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Willard Ahrens

Nov 9, 2016

Willard Lee Ahrens, 84, of Paden City, WV, went home to meet his Lord on Monday, October 31, 2016 while at Wheeling Hospital.

Willard was born March 4, 1932 in Paden City, WV, son of the late George and Hazel (Rohrer) Ahrens.

He was a retired postal worker with 34 years of service, a U.S. veteran who served four years in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict, avid sports fan, loved gardening and life time member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church where he held several offices.

Surviving are his brother, Paul Ahrens of Paden City, WV; five nieces and nephews, Michael, Christine, Rebecca, Sandra and Daniel and many friends.

Friends were received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Thursday, November 3, 2016 at the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home. Funeral service were 11 a.m., Friday, November 4, 2016 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church with Pastor Sheri Kernik officiating.

Interment followed inPaden Memorial Gardens in Paden City. Honor Guard conducted military graveside service.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Willard’s name, to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Food Pantry Fund, 130 S Fourth Ave., Paden City, WV 26159.

Expression of sympathy may be made www.jarvisfuneralhomes.com.