Warren Harding Matheny, 98 of Bridgeport, formerly of Glenville, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at White Oaks Assisted Living. He was born April 22, 1921 in Gilmer County; the son of the late Wade and Jessie Sims Matheny.
Warren severed in the United States Navy in WWII as a Pharmacist Mate on an ARL 22 ship and was in combat in Oran, Africa, and Palermo, Italy.
Warren was a coal miner for many years and then a cabinet maker for several years in which he retired in 2010. After retiring he wrote two books, WWII Remembered which was published in 2011 and A Coal Miners Son which was published in 2014.
Warren was the last surviving of his family and is survived by several nieces and nephews. All of which will forever hold him in their hearts and cherish the many memories they shared for generations to come.
In addition to his parents, Warren is preceded in death by his loving wife, Millie who passed June 20, 2019 after 74 years of marriage.
Warren and Millie are remembered as the most respectful, kind, generous and loved couple that anyone has had the privilege to know.
Per Warren’s request, his body will be donated to the WVU Human Gift Registry.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2019 for Warren and Millie at the Sand Fork Church of God at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Glenville State College Scholarship Fund in their name.
The family would like to give a special thank you to the owners and the staff at the White Oaks Assisted Living and the Amedisys Hospice Care for their special care.
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