Stanley L. Van Meter
Stanley L. (Charlie) VanMeter, Sr., 77, of Rawlings, died Thursday, April 14,
2005 at Sacred Heart Hospital.
Born November 12, 1927 in Rawlings, he was the son of the late Melvin VanMeter
and Ethel Sadie VanMeter Hansel. He was also preceded in death by three
brothers, Leslie V. VanMeter, James S. VanMeter and Jack VanMeter.
Mr. VanMeter was a retired construction worker for the Local #616, where he
worked for 50 years. He was an Air Force and Army veteran of the Korean
Conflict. He received the Combat Infantry Badge, an Occupation Medal, Korean
Service Medal three Bronze Stars and a Silver Star. Since 1966, he was a member
of the Cresaptown Eagles #2883 and he attended the Rawlings United Methodist
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Goldie L. VanMeter; one daughter, Marlenea
Shuck Miller and husband Richard, Levels, W.Va.; three sons, Stanley L.
VanMeter, Jr. and wife Rebecca, Rawlings, Leslie R. ?Coke? VanMeter and fianc?
Collette, Cresaptown, Frederick M. Shuck and wife Loretta, McCoole; three
sisters, Shirley Crites and husband Page, Rawlings, Susan Roser and husband
Fred, Bowling Green, Margaret Hughes, Green Ridge; 11 grandchildren and 13
Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., Cresaptown on
Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday at 1:00 p.m.
with Rev. Harold R. McClay, Jr. Friends will be received at the funeral home
one-hour prior to the funeral services.
Interment will be in Biertown Cemetery.
Military honors will be accorded by the Combined Veterans Honor Guard.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.scarpellifh.com.
From: The Valley Banner - Elkton, Virginia. April 21,