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Alston Ray Mongold


          Alston Ray Mongold, age 83 of Old Fields, WV, passed away on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, VA. Born on April 20, 1936, he was a son of the late Harry R. Mongold and Clara Jane Shipe Mongold. In addition to his parents, Mr. Mongold was preceded in death by his wife, Emma Louise Mongold in May 2010; an infant son; two brothers; one granddaughter; and one great-grandson.

          Alston is survived by five sons, Donald Mongold (Paula) of Old Fields, WV, Dean Mongold (Linda) of Fort Run, WV, Lester Mongold (Tabitha) of Old Fields, WV, Tim Mongold (Lisa) of South Fork, WV, and Marty Mongold (Nancy) of Old Fields, WV; special friend, Betty O’Hara; one sister, Una Sagers of Mt. Airy, PA; 14 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.

          Mr. Mongold served his country with the US Army and was retired from American Woodmark.

          A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Elmore Funeral Home with Pastor Danny Sterns officiating. Friends will be received two hours prior to service time. Interment will follow in the Walnut Grove Church Cemetery.

          Arrangements are under the direction of the Elmore Funeral Home.