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Gary C. Meanor

The St. Marys Oracle of St Marys, West Virginia

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Gary C. Meanor, 76, of St. Marys, passed away Jan. 1, 2012, at Eagle Point in Parkersburg.

He was born Sept. 12, 1935, at Bens Run, a son of the late Blaine Meanor and the late Novella Wise Meanor Chapman. He retired after 22 years with the U. S. Army, retiring as Sergeant Major. He served during the Vietnam War. He retired after 23 years from the former First National Bank in St. Marys as a vice president, and he was a Baptist by faith. His hobbies included bowling and woodworking.He is survived by his wife, Kay Hendrickson Meanor; children, Gary Fomshell of Boise, ID, Tyron Meanor of London, OH, Steven Meanor of St. Marys and Lois Harris of Belpre; stepchildren, Tabitha Reed of Vienna and Chris Reed of St. Marys; several grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Pete Chapman of New Matamoras; and two nieces.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Meanor.

Services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys with the Rev. Lisa Davis-Heller officiating. Interment will be in St. Marys IOOF Cemetery. Park Section, with military graveside rites. An online guest register is available at

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Original Publication Date: January 4, 2012

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