Charles "Jeff"'s Story
Charles Jefferson "Jeff" Cleavenger, 65, of Fairmont, died Thursday (Feb. 9, 2017) at his home
He was born on Dec. 29, 1951, in Clarksburg, a son of the late Charles L. and Helen Mason Cleavenger.
He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Mary Ann Samargo Cleavenger.
Jeff was a 1970 graduate of Fairmont Senior High School. He retired in 1998 from Consol Energy as a long wall coordinator after 26 years of service. He then owned and operated Webnic Construction Services, the family business of 50 years.
Jeff was a member of the AF&AM Acacia Lodge No. 157. The biggest joy in Jeff's life was his family. He also enjoyed the Mountaineers, Pirates and Steelers. He was a true outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting, cutting firewood and feeding the animals on his property. Jeff was a true Mountaineer.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Jaci and her husband Mark Dalton of Fairmont, Brandi and her husband Scott Beresford of Fairmont, and Ann Marie and her husband Chris Assel of Louisville, Kentucky; his grandchildren, Maya, Jace, Laynie, Charlee and Mason; as well as several beloved nieces and nephews and his beloved dog, "Gracie."
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, John Cleavenger, and brother-in-law, Daniel Lee Samargo.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, 162 Court St., Charleston, WV 25301.
Friends and family may visit from 1-8 p.m. today and from noon until 1 p.m. Sunday at the Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home with Reverend Dr. Jackie Joe Samargo (brother-in-law of the deceased) officiating. A private committal service will be held for the family at a later time.
Online condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on February 10, 2017