Jeffrey Alan Wentz
Jeffrey Alan Wentz
  • December 30, 1958 - December 9, 2017
  • Belle, West Virginia

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Jeffrey Alan Wentz, 58, of Belle, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.

He was born December 30, 1958 in Charleston and was a chemical operator for Bayer Corp Science.

Jeff was a 1977 graduate of DuPont High School where he played football and baseball, and attended WV State University where he received a scholarship to play baseball. Recently Jeff rededicated his life to the Lord, which gave him peace while fighting his battle with cancer.

He was preceded in death by mother, Janice Campbell; paternal grandparents, Harold "Skinner" and Thelma Wentz; maternal grandparents, Clayton and Gladys Blakenship; and brothers, Jack Campbell and Wayne Burgess.

Jeff is survived by his wife, Kimberly Kees Wentz; sons, Adam and Eric Wentz of Belle; father, Bobby Gene (Beaulah) Wentz of Campbells Creek; sisters, Kay (Terry) Goff of Sissonville, Karen (Dale) Burgess of Parkersburg and Kristy Campbell of Belle; brothers, Robert Wentz of Charleston, Jerry (Patti) Wentz of Williamston, South Carolina and Matt (Kelli) Wentz of Sissonville; and granddaughter, Reese Wentz.

The funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 14, 2017, at Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, with the Rev. Tim Gilfilen and Pastor Larry Campbell officiating. The burial will follow the service at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

A visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, December 13, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Jeff's memory to Mators Kid Foundation Inc., P. O. Box 866, Belle, West Virginia 25015 or to Hubbard Hospice House, 1001 Curtis Price Way, Charleston, West Virginia 25311.