Mr. Leonard Ray Flubarger, 96, a resident of Elkins, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014, at his home. He was born Sept. 19, 1917, at Alpena, a son of the late Cecil and Bessie Ray Flubarger.
He was married to Orpha Jordon Flubarger, who preceded him in death on Jan. 12, 1998. Surviving are one son, John Flubarger of Elkins; one daughter; Rebecca Wyatt of Elkins; five grandchildren, Barbara Wyatt, Angela LaFolette, Brandy Lewis, James McPherson and Katherine Marsh; 14 great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren. Also preceding him in death were one brother, four sisters and one great-great grandchild.
Mr. Flubarger was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II and the Korean War. He was employed as a custodian at the Elkins Post Office at the time of his retirement. He was a member of H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and I.O.O.F. Lodge No. 116 of Elkins.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley officiating. Interment will follow in the American Legion's Little Arlington Cemetery near Cravensdale. Presentation of the American flag will be made by members of the West Virginia National Guard Honor Guard program.
Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Leonard Ray Flubarger. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.