Warren C. “Jack” Kniceley


Warren C. “Jack” Kniceley
Age 88, of Airport Road, Sutton, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2009, at his home after a short illness.

He was born on March 23, 1921, at Guardian, WV, a son of the late Warder and Gracie Maude Hudkins Kniceley.

He was a graduate of Sutton High School and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Warren was retired from the Monongahela Power Company with nearly 35 years of service. He started at any early age being active in the church. He was currently a member of Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church in Caress, WV, where he was a former Superintendent and Sunday school teacher and Layspeaker. He was also a Trustee for the Kniceley-McCray Cemetery.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife of 32 years, Nellie Bright, and his second of 21 years, Eunice Woods; brothers, Norman, Ray, Boyd, Nolan and Verde Kniceley; and sisters, Ruby King and Geneva Bright.

Warren is survived by daughters, Janet Linger and husband Don of Weston, Linda Anderson and husband Ritchie of Sutton; five stepchildren, Joy Gerwig and husband John of Gassaway, Janet Boner and Frank of Florida, Judy and Wayne Morton of Gassaway, Sharon and Phil Bigler of Florida, Cathy and Roger Shuler of Lizemore; brothers, Kenneth Kniceley of Fairmont and Oscar Kniceley of Brunswick, OH; grandchildren, Brandon Anderson, Brian and Laura Beth Gerwig, Donald and Dewaine Linger and Denise Powers; and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Sunday, August 2, 2009, at Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church at Caress, WV. Burial will be in Kniceley-McCray Cemetery at Caress. Friends may call from 6-8 PM Saturday at Stockert-Gibson-Sizemore Funeral Home in Flatwoods, WV. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts to either Mt. Hebron Church, 4675 Airport Road, Sutton, WV 26601 or Kanawha Hospice, 1143 Dunbar Ave., Dunbar, WV 25064.

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