John D. Villers, 88, of Glenville passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017, in the Veteran’s Nursing Facility of Clarksburg following an extended illness.
He was born in Dusk Camp on June 14, 1929, son of the late Guy C. Villers and Sadie (Carroll) Villers. On September 4, 1954, he married Donzella (Duckworth) Villers, who survives.
Mr. Villers is also survived by two daughters: Becky (Neal) Sprouse of Normantown and Martha Clutter of Glenville, one son: Mark Villers of Cedarville, five grandchildren: Billy and Brian Sprouse, Mitchell and Molly Hicks and Betsy Villers and four great grandchildren: Sawyer, Slader and Sloane Sprouse and Taylor Sprouse. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by three brothers: Charles, Leon and Jack Villers and one sister: Nora Lee Jamison.
Mr. Villers was a clerk and meat cutter with the A&P Tea Company and a glassworker with the West Virginia Glass Specialty Company of Weston. He was also a paper carrier for the Parkersburg Newspaper. John was a graduate of Weston High School in 1948. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean Conflict in Panama and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Family and friends will be received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home 730 North Main Avenue, Weston, on Thursday, August 3, 2017, from 4-7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday, at 1 p.m., at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel, with Pastor Billy Hunt officiating. Interment will follow services in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens of Jane Lew, WV.
Online condolences and life stories in memory of John may be expressed at hardman-palettifuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to your local VFW, DAV and the WV Veterans Nursing Home of Clarksburg, WV.
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored and privileged to serve the family of John D. Villers.