George Wilson Gascon Sr.

George Wilson Gascon Sr., 69, of Frankford, WV, formerly of Delta, PA, died Friday, May 15, 2015.

George was born in York, PA, on April 1, 1946, to the late Minarod J. Gascon Sr., and Pauline S. Singleton Gascon.

He was the loving husband of Linda M. Hedrick Gascon, with whom he would have celebrated 50 years of marriage on July 24, 2015.

George and Linda met in 1959 at a teen dance at the current Delta Senior Center. George retired in February 2008 after 39 years from Henkels & McCoy Inc. as a field mechanic. He was a member of the I.B.E.W. Local 126. He loved working on and talking about old cars and spending time in his "Garagemahal." He was a member of the Throttle Throbs Car Club.

In addition to his wife, George is survived by his son, George Jr. and wife, Tina, of Street, MD; his daughter, Laura Winemiller and husband, Brian, of Delta; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald E. Gascon; a half brother, Minarod Gascon Jr.; and his beloved cat, R.C. "Replacement Cat."

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, James A. Gascon and Robert E. Gascon.

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Harkins Funeral Home Inc. in Delta with interment at Slateville Cemetery in Delta.

A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date at the Greenbrier Church of the Nazarene in Lewisburg, WV.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Greenbrier Church of the Nazarene Building Fund, Route 2, Box 168, Lewisburg, WV 24901.

To light a memorial candle or to send condolences, visit or call 800-550-5915.

Harkins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary originally published in the May 21, 2015, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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