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William “Bill” Marcellus Compton

August 21, 1934 - July 21, 2021
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Barbour County Fairgrounds
67 Fairgrounds Way
Belington, WV 26250
Wednesday 8/4, 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

William Marcellus Compton, known to friends and family as “Bill” or “Billy,” passed away on Saturday, 31 July 2021, at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia (WV). While his death was sudden, he died surrounded by his family and a team of incredibly caring medical professionals. Bill was born near White Day Creek inContinue Reading

Vicki Mahaffey left a message on August 9, 2021:
Amy and family so sorry to hear about the passing of you father. You are in my thoughts. Vicki Straughan Mahaffey
Judy Dadisman left a message on August 8, 2021:
In memory of William "Bill" Marcellus Compton, Judy Dadisman lit a candle
Jimmy Atkinson left a message on August 5, 2021:
Billy was a true good Samaritan who did so much for so many and was glad to do so. I will forever cherish the memories of the times we spent together And was proud to have known him and call him my friend.My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Jeff Atkinson left a message on August 3, 2021:
Bill will always hold a special place in my heart, and soul. He gave me a gift in April of 2019 that will always remind me of the good in people. The world was a better place with men such as him and we will all miss him
Dr. D. A. Smith left a message on August 3, 2021:
The Barbour County Chamber of Commerce remembers Bill with great appreciation and offers sincere condolences to those who remain and appreciated him.
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Donald B. Phillips left a message on August 3, 2021:
I admired Billy as an aggressive successful businessman in his many endeavors in the energy sector. I am the son of Harold Phillips, former business competitor and friend. I am blessed to have known Billy Compton and I send blessings to his family. Donald B. Phillips , Clarksburg, WV
Beth Bolyard left a message on August 2, 2021:
I am sorry to hear of Billy's passing. My stepfather ( Anthony "Ed" Garlow) worked for him at C&W. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Danny Marshall left a message on August 2, 2021:
To the entire family of Bill Compton. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I have known Bill for most of my life and he was always very good to me. I have so memories of Bill seeing him at auctions and so many other events. Like I said he was always very good to me. I’m sure he will be missed by many. With Deepest Sympathy Danny & Linda Marshall
Melva Freeze left a message on August 2, 2021:
Barbour County will feel the lost of this powerful man. I know he was special to the Nutter family, especially to my brother Olen. Now they can again be together and solve so many problems.
Mary Maxson left a message on August 2, 2021:
Joe and family I am so sorry to hear about your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with all the family and friends. Bill will be missed by many. He was a good friend. Bill will be missed by me, Jesse Maxson and Family
Wright Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
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