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Delmore Highlander - Obituary

February 6, 1939 - April 14, 2016

Delmore Highlander 77, of Alderson, died April 14 at Charleston Area Medical Center-Memorial Division, Charleston, following a sudden illness. Arrangements by Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson.

Born February 6, 1939, in Asbury, W.Va., he was the son of the late Joe Theodore and Blanche Virginia Kincaid Highlander.
Mr. Highlander was a wind-up operator in film, having retired from Hercules, Inc., in Covington, Va., having retired after many years of service. He was a 1956 graduate of Alderson High School in Alderson, W.Va., where he was very active in sports. Mr. Highlander served his Country in the United States Army, and was a member of the Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church in Alderson, W.Va. He was an avid fan of the WVU Mountaineer football and basketball programs, and he loved to spend time with his friends, visiting at the Alderson Big Wheel Restaurant.

Mr. Highlander was a wind-up operator in film, having retired from Hercules, Inc., in Covington, Va., having retired after many years of service. He was a 1956 graduate of Alderson High School in Alderson, W.Va., where he was very active in sports. Mr. Highlander served his Country in the United States Army, and was a member of the Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church in Alderson, W.Va. He was an avid fan of the WVU Mountaineer football and basketball programs, and he loved to spend time with his friends, visiting at the Alderson Big Wheel Restaurant.

Survivors include his daughter, Angela Marie Highlander and her fiancÚ, Bruce Battaile, of Beckley, W.Va.; two granddaughters, Alison Stewart of Alderson, W.Va., and Lauren Stewart of Alderson, W.Va.; three brothers, Joe Highlander of Hampton, Va., Leonard Highlander of Roanoke, Va., and Coleman "Coco" Highlander and his wife, Betty, of Alderson, W.Va.; two sisters, Dona Copenhaver and her husband, Ray, of Woodbridge, Va., and Leona Maynard of Newport News, Va.; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at the Lobban Funeral Home Chapel, Alderson, W.Va., with Pastor David Highlander officiating. Burial will follow at the Fletcher Addition of the Alderson Cemetery, Alderson, W.Va. Friends may call Monday, April 18, 2016, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson, W.Va.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Arrangements by Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson, W.Va.

Source: Register-Hearld

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