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John E. Pethtel

John E. Pethtel, 80, resident of Wheeling, WV, died Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Wheeling Hospital.

He was born in Wheeling on Feb. 26, 1939, son of the late Thomas Samuel Pethtel Sr. and Erma Crupe Pethtel.

John was an industrial painter with Local 91, a member of the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades and a member of the Wheeling Eagles. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Thomas Pethtel; one brother, Thomas Pethtel; and two sisters, Eileen Stillwell and Betty Vance.

Surviving are his former wife, Lucy Pethtel; two sons, Terry Pethtel (Rebecca) and Shawn Pethtel; two daughters, Erma Loughner (Wayne) and Eileen Pyle; one stepson, Luther Clemons; one stepdaughter, April Luv Flick (Drage); six grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received on Friday, June 14, 2019, from 4-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 3545 Jacob St., Wheeling, WV, 26003, 304-232-4060.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.