Richard “Red” W. Fleming

July 23, 1932 - June 23, 2015

07/23/1932 - 06/23/2015

Past Services

Monday June 29, 2015
4:00 am - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Tuesday June 30, 2015
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Assoc.
Mt. Calvary Lane
Steubenville, OH 43952
740-264-1331 | Directions
Tuesday June 30, 2015
10:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions

Richard “Red” W. Fleming, 82, of Vero Beach, FL, formally of Moundsville, WV, passed away June 23, 2015 at the VNA Hospice House, Vero Beach, FL.
He was born July 23, 1932 in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late Wilber and Margarite (Miller) Fleming.
Red attended Triadelphia High School, was a Christian by faith, served as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, was a retired coal miner for Consolidated Coal, member of the Moundsville Moose Lodge and an avid golfer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Elsie Sutton, Sara Brandon and Frances Ostrander and a brother, David Fleming.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Nora M. (Matiasek) Fleming of Vero Beach, Fl; two children, Joyce (Carl) Wunderlich of Mount Clare, WV and Richard David Fleming of Moundsville; four sisters, Ore Mae Alig, Florence Price, June Davis and Ruth (Jim) Kerns; three grandchildren, Tiffany (Ahmed) Osman of Fulton, MD, Michael Wunderlich of Morgantown, WV and Melissa (Sam) Mikes of Wheeling; two great grandchildren, Blossom Mikes and Noah Osman and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received from 4-8 pm, Monday June 29, 2015 at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 30 at 10am with Rev Doug Ondeck officiating.
Interment and military services will follow in Mt Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the VNA Hospice House at 901 37th Street, Vero Beach, FL. 32960.
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Cheryl Skinner, Patriot Guard
8 years ago

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 Richard W. Fleming, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.

I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family of….. US Army Veteran, Richard W. Fleming , “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 †

Patti Sutton Gorham
8 years ago

Aunt Nora, Joyce, David,
Uncle Richard will be greatly missed. Always remember his smile. Always had to make him a cake on sunday after his golf game at wheeling park. He would visit with mom and eat cake. Always remember the good times. He is missed. God bless
Patti and Mark.

Sandra Nisperly
8 years ago

So sorry to hear about Richard.We are so sad for your loss. Thinking of you and your family. Red and Nick are together again golf clubs in hand Sandy & Bernie

Gwen Miller
8 years ago

The news of Richard’s passing has saddened me. Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers.
May the light of God shine upon him and all his family.