DeWayne F. Wentz, age 80, a resident of Baughman Towers passed away Wednesday June 13, 2012 at his residence. He was born June 28, 1931 in Buckhannon, WV a son of the late Charles S. and Juanita F. (Fornash) Wentz. He was united in marriage on October 22, 1954 to Edna Marie Wentz who preceded him in death on November 14, 2006. Surviving are:
Three daughters; Anita M. Westfall and husband Robert D. of Buckhannon
Sylvia L. Wentz
Christina F. Wentz both of Philippi
One son: Kelvin D. Wentz of Philippi
five grandchildren, one great grandchild
Mr. Wentz was preceded in death by one brother: Sherman E. Wentz, he worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for AFLCIO Local #132.
Mr. Wentz enjoyed hunting and was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Saturday June 16, from 6-8 pm and on Sunday June 17, from 8am- 2 pm the service hour with Pastor Bryan Headley and Pastor John Dixon officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethany Cemetery at Hall.