Larry Bratton

BRATTON, Larry C., 76, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013 in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV, with his family by his side, joining the love of his life, Janet, who passed away in 2010.

He was born August 26, 1936 in Martins Ferry, OH, a son of the late Dale and Beryl Campbell Bratton.

Larry was a retired employee of Ormet Corporation, a veteran of the U.S. Army, a member of the Moundsville Eagles and the First Christian Church of McMechen,

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janet Ankrom Bratton and a brother, Donald Bratton.

Surviving are five children, Terry Bratton of St. Louis, MO, Larry Bratton of McMechen, Kevin (Julie) Bratton of McMechen, Doug (Rena) Bratton of Wheeling and Lee Ann (Mike) Davolio of Moundsville; 10 grandchildren, Jacob, Ted, Ryan, Katie, Kayla, Wyatt, Kory, Garrett, Dylan and Haley; several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 14, 2013 with Rev. Rodney Hubbs officiating. Military honors will be presented by the Moundsville Honor Guard.

Interment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens, Sherrard, WV.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church of McMechen. Online condolences may be expressed at