The Times West Virginian


January 1, 2011

Lester Stanley Fimple

FAIRMONT — Lester Stanley Fimple, 89, of Fairmont, Sarrietta Community, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday (Dec. 30, 2010) at Monongalia General Hospital.

He was born in Monument, Colo., on June 24, 1921, a son of the late Edward Caleb and Mabel Jane (Luzier) Fimple.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Sarah Adaline (Yost) Fimple, in 1992.

Lester was retired from the Owens-Illinois Glass Plant, working in the batch department with more than 29 years of service. He actively attended Mannington Calvery Baptist Church. He was an avid nature lover and truly enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting. He enjoyed going to church functions. He also enjoyed playing the game of dominos with his family. He loved his Lord, his family and his church. Lester will be sadly missed by all.

He is survived by one son, David Leon Fimple and his wife Tiny (Keener) Fimple of Fairmont; one daughter, Sandra LeMasters and her husband Derral of Fairmont; five grandchildren, Sheila Lemasters of Fairmont, Scott Lemasters and his wife Beth Ann of Fairmont, Marsha Pruitt of Virginia Beach, Christopher Fimple of Fairmont, and Elizabeth Anderson and her husband Clay of Mannington; and nine great-grandchildren, Joseph Loyd, Monica Loyd, Brent LeMasters, Aaron LeMasters, Cannon LeMasters, Camren Anderson, Blaine Anderson, Sarah Anderson and Emma Fimple.

Also surviving are a brother, John Fimple and his wife Colleen of Bunner Ridge; two sisters, Lorraine Rogers of Clovis, Calif., and Mabel Goble and her husband Ross of Newport News, Va.; one sister-in-law, JoAnn Fimple of Grafton; as well as many loving nieces, nephews and many wonderful friends.

In addition to his parents and wife, Lester was preceded in death by a brother, James Van Fimple; and four sisters, Annabell Currence, Rosalie Morris, Frances Brown and Eileen Erb.

Family and friends may call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., from 6 to 9 p.m. today and from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Monday with Pastor J. Lee Bowman officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Fairmont.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Text Only
  • Charles Callahan Jr.

    Charles Callahan Jr., 86, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away July 24, 2014.

    August 1, 2014

  • Ron Mifflin

    Ron D. Mifflin, 82, of Fairmont, passed away on Tuesday (July 29, 2014) at Fairmont General Hospital.

    August 1, 2014

  • Patti Davis

    Patti Jean Davis, 77, of Vienna, passed away Tuesday (July 29, 2014) at her residence under the loving care of her family and Amedisys Hospice.

    July 31, 2014

  • Ron Mifflin

    Ron D. Mifflin, 82, of Fairmont, passed away Tuesday (July 29, 2014) at Fairmont General Hospital.

    July 31, 2014

  • David Boyce Sr.

    David “Dave” Duane Boyce Sr., 67, of Fairmont, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Tuesday (July 29, 2014) at his residence following a sudden illness, with family at his side.

    July 31, 2014

  • Nelouise Goush

    Nelouise Lunceford Goush, 95, of Fairmont, passed away early Wednesday morning (July 30, 2014) in the Arbors at Fairmont.

    July 31, 2014

  • OBIT- Pellerite.jpg Sam Pellerite

    Sam Pellerite, 93, of Zephyrhills, Florida (formerly of Village Way, Fairmont), passed away on Wednesday (June 25, 2014) in Simpsonville, South Carolina, where he had been living with his daughter during his battle with cancer. Sam was born on Nov. 13, 1920, in Fairmont, the son of the late Vincent and Maria (Galiano) Pellerite. He was the loving husband of the late Teresa Mae “Terry” (Cirillo) Pellerite.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sallie Hite

    Sallie Beatrice Hite, 85, of Fairmont, died Monday afternoon (July 28, 2014) at Beulahland Assisted Living in Grafton.

    July 30, 2014

  • OBIT- Jane.jpg Doris Ball

    Doris Jane Ball passed away on Monday (July 28, 2014) at the Colonial Place in Elkins. She was born on May 9, 1923, in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late George T. and Doris Jane Kootz Meyers. Mrs. Ball was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen Clark Ball, whom she married on Feb. 2, 1947.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT- Gray.jpg Carmela Gray

    Carmela Marie Gray, 98, of Fairmont, passed away at St. Barbara’s Memorial Nursing Home in Monongah.
    She was born April 28, 1916, daughter of the late Vincent and Maria Galiano Pellerite.
    Carmela retired from Westinghouse and was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, also the Sharing and Caring group.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

House Ads
Featured Ads