David Bengil Wickline, Age 62 of Covington, VA went to be with his Heavenly Father on January 22, 2021.
He was born in Monroe County, WV on August 28th, 1958 the son of the late Florence Isabelle Schumaker and step-father Ben T. Schumaker; his biological father Joe B. Wickline.
David was a retired employee of Alleghany County Public Works as an equipment operator for 35 years. Heavy equipment was his forte.
He was an avid hunter especially bear hunting. His love for the outdoors was his most joy, along with hunting with his pride and joy , grandsons Carter and Maddox and his many hunting buddies.
He was a Life Member of the Dunlap Fire Department and Rescue Squad.
He leaves behind his wife of 41 years Marylin Snyder Wickline, his son Chad D. Wickline and wife Christy of Clifton Forge, VA, two grandsons, Carter and Maddox Wickline. A step-granddaughter, Kierstin P. Mundy and step-grandson Talan McGann. Sister-in-law Paige S. and husband George David Roach of Scottsville, VA. A brother-in-law Ernie Snyder of Roanoke, VA A number of nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. One new Great niece Lelia Rue Gee whom he just met a week ago.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Benjamin “Little Ben”
Wickline, a brother, Bobby Joe Wickline, niece, Elisha D. Snyder, in-laws Ernest M. “Jake” and
Mary E. “Liz” Snyder, Brother in laws, Benjamin L. and Julian “Snyde” Snyder. Grandmother, Florence H. Lucas and a number of Aunts and Uncles.
Pallbearers will be: Kevin “Tater” Jackson, Richard “Dewey” Boggs, Jake Bostic, Eddie Helms, Pat Hoke, John Lanford, Rusty Honaker and Justin Paxton
Honorary Pallbearers: Jack Harmon, Pete Cook, Gomer Craft, Ricky Lucas, Ernie Palmer, Robert Cook, and Ellis Bates.
Visitation is from 11:30am to 12:30 on January 26th, 2021 at Arritt Funeral Home. Graveside
Service will be at 2:00pm at The Wickline Cemetery in Gap Mills, WV. Service preformed by pastor William “ Bill” Keeney.
The Family suggests that memorial tributes be given in the form of contributions to Forrest
Memorial Church. Donations can be mailed to 416 Stone Road, Covington, VA 24426
The Family asks that all family and friends follow the Covid-19 guidelines. Wearing masks and Social distancing.