Richard “Dick” Crayton Corder, Sr., age 76, a resident of Flemington, passed away unexpectedly on Monday October 15, 2018 in Broaddus Hospital. Dick was born December 28, 1941 in Philippi a son of the late James Benton and Claribel (Skidmore) Corder. He was united in marriage on November 6, 1965 to Wanda M (Murphy) who survives at home. Also surviving
Four children, Richard Corder Jr. of Philippi
Jimmy Corder of Broadway, VA
Randy Corder and wife Conya of Philippi
Crystal Corder of Flemington
Three sisters, Joan Tate of Bridgeport
Gale Sanders of Clarksburg
June Wolverton and husband Jack of Grafton
Two brothers, James Corder of Worthington
Pete Corder and wife Janette of Galloway
Seven grandchildren, Zach, Lauren, Dakota, Josh, Logan, Tanner Corder, and Olivia Lewis
Four great grandchildren, Parker, Conner, Kaidyn Corder, Paislee Farris
Dick was preceded in death by Brother Glen Corder, and Sister Juanita Hannigan
Dick was a Heavy Equipment Operator for King Knob Coal, and was owner/operator of Corder’s Grocery.
He served in the US Army, Dick enjoyed hunting, fishing, and farming. He never met a stranger and enjoyed telling stories.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Wednesday October 17, from 3-8 pm and on Thursday October 18, from 8am- 1 pm the service hour with Rev. Marvin Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the Pt. Pleasant Cemetery with full military honors being accorded.