October 27, 1920 - February 12, 2011
Lenard Postlethwait Lenard Burl Postlethwait, 90, of Fairmont passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at Louis A. Johnson Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Clarksburg. He was born in Fairmont on October 27, 1920 a son of the late Earl Kennedy and Blanche (Davis) Kennedy. Lenard was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during WWII as a Medical Aidman with the 9th General Hospital in the United States and the South Pacific. He retired as a Crew Leader from the Owens Illinois Glass Plant after 40 years of service. He was a long standing member of the Oakwood Road Church of Christ. He enjoyed working, especially yard work and growing flowers. He and his wife were avid campers. He was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and great- great grandfather. Lenard will be sadly missed by his large loving family and many friends. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 60 years, Nora Olene (Gross) Postlethwait; his daughters and their spouses, Donna “Sue” and Albert Cooper of Grafton, Gloria Bernardo of Fairmont, Rebecca and Norman Layman of Fairmont and Mary and Rick Menear of Grafton; eight grandchildren, Rick Morgan, Kevin Morgan, Johnna Bernardo, Melanie Gore, Misty Zuspan, Melissa Nicoletti, Joy Cooper and Jody Layman; sixteen great grandchildren and four great- great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Lenard was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Postlethwait; his sister, Nina Ice and a son-in-law, Frank Bernardo Family and friends may call at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street, Fairmont on Monday from 1pm to 8pm and Tuesday 10am to 11am. The funeral service will be at 11am on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at the funeral home with Evangelist Brent Gallagher officiating. Interment services will follow at the West Virginia National Cemetery. Full Military Honors will be conducted by the Marion County Veterans Council Honor Guard. Online condolence may be made at www.carpenterandford.com
Lenard Postlethwait Lenard Burl Postlethwait, 90, of Fairmont passed away on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at Louis A. Johnson Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Clarksburg. He was born in Fairmont on October 27, 1920 a son of... View Obituary & Service Information
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