The Times West Virginian

November 14, 2013

Clarence “Ike” Vandergrift

Times West Virginian

— Clarence “Ike” Vandergrift, 78, of Meadland Community, Bridgeport, passed away Wednesday (Nov. 13, 2013) at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Marion County on Feb. 23, 1935, a son of the late Leonard and Grace Pauline (Biddle) Vandergrift.

He enjoyed cutting firewood and using a weed eater.

He is survived by one sister, Helen Little and her husband Gary of Meadland Community; three brothers, Tommy Vandergrift of Meadland Community, Avery Vandergrift and his wife Charlotte of Pruntytown, and Leonard “Darrell” Vandergrift and his wife Pam of Valley Falls; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Edna May Vandergrift.

Family and friends may call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, on Friday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday with Pastor Alan Rosenberger officiating. Interment will follow at Janes Memorial Cemetery in Taylor County.

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