Willie DeBarr

Willie DeBarr, 79, of Wheeling, died Friday, June 27, 2014, at Wheeling Medical Center in Wheeling.

He was born May 3, 1935, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Willie Ford and Blanche Smith DeBarr.

On Jan. 30, 1954, he married Norma J. Woofter, who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Nelson and Wilbert DeBarr, both of Wheeling; three daughters, Janice Queen and Carrie Headley, both of Wheeling, and Kimberly DeBarr and fiance, Raymond Doyle, of Martins Ferry, Ohio; four grandsons, James DeBarr of Youngstown, Ohio, Kalib Thomas of Wheeling, Nolan Doyle of Martins Ferry and Brenden Bachie of Wheeling; three granddaughters, Carymne DeBarr of Youngstown, Patience Doyle of Martins Ferry and Kyla Bachie of Wheeling; three great-grandsons, Julius DeBarr and Jodan and Austin Fedor, all of Youngstown; one great-granddaughter, Jocelyn DeBarr of Youngstown; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Ronald, Gerald and Charles DeBarr.

Mr. DeBarr was a coal miner and a Baptist by faith.

Friends will be received today from 4-8 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. on Tuesday from the funeral home with the Rev. J. Edward McDaniels officiating. Burial will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.

Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.