Kestner, Donald W., 69, of Moundsville, WV, died Friday, August 6, 2004 at his home.
Donald was born August 22, 1934 in Moundsville, a son of the late Charles Kestner.
He was a retired contractor in the Moundsville area, a Presbyterian by faith, a member of the Carpenters Union Local No. 3, owner and operator of the former Wheeling Creek Speedway, and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, William E. Kestner in 1960; and a son-in-law, Tony Ebick.
Surviving are his loving wife of 50 years, Clarice Ann Coffield Kestner; his mother, Wilma Gray Kestner Gatten; five children, Dawn A. Bierce Byrum and her husband, James Byrum, Jr. of Wheeling, John Kestner and his wife, Lori, of Moundsville, Jayne Kimberley and her husband, James, of Limestone, Jeannette Dolan and her husband, Bernie, of Wheeling, and Denise Ebick and her fiance Rod McKeebe of Wheeling; two sisters, Betty Whitlatch and her husband Bill, of Wind Ridge, Pa, and Margaret Fallova and her husband, Mike, of Benwood; a brother, Harold Kestner and his wife, Shirley, of Moundsville; 16 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 6-8 pm Saturday, and from 12-3 and 6-8 pm Sunday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsvillle, where services will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, August 9, 2004 with the Rev. Bonnie Bell officiating. Interment will be in Limestone Cemetery, where full military honors will be provided by the Moundsville Honor Guard.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Easter Seals, 1305 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Date: Saturday, August 7, 2004
Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 8:00 pm
Date: Sunday, August 8, 2004
Time: 12:00 pm
End Time: 3:00 pm
Date: Monday, August 9, 2004
Time: 1:00 pm
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