Dana Morgan Barrickman, 75, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Saturday evening, June 15, 2013, at home, surrounded by family.
He was born Wednesday, March 16, 1938, in Dailey, a son of the late Lewis Morgan Barrickman and Beatrice Arbutus White Barrickman.
On June 11, 1963, he was married to Margorie Carol Daft Barrickman, who preceded him in death Oct. 2, 2010.
Left to cherish Dana's memory are his four children, Valerie Neale and husband, John, of Moore, S.C., Sheila Ross and husband, Steve, of Dayton, Ohio, Cheryl DeBoni and husband, Craig, of Las Vegas, Nev., and Brian Barrickman and wife, Angela, of Dailey; a brother, Carroll Barrickman of Barberton, Ohio; a sister, Cordella Horan of Jamestown, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren, John Neale II and wife, Carrie, of Summerville, S.C., Justin Neale and wife, Stephanie. of Woodruff, S.C., Michael Ross and Christopher Ross, both of Dayton, Ohio, Gatlin DeBoni, Barrick DeBoni and Greer DeBoni, all of Las Vegas, Nev., Zachary Barrickman, Nicholas Barrickman, and Alexandra Barrickman, all of Dailey; two great-grandchildren, Peyton Neale and Gracelynn Neale; and several nieces and nephews.
Dana was preceded in death by five siblings, Emmett Barrickman, Shirley Jean Zavasky, Willard Lee Kelley, Bernadine Feathers and Norma Wamsley.
Dana was a graduate of Tygart Valley High School, had served with the United States Army, and had worked as a salesman for Frito Lay. He enjoyed tinkering with antique cars, but his greatest joy came by spending time with his grandchildren. He attended First United Methodist Church of Elkins.
Visitation will be conducted at the Randolph Funeral Home today from 6 until 8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted from the funeral home chapel Friday, June 21, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Dewaine Corley will officiate, and interment will follow in Mountain State Memorial Gardens in Gilman where full military honors will be accorded by members of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion, Tygarts Valley Post 3647,Veterans of Foreign Wars and the West Virginia Honor Guard.
The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Dana Morgan Barrickman. Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.