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Linda Louise Biehl

Marietta Times, October 27, 1987

Linda Louise Biehl, 49, of Marietta Rt. 8 died at 10:10 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in her home after a long illness.

She was born April 30, 1938, in Newport to Frank Dean and Thelma

K. Schultheis Martin. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. She was vice president and secretary for JOB Inc.

She is survived by her husband, James O. Biehl; one son, Bradford J. of Reno; one daughter, Jill Louise Biehl of Irvine, Calif.; two grand. daughters; her mother, Thelma Martin of Marietta; and one brother, Bernard N. Martin of Newport.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday In Christ United Methodist Church with the Rev. Thomas Sagendorf officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at Hadley Funeral Home at Marietta from 2 to 9 p.m. Friday and at the church one hour prior to the services. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pastors Fund, Christ United Methodist Church, 301 Wooster St., Marietta.

Mrs. Delbert Biehl

June 1977

Mrs. Martha P. Biehl, 74, Moss Run, died at 4 a.m. today in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born Aug. 24 1902, at Archers Fork, a daughter of Alfred and Mary Lennington Eddy She was a member of Eddys Ridge Church of Christ. For 53 years, Mrs. Biehl had been owner of a grocery store at Moss Run.

Her husband Delbert, to whom she was married Dec. 3, 1924, died Jan. 5, 1950.

Four sons and one daughter survive: D. Duane and Richard Biehl, both of Moss Run; Cecil, Marietta Rt. 1 James, Marietta, and Mrs. Edward (Joan) Rose, Bloomingdale. Mrs. John (Gladys) Thomas Sr., Reno, is a stepdaughter. There are 15 grand children, eight great and two sisters, Mrs. Effie Haynes, Belpre and Mrs. Marie Scott, Marietta. Three brothers, one sister and a g preceded her in death.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in 1 Funeral Rome, with Evang. Claude Davis 0 and burial in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 this evening.

Winfrey Marion Blair

Winfrey Marion Blair, 63, of 421 Fourth St. died at 6 p.m. Saturday at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital in Parkersburg.

Blair was born in Winnfield, La., a son of the late Robert Marcus and Sue Readheimer Blair. He had resided in Marietta the past year and was a retired school teacher for the Texas Public School system. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are daughter, Mrs. Robert (Janeen) Kirkbride of Marietta; a son, Dwight of Deer Park, Texas; five grandchildren; four brothers, Eldon, Bobbie and Corbia of Winnifield, La., and A. E. Blair of Jonesville, La.; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Sue Rhame of De Ridder, La. And Mrs. Bonnie McMurry of Selma, Ala. He was preceded in death by a brother, Readheimer Blair.

Services will be conducted at the Hixson Brothers Funeral Home…

Dorothy M. Blatt

August 8, 1985

Dorothy M. Pfeiffer Blatt, 81, of Marietta Rt. 2 died Thursday evening in Selby General Hospital.

She was born May 20, 1904, at Pine Ridge, Washington County, to George William and Sada Julietta “Etta” Athey Pfeiffer. She attended Washington County Schools and graduated from the Butler County Hospital School of Nursing 1926 and from the Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1925. She was a member of the Bethel Lighthouse Church and the k Ladies Guild. She had been employed as a registered nurse at Selby General Hospital until her retirement in 1947 and had also done private duty nursing.

On Nov. 29, 1928, she married Carlos Bate, who preceded her in death. One son, George Bate, also preceded her in death.

On Oct. 26, 1937, she married William A. Blatt, who died in 1983.

Survivors include a brother, Dr. Carroll Athey Pfeiffer of Orlando, Fla., and a niece. She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister, Dr. Georgianna Pfeiffer, D.O.

Services will be 10:30a.m. Tuesday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Gordon Rutherford officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Lawrence Township. Friends may call at the funeral home from Saturday afternoon until the hour of the service.

Gerald R. Bleakley

Gerald R. Bleakley, 68, of Marietta Rt. 8 died at 1 a.m. today, April 30, in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born Sept. 22, 1923, in Newport to Clarence and Elizabeth Bogard Bleakley. He had been an operating engineer and was employed by Shelly & Sands at the time of his retirement. He was a veteran of World War II, was a member of American Legion Post 64. Washington County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5108, Pioneer City Chapter Disabled American Veterans (life member), International Union of Operating Engineers and Frontier CB Radio Club.

