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Wendell McCourt

June 6, 1934 — February 18, 2017

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Wendell Burton McCourt, 82, of Webster Springs, passed away peacefully February 18, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, surrounded by family.

He was a former mail carrier for the United State Postal Service.  When able, Wendell attended Barton United Methodist Church.  In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, and looking for ginseng.  His pride and joy were his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Born June 6, 1934 in Webster Springs, Wendell was the son of the late Ora and Rosa McCourt.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Irene (Stanley) McCourt; son and daughter-in-law, Gerald “Sod Buster” and Patty Stanley; son-in-law, Roger Hines; brothers, Oatha McCourt, Earl McCourt and Lawrence McCourt; and sister, Stella Green.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Libby Hines, Miranda Wisner, Burton (wife, Nancy) McCourt, Veronica (husband, Roger)  Crowe, and Rosetta (husband, Rick) Howell, all of Webster Springs; seventeen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, 11 step- grandchildren; brother, Gary  (wife, Ella) McCourt of Webster  Springs; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

Services will be held 2PM, Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home with Rev. Brandon Moll and Rev. Curt Davis officiating.  Burial will follow at Isaac McCourt Cemetery, Elk River Road, Webster Springs.

Friends may join the family for visitation 6-9 PM, Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the McCourt family.

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