BEAVER, David McNeil of Valrico, passed away unexpectedly July 24, 2014 at the age of 59. He was born in Oklahoma City, OK the son of S. Burrl and Mary McNeil Beaver. After graduating from West Liberty State College, he entered into banking management, and eventually became the president of his own company, Retail Services Inc. David is preceded in death by his father, S. Burrl Beaver. He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Shari McMaster Beaver; two daughters, Claire McMaster Beaver and Rachel McNeil Beaver; his mother, Mary McNeil Beaver; cousin, Jay McNeil and his wife, Dana, along with an extended family that he dearly loved. David always found the humor in life’s everyday moments. He was a lifelong practical joker, and an avid fan of drag racing, he loved spending time in Jackson, WY, but most of all he loved his girls. David was a caring son, good friend, wonderful father, loving husband, and a one of a kind great man that will be cherished in the hearts by those that loved and knew him.
Carolyn Ann Martin Schwanenberger, 80, of Wheeling, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015 in Liza’s Place.
She was born in Wheeling, October 24, 1934, daughter of the late Harold Foster and Nellie (Schneider) Martin. She was a member of Edgwood Lutheran Church. Carolyn was a graduate of Ohio Valley General Hospital of Nursing and earned her Bachelors in Nursing from West Liberty State College; she later worked for Ohio Valley Hospital, Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel as a nursing supervisor, and later became the Medical Review Coordinator for West Virginia Medical Institute.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Sue Ann LeClair, brother, August R. Martin and her sister, Nellie Coury.
Carolyn is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, John Robert Schwanenberger; two sons, Rene “Ray” M. (Carol) Schwanenberger of Florence, Ky., and Gregory (Sue) Schwanenberger of Lutz, Fla.; one son In law, Timothy LeClair of Bishop, Ga.; one brother in law, Paul E. Coury of Bartow, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Carisa, Lauren, Christopher, and Ryan Schwanenberger, Timothy “Jack”, Joseph and Simon LeClair; three great grandchildren, Chloe, Avery, and Zane Schwanenberger; and very close friend, Goldie Rogers.