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Robert Clyde Wolverton

Male 1923 - 2013  (90 years)


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  • Name Robert Clyde Wolverton 
    Born 4 Mar 1923  Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Mar 2013  Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
      Name: Robert C Wolverton
      BORN: 4 Mar 1923
      Died: 14 Mar 2013
      State (Year) SSN issued: West Virginia (Before 1951)

      U.S., Cemetery and Funeral Home Collection, 1847-2015
      Name: Clyde Wolverton
      Gender: Male
      Death Age: 90
      Birth Date: 4 Mar 1923
      Birth Place: Munday, Wirt, West Virginia, USA
      Residence: Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA
      Death Date: 14 Mar 2013
      Source location: Vienna, West Virginia, USA
      Spouse: October
      Children: Mariah, Nick
      Parents: Thomas Jefferson

      Robert Clyde Wolverton
      Birth: Mar. 4, 1923
      Death: Mar. 14, 2013

      R. Clyde Wolverton, 90, of Parkersburg passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 at his residence after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family.

      Clyde was born March 4, 1923 a son of the late Thomas Jefferson and Icie Gay Smith Wolverton in Munday, WV and grew up in Kinchloe, WV.

      He retired from Corning Glass in 1985 where he was a machine operator for 26 years. He formerly worked for the State Road, Parkersburg Steele, Foothill Electric, and the Parkersburg Rig and Reel Company. He was a longtime member of the Cedar Grove United Methodist Church and was presently a member of Word Of God Ministries of Parkersburg.

      He enjoyed traveling, gardening, welding and his pets.

      He is survived by his three sons, Stephen, James, and Thomas Wolverton all of Parkersburg; a neice, Rebecca Martin and her children, Mariah, Nick, and twins, Abby and Sadie; a niece, Andrea (Alan) Sinnett and their sons, Philip and Andrew.

      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Mae Bradley Wolverton, they were married October 10, 1948 by the late Pastor Rossing Smith. Helen passed away January 17, 2012. He was also preceded in death by two half-sisters and two half-brothers.

      Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 19, at 11:00 a.m. at Word of God Ministries, State Route 47, Parkersburg, with Pastor Lynn Roush officiating. Burial will follow at the Hartley Cemetery, Wirt County. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm. To 8:00 pm. Monday, at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 2333 Pike Street, South Parkersburg and one hour prior to services at the church Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to Word of God Ministries, P.O. Box 3471, Parkersburg, WV 26102 or Amedisys Hospice, 417 Grand Park Drive, Suite 206, Parkersburg, WV 26105
      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Helen M Bradley Wolverton (1925 - 2012)
      Burial:
      Hartley Cemetery
      Brohard
      Wirt County
      West Virginia, USA
      Created by: Earth Angel
      Record added: Mar 18, 2013
      Find A Grave Memorial# 106892752
    Person ID I111432  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2016 

    Father Thomas Jefferson Wolverton,   b. 2 Oct 1874, Barbour County, West Virginia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1955, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Icie Gay Smith,   b. 20 Feb 1889, Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1972, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1922  Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 11 Jun 1922
      Place: Harrison, West Virginia
      Note: Baptist Minister's home
      Thomas J. Wolverton, wid, 46, Barbour Co, WV, Mundy, WV, Martin & Mary Wolverton
      Icie Smith, 33, Harrison Co, WV, Harrison Co, WV, Riggins & Jane Smith

      1930 Union, Harrison, WV
      Wolverton, Thomas J 55 md age 21 WV WV V
      Icie G wife 41 md age 33 WV WV WV
      Thomas B son 17 WV WV W V
      Robert C son 7 WV WV WV

      1940 Union, Harrison, WV
      Wolverton, Thomas J 65 WV 1935: lived same house
      Icie G wife 51 WV 1935: lived same house
      Clyde R son 17 WV 1935: lived same house
    Family ID F28334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen May Bradley,   b. 7 Aug 1925, Summit County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 2012, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1948  Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 10 Oct 1948 at 515 Myrtle St, Parkersburg
      Place: Wood, West Virginia
      Robert Clyde Wolverton, 25, 3/4/1923, Wirt Co, WV; Rt 5 Parkersburg, WV; Thomas & Icie Wolverton
      Helen Mae Bradley, 20, Barberton OH; Rt 5 Parkersburg, WV; Roy & Myrtle Bradley

      From her sister, Veldra:
      Helen and Robert had three sons: Stephen Clyde Wolverton, James Lee Wolverton. Thomas Roy Wolverton.
    Family ID F28333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

    2. [S898] Gravestone or Memorial posted on Findagrave.com.