Brendon M. Wigal

Brendon M. Wigal, 18, of Williamstown, W.Va., passed away Feb. 22, 2013, from a tragic accident.

He was born April 28, 1994, in Parkersburg, W.Va., a son of James Wigal of Genao, W.Va., and Angela Welsh of Williamstown, W.Va.

Brendon was a 2012 graduate of Williamstown High School, and was employed at Dunkin Donuts, and in training at Lowes of Vienna. Brendon loved art and archery, and was a member of the State Archery Team, where they were state champions for three years.

He is survived by his parents, James Wigal (Beverly Napier) of Genao and Angela Welsh (David) of Williamstown; his fiancee, Caylajo Congdon of Pleasants County, W.Va.; one brother, Justin Wigal of Parkersburg, W.Va.; one sister, Morgan Welsh of Williamstown; one stepsister, Renee Cunningham of Waverly, W.Va.; grandparents, Wayne L. and Ada M. Wigal of Waverly and Ted and Karen Wigal of Vienna; great-grandmother, Betty Whitacre of Waverly; his stepmother, Christa Wigal of Waverly; and several uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Brendon was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Sonny and Phyllis Bruce and Hessel Wigal, and Conrad and Frankie Douglas and Bill and June Wigal; grandparents, Robert and Myra Welsh; his stepbrother, Jacob “Jake” Cunningham; and his beloved dog, Bo.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Vienna, with Tom Butterfield and Pastor Bill Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Riverview Cemetery, Williamstown. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today and Tuesday two hours prior to the services at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society, 530 29th St., Parkersburg, WV 26101, in Brendon’s name, for his love and devotion to his faithful companion, Bo.

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