William “Sonny” VanMeter, 76, of Clifton W.Va.,went to be with the Lord on November 12, 2012, at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant W.Va. He was the son of the late Carl VanMeter.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Carolyn VanMeter of Clifton, W.Va.; mother, Alma Delpha Zimmerman of Point Pleasant, W.Va.; son, Vance VanMeter of Middleport, Ohio; daughter, Kathy VanMeter of Pomeroy, Ohio; stepsons, Tony Chapell of Middleport Ohio, and Richard Chapell of Chester Ohio; three daughters, Misty King of Harrisonville, Ohio, Shaunda Test of Gallipolis, Ohio, and Taunda Justis of Clifton, W.Va.; two sisters, Betty Hamm Syracuse, Ohio, and Ann Untalan of New Haven, W.Va.; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
William worked as a engineer on the river boat. He was also in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, at the Foglesong-Roush Funeral Home in Mason, W.Va.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, with burial following at the Clifton Hill Cemetery in Clifton, W.Va.
Condolences may be sent to foglesongroushfh.com.