LOUIS DAVID PELKEY, JR.
Louis David Pelkey, Jr., 73, of Mount Nebo, WV
passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at the
CAMC-Memorial Division Hospital in Charleston. Born
August 20, 1944 in Albany, NY, he was a son of the late
Louis David and Arlene Buckwald Pelkey. He was also
preceded in death by a son, Thomas “TC” Pelkey and by
a sister, Lorraine Watson.
He was a member of the Saint John’s Catholic Church
at Summersville, was a US Air Force veteran, a retired
press operator for Austin Printing in Atlanta, GA,
volunteered for FISH ministries in Monroe, GA, and was a
member of the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include his wife, Elmeta McClung Pelkey;
son, Michael Pelkey of Cohoes, NY, daughter, Shannon
Davis of Hartwell, GA; stepsons, Bob Ward and Corey
Ward, both of Monroe, GA; stepdaughter, Debbie
Copeland of Sugar Hill, GA; brother, Don Pelkey of
Windsor, MA; sister, Cindy Wise of Cartersville, GA; three
grandchildren, seven step grandchildren, and three step
Mass of Christian of Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on
Friday, September 22, 2017 in the Saint John’s Catholic
Church at Summersville with Father Rene Gerona
Friends may call at the White Funeral Home at
Summersville on Thursday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and a
Rosary will be recited at that time.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be
made to the Saint John’s Hurricane Relief Fund 1704
West Webster Road Summersville, WV 26651.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.