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Jacob Martin Whetzel

February 5, 2003 ~ December 6, 2022 (age 19) 19 Years Old
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Obituary

Jacob Martin Whetzel, age 19, of Petersburg, WV unfortunately died in an automobile accident Tuesday, December 6, 2022 on his way to work.  He was born on February 5, 2003 in Petersburg, WV and was a son of Delmas H. “Peanut” Whetzel II and Kimberly (Reel) Whetzel of Petersburg, WV. 

In addition to his parents, Jacob is survived by his paternal grandparents, Delmas and Shirley Whetzel of Petersburg, WV; maternal grandfather, Dale Reel of Rig, WV; two brothers, Delmas H. Whetzel III (Fiance, Sierra Sites) of Petersburg, WV and Levi Whetzel (Cassidy) of Petersburg, WV; his girlfriend, Marissa Ward of Moorefield, WV; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. 

Jacob was preceded by his Maternal Grandmother, Nancy (Kimble) Reel. 

Jacob was a graduate of Petersburg High School class of 2021.  Jacob was a Knight of the West Virginia Golden Horseshoe.  He was a carpenter for Lysle Sites and was a surveyor for L & W Enterprises.  Most recently Jacob worked for the West Virginia Department of Highways.  Jacob’s passion was hunting and fishing. 

Jacob’s family will receive friends Friday, December 9, 2022 from 5 – 8 PM at Schaeffer Funeral Home. 

Funeral service will be Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor Ted Anderson and Rev. Tammy Turner.  Interment will be in Lahmansville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Whetzel family, c/o his parents, Delmas and Kim Whetzel, 938 Tearcoat Road, Petersburg, WV  26847. 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 9, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street
Petersburg, WV 26847

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