Lewis Royer Virts

Male 1919 - 1988


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  • Born  17 Jul 1919  Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  24 Feb 1988  Martinsburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Mount View Cemetery, Bunker Hill, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I82  Virts
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2016 

    Father  Garland Lewis Virts,   b. 7 Apr 1898, Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1968, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Ethel Mae Royer,   b. 26 Dec 1894, Leetown, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1985, Charles Town, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Oct 1918  Leetown, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F270  Group Sheet

    Family  Edna Irene Bowman,   b. 30 May 1927, Bunker Hill, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1996, Martinsburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Jan 1943  Martinsburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Thomas Lee Virts,   b. 19 Jan 1946, Martinsburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 2008, Delray, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Living
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2016 
    Family ID  F61  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Winchester Star, February 25, 1988

      Lewis Royer Virts, 68, of Bunker Hill, W. Va., died Wednesday in City Hospital in Martinsburg, W. Va.

      Mr. Virts was born July 17, 1919, in Leetwon, W. Va., the son of Garland Lewis and Mae Boyer Virts. He had worked for C. h. Musselman Co., and was retired from Virts Meat Processing. He was a farmer. He was a member of Charles Town Baptist Church.

      He married Edna Bowman, Jan 26, 1943.

      Surviving with his wife are three sons, Thomas Lee Virts of Delray, W. Va., and Jack Lewis Virts and Robert Andrew Virts, both of Bunker Hill; a daughter, Betsy J. Johnson, of Bunker Hill; and five grandchildren.

      A funeral will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in Mt. View Church of the Brethren, Rt. 51, with the Rev. James S. Schuelke and the Rev. Oliver Custer officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

      The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. in Rosedale Funeral Home in Martinsburg.

  • Sources 
    1. [S691] Jefferson County, West Virginia Birth Records.

    2. [S3339] Obituary, Winchester Star, February 25, 1988.

    3. [S1659] West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970.