Wellsville, NY - Alvin G. Whitesell, age 87, of the Stannards Road passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015, at the Highland Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. He was born on August 16, 1927 in Whitesville to George W. and Alice Baker Whitesell. On February 25, 1949 in Wellsville he married Maxine Morrison who survives.
Alvin was a long time resident of the Wellsville who served in the United States Armed Forces. He had worked for Walter Babbitt for many years and later helped his nephew cut firewood. Alvin enjoyed hunting and being with his family.
Besides his wife Alvin is survived by 4 sons; Gerald (Mary) Whitesell of Kodak, TN., Tom (Lottie) Whitesell of Johnsonburg, PA., Randy (Sylvia) Whitesell of Andover and Danny Whitesell of Wellsville; 2 daughters, Cindy (Gary) Smith of Akron, OH. And Kay (Thomas) Simkins of East Stroudsburg, PA.; 13 grandchildren; 39 great grandchildren and 12 great great grandchildren; a brother, Glen Whitesell of Erin; 2 sisters, Goldie Keough of Elmira Heights and Reva (Carl) Clark of Andover; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Alvin was predeceased by 5 brothers and 6 sisters.
Friends are invited to call on Thursday, August 13, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm in the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. The Funeral Service will take place on Friday at 11 am in the funeral home with Reverend Robin George presiding. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery and memorials made be made to either the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps or the Andover Volunteer Ambulance Corps. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.