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Lysle Joseph Sherman

         Lysle Joseph Sherman, age 85, of Fisher, WV, passed away on Friday morning, June 21, 2019 at the Grant County Rehabilitation and Care Center in Petersburg, WV. Born on October 24, 1933 in Moorefield, WV, he was a son of the late William H. Sherman and Ada Mae Cook Sherman. Mr. Sherman was preceded in death by his wife, Genevieve Crites Sherman in September 2009; a son, Joseph William Sherman; one sister; and one brother.

         He is survived by one son, James “Jimmy” Sherman and wife, Teresa of Fisher, WV; two sisters, Doris Sherman of Fisher, WV, and Linda Bergdoll of Moorefield, WV; four brothers, Lawrence Sherman of Baker, WV, Eugene Sherman of Palmyra, VA, George Sherman of Moorefield, WV, and Wardney Sherman of Millboro, VA; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

         Lysle served his country with the US Army from January 1956 to November 1957. Mr. Sherman was employed by Hester Industries in Moorefield for over 40 years, was a member of the Rig Assembly of God Church, and was a former member of the Potomac Valley Men’s Choir.

         The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, June 24, 2019 at the Rig Assembly of God Church in Rig, WV. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the Rig Assembly of God Church with Pastor Brad Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at the Newhouse Cemetery in Rig, WV. Memorial donations may be made to the Rig Assembly of God Church, 10 Queens Drive, Moorefield, WV  26836.

         Arrangements are under the direction of the Elmore Funeral Home.