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  Born: October 26, 1940
  Death: August 5, 2013
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Donald V. Wratchford
October 26, 1940 - August 5, 2013
Donald V. Wratchford, age 72 of Wardensville, WV passed away on August 5, 2013 at his home while under the care of Grant Memorial Hospice after a long battle with cancer.

Don was born on October 26, 1940 in Moorefield, WV, the son of the late Glen G. and Pearl (Nebrough) Wratchford. Don retired from George's formally Rocco in 2009 after 30 years as a mechanic. He spent most of his retirement pursuing his dream of hunting and fishing. He loved his hunting but fishing was his real passion. He really had a talent for catching "That Big One"

Don married Ruth McCarty Wratchford in 1978.

Surviving with his wife of 35 years is a son Donald Edward Wratchford of Centreville, VA, a daughter Varina “Kim” Lipscomb and her husband Patrick of Fredericksburg, VA; a brother Charles Wratchford and his wife Ruby of Andalusia, AL; a sister Darlene Shockey and her husband Blaine of Moorefield, WV: ten grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; a step daughter Jill McNiel of Sterling, VA; two steps sons: Mike McCarty and his partner Lori Brown of Clifton, VA and Rick McCarty and his wife Kathy of Leesburg, VA; four step Grandchildren: Bob McNiel and his wife Lana, Dan McNiel and his wife Amy, Jessica and Emily McCarty. Don was also Paw Paw to three step Great Grandchildren: Clay, Wyatt and Brooklyn McNiel.

Don is preceded in death by four brothers: George, Phil, Wayne and Roger Wratchford and a step granddaughter Nicole McCarty.

A funeral service will be at Loy-Giffin Funeral Home in Wardensville, WV on Friday, August 9, 2013 at 12:00 PM. Officiating will be Father Giles. Internment will be in the Walnut Grove Gardens near Moorefield, WV. Family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Don's memory to Grant Memorial Hospice, 100 Hospital Drive, Suite 2, Petersburg WV 26847



Friday August 9, 2013, 12:00 PM at Loy-Giffin Funeral Home
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Friday August 9, 2013, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Loy-Giffin Funeral Home
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