DOYLE S. BALLENGEE - Grantsville

Doyle S. Ballengee, 80, of Grantsville, West Virginia, died October 5, 2002 in Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg. Born in Braxton County, he was the son of the late French S. and Elva Jane McMorrow Ballengee.

He was retired from Babcock and Wilcox Company of Barberton, Ohio and was a U. S. Air Force Veteran of WW II. He was a committed Christian and a member of the Victory Baptist Church of Grantsville. He served his Lord in many ways, including his prison ministry in several communities, bringing the gospel to those incarcerated.

Surviving are his son Calhoun County Deputy Sheriff Carl Ballengee of Millstone, WV and daughter, Cheri Pittman of Grantsville; brothers, Garland Ballengee of Duck, Clay County, WV and Lewis Ballengee of Vienna, WV; sister, Virginia McCoy of Brenham, Texas; five grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his wife Reda E. Ballengee.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Victory Baptist Church near Grantsville. Rev. John Powell and Rev. Mike Worf will officiate. Interment will be in the Perry James Cemetery at Frametown, WV.

Friends will be received at the Victory Baptist Church from 6-9 p.m. Monday and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Stump Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.