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Leonard Lake Waid, Jr.

May 5, 1939 November 17, 2019
Leonard Lake Waid, Jr.
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Obituary for Leonard Lake Waid, Jr.

Leonard Lake Waid, Jr., 80, passed away Sunday, November 17th, 2019, at the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea, following a short illness.

Leonard was born on May 5th, 1939, in Marfrance, West Virginia, to Leonard Lake Waid, Sr. and Agnes Grace O’Dell Waid. He served in the Air Force, then pursued his lifelong career in auto mechanics. A lot of his time was spent at auto shows with his 1969 Dodge truck, where he won his prized trophies. He was a member of the Sewell Valley Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, preceding him in death are his sister, Gale Stidom, three brothers, John Waid, Lester Waid, and Lewis Waid, and his daughter, Lisa Winnings.

Surviving him are his wife of 62 years, Sheila Mitchell Waid, of Marfrance, sons Leonard R. (Melinda), of Rainelle, Steve (Judith) of Disputanta, VA, (Lewis Winnings, of Rainelle, WV), two brothers, Richard (Jenny), of Rockville, MD, and Carl (Alice), of Caldwell, WV, three sisters, Barbara Ann Legg (Robert), of Orient Hill, WV, Ilene Jackson (James), of Hurricane, WV, and Sharon McCalister of Alderson, WV. Eleven grandchildren, Mandy Vance (Mike), Len Waid (Brandy), Michelle Waid, L.J. Winnings (Renee), Mitch Winnings (Tarren), Jamie Pugh (Adam), Stephanie Sydnor (Derrick), Jessica Waid, Stevie Waid (Whitney), Brandon Waid, and Levi Waid. He is also survived by 30 great-grandchildren, with an additional due on November 29th and one great-great grandchild due February 10.

Services will be at Smathers Funeral Chapel in Rainelle, West Virginia at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 20th, with Pastor Fred Fryar officiating.

Friends may come to the funeral home an hour before the service, from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Burial will follow in the Martin Cemetery, Crag, West Virginia.

Online condolences may be found at www.smathersfuneralchapelinc.com

Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle.


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Visitation

Wednesday

20

Nov

12:00 PM 11/20/2019 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 11/20/2019 1:00:00 PM
Smathers Funeral Chapel Inc.

675 Main Street
Rainelle, WV 25962

Smathers Funeral Chapel Inc.
675 Main Street Rainelle 25962 WV
United States

Service

Wednesday

20

Nov

1:00 PM 11/20/2019 1:00:00 PM
Smathers Funeral Chapel Inc.

675 Main Street
Rainelle, WV 25962

Smathers Funeral Chapel Inc.
675 Main Street Rainelle 25962 WV
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Martin Cemetery Final Resting Place

Old Brown School Road
Crag, WV 25962

Old Brown School Road Crag 25962 WV
United States
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