Cumberland Times-News


March 8, 2013

DENVER W. HIGH [Wiley Ford, W.Va.]


WILEY FORD, W.Va. — Denver William High, 88, of Wiley Ford, W.Va., died Thursday, March 7, 2013 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

Born Oct. 24, 1924 in Flats, W.Va., he was the son of the late John W. High and Lottie (Sions) High.

He was also preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Jean Kiser High; a daughter, Deanna Jean High; and, a daughter-in-law, “P. J.” High.

Mr. High was a graduate of Moorefield High School.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served in the 82nd. Airborne.

Mr. High retired with 40 years of service from the Kelly-Springfield Tire Company. He had worked in the Finishing Department as a Tire Inspector.

Survivors include his three children, Teresa Kincaid, and husband Bill, Short Gap, Gregory High, Wiley Ford, and Dana High, Cumberland; nine grandchildren, and fifteen great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, Inc., Rt. 28, Fort Ashby, on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m.

The funeral service will be conducted on Monday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home, with Pastor Kevin Lamp, officiating.

Interment will be in Olivet Cemetery, Moorefield, W.Va.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Condolences to the family may be posted after Mr. High’s obituary at

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