Denzil W. Nolan Sr.

Denzil W. Nolan Sr., 83, of Williamstown, W.Va., passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at his home.

He was born, Feb. 25, 1929, in Pine Grove, W.Va., a son of Nelson G. and Bertha Rose Nolan. He was one of the best Excavator Operators in the country, and owned Denzil Nolan Excavating and Nolan Builders Construction. He was a member of Waverly Church of Christ. He loved his family and was loved by his family.

He is survived by two daughters and one son, Deborah Williams, Peggy (Keith) Emerick and Denzil W. (Angie) Nolan Jr., all of Williamstown; five grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; four brothers and two sisters, Ray (Mary) Nolan, Junior (Helen) Noland, Kenneth Nolan, Roger (Cindy) Noland, Betty Wright and Shirley (Dan) Roton; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Evelyn Nolan; three grandchildren, Nathanael Nolan, Angel Nolan and Denzil Nolan III; and two sisters and three brothers, Margaret, Iona, Virgil, Robert and Ronald.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Williamstown Church of Christ on 9th Street, with Bob Long officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home beginning 2 p.m. Sunday through Monday evening, with family present 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. each day, and at the church one hour before the service.

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We will miss you dad.