Norman L. Derrow, 70, of Moundsville, W.Va., passed away Friday, November 17, 2017, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, W.Va.
Norman was born June 2, 1947, in Glen Dale, the son of the late Ralph and Velma (Sims) Derrow. He was a retired mechanic for Consolidated Coal Co., Shoemaker Mine, Benwood, W.Va., with 38 years of service. He was U.S. Marine Corp. Vietnam veteran; a member of the Moose Lodge, Moundsville; and the V.F.W., Moundsville and Powhatan Point, Ohio.
Norman is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Bibiana (Smith) Derrow; three children, Krista (David) Elliott, Carrie Mason, David (Tracy) Derrow, all of Moundsville; two sisters, June (James) Campbell of Hamilton, Ohio, and Judy (Jeff) McCheskey of Jamestown, N.Y.; 6 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Monday, from 4-8 pm, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, where services will be held at 11 am, Tuesday, November 21, 2017, with Kathy Wills officiating. Interment will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery, Robert Ridge, Moundsville, with full military honors provided by the Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.
Judy – just saw this today after visitation. So sorry for your loss. Hope the many wonderful memories you have give you comfort. May perpetual light shine upon him.
Bibi, Ruthann and I are very sorry for your loss , Norman was a very good guy, and I enjoyed working with him. Prayers for you and all of your family.
Sorry for your loss,. We can not make service but know we are thinking of your family. Well remember the good times
Sorry for your loss. We can not make calling hour or services but know we are thinking of your family! Well remember the good times
So sorry for your loss he was a wonderful person
You and your children are in my prayers Bibi. My heart goes out to you♡
Bibi, My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. God Bless!
Cindy Freeman Gunto
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,
May your memories of Norman L. Derrow, give you peace, comfort and strength…
Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
and prayers to the family of ….
US Marine Veteran, Norman L. Derrow, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†
† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
So sorry f Stalnaker your loss. Our thought s and prayers are with you.