Douglass Wenmoth

b. 8 February 1954, d. 24 August 2005

Father*Harry Eugene "Wendy" Wenmoth b. 17 Feb 1926, d. 28 Jan 2011
Mother*Myrtle Gay Deems b. 8 Mar 1928
Douglass Wenmoth|b. 8 Feb 1954\nd. 24 Aug 2005|p4560.htm|Harry Eugene "Wendy" Wenmoth|b. 17 Feb 1926\nd. 28 Jan 2011|p4558.htm|Myrtle Gay Deems|b. 8 Mar 1928|p4557.htm|||||||Benjamin F. Deems|b. 8 Oct 1882\nd. 1973|p3529.htm|Ethel C. C. Joy|b. 27 Mar 1897\nd. unknown|p3530.htm|

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Birth*Douglass Wenmoth was born on 8 February 1954 at Parkersburg, Wood County, WV.1 
Graduation*He was graduated in 1973 at Parkersburg High School, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV.1 
Marriage*He married Michelle J Leasure on 5 April 2004. 
Death*Douglass Wenmoth died on 24 August 2005 at Camden Clark Memorial Hospital, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV, at age 51.1 
Obituary*His obituary published on 26 August 2005 at Parkersburg News, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV; Douglas E. "Doug" Wenmoth, 51, of Parkersburg passed away Aug. 24, 2005, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital after an extended illness.

He was born Feb. 8, 1954, in Parkersburg, a son of Harry E. and Myrtle G. Deems Wenmoth of Vienna.
Doug was a 1973 graduate of PHS and earned a RBA with an emphasis in psychology in 2004 from WVU-P. He was working on his master's degree in rehabilitational counseling at WVU Morgantown. He was inducted into Phi Theta Kapa in 2002 and was named to the National Deans List in 2002. Doug has several academic awards from WVU-P. He served in the Wood County Democrat Executive Committee and in 2001 he was named Wood County Democrat of the year. He also was instrumental in the election of Chuck Milhoan for mayor of Vienna and he was the 2000 Wood County Democratic Convention chairman. In the 1970s, Doug raced late model stock cars in the area. He worked at Universal Glass in the '70s and was an active member of Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 33 until disability forced his retirement.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Michelle J. Leasure whom he married April 5, 2004; his son, Andrew D. Wenmoth of Vienna; his sister and her husband, Victoria and John Hale of Vienna; his grandson, Bryan Wenmoth of Parkersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ben and Ethel Joy Deems and Andrew and Sonoma Gertrude Archer Wenmoth, and several aunts and uncles.

An informal graveside service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Evergreen North Cemetery, with Pastor Ron Walker officiating. A memorial service will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Homeland Community Church, Camden Avenue, Parkersburg. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Vienna.

Memorials may be made to Housecalls Hospice Camden-Clark, 1601 Garfield Ave., Parkersburg, WV 26101 in memory of Doug.1
Burial*He was buried on 28 August 2005 at Evergreen North, Parkersburg, Wood County, WV.1 


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