FETTY, Clifford, 96, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at his home.
He was born Sept. 5, 1917, in St. Marys, WV, the son of the late Herbert and Nora (Hescht) Fetty.
He left St. Marys in 1936 making his home in Ohio for the rest of his life.
Clifford was a member of the Toronto American Legion Post 86; was retired from the National Steel Corporation, Weirton Steel Company; served his country during WW II in Italy and Africa in the U.S. Army 21st Aviation Engineers
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth E. (Dennis) Fetty in 2000 whom he married Jan. 7, 1945; brothers, Ralph, Earnest, Ronald, Claud, Birl and William Fetty; sisters, Lucille Hatfield and Edna Grant.
Clifford's survivors are his sons, Richard (Toni) Fetty, Herbert (Lindsay) Fetty and Roy Fetty all of Toronto, OH; daughters, Linda (Pat) McCourt of Toronto, OH and Joyce (Doug) Turick of Richmond, OH; nine grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation hours for Clifford will be held from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at the Clarke Funeral Home, 302 Main St., Toronto.
A celebration service of Clifford's life will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5 at the funeral home with the Reverend C. Robert Meyer officiating.
Interment will follow at the Island Creek Cemetery, County Road 46, Toronto.
Military Honors will be provided by the Toronto American Legion Honor Guard at the cemetery.
Memorial contributions in memory of Clifford may be sent to the Salvation Army.
To send condolences to the family go to www.clarkefuneralhome.com.