Ernest L. “Ernie” Weikle
February 09, 1933 ‒ October 14, 2017
BELLVILLE: Ernest L. “Ernie” Weikle, age 84, of Bellville, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Good Shepherd Home in Ashland following a long illness.
He was born Feb. 9, 1933 in Union, West Virginia, the son of Henry and Anna (Wickline) Weikle. At the age of 20 Ernie entered the U.S Navy. He proudly served his country for three years.
Ernie worked 38 years at Ideal Electric retiring in 2005, he was a hard worker and a good provider for his family.
On April 16, 1991 he married Patty (Flynn) Weikle who survives in Bellville.
Also surviving are children Joe (Connie) Weikle of Lexington, Richard Weikle of Mansfield, Keith (Marilyn) Weikle of Mansfield, Peggy (John) Hammond of Bellville and Jamie (Erika) Feick of Fredericktown; a sister-in-law Betty Weikle of Ontario, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Ernie was preceded in death by 9 siblings Sadie, Dolly, Zola, Bessie, Hettie, Walton, Howard, Clancy and Billy Joe.
Friends may call Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 2-3 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow in Bellville Cemetery. Pastor Bill Henderson will officiate and Irvin Hiskey Post #535 American Legion will provide graveside military honors.
Memorial contributions to Pathways Hospice may be made at the funeral home.
Online condolences to the Weikle family may be made by visiting:wwww.snyderfuneralhomes.com
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