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Fallen Firefighter Memorial

Dedicated to West Virginia Firefighters Who Died in the Line of Duty

Erected by West Virginia Firemen's Association

September 9, 1994

The memorial is located outside the Cultural Center on the Capitol Complex in Charleston.

1901 John Wright Huntington Fire Department
1906 William M. Cabell Charleston Fire Department
1917 James H. Kennedy Morgantown Fire Department
1919 Leo C. Brotemarkle B & O RR - Keyser Fire Department
1919 Charles W. Clark B & O RR - Keyser Fire Department
1923 Allen Waddell Williamson Fire Department
1931 E. C. Aldridge Huntington Fire Department
1932 Charles Beiswenger Wheeling Fire Department
1934 Fred C. Oblinger New Martinsville Volunteer Fire Department
1937 George W. Gerlach Huntington Fire Department
1937 Roger A. Clipp Independent Fire Company, Inc.
1940 Chauncey Knight Huntington Fire Department
1945 Jesse Henslay Huntington Fire Department
1948 Emmett V. Wheeler Huntington Fire Department
1948 Leon Hartz Huntington Fire Department
1948 William E. Booth Huntington Fire Department
1949 T. Frank Sharp Charleston Fire Department
1949 Emery C. Pauley Charleston Fire Department
1949 Frank N. Miller Charleston Fire Department
1949 Fred C. Summers Charleston Fire Department
1949 J. P. Little Charleston Fire Department
1949 George A. Coates Charleston Fire Department
1949 Richard L. McCormick Charleston Fire Department
1955 Wilbert P. (Red) Nolan Wheeling Fire Department
1956 John C. Donovan, Sr. Wheeling Fire Department
1960 Steve Horwath Beckley Fire Department
1961 Theodore Dye Bruceton Mills Volunteer Fire Department
1966 Edward L. Mace Pinch Volunteer Fire Department
1966 Alexander Angelino Rivesville Volunteer Fire Department
1968 Michael Charles Cummings Oak Hill Fire Department
1968 John Thompson Charleston Fire Department
1971 John M. Cannon Huntington Fire Department
1971 J. Claude Saunders Charleston Fire Department
1975 Raymond C. Hufnagel Independent Fire Company, Inc.
1975 Frank B. Criswell McMechen Volunteer Fire Department
1975 Howard R. Yost Middlebourne - Tyler County Volunteer Fire Department
1975 Daniel Porter Valley Grove Volunteer Fire Department
1977 Gregory Linn Haught Smithville Volunteer Fire Department
1977 Kevin Grant Hall Lumberport Volunteer Fire Department
1978 John M. Lane Charleston Fire Department
1980 Bill Pauley Charleston Fire Department
1980 Herbert Atkinson Racine Volunteer Fire Department
1981 Ernest C. Gregory Great Cacapon Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.
1982 Jack A. Wall Montcalm Volunteer Fire Department
1982 Harry D. Carney Parkersburg Fire Department
1982 Ernest Walker Oceana Volunteer Fire Department
1982 Merle Mongold Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department
1983 James D. Mahaney Cairo Volunteer Fire Department
1983 Harold J. Cornell St. Marys Volunteer Fire Department
1984 James E. Bennett Nettie Volunteer Fire Department
1985 Donald I. Kemmerer Anmoore Volunteer Fire Department
1986 William R. Vangilder Bunners Ridge Volunteer Fire Department
1986 Stephen D. Chapman Milton Volunteer Fire Department
1990 William Grimes Cool Springs Volunteer Fire Department
1990 Peter Baltic Ravenswood Aluminum Co. Sec. & Fire Prot.
1990 Curtis McClain Ravenswood Aluminum Co. Sec. & Fire Prot.
1991 Tim Scarbrough Armstrong Creek Volunteer Fire Department
1991 Robert H. Foster, Sr. Wheeling Fire Department
1993 Troy V. Henderson Frost Volunteer Fire Department
1994 Marc L. Butcher Parkersburg Fire Department
1994 Jess Bill Whitt Point Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department
1995 James Ainsworth Friendship Fire Company
1995 Mitchell Allen Weaver Tunnelton Volunteer Fire Department
1996 Robert Bibbee Elizabeth Volunteer Fire Department
1996 William Parsons Cameron Volunteer Fire Department
1998 Gregory S. Carter Fairlea Volunteer Fire Department
1998 Robert O. Lee North River Volunteer Fire Department
1999 Arch Sliger Bethany Volunteer Fire Department
2000 Robert C. Brannon Bluefield Fire Department
2001 Woodrow W. Poland, Sr. North River Volunteer Fire Company
2001 Clifford A. White, Jr. Cameron Volunteer Fire Department
2003 Barry D. Lutsy Racine Volunteer Fire Department
2005 Richard A. Fast Midway Volunteer Fire Department
2005 Michael A. Hart Elkins Fire Department
2006 Charles E. Kessel Maysville Volunteer Fire Company
2007 Craig L. Dorsey, II Ghent Volunteer Fire Department
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