He was married Feb. 12, 1947, to the former Fay Medley, who survives with one son, James G. of Manassas, Va.; two daughters. Mrs. Robert (Judy) Addison of Youngstown and Mrs. Robert (Jane) Lee of Covington. Ga.; 11 grandchildren; one great- grandchild; three brothers, Clarence “Jack” Jr. of Salem, Thomas of Newport and Patrick of Matamoras; and five sisters, Mrs. James (Betty) Berga and Mrs. Neil (Sandra) Herlan, both of Newport, Mrs. Ralph (Joan) Miller of St. Marys, W.Va., Mrs. Boyd (Lucille) Hearn of Indianapolis,Ind., and Mrs. James (Donna) DeLong of Woodsfield.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Harvey O.; and one sister, Anna M. Berga.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with burial in East Lawn Memorial Park with military rites. Friends may call at the funeral home.

John Clarence Bleakley

NEWWPORT — John Clarence Bleakley, 75, of Greene Street died at 7 am. Sunday in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 29, 1905 at Broad Run in Pleasants County to Harvey and Mary Boley Bleakley. He spent his whole life at Washington County and was a carpenter. He was a member of International Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners Local 356.

He was married to Elizabeth Bogard who preceded him in death in1965. He is survived by four sons, Gerald Richard Bleakley of Reno, John Clarence Bleakley Jr. of Salem, James Thomas Bleakley of Newport and Patrick R. Bleakley of New Matamoras Rt. 1; five daughters, Mrs. James (Betty) Berga and Mrs. Neil (Sandra) Herlan of New port. Mrs. Ralph (Joan) Miller of St. Marys, W.Va., Mrs. James (Donna) DeLong of Woodsfield and Mrs. Boyd (Lucille) Hearn of Indianapolis, Ind. There 31 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Harvey G. Bleakley; daughter, Anna Maxine Berga; brother Clyde Bleakley, and sister, Dessie.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with Charles Newell officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery: Friends may call the funeral home.     

 


Binegar

 

ARNOLD KEITH BINEGAR

Arnold Keith Binegar, 40, of New Matamoras, O., Route 3, died Sept. 18, 1993 in Doctor’s Hospital at Columbus after an illness.

He was born Sept. 19, 1952, in Marietta to Gale and Luella Boston Binegar. His home had been in California before coming to New Matamoras one year ago. He was a 1971 graduate of Frontier High School and a graduate of Pepperdine College.

 He was a certified public accountant and had associate’s degrees in art and business management. He was working on an associate degree in corporate law. He was baptized in New Milford Baptist Church at Ravenna on April 14, 1963. He had formerly been employed by the food service at Marietta College and later by Burlington Industries, Citicorp Industrial Credit and Direct Delivery Trucking Co.

He is survived by one brother Ronald Binegar of Marietta; one sister, Gayle Eddy of New Matamoras, Route 3; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Carrie V. Binegar

Marietta Times

NEWPORT — Carrie V. Binegar, 94, of Newport died at 4 a.m. Tuesday (June 16, 1998) at Heartland of Marietta.

She was born July 7, 1903, in Schley, Washington County, to John A. and Martha Cummings Herlan. She was a lifelong resident of Washington County and was a former member of the Pine Ridge United Methodist Church. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, her home and her family.

She is survived by three sons Merle Binegar and his wife, Eva, of Antioch, Orvil Binegar and his wife, Barbara, of Eureka, W.Va., and Lyle Binegar and his wife, Sandra, of Newport; two daughters, June Wigal and her husband, Carroll, of Marietta and Phyllis Bowersock and her husband, Lawrence, of Rinard Mills; 32 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-great-grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Binegar, on Feb. 22, 1971; two sons, Kenneth and Furl Binegar; four daughters Delorace Thomas, Elwanda Congleton, Monna Bond and Patricia Lamp; one son-in-law, James E. Thomas; one daughter Verna Binegar; one grandson Jarod Binegar her parents; one sister, Bertha Bowersock two brothers, Joseph and Clyde Herlan; one stepsister Cora Goddard; and one stepbrother John O. Herlan.

Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at McClure Funeral Home in Marietta with Pastor Duane Biehl officiating. Burial is in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call from 2. to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.. today.

