Charles Walter “Sonny” VanMeter, 63, died suddenly at his home Tuesday, February 14, 2012.
He was born September, 1948, in Middleport, Ohio to the late Marion and Carlena Allensworth VanMeter. He was a Vietnam veteran who served in the US Navy, a retired carpenter and a member of Carpenters Union Local #650 of Pomeroy, Ohio.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Bernice Bond VanMeter, of Rutland, Ohio; daughters, Valarie (Leigh) Mills of Townsend, Del., Deanne VanMeter of Belpre, Ohio, Laura Jean Hakes of Columbus, Ohio; stepson, Brian Scott McKinney of Rutland, Ohio; stepdaughter, Cindy Bowling of Pomeroy, Ohio; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; sisters, Sue (Bill) Woodard of Jackson, Ohio, Marilee (Wayne) McDade of Middleport, Ohio, Cindy (Kenny) Wheeler of Dexter, Ohio, and Leah Jane (Danny) Russell of Pomeroy, Ohio.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m., Friday, February 17, at Foglesong-Roush Funeral Home in Mason, W.Va. Burial will be in Kirkland Memorial Gardens with full military rites by the VFW Post #9926 & the American Legion Post #140. Friends may call on the family 6-8 p.m., Thursday, February 16 at the funeral home.
E-mail condolences may be sent to foglesongroushfh.com.