Ernest Cheslock, 89, of Fairmont, passed away peacefully at home Friday (April 13, 2018).
He was born May 9, 1928 in Morgantown, a son of the late Tony and Nellie Cheslock. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ileda Cheslock.
Ernie was an independent business owner founding Grafton Cable and Fairmont TV. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, gardening, playing cards and the farm.
In addition to his wife, Ernie is survived by his four children, Shelly Oliveto of Fairmont, Marcia Morgan of Bridgeport, Pam and her husband Scott McMurtrie of Orlando, and Kyle and his wife Regina Cheslock of Grafton; ten grandchildren, Melissa and her husband Jeff Northey, Tricia Oliveto, Ryan and his wife Ashley Schmidt, Jessica and her husband Wallis Higginbotham, Anthony Oliveto, Kelly and her husband Chris Commins, Derek and his wife Heather Wight, Michael Oliveto, Cory Hayes, and Andrew and his wife Jeanette Wight; 11 great-grandchildren, William, Graham, Arabella, Talia, Finley, Emily, Joey, Austin, Nicholas, Reagan and Savannah; two brothers, Julian and wife Margaret Cheslock and Eddie and wife Miriam Cheslock; and two sisters, Roseline Brand and Connie Powley.
In addition to his parents, Ernie was preceded in death by his two daughters, Deborah and Monica; his brother, Waclaw; and his two sisters, Anne and Mildred.
Friends and family may visit from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont and from noon until 1 p.m. Monday. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. in the funeral home on Monday. Interment will follow at the Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover. Online condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on April 14, 2018