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Timothy "Tim" Joseph Vandergrift, 65, of Mannington, passed away at home on Thursday (March 2, 2017).
He was born in Fairmont, on July 6, 1951, a son of the late Lewis Vandergrift and Virginia (Fleming) Eneix.
Tim was a graduate of East Fairmont High School. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He attended Fairmont State College and later worked as a computer operator for Equitable Gas for several years. Most recently, he worked as a courtesy driver for the Marion County Senior Citizens.
Tim is survived by his companion, Cyndi Motta of Masontown; brother-in-law, Richard Reynolds and his wife Debbie of New Jersey; sisters-in-law, Lynette Posey of Grant Town, Donna Hearn of Baxter, Jackie Arnette and her husband Dave of Fairmont, and Nancy Vandergrift of Michigan; his special nieces and nephews, Alibeth Vandergrift and Jennifer Elrod both of Michigan, Amy L. Roscoe and her husband Mike of Kellytown, Marisa Strother and her husband Daryl of Fairmont, Richard N. Reynolds II and his wife Theresa of New Jersey, Kenny P. Reynolds and Crystal Reynolds both of Rivesville; and several great-nieces and -nephews.
In addition to his parents, Tim was preceded in death by his wife, Kimberly Layne (Hearn) Vandergrift in January of 2011; his brother, Steve Vandergrift; brothers-in-law, Jerry Reynolds and James Posey; one nephew, Matt Posey; and one great-nephew, Justin Posey.
Friends and family may call from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. today at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont. The memorial service will be at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Edin officiating. Interment will follow at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens with full military honors conducted by the Marion County Military Veterans Council Honor Guard.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on March 10, 2017
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