Raleigh Co, WV

Obituaries for the Brehm Family

Weldon S Brehm

MULLENS - Weldon S. Brehm, 72, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2002, at Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division, following a long illness. Born May 10, 1929, in Springton, he was the son of the late Edison and Marie Farley Brehm. Mr. Brehm was a member of Highland Avenue Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired coal miner, having last worked for Eastern Associated Coal Corp. at Herndon. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Sandy Brehm and Patricia Williams; and a grandson, Michael D. Castle. Survivors include his loving wife of 52 years, Lavon Mays Brehm; three sons, Blake Castle and his wife, Judy, Larry Brehm and his wife, Autumn, and Jerry Brehm, all of Mullens; a daughter, Beverly Cox and her husband, David, of Mullens; three brothers, Eddie and Billy Brehm, both of Florida, and Martin Brehm of California; two sisters, Norma Ratliff of California and Faye Johnson of Indiana; seven grandchildren, Blake Castle II of Richmond, Va., Chris Castle and his wife, Lisa, of Seattle, Suzanne Castle of Greensboro, N.C., Shannon Brehm and his wife, Metessa, of Barboursville, Ryan Cox of Mullens, J.R. Brehm and his wife, Julia, of Lester and Heather Simmons and her husband, Josh, of Lester; and six great-grandchildren, Trey Castle, Carson Brehm, Dylan and Holly Brehm, Austin and Alexis Simmons. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Highland Avenue Baptist Church, Mullens, with the Rev. Mike Toler officiating. Entombment will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Beckley. Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the church and one hour before service Monday. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family wishes donations of sympathy be made to the Highland Avenue Baptist Church Memorial Fund, 317 Highland Ave., Mullens, WV 25882. Arrangements by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.



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