William Galberth

GALBERTH, William R., 77, of Wheeling, died February 17, 2011 in the East Ohio Regional Hospital. Martins Ferry, Ohio.

He was born on April 20, 1933 in Raper, NC, the son of the late Albert and Pauline Galberth.

Mr. Galberth was a retired custodian for Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling and a Baptist by faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Betty Robinson Galberth in 2008; three sons, Claude, Bernard and Alexander; two brothers, Floyd and Alwerth and a sister, Retha.

Surviving are his children, Betty Booker and her husband, Billy of Covington, Va., Ruth Smith and her husband, Eulic of Massilon, Ohio, Terry Galberth and his wife, Nita of Columbus Ohio, Rudolph “Snooky” Galberth, Teddy Galberth and his wife, Gloria, Shawnae Galberth and Malcolm Galberth all of Wheeling, William Mouton and his wife, Barbara of Wheeling, William Galberth, Jr and his wife, Nancy of New Haven, Ct., Marie Bass of Akron, Ohio and Donrita Robinson of Wheeling; a sister, Hazel Galberth of New Haven, Ct; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends will be received from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, February 20, 2011 at the Kepner Funeral Home 1308 Chapline St., Wheeling (304-232-5110) where service will be held on Monday, February 21, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend John Stephen officiating.

Interment will follow in Park View Memorial Gardens, Wheeling

Personal condolences may be made to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com