Derral Gilbert LeMasters, 74, of Fairmont, passed away Saturday (Jan. 6, 2018) at Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born in Fairmont on Oct. 28, 1943, a son of the late Gilbert LeMasters and Luetta (Cain) LeMasters.
Derral worked at Sharon Steel in Fairmont until the plant closed. He retired from the Rivesville Power Plant as a control room supervisor. He was a member of Sarrietta Kingdom Heirs Baptist Church. His interests included hunting, fishing, camping and gardening.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 54 years, Sandra (Fimple) LeMasters; his son, Scott LeMasters of Fairmont; his daughter, Sheila LeMasters of Fairmont; a former daughter-in-law, Beth Ann LeMasters; his grandchildren, Joseph C. Loyd, Monica Emmanuel and her husband Matt, Brent LeMasters, Derral Aaron LeMasters and Cannon LeMasters; and two great-grandchildren, Jaxson Emmanuel and Jazmin Emmanuel.
Also surviving is his brother, Edward LeMasters and his wife Karen of Chester, Virginia; his sister, Devona "Bonnie" Smallwood of Fairmont; a brother-in-law, Melvin Willey of Fairmont; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Derral was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Willey and a brother-in-law, George Smallwood.
Friends and family well be received from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Pastor Rodney Baker officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be shared with the LeMasters Family at www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on January 8, 2018