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329 E Main St
Clarksburg, WV 26301
Phone: (304) 624-5404
Fax: 304-623-3019
Russell Riffle

Russell Lee Riffle

Monday, June 20th, 1927 - Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Russell Lee Riffle, 92, of Clarksburg, WV (Laurel Park Community), passed away on his birthday, Thursday, June 20, 2019. He was born on June 20, 1927 at Millertown, WV in Upshur County, a son of the late Roscoe Clay and Opal Icy (Roby) Riffle. Mr. Riffle is survived by his loving wife of nearly 69 years, Dorothy L. “Dottie” (Johnson) Riffle, whom he married on August 5, 1950.

In addition to his wife Russell is survived by one daughter, Kathy Hamrick and husband Steven of Laurel Park; one sister, Helen Beto of Morgantown; two granddaughters: Casey Miller and husband Andy, and Katie Swanson and husband Nathan all of Ankeny, Iowa; six great-grandchildren: Gideon, Sawyer, and Sadie Miller, and Zadok, Xander, and Reddek Swanson.

Russell was also preceded in death by one brother and three sisters: Clifford Riffle, Margurite Radcliff, Juanita Ozborn, and Mildred Ward.

Russell lost his parents at an early age so he attended several schools growing up including Brooks Hill, Laurel, and Buckhannon High School in Upshur County and then on to Unidis High School in West Milford. He then joined the United States Navy and thanks to the military he was able to graduate high school while in Hawaii. He was proud of his service in the Navy during World War II. He went on to work for Hazel Atlas Glass for 25 years and was the proprietor of Riffle’s Camper Sales for 30 years.

Russell never met a stranger and loved helping his neighbors and serving the church, which he did all of his life. He began teaching Sunday School at the age of 27 and done so until his passing. Along with his wife Dottie they attended Oak Mound Evangelical Church. Russell also enjoyed working with wood, farming, and the WVU Mountaineers. He loved hunting or just being out in the woods.

Family and friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV, on Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 2 until 6pm. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 10am with Pastor Steve DeLay presiding. Interment will follow at the WV National Cemetery where full military honors will be accorded. Online condolences, www.davisweaverfuneralhome.com The Davis-Weaver Funeral Home is honored to serve the Riffle Family during this time.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Davis-Weaver Funeral Home
    Address
    329 E Main Street
    CLARKSBURG, WV 26301
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  • Service

    Monday, June 24th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, June 24th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Davis-Weaver Funeral Home
    Address
    329 E Main Street
    CLARKSBURG, WV 26301
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  • Interment

    Location
    WV National Cemetery
    Address
    Pruntytown
    Pruntytown, WV
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Karen Wolf

Posted at 05:59am
Thank you Mr. Riffle for your service to your church and country. It has been a pleasure working with you for the last few years. May your family find peace in the Lord until they are with you again. My deepest sympathies.
Karen Wolf
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Patti Hickman

Posted at 08:34am
Dottie & Family, So sorry for your loss, but you have the blessed assurance that Russ is at peace with our Lord!
Love & Prayers,

"Perk" & Patti Hickman
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Ruby Casto

Posted at 12:18pm
Dottie, So sorry to hear about Russ and my thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. May God continue to bless you always.
Ruby Casto
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Bruce McBride

Posted at 09:09am
Thank you Russ for your faithful service at Emmanuel Baptist when I was your pastor. Your friendship and help in my life will never be forgotten. He was a great man of God and along with Jim Radcliff taught me how to hunt deer. I cherish the memories of hunting with him and listening to his stories many times. He was like a father to me while we lived in WV for nearly 15 years. I will see you again someday my dear brother.
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Richard Underwood

Posted at 08:39pm
I worked with Russ for 20 yrs and have known him all my life. You could not find a nicer man. My condolences to Dottie and their family.
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