Mount Vernon News
  • Virgil A. Claypool

  • January 18, 2010

WARSAW — Virgil Andrew Claypool, 50, of 26711 Township Road 345, Warsaw, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010, at his residence.

He was born July 14, 1959, in Buckhannon, W.Va., to Andrew M. and Gladys (Moats) Claypool. He married Martha (Shaw) Claypool on July 1, 2000, who survives. He was a member of New Beginnings Church in Warsaw, and was a carpenter and a mechanic. He also loved taking care of his land.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Claypool of Warsaw, two sons, Andrew and Bruce Claypool, both of Mount Vernon; one grandson; his father, Andrew M. Claypool of Webster Springs, W.Va.; three sisters, Lucille Skidmore of Sutton, W.Va., Cindy Claypool of Webster Springs, W.Va., and Shirley Brooks of Grassy Creek, W.Va.; and several aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Claypool; grandmother, Ossie Skeens; and two brothers, Homer and LeRoy Claypool.

Funeral services will be held today at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw with Pastor Bill Dunfee officiating. Visitation is one hour prior to service time. Interment will follow in Tiverton Baptist Church Cemetery.

This information is online at In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.



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