Vincent Friend

Obituary of Vincent Paul Friend

Vincent Paul Friend, 89, of Arthurdale, passed away Thursday, November 2, 2023, at the Kingwood Healthcare Center.

Paul was born in St. George, WV, on March 2, 1934, a son of the late Dana Ralph and Flossie Gladys (Loughry) Friend.

He served his country in the US Army. He was a foreman at Sterling Faucet in Reedsville and a shuttle car operator for Blacksville #2 Coal Mine for many years. After retiring, he worked on lawnmowers. He loved his family and the outdoors, hunting and fishing with his granddaughter and great grandson.

Paul is survived by his wife, Maxine Iola (Liston) Friend; one daughter, Peggy Denkenberger (Mike) of Kingwood; one son, Paul J. Friend (Norma) of Dilliner, PA; grandchildren, Stacy Feather (Jordan) and son, Jaxson and Erik Reynolds (BaiLee) and daughter, Alexis and an aunt, Ruby Sanders of Loraine, OH.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Dotty Himes.

Friends and family may be received at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Sunday, November 5, 2023, from noon until the 2 pm service time with Dr. Rev. David Spence officiating. Interment will follow in the Arthurdale Cemetery.

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A Memorial Tree was planted for Vincent
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