Forest W. Butcher, 90 - formerly of Troy

Forest W. Butcher, 90, of 4th Street, Shinnston, West Virginia, formerly of Troy, was reunited with his wife on October 29, 2012 at 10:50 p.m. in the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, West Virginia.

Forest was born in Troy, West Virginia on December 27, 1921, the son of the late James Arlandis Butcher and Lottie M. (White) Butcher. On July 24, 1943 he married Ruth Marie (Sandy) Butcher who proceeded him in death on December 5, 2011.

Forest leaves behind one sister Glenna Queen of Glenville, age 103, and several nieces and nephews, and several great nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by two brothers John Ola Butcher, James Willard Butcher, and two sisters Lotte Wilma Wiseman and Mary Roberts, and one nephew.

Mr. Butcher proudly served his Country in the Untied States Army as a Corporal during WWII and the Korean Conflict. Forest started his love affair with electric when he attended the Sycamore Trade School of Clarksburg where he study to be an electrician.

Forest retired from Consolidated Gas Company with 20 years of services he also worked for Monongahela Power for 11 years then American Electric Power for 10 years. Forest also loved to work on his and electric motors.

Family will receive friends at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home 730 North Main Avenue, Weston on Friday, November 2, 2012 from 12:00 noon till 2:00 p.m. Funeral services will follow visitation and be held at 2:00 p.m. from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bill Hunt Officiating.

Mr. Butcher will be laid to rest in the Weston Masonic Cemetery where he will received full Military Honors conducted by the Lewis County Honor Guard. On-line Condolences may be expressed at