Clarence W. Binegar

February 22, 1971

Clarence W. Binegar, 79, Newport Rt., died at 12:52 pm. yesterday in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 27, 1891, at Fay, a son of the late Conway and Mary Creighton Binegar, On March 21, 1920, he married Carrie Violia Herlan, who survives with four sons and six daughters: Kenneth. Binegar, Newport Rt. 1; Merle O. Binegar, Antioch; Orvil L. Binegar, Eureka, W. Va.; Lyle V. Binegar, Mrs. Monna S. Bond and Mrs. Patricia E. Lamp, all of Newport; Mrs. Delorace Thomas, Reno; Mrs. Elwanda Congleton, Marietta; Mrs. June A. Wigal, Virginia Beach, Va., and Mrs. Phyllis L. Bowersock, Rinard Mills. One son, Furl A. Binegar is deceased. There are 32 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Three brothers survive, Ervin Binegar, Marietta, William Binegar, Marietta Rt., and Wren Binegar, Matamoras. One brother, Pearl, and two sisters, Mrs. Blanche Burkhart and Mrs. Clara, Matheny, preceded him in death.

Mr. Binegar was a retired oil field worker. He attended Pine Ridge Methodist Church.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday in Doudna & McClure Funeral Home with the Rev. Amanda Miller and the Rev. Joseph Henry officiating. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

David D. Binegar

October 1984

David Dean Binegar, 39, of Reno Star Route died at 8:15 p.m. Monday in University Hospital at Columbus following a lengthy illness.

He was born Oct. 3, 1945, in Washington County to Elm and Marge Lane Binegar. He was a graduate of Lawrence High School and had been employed at Hadley Products Co. He was also a painter. He attended the Bear Run United Methodist Church.

On July 18, 1966, he married Linda Smith, who survives with a son and a daughter, Michael Binegar and Marjorie Binegar, both at home; his parents, of Reno Star Route; four brothers, Dale A, of Bellview, Fla., Delbert L. of Marietta and Richard and James, both of Marietta Rt. 2; three sisters, Mrs. Wilbert (Juanita) Newbitt of Canton, Mrs. James (Corrine) Mendenhall of Reno Star Route and Mrs. Larry (Ora Jean) Tilton of Lowell; and several nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Eugene Binegar.

Services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday in the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with entombment in the East Lawn Mausoleum. Friends may call at the funeral home.

D. Wayne Binegar

Delbert Wayne Binegar, 28, of 116 Muskingum Drive died Sunday morning in an automobile accident.

He was born Feb. 6, 1957, at Reno to Delbert L. Binegar and the late Julie Lightfritz Binegar. He had been employed at Archer Auto Parts. He had served three years in the U.S. Army, and was a member of the Ohio National Guard. He also was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose 1823, and attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He was married March 24, 1979, to Laurie J. Archer.

He is survived by his wife; two children, Uriah Dawn and Lucas Wayne, both at home; his father, of Marietta; three brothers, Chester L. Binegar, Robert L. Binegar and Edward J. Binegar, all of Marietta; and three sisters, Teresa A. McMahan, Sandra K. Smith and Angela D. Ward, all of Marietta.

Arrangements are being made by McClure-Schafer Funeral Home.

Ethel L. Binegar

MARIETIA — Ethel L. Binegar, 95, a former resident of 216 Kenwood St. died at 11:45 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 14. 1993) at The Arbors at Marietta She was born April 4, 1898, at Wingett Run to W. Larson and Melinda Hall Thomas. Her home had been at Marietta for most of her life. She was a member of the Sixth and Washington Streets Church of Christ

She married John W. Binegar on June 19, 1918. He died Nov. 11, 1966. She also was receded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Mrs. Binegar is survived by two nephews, Brady Thomas of Barlow and Kenneth Lunsford of Caldwell; and two nieces, Mary Parks of Marr and Helen Everhart of Canal Fulton.

Services will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with Evangelist Roger Rush officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon today until the hour-of the services.

Elmer Binegar

Marietta Times, January 1988

Elmer Binegar, 87, of Reno Star Route died at 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 17, in The Arbors at Marietta.

He was born May 11, 1900, near Germantown, Washington County, to Melvin and Elizabeth Pierce Binegar. He had spent most of his life in the Dart community where he had been a painter. He attended Bear Run United Methodist Church.

He married Margie Lane on Aug. 25, 1923. She preceded him in death on Feb. 21, 1985.

