Duane L. DeWees

Duane Lloyd DeWees, 63, of Parkersburg, passed away July 24, 2013, at the Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus.

He was born in Parkersburg, Oct. 21, 1949, a son of the late Norman Paul and Maxine Bell DeWees.

Duane had operated DeWees Coin shop with his father for several years and was the original owner of The Brick Oven.

Surviving Duane are his wife Debbie Ann Ebert DeWees, children Philip Michael DeWees and Stacy, Gregory Allen Whitaker, John Wallace Whitaker, Phillip Edward Whitaker and Courtney, Hilary Ann Whitaker, grandson Caleb Edward Whitaker and his mother Jennifer Whitaker and sister Judith DeWees Joseph.

In addition to his parents, Duane was preceded in death by his twin brother Dwight Russell DeWees.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg with Pastor Mark Hauser officiating. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday.

To honor Duane’s wishes his body will be cremated following the funeral services.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting LeavittFuneralHome.com.