William Custer

CUSTER, William McKown, 86, of Wheeling, died Thursday, October 25, 2012.

He was born September 18, 1926 in Wheeling, WV., the son of the late George and Mildred Custer.

He was a Dog Warden for Ohio County for 52 years, a U. S. Navy Veteran, a 60-year member of the Wheeling Elks and a Lutheran by faith

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Rose Thorn.

Surviving are his wife, Ella Jane Custer; a daughter, Vivian Baker and her husband, Chuck; a grandson C J Baker, a granddaughter, Kristy Baker Schwanker and her husband, Lee; two great- grandchildren, Austin Lee Schwanker, and Maxwell Charles Schwanker all of Wheeling; a sister, Ann Delaney of Cincinnati; a brother, Pete Custer and his wife, Mildred of Wheeling.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.

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