Bernard Heflin

HEFLIN, Bernard Brooks, 81, of Weirton passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, in his residence.

He was the husband of Delores Stewart Heflin with whom he was married to for 58 years.

Born in Lewis County, WV, on January 13, 1933, he was a son of the late Lebbeus and Opie Talbott Heflin.

He was also preceded in death by a brother Eugene Heflin.

Mr. Heflin was a graduate of Dodridge Co. High School, was retired from Airco as a traffic manager for 17 years, and also worked for Wal-Mart in Monaca, PA, and Weirton in the shipping/receiving department.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of Finley United Methodist Church in Steubenville, OH.

He was an avid Ohio State fan, loved people, had a great sense of humor, was loved by all, kept a meticulous lawn at his home and enjoyed spending time with his grandkids that were everything to him.

In addition to his wife Delores he is survived by two daughters, Berna Kay Phillipson (Bill) of Huntington, WV, and Ruth Ann Mendenhall (David) of Weirton, WV; a brother James Heflin (Rosie) of Williamson, WV; two sisters Dora Lee Skeeles of Canton, OH, and Mary Lou Randolph (Bill) of Lost Creek, WV; four grandchildren Jessica Jones (Trey), Shannon Buckman (Brock), Jared and Ryan Mendenhall; three great-grandchildren Landyn and Emmilynn Buckman and Avalee Jones.

Visitation will be Monday from 4-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m.

Interment will be in Chestnut Ridge Cemetery where Military Services will be provided by the American Legion Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions can be made to Finley United Methodist Church, 958 Lincoln Ave., Steubenville, OH 43952.

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