The Wheeling Lodge # 28 has released the March 2022 issue of Cervus Alces.
t is my sad duty to inform you that a Life Member of our Lodge has passed and that we will have a Lodge of Sorrow in his honor at the Thursday, February 17, 2022, Lodge Meeting.
Howard Richard ‘Dick” Millard, 92, of Wheeling passed away on Monday, February 15, 2022 peacefully in his sleep.
Dick was born on June 16, 1929, to the late James and Marie Millard. He is survived by his sons Jay (Marsha) Millard of Cincinnati, OH and Michael Cass (Kimberley) McMillan of Huntington, WV as well as his grandchildren: Dominic Millard, Meghan Millard, Michael Cass McMillian II, Joshua McMillian, and Braxton Michels along with his great grandchildren: Tucker McMillian, Tanner McMillian, Landon Michels, and Kinsleigh Michels. Along with his parents, Dick was preceded in death by his sister Eleanor Bock.
Dick was a 1st Lieutenant serving in the U. S. Army during the Korean War. After returning from the war, he joined the Wheeling Police Department and served the citizens of Wheeling for 28 years before retiring as a Lieutenant. Along with serving his country and community, Dick was a longtime OVAC football official and an active member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (Life Member) Lodge No. 28, Masonic Lodge, Osiris Shrine, Royal Order of Jesters and the Fraternal Order of Police.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Donations may be made in his name to the Jay and Marsha Millard Foundation, Inc. for the benefit of Twin Rails Sober Living Facility Covington, KY. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Rd., Wheeling, WV, 26003 (304-232-2732).
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The Wheeling Lodge #28 has lost a long time Member of our Wheeling Lady Elks. It is my sad duty to announce that Thelma Mae “Happy” Scott, 102, passed away at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Saturday, July 24, 2021. Thelma was born in Wetzel County, WV, on March 22, 1919, . She was the daughter of the late John Roberts and Laura Carney Roberts Cathers.
"Happy" was a member of the Carnation Twig of OVMC, past president of the Civic League of Warwood, and a member of the Auxiliary of the Sisters of Saint Joseph. She loved to travel and was a Methodist by faith.
In addition to her parents, "Happy" was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Scott (DEC. November 3, 1999); daughter, Beverly Scott Speidel; two sons-in-law, David L. Johnson and James G. Speidel. Surviving is her daughter, Betty Johnson (Wheeling, WV); two granddaughters, Lisa (Ken) Vannoy (St. Clairsville, OH), and Penny Johnson (Wheeling, WV); two great grandchildren, Bethany (Joel) Reed and Seth (Brittanie) Vannoy; nephew, William Hostutler; and several great nieces and great nephews.
Friends will be received at Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling, WV, Sunday, August 1, 2021, from 5-7 pm and again Monday, August 2, 2021, 10 am until time of service at 11 am, with Rev. Jake Steele officiating. Entombment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 1232 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com. Arrangements by Kepner Funeral Home, 900 National Road, Wheeling, WV 26003 (304-232-2732).
Submitted by Marty Haynes, Wheeling #28
My Fellow Elks,
It is my sad duty to inform you of the passing of our Member William "Bill" Langmyer.
September 7, 1934 - July 9, 2021
William A. “Bill” Langmyer, age 86 of Triadelphia, WV passed away on July 9, 2021. He was born on September 7, 1934 in Wellsburg, WV to the late Joseph and Kathleen Langmyer. In addition to his parents, Bill is also preceded in death by his niece, nephew, and brother-in-law. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Mary Jane Langmyer; sister Martha Rodak; nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be held Monday, July 12, 2021, 11:00am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 2244 Marshall Ave., Wheeling, WV. 26003.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
Arrangements are in care of Altmeyer Funeral Home and online condolences made be made at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com
A Lodge of Sorrow will be held at our next Lodge meeting, Thursday, August 19, 2021. Also, he will be included on our annual Memorial Service that is open to the families and public on Sunday, December 5, 2021, at 2:00 P. M.
Marty Haynes, P.E.R., Lodge Secretary
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