The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

February 24, 2014

Carl Zuspan Jr.

Carl Harold Zuspan Jr., 85, of Grafton, died Sunday (Feb. 23, 2014) at the United Hospital Center.

He was born June 24, 1928, in Fairmont, a son of the late Carl H. Zuspan and Freda Dunn Zuspan Bragg.

Mr. Zuspan was schooled in Marion and Kanawha counties. He was a member of Janes Memorial United Methodist Church, where he chaired the council and taught Sunday school. Later on in life, he attended Harmony Grove Baptist Church before returning to Janes Memorial United Methodist Church.

Carl owned Zuspan’s Auto and Truck Inc. in Fairmont before retiring to his farm in Taylor County in 1986. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, gardening, caring for his lawn and his German shepherd Frauline Heidi.

Mr. Zuspan was a member of the Grafton Lodge #15 A.F. & A.M., was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in the Valley of Clarksburg and Orient of West Virginia, as well as a member of the Taylor County Shrine Club, Grafton, and Osiris Shriners of Wheeling.

Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Virginia Abruzzino Zuspan, whom he married on Aug. 23, 1972; his son, Eric W. Zuspan of Grafton; a daughter, Karen Zuspan of Morgantown; his grandson, Erik Dalton Zuspan of Fairmont; his granddaughter, Christa Elder of Fairmont; as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, James and Mattie Dunn of Braxton County near Sutton, and Clarence “Dick” and Ema Parish Zuspan of Fairmont; his sister, Betty Boda and her husband Alex; and a daughter, Charolette Ann Zuspan.

The family will receive friends at Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont, Tuesday from 1-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home Wednesday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Michael Richards officiating. A committal service will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont. Masonic ritualistic services will be held at graveside by the Grafton Lodge #15 A.F. & A.M. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.FORDFUNERALHOMES.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Charles “Chuck” Pollack III

    “Chuck” Pollack III, 64, of Rachel, died Sunday (July 27, 2014) at his residence.
    Arrangements are entrusted to the Hutson Funeral Home in Mannington and are incomplete. www.hutsonfuneralhomes.com.

    July 28, 2014

  • OB- Cutright.jpg Merle Cutright Sr.

    Merle Melvin Cutright Sr., 75, of Baxter, passed away on Sunday (July 27, 2014) at Fairmont General Hospital. He was born on April 29, 1939, a son of the late William Oliver and Helen Natalynn Miele Cutright. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy L. Cutright of Baxter.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Karen Carpenter

    Karen Joyce Carpenter, 61, of Fairmont, went to be with her precious Savior on Thursday (July 24, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown following an extended illness.

    July 27, 2014

  • John Gray

    John Alfred Gray, 92, of Fairmont, passed away Friday evening, July 25, 2014, in the Genesis Pierpont Healthcare Center.

    July 27, 2014

  • Myra Riddle

    Myra “Lou” Riddle, 80, of Farmington, went to be with the Lord and her family who went before her on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown with her family by her side.

    July 27, 2014

  • Carl Stewart

    Carl Lee Stewart, 78, of Fairmont, formerly of Mannington, died Friday, July 25, 2014, at Fairmont General Hospital.

    July 27, 2014

  • Myra Riddle

    Myra “Lou” Riddle, 80, of Farmington, went to be with the Lord and her family who went before her on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, with her family by her side.

    July 26, 2014

  • Karen Carpenter

    Karen Joyce Carpenter, 61, of Fairmont, went to be with her precious Savior on Thursday (July 24, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown following an extended illness.

    July 26, 2014

  • June Rinehart

    Jacqueline June Rinehart, 83, of Mannington, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Fairmont General Hospital.

    July 26, 2014

  • Thomas Byrd

    Thomas A. “T-Byrd” Byrd, 50, of Pennsylvania Avenue, Fairmont, passed away Thursday evening in Fairmont General Hospital.

    July 26, 2014

House Ads
Featured Ads