June 5, 1934 - August 22, 2019
William J. “Willie” Arbogast, age 85 years, a resident of Elkins, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Davis Medical Center. He was born June 5, 1934 at Mill Creek, a son of the late Charles and Geneva Lloyd Arbogast. On June 1, 1956 he was married to Barbara J. McCallister who survives. Also surviving is one son, William J. “Bill” Arbogast, Jr. and wife Paula, two daughters, Susan M. Wingfield and Sara Trader all of Elkins. Three brothers, James D. Arbogast of Mill Creek, Dale E. Arbogast of Elkins and Jerry Arbogast of Mill Creek; one sister, Betty Jean Arrington and husband George "Chip" of Beverly; four grandchildren, Dustin L. Wingfield, Jamie Nicole White, Sara Elizabeth Arbogast and Jack Neubauer and eight great grandchildren also survive. Also preceding him in death was one sister, Clarcy LaFayette, one brother Delmas Arbogast, brother-in-law, Father Chuck McCallister and his son-in-law Lee Wingfield. Willie was a graduate of Tygart Valley High School with the Class of 1953. He was a well-known contractor in Randolph and surrounding counties prior to his retirement. He was a member of St. Brendan Catholic Church. Friends may call from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday, August 26, 2019 at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Elkins. A Vigil Service will be held at 7:30 pm Monday at the church. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at St. Brendan Catholic Church. Father James E. O’Connor and Rev. Mr. Raymond Godwin will be the celebrants. Interment will follow in St. Brendan Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 in memory of Willie. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for William J. “Willie” Arbogast. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
William J. “Willie” Arbogast, age 85 years, a resident of Elkins, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Davis Medical Center. He was born June 5, 1934 at Mill Creek, a son of the late Charles and Geneva Lloyd Arbogast. On June... View Obituary & Service Information
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