He is survived by four sons, Dale of Ocala, Fla., Delbert of Marietta Rt. 1 and Richard and James, both of Marietta Rt. 2; three daughters, Mrs. Wilbur (Juanita) Nesbitt of Canton, Mrs. James (Corrine) Mendenhall of Reno Star Route and Mrs. Larry (Ora Jean) Tilton of Lowell Rt. 1; 27 grandchildren; 22 great- grandchildren; and two sisters, Bertha Barnes of Lisbon and Ora Quick of Newell, W.Va.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Donald Binegar and David Binegar; two grandchildren; two brothers; and four sisters.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with the Rev. Edwin McLeod officiating. Burial will be in Valley Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Emmett Binegar

Emmett Binegar, 94, of New Matamoras Rt. 3 died at 5 p.m. Mon day in Christian Anchorage Nursing Home.

He was born Jan, 5, 1887, in Lawrence Township to Melvin and Elizabeth Pierce Binegar. On June 14, 1912, he married Eliza Matheny. She died July 23, 1978. He had been an oil field worker and a pottery worker. He had resided all his life in Washington County.

He is survived by five sons, Homer of Wellsville, Melvin and Clark of New Matamoras, Raymond of Macksburg and Carl of Akron; one daughter, Cora Van Wey of New Matamoras; 18 grandchildren: 37 great-grandchildren; nine great- great-grandchildren; one brother, Elmer of Reno Star Rt.; and two sisters, Ora Quick of Newell, W. Va., and Bertha Barnes of Lisbon. He was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.

Services will be a 1 p/.m. Thursday in the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with burial in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Eliza E. Binegar

Born: May 11, 1892

Passed away: July 23, 1978

Funeral Services Held at McClure –Schafer Funeral Home, July 26, 1978, 2:30 p.m.

Officiating: Rev. Frank Conley

Interment: Newport Cemetery

McClure-Schafer Funeral Home

FRANK LEO BINEGAR

1992

Frank Leo Binegar, 56, of Rt. 2, Marietta, died Nov. 5 at Marietta Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.

He was born in Washington County to Melvin and Edrie Ward Binegar of Schley, O. He had been a truck driver until 1986 when he became paralyzed from injuries sustained in an accident.

Surviving in addition to his parents are two daughters, Teresa Stone of Warren and Sandra Midkiff of Vincent: two granddaughters; one grandson; three brothers, Lawrence Binegar of St. Marys, Russell Binegar of Williamstown, and Johnny Binegar of Bells Run, O.; and one sister, Carolyn Cochran of New Matamoras.

Services were Saturday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home in Marietta with the Rev. Gale Lauderman officiating. Burial was in Barabham Cemetery near Marietta.


 

James ‘Jim’ Russell Binegar

Marietta Times

NEWPORT — James “Jim”Russell Binegar, 61, of Newport died Saturday (March  27, 2004) at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.

He was born March 16, 1943, in New Matamoras to Kenneth Russell and Verna Mae McPeek Binegar. He was a 1961 graduate of Lawrence High School. He moved to work at the Ford plant in Loraine, Ohio. He moved back to Newport in 1970. He owned and operated the Newport Quaker State Service Station. He later owned and operated Jim’s Used Cars in Newport. He was a member of Faith Gospel Church, originally Dart Gospel Church, and was a member of Parkersburg Labor Union Local 1085.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Nancy Taylor Binegar; two daughters, Teresea McGregor and her husband, Andre of Harrah, Okla.,- and Connie Martin and her husband, Jay, of Newport; five grandchildren, Devin Binegar and Jordan and Kelby Martin, all of Newport, and Michael and Kayla McGregor, both of Harrah; three brothers, Donald Binegar and his special friend, Sharon, David Binegar and his wife, Kathy, and Jerry Binegar and his wife, Karen, all of Newport; five sisters Shirley Reisberger and her husband, Jeff, Marilyn Mason and her husband, Ronald Sr., Marla Binegar and her fiancé, Bob Arthur, and Kyla Kidd and her husband, Jim, all of Marietta, and Cheryl Thomas and her husband, Cecil, of Newport; 18 nieces and nephews; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; paternal grandparents, Clarence and Carrie Binegar; and maternal grandparents, Gordon and Lula McPeek.

Services are at 1 p.m. Friday at Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys, W.Va., with Pastor Keith Kapple and the Rev. Steve Smith officiating. Burial is in Newport Cemetery in Newport. Calling hours are from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday and up until the time of services on Friday at the funeral home.

