Richard E. Bissett age 70 of River Road, Morgantown passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 at Monongalia General Hospital. He was born September 15, 1946 in Morgantown a son of the late Martin and Catherine Strosnider Bissett.
Richard was a retired coal miner and was also a United States Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. Richard loved hunting, fishing, 4 wheeling, but most of all spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Richard is survived by his wife, Judy Smallwood Bissett, two sons, Richard A Bissett and wife Shaundra of Morgantown and David Bissett and wife Marsha of the Kingwood Pike, three grandchildren, Cody, Garrett and Riley Bissett; great granddaughter, Mariah Bissett; three sisters, Violet Smallwood of Westover, Dorothy Wilson of FL and Evelyn Wallo of Morgantown, and one brother, Frank Bissett of the Grafton Road.
Richard was preceded in death by one sister, Fay Twigg and four brothers, Norman, David, Jerry, and Bob Bissett.
Friends may call at the McCulla Funeral Home, 770 Fairmont Road, Morgantown on Monday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm Monday and on Tuesday from 10:00 am until the 11:00 am funeral service with Rev. Dr. David Spence officiating. Burial will follow at Pisgah Cemetery with graveside military honors conferred by the Westover VFW Post # 9916 and the WVANG Military Funeral Honors. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulla.com.