John Clifton Fleming Jr.

March 19, 1947 - February 10, 2024
John Clifton Fleming Jr.

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John C. Fleming Jr., 77, of Benwood passed away Saturday, February 10th at Reynolds Memorial Hospital. He was a Christian by faith.

He was born March 19, 1947, in Wheeling, WV, to the late John C. Fleming Sr. and Alma (Gary) Fleming.

He was a 1965 graduate of Wheeling High School.

John retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel-Beech Bottom Plant.

He loved gardening, WVU sports, Steelers, birdwatching, game nights with neighbors, going to the Victoria Theater, and was a huge fan of Elvis.

He was always ready to help anyone.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Maxine (Reese) Fleming, brother-in-law James Clemens Sr, and nephew James Clemens Jr.

Surviving are his daughter, Kelly (Minter) Shrader of Moundsville, son, Kevin (Debbie) Fleming, and grandsons Devin & Kaedin Fleming of Crab Orchard, WV.   Sister Debbie Clemens of St. Clairsville, Ohio, nephew Brian (Carol) Clemens of St. Clairsville, Ohio.

There will be no visitation, per John’s wishes. A private family memorial will be held at a later date.

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  • February 15, 2024
    Patricia Lemley says:
    John was a shy sweetheart to me his cousin Patty. A quiet young man who loved to play sports. And as an adult a good husband and father. He is forever in my heart and mind. Rest in peace John. 🥰

  • February 13, 2024
    Len and Ruth Monto says:
    John was a kind, gentle, caring man. He treated his wife Doris, who was my sister, with love always. We enjoyed visiting with each other,and going on vacations together. He was a great father to my niece and nephew, Kelly and Kevin. I know he was so proud of his 2 grandsons, Devin and Kaedin. John will be greatly missed.

  • February 13, 2024
    Carol Clemens says:
    He was a good man he will be missed dearly

  • February 13, 2024
    Sue Ann Montgomery says:
    My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family, John was a wonderful man.

  • February 12, 2024
    Debbie Kunz says:
    My condolences to the family. John was a good person. Kind, generous, funny. Always there when you needed him. Treated everyone with respect. Enjoyed our lunches and trying to get rich playing the lottery. I don’t need to say Rest In Peace I know He is in a special place with God. He’ll be always watching over us. I will miss him.