Jarod Robert Binegar

Jarod Robert Binegar, 5, of Newport, died Thursday night after the motorcycle he was riding collided with another vehicle in Newport according to the Washington Sheriff’s Department.

He was born august 7, 1975 to Lyle and Sandra Binegar. He attended Newport Elementary School and the Church of Christ.

His parents survive with four brothers, John, Jeff, Jamie and Shane, all of the home; grandmothers, Erma Holdren and Carrie Binegar of Newport.

Serviced will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with evangelist William Deuell officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Friends may call at eh funeral home.

BOY, 5, FILLED IN CRASH

A five-year-old Newport boy was killed Thursday night after the motorcycle he was riding collided with another vehicle to in Newport, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.

Jerrod R. Binegar of Newport Rt. 1 was dead on arrival at Marietta Memorial Hospital, according to Joe Pickens, the hospital’s community relations director. The Pleasants County Emergency Squad transported Binegar to Memorial, according to the sheriff’s reports.

Details of the accident were sketchy this morning. Sheriff Deputies were to question witnesses and other persons later today.

The accident occurred on Poinciana Avenue in Newport between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m., according to the sheriff’s report. It was not know this morning how the accident occurred, but Binegar was riding a small motorcycle when it collided with a vehicle driven by Mary A. Fickeisen., 33 of Newport Rt. 1 the report said.

Meda Fern Graham Binegar

Meda Fern Graham Binegar, 88, of Marietta died at 7 p.m. Sunday (June 8, 1992) at 425 Sixth St.

Mrs. Binegar was a member of the Church of Christ at Sixth and Washington streets. She was born Sept. 6, 1903, near Matamoras to Jeremiah and Isabell Worstell Graham.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Binegar; her parents; one son, M. Dean Binegar; two sisters, Margaret Wolfe and Carrie Kuhn; and five brothers, Charles, John, Dorsey, Orville and Ernest Graham.

Mrs. Binegar is survived by one daughter, Mrs. David (Doris) Leonhart of Marietta; one sister, Mrs. W.H. (Pearl) Patterson of Marietta; and a number of nephews and nieces.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with Evangelist Roger Rush officiating. Burial will be In East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from noon Tuesday until the hour of the services. The family will be present to meet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Melvin Binegar

Marietta Times

NEW MATAJ — Melvin Binegar, 85, of New Matamoras Route 3 died Sunday evening (Oct. 17, 1999) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born Sept. 12, 1914 in Schley, Washington County, to Emmett and Eliza Binegar, He had worked in the timber business for several years and was later employed in the plant of Broughton’s Dairy for 28 years until his retirement He spent all his life in Washington County. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

On Sept. 21, 1934, he married the former Edrie Ward who survives with three sons, Stanley Binegar and his wife, Rosalie of Cairo, W.Va., Russell Binegar and his wife, Norma, of Williamstown and Johnny Binegar and his wife, Nancy, of Bell’s Run, Newport; one daughter, Carolyn Cochran of New Matamoras; 10 grandchildren, 17 great and stepgreat-grandchi1dren, one sister, Cora Van Wey of New Matamoras; two brothers, Carl Binegar of Akron and Raymond Binegar of Whipple; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Frank Leo Binegar, two infant sons; one infant daughter; his parents; one infant granddaughter; and two brothers, Clark and Homer Binegar.

Services are at 1 p.m. Wednesday at McC1ut Funeral Home in Marietta with the Rev, Gale Lauderman officiating Burial is in Hearn Cemetery. Friends may call from noon today until the hour of services at the funeral home.

Mrs. Wren A. Binegar

March 5, 1976

Mrs. Margaret (Maggie) Binegar, 73, Dart, died at 2 a.m. today in Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born April 20, 1902, in Dart, a daughter of the late Norman and Fannie Lane Haught. She most of her life in Lawrence Twp. and was a member of Lawrence Baptist Church.

On April 5, 1922, she was married to Wren A. Binegar, who survives with son and one Glenn A. Binegar, Devola, and Mrs. Mary Frances Hendershot, Whipple Rt. 1. There are five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and four brothers, Dale Haught, Deucher, Ray, Marietta Rt. 6, Forrest, Reno Star Rt., and Arthur, Dart. Three sisters are deceased.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in McClure-Schafer Home, with burial in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Merle H. Binegar

Merle Henry Binegar, 64, of Maplewood Drive, St. Marys departed this life Jan. 26, 2005, after a brief battle with colon cancer.

