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Violet V. Davis

August 2, 1931 - May 10, 2020

DAVIS, Violet V., 88, of McMechen, W.Va., died Sunday, May 10, 2020, at home surrounded by her family.
She was born August 2, 1931, in Wheeling, W.Va., a daughter of the late George and Elizabeth Sabinsky DePriest. She attended the Benwood-McMechen United Methodist Church where she was a member of the choir and taught Sunday school. She was a graduate of Union High School in Benwood. She retired at the age of 80 from Reynolds Memorial Hospital with over 50 years of service. She loved sports especially the WVU Mountaineers, the Pittsburgh Pirates, and Pittsburgh Steelers. She also loved attending sporting events of her children and grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Davis in 1995, and her brother, George DePriest.
She is survived by three children, Mike (Barb) Davis of McMechen, Mark “Ig” (Mary Beth) Davis of McMechen, and Robin (Leo) Ledergerber of Hardeeville, S.C.; five grandchildren, Amy (Tim) Whipkey, Leigh (Mark) Hinerman, Ethan (Crissy) Davis, Ryan Davis, Mallory Ledergerber (Jon Capps); two great-grandchildren, Laken and Brock Whipkey; and a special friend, Margaret Kull.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, from 4-8 pm and on Thursday, May 14, 2020, from 10 am until time of funeral service at 11 am at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, Wheeling, with Rev. Bruce Bevans officiating. Interment will follow in McMechen Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to WVU Reynolds Memorial Hospital, 800 Wheeling Avenue, Glen Dale, W.Va. 26038 and to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150
Rayland, Ohio 43943.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Service Information

Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Benwood-McMechen Chapel

214 Marshall Street
McMechen, WV 26040


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020

Location:

McMechen Cemetery

P.O. Box 123
McMechen, WV 26040


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