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Lewis F "Butch" Tichnell

November 23, 1942 ~ March 2, 2018 (age 75)

    Lewis F. “Butch” Tichnell, age 75 of Moundsville formerly of Newburg, WV died Friday, March 2, 2018 at Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, WV.

    He was born November 23, 1942 in Newburg, WV son of the late Noah “Bob” and Viola “Pearl” McGinnis Tichnell.

    Lewis was a US Army veteran, a member of the Bethel Church Scotch Hill, Earl Francis Post #3 American Legion, F.O. Eagles #499, Democratic Women’s Association, Executive Committee Democratic and the UMWA Local 1638.

    In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother: Kenneth Eugene Tichnell.

    Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Mary Ann Reynolds Tichnell; three daughters: DeAnna (Gerald) Clarkson of Thornton, WV, Katrina “Katie” West of Grafton, WV and Erin Harrington of Penn Hills, PA; one brother: Lloyd “Randy” (Sue) Tichnell of Scotch Hill, WV; nine grandchildren: Katrina Tichnell, Harley and Noah West, Becky Hinkle, Trevor and Lauren Clarkson, Natalie, Ethan and Adam Harrington; one great granddaughter: Ember Harrington and several nieces and nephews.

    The family will receive friends on Monday from 2-4 & 6-8pm at Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory, 400 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, WV. Friends will then be received on Tuesday from 11:00am until time of service at 2:00pm at the Bolyard Funeral Home, 79 Morgantown Ave., Newburg, WV with Evangelist Robert Jennings officiating.

     Interment in Pratt Cemetery, Newburg, WV.

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