He was born April 16, 1940, at home in Ludlow Township, Washington County. Mr. Binegar was a 1958 graduate of’ Lawrence High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1959-1963 in Plattsburg, N.Y.

Upon completion of his military service he returned home and began working for the Union Carbide Corporation in Sistersville. He retired April 1998 after 35 years of service as a lab oratory technologist.

He moved to Pleasants County in 1968, where he resided until his death.

He was a member of the Belmont Volunteer Fire Department from 1970-1975. He was baptised in the Catholic faith in April 1988 at St. John’s Catholic Church, St. Marys.

Survivors include his mother, Gladys (Hesson) Binegar of New Matamoras; his wife of 40 years, Carolyn (Burer) Binegar of St. Marys; one son, Michael of St. Marys; one daughter and son-in law, Michele and Phillip Soto of Montclair, Va.; four grandchildren, Alexandria and Robert Binegar of Shultz and Isaac and Gabriel Soto of Montclair, Va.; one sister, Ruth Schneider of New Matamoras; three brothers, Donald and Sue Binegar Jr. of Sistersville, Lawrence and Charlotte Binegar of Marietta and John and Pam Binegar of Lowell; one sister-in-law, David and Barbara (Burer) McCarty of Lowell; one brother-in-law, Larry and Barbie Burer of Warner, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Donald H. Binegar of New Matamoras; father and mother-in-law, Charles M. and Martha (Ervin) Burer of Warner; brother-in-law, John Schneider of New Matamoras; and brother- in-law, Charles V. Burer Jr. of Marietta.

He enjoyed his family, especially his grandchildren, the out doors, flower gardening and his little dog, Buster.

Family and friends will be received 6-8 p.m. Saturday and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Hadley Funeral Home.

Ralph Donald Binegar

Marietta Times, 1989

Ralph Donald Binegar, 79, of Rt. 6, Morris Loop, Marietta, died at 7:34 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 15, in The Arbors at Marietta.     

He was born Aug. 8, 1910, in Hanford, Calif., to Clem and Jane Patterson Binegar. He was a member of the Sixth and Washington Street Church of Christ and was owner and operator of Binegar’s General Store at Wingett Run. He operated his store for 27 years retiring in 1973, when he sold the store. Before owning his store, he was employed 10 years by American Bridge Co. at Ambridge, Pa.

He attended Marietta High School and was a charter member of the Muskingum Volunteer Fire Department. He served on the board of Reno Water and Sewer District for 10 years; was a member of the Marietta Senior Citizens Club and a member of the Retired Senior Volunteer pro gram for several years.

He is survived by his wife, Audrey Cline Binegar; one daughter, Mrs. James (Connie) Graham of Columbus; two grandsons; one grand daughter; one foster grandson; two brothers, Roscoe of Marietta and Forest of Williamstown; and one sister, Mabel Hackathorn of Marietta.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Gerald Binegar.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Sixth and Washington Street Church of Christ with Roger Rush and Claude S. Davis officiating. Entombment will be in East Lawn Mausoleum. The family will receive friends at Hadley Funeral Home at Marietta from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the services on Wednesday.

Stella Irene Binegar

Marietta Times

Stella Irene Binegar, 69, of Marietta Route 5 died at 4:10 a.m. Tuesday (Aug. 19, 1997) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born Dec. 15, 1927, in Washington County to George arid Bertha Hood Hayes. Her home had been in Lawrence Township. She attended Lawrence High School and had been employed at the Washington County Home as a nurse’s aide. She had also worked in private homes in this area as a caregiver. She was a member of Soul’s Harbor Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Linda Stickler of Parkersburg; two grandchildren, Kelly Strickler and Jeff Strickler and his wife, Jessica, all of Marietta; three great-grandchildren, Nathan Strickler, Morgan Shea Strickler and Brandon Burer; and one sister, Ruby Binegar of Whipple. She had been married to Charles Binegar until 1983.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, John Hayes.

Services are at 10:30 a.m. Friday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Hughes officiating. Burial is in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friend may call at the funeral home until the hour of the services.

Theresa Katherine Binegar

Marietta Times

LOWELL — Theresa Katherine Binegar, 77, of Lowell Route 2 died at 2:05 p.m. Friday (Sept. 28, 01) in New Orleans, La., after a brief illness.

