The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

April 29, 2014

Clair Chenoweth

Clair Chenoweth, 79, of Green Valley community, Bridgeport, passed away Sunday morning (April 27, 2014) in United Hospital Center.

He was born May 5, 1934, in Elkins, a son of the late Okey Chenoweth and Eva Chenoweth.                                He was also preceded in death by his wife, Bettie Chenoweth, whom he married Jan. 18, 1964. Bettie passed away May 3, 2008.

He is survived by two sons, Roger C. Chenoweth and his wife Jo Anne of Knik, Alaska, and Matthew Allen Chenoweth and his wife Totie of Pruntytown; 10 grandchildren, Jessica Chenoweth, Erica Chenoweth, Melissa Bleecker, Rebecca Spencer, Jennifer Cutright, Scott Chenoweth, Nikki Brockleman, Jill Ferguson, Christina Blackburn and Christopher Mullen; seven great-grandchildren, Claire Mullen, Lacie Dever, Taylor Chenoweth, McKenzie Chenoweth, and Adelia Turnbull, Jaxon Blackburn and Brody Brockleman; four brothers, Okey Chenoweth Jr. and Loren, Neil and Wayne Chenoweth; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Mullen; three brothers, Ronald Chenoweth Sr., Harold and Herbert Chenoweth; and three sisters, Margeret James, Dolores Shumaker and Doris Shaffer.

Mr. Chenoweth worked for Wilson Motors from 1957-66, Harry Green Chevrolet from 1966-70 and Wallace Motor Co.from 1970-74. Wallace Motor Co. then became Chenoweth Auto Sales Lincoln Mercury dealership in 1974. He then purchased Wilson Ford, which became Chenoweth Ford from 1976 through his retirement in 2007.

Clair was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed raccoon hunting and competing with his championship dogs. He also enjoyed farming and working with his cattle, and was always a proud supporter of the FFA, donating his time and money to their causes. In addition, he served on the board for WesBanco and supported many business and civic organizations in Harrison County. He was also a fan of the West Virginia Mountaineer sports.

Condolences may be sent to the Chenoweth family at www.burnsidefuneralhome.com.

Friends will be received at Burnside Funeral Home, 607 S. Virginia Ave., Bridgeport, from 5-8 p.m. today and from 1-8 p.m. Wednesday, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday with Reverend Ron Hill presiding. Interment will follow in Trinity Cemetery.

Burnside Funeral Home, Bridgeport.

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