Elba Lee Coulter Jr., 83, of Ronceverte, WV, passed away Monday, April 30, 2018, at the Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg, WV.
Born March 15, 1935, at Romney, WV, he was a son of Elba Lee Coulter Sr. and Rhoda L. King Coulter.
He was a retired slitter operator with Hercules in Covington, VA, worked at The Greenbrier and Shanklin Funeral Home, and was custodian at Lewisburg Elementary School. He formerly worked for WVDOH, was a former EMT for Williamsburg Rescue Squad and a grant writer for Williamsburg, WV; he was also a former council member with the city of Ronceverte. He loved woodworking and was a "jack of all trades."
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sarah Dawson; brother, Alfred Coulter; a grandson, Travis Cox; and a great- granddaughter, Shaelyn Morris.
He is survived by his wife, Demma Jean LeMasters Coulter; a sister, Virginia Chornsby; his children, Russell Lee Coulter (Joan), Pamela Louise Hunter (Mike), Barbara Ann Morgan (Mitchell), Richard Wayne Coulter (Cheryl), Mary Frances Thomas, and Susan Renee McCormack (Aaron); 13 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at11 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte, with Pastor Robert Hefner Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Greenbrier Memorial Gardens in Lewisburg.
Friends may call from 6–8 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the funeral home in Ronceverte.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Peyton Hospice House, 1265 Maplewood Ave., Lewisburg, WV 24901.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the May 3, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.