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Denzil Clinton Wigal

November 28, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Denzil Clinton Wigal, 81, of Washington, W.Va., passed away on Nov. 26, 2012, at his residence.

He was born May 25, 1931 in Wood County, W.Va., a son of the late Ira Dale and Cleona King Wigal. Denzil was a graduate of Parkersburg High School with the class of 1949. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict from 1951-1955. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a mailman after 24 years of service. He enjoyed the outdoors and cattle farming. He was a member of AARP, and attended the Church of Christ in Wadesville.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Letha Bibbee Wigal; three children, Dale Eugene (Barbara) Wigal and Reta Jean Lyons, both of Parkersburg and Debra Sue (Floyd) Sims of Washington, W.Va.; one brother, William "Bill" Dwain (June) Wigal of Washington; and one grandson, Anthony Wayne Lyons of Florida. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Ray Wigal; and an infant brother, Dwight Edward Wigal.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike St., south Parkersburg, with Evangelist Randy Baker officiating. Interment will follow at Wigal Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

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