Jerry Lee Trautwein
Pastor Jerry Lee Trautwein, 65, of Wayne went home to be with the Lord on Monday, November 5, 2012 at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne with Pastor James Parsons officiating. Burial followed at Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne with the Masonic Lodge conducting gravesite rites. Jerry was born on December 15, 1946 in Huntington, WV to the late C.W. Trautwein and Reba Riggs Trautwein. Jerry was a retired master electrician for Inco Alloys and Riedel Wilks, was a Baptist pastor of Upper Gragston Baptist Church, a member of the Wayne 18 AF & AM Lodge and the Knights Templar in Huntington and was also a Civil War re-enactor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by granddaughter Jessica Sowards and two brothers Glen and Kent Trautwein. Survivors include his loving wife of 47 years Anita Pasley Trautwein, three daughters Reba Carol Trautwein Price (J.L.) of Palm Harbor, Florida; Susie Trautwein Sowards (Jerry) of Wayne, WV, Jennifer Trautwein White (Seth) of Huntington, WV; son Danial Trautwein (Nancy) of Wayne, WV; sister in law Della C. Trautwein of Bradenton, Florida and brother Joe Trautwein (Bonnie) of Wayne, WV. He is also survived by seven grandchildren: Chris Trautwein, Jerry Len Sowards, Alexandria McClure, Jaclyn Price, Greenway and Vivian White and Danial Trautwein, 1 great grandchild Katie Frye Trautwein and special friend Roy Brown.