Russell Pfalzgraf

Russell R. Pfalzgraf, 80, of Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away on Jan. 16, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.

He was born April 14, 1932, in Rockport, Wood County, W.Va., son of the late Everett and Alta M. Rexroad Pfalzgraf.

Russell was a veteran of the Army National Guard and retired from Local 787 as an Ironworker. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #3, Ben-Bey Grotto, American Legion Post #15 and VFW Post 1212 Parkersburg. He enjoyed wood working and hunting.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Parsons Pfalzgraf; one daughter, Marilyn (Paul) Ruble of Parkersburg; two sons, Kenneth L. Pfalzgraf of Parkersburg and Donald (Mary) Pfalzgraf of Elizabeth, W.Va.; seven grandchildren, Jeff Ruble, Krissy Ruble Welch, Steven Pfalzgraf, Amber Pfalzgraf, Anthony Pfalzgraf, Carrie Aguilar and Michelle Davis; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike Street, south Parkersburg with Rev. David Deem officiating. Interment will follow at Big Tygart Cemetery in Mineral Wells. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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