Wilburn Michaelson

Wilburn H. "Hoot" Michaelson

Friday, July 13th, 1917 - Monday, October 5th, 2020
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Obituary

Wilburn H. “Hoot” Michaelson Sr., 103, of Marmet passed away Monday October 5, 2020 at Marmet Genesis Health Center.

He was a retired coal miner, U.S. Navy veteran of WWII, Mason, Scoutmaster, member of the Marmet Lions Club and Reynolds Memorial United Methodist Church. He was honored as the Marmet Man of the Year and the Lions Club Man of the Year.

Surviving are: Daughters: Brenda Thomas of Chesapeake and Diane (Kenneth) Dillo of Clayton, NC, Sons: Wilburn “Mike” Jr. of Marmet, Roger (Lois) of St. Albans, Patrick (Rita) of Comfort, Sisters: Eileen Matheney of Fairmont and Dorothy Moles of Leon, Special Niece: Vicki DeVeise of Marmet, 10 Grandchildren, 25 Great Grandchildren and 4 Great Great Grandchildren.

He was preceeded in death by his wife of 63 years: Charlotte Michaelson, Granddaughter: Tiffany Michaelson, Grandson: Scott Thomas, Son in law: Kenneth E. “Poodle” Thomas, Daughter in law: Jean Ann Michaelson and Special Nephew: Jack Taylor.

A walk-through visitation will be held 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday October 8, 2020 at Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet. Entombment service will follow just outside the West Virginia Mausoleum at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes with Rev. Darick Biondi and Rev. David Clark officiating. Please observe social distancing and wear a mask due to Covid-19 restrictions.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Reynold’s Memorial United Methodist Church 9508 MacCorkle Ave. Marmet, WV 25315.

Condolences may be sent to the family at leonardjohnsonfuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Leonard Johnson Funeral Home
    Address
    8706 California Ave.
    MARMET, WV 25315
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  • Service

    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Thursday, October 8th, 2020 3:00pm
    Notes
    Service will be just outside the WV Memorial (Lord's Supper) Mausoleum at the back of Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes where military rites will be conducted by a U.S. Navy honors team and St. Albans American Legion Post 73.
  • Interment

    Location
    Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens
    Address
    CROSS LANES, WV

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Rebecca Pritt

Posted at 12:31am
Deepest Sympathy, Hoot will be missed by many, grateful for the little time I had with Hoot and family. Love and Prayers for comfort in time of need.....Rebecca Pritt & Family
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Tom McClure

Posted at 08:24pm
I am so very Sorry to hear of Hoot's Passing. He was a fine gentleman . A asset to the Town of Marmet. His kindness is reflected in his Children and Grand Children.My Prayers are offered for The entire Michaelson Family. God Bless each of You .
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Harry and Carolyn Townsley

Posted at 01:18pm
Our condolences to all his beloved family. May the Lord grant you His peace, comfort and abiding love. Carolyn and Tee Townsley
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The Benefit Bank Distributors Family

Posted at 09:34am
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