Friday, August 29, 2014

Wilbur Curtis Weddle

Wilbur Curtis Weddle, 91 of Floyd, born March 23, 1923, departed this life on Friday, August 29, 2014.  The youngest son of the late Uriah and Lilly Weddle, he is also preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Freeman and Helen Weddle, and his sister and brother-in-law, Kate and John Smith.

He is survived by his devoted wife of nearly 67 years, Glenna Slusher Weddle; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and LouAlice Weddle;  and daughter and son-in-law, Wanda and Terry Lovern.  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jeaneen and James Ingram, Landon Conner, and Jerryann Weddle; and great-grandchildren, Jolie, Jordan and Jonah Ingram.

Wilbur was the last living WWII member of the Floyd VFW and served his country as an Army medic.  He was a deacon, scoutmaster and choir member at Topeco Church of the Brethren.  He worked as an auto body mechanic for Turman & Yeatts in Floyd until he retired in 1988.  He enjoyed woodworking and carpentry, loved to play music with family and friends.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Topeco Church of the Brethren with Rev. Mike Varner officiating. Interment will follow in the Topeco Cemetery with Flag Presentation by the Floyd VFW #7854 and American Legion # 127. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, please give in his memory to the Topeco Church Organ Fund (3460 Floyd Hwy S, Floyd, VA 24091) or to the Gideon Memorial Bible Program.

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