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Wayne Lee Shreve

Wayne Lee Shreve

Male 1930 - 2009

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  • Born  25 Apr 1930  Saltwell, Harrison County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  05 Sep 2009  United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  08 Sep 2009  West Virginia National Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Section 1, Row 0, Site 1384
    Age  79 years 
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    • Obituary:

      Lt. Col. Wayne L. Shreve (Ret.), 79, of Fairmont, died Saturday (Sept. 5, 2009) at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg.He was born April 25, 1930, in Shinnston, a son of the late Lester Maynard and Savilla Katherine McDonald Shreve.Mr. Shreve was a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, serving for more than 20 years. He served during the Vietnam War, where he was awarded the Bronze Star. He was a 1948 graduate of Fairmont Senior High School and was a graduate of Hampton Institute in Hampton, Va., where he received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration.He was a longtime member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Fairmont, where he served in various capacities and on various committees. He had served as church council president at the church several times and was currently on the church council.After retiring from the military, he also worked at and retired from Alcan. In his free time, he served on Mission Builders, was a volunteer at Fairmont General Hospital, helped with Meals on Wheels and participated in the Model Train Association, Y Squares and loved woodworking.Mr. Shreve was also a foster parent and in the early 1980s, he and his wife were named "Foster Parents of the Year" in Marion County. He will be remembered for being a family man, having a great sense of humor and being a "World Class Procrastinator." In his final days, he was primarily cared for by his granddaughter, 2nd Lt. Elizabeth Straight, whom he commissioned as an Army Nurse in May 2008.Survivors include his wife, Judith Ann Hess Shanks Shreve; nine children and their spouses, Roy W. and Betty Shreve of Sandpoint, Idaho, Robert D. and Judy Shreve of Alpharetta, Ga., William A. Shreve of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Russell J. Shreve of Charleston, Daniel H. and Paula Shreve of Wilmington, N.C., Kathleen M. Ashton of Hedgesville, Doreen S. and Ray Straight of Fairbanks, Alaska, Mary Ellen and Pete Hinerman of Bingamon, and Susan K. and Phil Younis of Charlotte, N.C.; one daughter-in-law, Bonnie Shreve of Malvern, Pa.; one brother, Donald A. Shreve of Fairmont; 23 grandchildren, Teresa K. Wright, Colleen Shreve, Brian Shreve, Molly Shreve, Audra Mearns, Sarah Whinnie, Joshua Shreve, Luke Shreve, Robin Mattison, Nathan Shreve, James Ashton, Dustin Ashton, Joseph Ashton, Amanda Straight, Melissa Maddox, Elizabeth Straight, Ashley Shreve, Trevor Shreve, Haley Shreve, Sean Hinerman, Philip Younis, Joshua Younis and Ethan Younis; and 13 great-grandchildren, Zack Wright, William Wright, Rebekah Wright, Conrad Mearns, Ellie Mearns, Jasmine Mearns, Mariah Mattison, Bailey Mattison, Logan Mattison, Vincent Jacoby, Xavier Jacoby, Hayden Maddox and Isaac Shreve. He is also survived by many cousins.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Peggy Joan Barnes Shreve, who passed away in January 1994; one son, Michael Randolph Shreve; and one granddaughter, Jennifer Shreve.Friends may call Ford Funeral Home, R.C. Jones Chapel, 1410 Country Club Road, Fairmont, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. today. Mr. Shreve will lie in state at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 Gaston Ave., Fairmont, from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held in the church at 11 a.m. Tuesday with Reverend Theodore Bessey officiating. Interment will take place at the West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown with the Taylor County Veterans Council serving full military honors.Memorial donations may be made in Mr. Shreve's honor to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 Gaston Ave., Fairmont, WV 26554.
    Person ID  I00008  Shreve Family Tree | Dory Shreve Family, Kathy Shreve Family, Robert Shreve Family
    Last Modified  10 Jan 2012 

    Father  Lester Maynard Shreve,   b. 19 Nov 1892, Harrison County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1973, Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  –  Age: 80 years 
    Mother  Savilla Katherine McDonald,   b. 18 Jul 1910, Shinnston, Harrison County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1998  –  Age: 87 years 
    Documents
    Lester Maynard Shreve & Savilla Katherine McDonald Marriage License
    Lester Maynard Shreve & Savilla Katherine McDonald Marriage License
    Family ID  F00004  Group Sheet

    Family 1  J. Hess Shanks 
    Family ID  F15  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Peggy Joan Barnes,   b. 28 Sep 1930, Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jan 1994, Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  –  Age: 63 years 
    Married  09 Aug 1949  Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Michael Randolph Shreve,   b. 25 Jun 1950, Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jul 2002, Malvern, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  –  Age: 52 years
    >2. R.W. Shreve
    >3. R.D. Shreve
    >4. W.A. Shreve
     5. R.J. Shreve
    >6. D.S. Shreve
    >7. K.M. Shreve
    >8. D.H. Shreve
    Documents
    Wayne Lee Shreve & Peggy Joan Barnes Marriage License
    Wayne Lee Shreve & Peggy Joan Barnes Marriage License
    Family ID  F00003  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 09 Aug 1949 - Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 05 Sep 2009 - United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 08 Sep 2009 - West Virginia National Cemetery, Grafton, Taylor County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Wayne Lee Shreve - 18 Feb 2006
    Wayne Lee Shreve - 18 Feb 2006
    Wayne Lee Shreve at the wedding of Joshua B Shreve and Maggie L. Knight
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    Shreve/Barnes Wedding 1
    Shreve/Barnes Wedding 1
    Shreve/Barnes Wedding 2
    Shreve/Barnes Wedding 2
    Shreve/Barnes Wedding 3
    Shreve/Barnes Wedding 3
    Shreve/Barnes Wedding 4
    Shreve/Barnes Wedding 4
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    Earliest known photo of Wayne Lee Shreve
    Earliest known photo of Wayne Lee Shreve
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    Wayne Lee Shreve & Peggy Joan Barnes
    Wayne Lee Shreve & Peggy Joan Barnes
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    Wayne Shreve and ducks
    Wayne Shreve and ducks

    Documents
    Wayne Lee Shreve & Peggy Joan Barnes Marriage License
    Wayne Lee Shreve & Peggy Joan Barnes Marriage License