January 27, 2011
Francis Heldreth Sr. Francis “Frank” Marcellus Heldreth , Sr., 55 of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at his home. He was born in Paris, France on January 7, 1956 a son of the late Burl R. Heldreth, Sr. and Margaret Lucille (Compton) Heldreth. Frank proudly served his country with the United States Army HHC 1st Battalion 11th Infantry Division headquartered at Fort Carson, CO. He also served in the Reserves. Frank served his country for 11 years. He worked for the Marion County Board of Education, Morgan Construction and also Helmick Construction. Frank loved the outdoors, he especially loved to hunt and fish. He enjoyed demolition derbys and he loved working on cars and was an excellent mechanic. He also was a member of the local V.F.W. He is survived by his former wife and caregiver Dotty Jackson Heldreth, one son, Francis Heldreth, Jr and his fiancé Crystal Uvegas of Rivesville, two daughters, Sumer Flickner and her husband Gary of Fairmont and Lisa Culp and her husband Michael of Fairmont, and five grandchildren, Autumn Heldreth, Ashley Heldreth, Michael Culp, Alex Culp, and Trenton Culp. Also surviving are three brothers, Burl Heldreth, Dave Heldreth, and Roger Heldreth all of Fairmont, one sister, Virginia Hughes and her husband Carl of Rivesville, as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Frank was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Angelina Flickner and Christian Culp and also a sister, Calette M. Heldreth. Family and friends may call at the Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont on Friday from 5-8 pm and on Saturday from 10 am - 1 pm. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 1:00 pm with Pastor Edward Carpenter officiating. The Marion County Veterans Council Honor Guard will conduct flag folding rites at the funeral home . Interment will follow on Monday, January 31, 2011 at the WV National Cemetery in Grafton at 1:00 pm. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carpenterandford.com
Francis Heldreth Sr. Francis “Frank” Marcellus Heldreth , Sr., 55 of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at his home. He was born in Paris, France on January 7, 1956 a son of the late Burl R. Heldreth, Sr. and Margaret... View Obituary & Service Information
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