Obituary of Ward Ray Schnopp
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Ward Ray Schnopp,
78, passed away at his home in Hazelton, WV surrounded by his family on Saturday April 8, 2023.
A son of the late E. Ray and Bertha Ellen Rodeheaver Schnopp, he was born on October 13, 1944, in Hazelton, WV. He is a veteran of the US Army, serving as a helicopter mechanic and a clerk.
A quiet and soft-spoken man, Ward was an avid reader, a carpenter and woodworker, and a lifelong farmer. He was good at everything he did and retired in 2010 from the United States Post Office as a rural carrier.
Ward is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Georgeanna Wireman Schnopp; his three children: Michael Ward Schnopp and wife Lisa, Brian Todd Schnopp, and Wendy Rae Livengood and husband Bill; his four grandchildren: Heidi Moran and husband Greg, Katie Henk and husband Tyler, Lindsay Wilson and husband Brandon, and Levi Schnopp; and his five great grandchildren: Owen and Mason Moran, Coen and Mali Wilson, and Lakelyn Cramer. Also surviving are his siblings: Ellen Close, Jean Schnopp, Edward Schnopp and wife Karen, and Linda Cuppett and husband Cliff.
Family and friends may call at the Carl R. Spear Funeral Home in Brandonville-Bruceton Mills, WV, Wednesday, April 12, 2023, from 3-7 p.m., and Thursday, April 13, 2023, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service with Pastor Steve Wotring officiating. Burial will follow in the Parnell Cemetery, Bruceton Mills (Cuzzart), WV.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.spearfuneralhome.net.