She was born May 25, 1924, in Newport to Earnest and Helen Stump Valentine. She had lived in Lowell since 1957.

She had been a nurse, working at Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Lowell; the Catholic Women’s Club, where she was a past president; Third Order of St. Frances; and St. Vincent de Paul Society. She was involved in total ministry, R.C.I.A. Cursilla, Renew, was a Eucharist minister and helped with Meals on Wheels. She was also past president of the local chapter of L.P.N.O.A.

She is survived by eight daughters, Sharon Pottmeyer and her husband, John, of Lowell, Mary Bernadette Hanes and her husband, Lewis, of Newport, Linda Phelps and her husband, Jim, of Lowell, Teresa Beischel and her husband, Tony, of Cincinnati, Loretta Smith of Lowell, Julie Schwab and her husband, John, of Cincinnati, Meg Schaad and her husband, Bob, of Wilmington, and Beth Brady and her husband, Jo of Topeka, Kan; two sons, Michael Binegar and his wife, Diana, of Marietta and David Binegar and his wife, Tracy, of Metaire, La.; 22 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters Ruth Bauer and her husband, Ted, of Marietta and Bernadine Fox of Marietta; two brothers, Robert Valentine and his wife, Violet, of Phoenix, Ariz., and David Valentine and his wife, Penny, of Newport Beach, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis William Binegar, on Feb. 9, 1971. They had been married Oct. 11, 1941. She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral liturgy with Mass is at 10 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church with the Rev. Victor Cinson officiating. Burial is in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Lowell chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. There will be a vigil service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church.

Verna Mae Binegar

Marietta Times

MARIETI’A — Verna Mae Binegar, 68, of Marietta Route 4, a former resident of  Newport Route 1, died at 3:23 p.m. Thursday (March 2, 1995) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born May 15, 1926, at Sheet’s Run, Grandview Township, to Gordon and Lulu Hutchison McPeek. She had spent her early life in Grandview Township and attended New Matamoras schools. She was a born again Christian and was a member of the Faith Gospel Church, formerly Dart Gospel Church, and had been a Sunday school teacher in the kindergarten department for 25 years. She attended the O’Neill Day Care Center and found enjoyment in the activities program there.

She is survived by four sons, James Russell Binegar and his wife, Nancy, of Newport Route 1, Donald Lee Binegar of Newport Route 1, David Bryan Binegar and his wife, Kathy, of Newport Route 1, and Jerry Dean Binegar and his wife, Karen, of Newport Route 1; five daughters, Shirley Ann Hamilton and Maria Galatea Binegar, both of Marietta Route 6, Marilyn Dione Mason and her husband, Ronald Eugene Sr., of Marietta Route 4, with whom she had been making her home recently, Cheryl Janice Thomas and her husband, Cecil, of Newport Route 1, and Kyla Maye Kidd and her husband, James, of Marietta; 18 grandchildren; 11 great- grandchildren; two brothers, Dean McPeek of East Liverpool and Gordon “Junior” McPeek of Newport Route 1; two sisters, Kathleen Binegar of New Matamoras Route 3 and Wanda Jean Hammatt of Belmont, W.Va.; a number of nieces and nephews; and her mother-in-law, Carrie Binegar of Newport Route 1.

On March 14, 1943, she married Kenneth Russell Binegar, who died Sept. 30, 1972. Also preceding her in death are her parents; and three brothers, Harry McPeek, Truman McPeek and Marvin McPeek.

Services are 2 p.m. Monday at the Calvary Community Church in Belpre with Pastor Ken Fullerton officiating. Burial is in East Lawn Memorial Park. Friends may call from noon Saturday until noon on Monday at McClure-Schafer Funeral Home in Marietta, and one hour prior to the services Monday at the church.

Wilda Binegar

May 16, 1980

Mrs. Wilda Binegar, 60, of Silver Lake died Friday morning in Akron City Hospital.

She was born June 18, 1919, in New Matamoras to the late Everett and  __?ttie McCall Holdren. Her husband,  __?rl Binegar, survives, along with a son, Gilbert of Diamond; a sister, Mrs. Wilma Taylor of Brady Lake; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

She had lived in the Stowe area for past 40 years.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the McClure-Schafer Funeral Home. Burial will be in Parr Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from noon Sunday until the hour service.