Edward Ooten, 94 of Delbarton, WV went home to be with the Lord on August 17, 2023 peacefully at home in Scarlett Road. He was born February 18, 1929 in Delbarton, WV the son of the late Henry Ooten and Peggy (Mahon) Ooten. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Susie Ooten; by his brothers, Tommy, Clifford, Jack, and Billy Ooten; by his sisters, Oakie Runyon, Opal Brewster, Lucille Evans, Polly Farley, and Ruby Lux; by his daughter-in-law Mary Lee (Marcum) Ooten; and by nephews Henry Ooten III, William Ooten, and Joseph Evans.
Edward was a faithful servant and loved the Lord with all his heart. He was blessed with a long life. He was a member of The Duncan Fork House of Prayer for a time. He then attended and was a deacon for The Lilly of the Valley Freewill Baptist Church in Riffe Branch, WV until his health declined. He was a retired coal miner for Island Creek Coal Company. He loved to hunt, fish, and work on vehicles. He will be missed by his family and friends.
He leaves behind his son, James Ooten of Delbarton, WV; grandchildren, Brittany Hope Harmon and her husband Derik Harmon of Logan, WV and Aric Chance Ooten of Fairmont, WV; great-grandchild, Auna Rain Bailey of Amherstdale, WV; brother Henry Ooten Jr. and wife Aileen of Delbarton, WV; and many nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends.
The memorial services for Edward will be held Tuesday August 22, 2023 from 6-9 PM at The Duncan Fork House of Prayer. Special Services will start at 7 PM.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday August 23, 2023 at 1:00 PM at The Duncan Fork House of Prayer with Rev. Roger Ooten officiating. The burial will follow in the Ooten Family Cemetery at Scarlett Road in Delbarton, WV.
Collins Funeral Home of Switzer, WV is proudly serving the Ooten Family.