Gerald Brent Woofter

Lisbon – Gerald Brent Woofter, 87, died Tuesday.

Born Nov. 18, 1926 in Weston, W.V., he was a son of the late Brooks and Martha (Haney) Woofter.

He was retired from Hynes Steel Roll Form Division.

Mr. Woofter was a WW II Army veteran.

Survivors include his children, Faye (Gene) Newcomb of Warren, Paul (Gloria) Woofter of Hawaii, and Laura (John Piscor) Shamp of Columbiana; brothers Carl Woofter of Weston, WV and Charles (Sarah) Woofter of Collinsville, OK; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean (Della Penna) Woofter, in 2007; and a son, Glenn Woofter.

There will be a private service with military honors Friday at the Weber Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Jones officiating. Burial will be in Welsh Hill Cemetery.