Lahmansville, WV.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Weatherholtz family, c/o Emily Weatherholtz, 476 Vandevander Drive, Petersburg, WV 26847.

Cemetery Details

Weatherholtz Cemetery

Lahmansville, WV,


JAN 15. 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Schaeffer Funeral Home

11 North Main Street P.O. Box 455

Petersburg, WV, US, 26847

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Funeral Sevice

JAN 16. 11:00 AM

Schaeffer Funeral Home

11 North Main Street P.O. Box 455

Petersburg, WV, US, 26847

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