September 4, 1933 - October 28, 2011
Garland Eugene Bechtle, 78, of Henderson, WV, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, October 28, 2011 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born September 4, 1933 in Southside, WV, a son of the late Garland G. Bechtle and Sally E. (Kinnaird) Bechtle. Garland was a member of the Concord Baptist Church in Henderson. He was also a 1953 graduate of Point Pleasant High School, served in the United States Air Force from 1955-1959, and retired after 26 years service from AKZO Noble, Inc. as a maintenance supervisor. He liked to travel, camp, and fish, and had been in all 50 states. He is survived by his wife, Mary Lynn (Bray) Bechtle whom he married August 5, 1962; a daughter and son-in-law, Eugenia Lynn and Kenny Williams of Gallipolis Ferry; one granddaughter, Kendra Lynn Williams of Gallipolis Ferry; one sister, Maxine King of Lancaster, Ohio; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jo Kathleen and Paul E. Yoder of Gallipolis Ferry; and nieces and nephews, Harry King of Lancaster, Larry King of Lancaster, Nancy Snyder of Lancaster, Paul E. Yoder II of Gallipolis Ferry, and Margaret Jo Yoder of Gallipolis Ferry. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at the Concord Baptist Church in Henderson with Rev. Fred McCallister and Pastor Rick Tench officiating. Burial will follow in the Concord Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Wilcoxen Funeral Home in Point Pleasant and one hour prior to the service at the church Tuesday. Serving as pallbearers will be Larry King, Harry King, Kurt Doss, Steve Nibert, Howard Bechtle, and Paul E. Yoder II. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Concord Baptist Church, 342 Jim Hill Road, Henderson, WV 25106, or Gideon's International, P. O. Box 75, Point Pleasant, WV 25550. Online condolences may be made at www.wilcoxenfuneralhome.com.
Garland Eugene Bechtle, 78, of Henderson, WV, went home to be with his Lord on Friday, October 28, 2011 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio. He was born September 4, 1933 in Southside, WV, a son of the late Garland G. Bechtle and Sally... View Obituary & Service Information
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