Dowden Edward “Poppy” Shingleton, age 67, a resident of Peadiddle Rd. Moatsville passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 in River Oaks Nursing Home. He was born August 26, 1952 in Philippi, WV a son of the late Dowden Emmitt and Elsie Virginia (Matlick) Shingleton. He was united in marriage, on August 20, 1976 to Ellen Paulette (Tingler) Shingleton who preceded him in death April 19, 2007. Surviving is-
One daughter, Misty Bolton
One son, Brian Shingleton, both of Moatsville
Two sisters, Connie Freeman and husband Joe of Moatsville
Bonnie Searls and husband Terry of Granger, IN
One brother, John Elden Shingleton and wife Darla of Moatsville
Two grandchildren- David Walter Bolton and Victoria Pearl Barr
Mr. Shingleton was preceded in death one sister, Susan Jane Shingleton
He worked as a foundry worker for Matthews Bronze
Mr. Shingleton served in the U.S. Navy, a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies of the Valley of Clarkburg and Valley of Wheeling, Aurora Lodge #43, RAM No 11 of Grafton and Knights of Templar No 12 of Grafton, and an avid farmer.
Friends will be received at Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Sunday, September 8th from 5-8 pm and on Monday, from 8am-11am the service time with Rev. Jimmy Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Morris Cemetery with Masonic Graveside Rites being conducted as well as Military Honors.