Herbert B. Zirkle 1913-2002

Herbert B. Zirkle, 89, of Route 4, Box 546, Buckhannon, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

He was born Jan. 8, 1913, in Upshur County, a son of the late Charles L. and Alice Frances Proudfoot Zirkle.

On April 20, 1931, he married Daisy Haddix Zirkle, who survives in Buckhannon.

Also surviving are one son, Mendel Zirkle, Buckhannon; two daughters, Marlene Zirkle, Buckhannon, and Sally Ann Isgro, Louisville, Ohio; one brother, Verlin Zirkle, Pittsburgh, Pa.; one sister, Dema Carr, Belington; 10 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by one son, Wilbert Zirkle; five brothers, Ezra Zirkle, Lewis Zirkle, Clayton Zirkle, Opha Zirkle and Ralph Zirkle; and four sisters, Hazel Nitz, Ivy Tenney, Daisy Zack and Beulah Wilmoth.

Mr. Zirkle was a steel worker, coal miner and farmer. He was a Baptist by faith.

Friends will be received at Poling-st. Clair Funeral Home Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be in the funeral home chapel Saturday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Jim Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Vernon Memorial Cemetery. Anyone wishing to make contributions in lieu of flowers may do so to the Christian Fellowship Church, Norvell Drive, Buckhannon, W.Va. 26201.

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