Howard Spear

SPEAR, Howard Earl, 96, of Glen Dale, WV, died November 4, 2013.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 1 p.m. at First Christian Church, 3rd St. & Grant Avenue, Moundsville with Mike Eskridge officiating.

Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, Moundsville.

Howard Spear

SPEAR, Howard Earl, 96, of Glen Dale, WV, died Monday, November 4, 2013, at home.

He was born March 20, 1917, in Moundsville, WV, the son of the late Charles Burdett and Mary Lavina Founds Spear.

He was a WWII Veteran with the 90 Div. Signal Corps, European Campaign; owner/operator of the former Spear and Spear Transfer Company; a member and past Commander of American Legion Post 3; past Chef de Gare of 40 & 8; and a member of First Christian Church, Moundsville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen Young Spear; and a son-in-law, Chick Madrid.

Survivors include a daughter, Pattie Madrid of Glen Dale.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, November 16, 2013, at 1 p.m. at First Christian Church, 3rd St. & Grant Avenue, Moundsville with Mike Eskridge officiating.

Arrangements entrusted to Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, Moundsville.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.