Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

March 18, 2013

ALLEN P. VANMETER JR. [Keyser, W.Va.]

KEYSER, W.Va. — Allen P. VanMeter Jr., 62, of Keyser, died Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser.

Born on Nov. 15, 1950 at New Creek, W.Va., he was a son of the late Allen Pritchard VanMeter Sr. and Evelyn P. (Miller) VanMeter. He also was preceded in death by a daughter, Korinna Leann VanMeter; a sister, Barbara Jean Michael; a brother, Rockie Lynn VanMeter; and a brother-in-law, Aubrey Johns.

Mr. VanMeter was a retired plumber by trade. He was a dedicated member of the Branch Full Gospel Church in McCoole, and greatly enjoyed collecting and playing guitars.

Surviving are his wife of 44 years, Evelyn (Whisner) VanMeter; two daughters, Christina Ganoe and husband Kenneth and Shelly Judy and husband Daniel, all of Keyser; one brother, Rawlin Ray VanMeter and fiancée Patty of McCoole; two sisters, Betty Lease and husband Rev. Jack Lease of McCoole and Wanda Johns of Keyser; a brother-in-law, Richard Michael of Antioch, W.Va.; a sister-in-law, Brooke VanMeter of Piedmont, W.Va.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Also surviving is his special pal, "Skeeter."

Friends may call at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home immediately following the visitation at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Baker "Jack" Lease officiating.

The family requests that memorial contributions be directed to the family at 500 Carskadon Lane, Apt. 608, Keyser, WV 26726.

Condolences and personal reflections to the family may be left after Mr. VanMeter's obituary at smithfuneralhomes.net.

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