Thomas B. Koerner

Thomas Baird Koerner, 77, of Parkersburg, passed away March 8, 2014, at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

He was born May 1, 1936, in Pittsburgh, Pa., a son of the late Lottie Hoover.

Thomas was a U.S. Army veteran having served in Korea and Vietnam, and retired from the U.S. Army after 21 years of service. He had previously worked for Pinkerton Security for 17 years and enjoyed fishing and tinkering on items.

Thomas is survived by his four children, Thomas B. Koerner Jr. and wife, Michelle, Susan Bee and husband, David, Katherine Koerner and Linda L. Smith and husband, Mitchell, all of Parkersburg; two sisters, Pauline M. Koerner and Rachel Gill, both of Pittsburgh; several grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ella K. Law Koerner; and two brothers, David Johnston and Robert Koerner.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Green Street, Parkersburg, with full military rites by American Legion Post 15. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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