Frank H. Armel

July 4, 1932December 30, 2018

Frank Holleran Armel Jr., 86, of Vienna, WV, passed away December 30, 2018, in Camden Clark Medical Center, following a brief illness. He was born July 4, 1932, in Parkersburg, the son of the late Frank H. Sr. and Bertha Mae (Epler) Armel. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson Dana Jones and one brother Charles Armel. Frank was a United States Army Veteran, serving in the Korean War. He retired as a Supervisor from G.E. Chemical 33 years of service. Frank was a member of the Southside Baptist Church and also a member of the American Legion Post #15, Parkersburg. He enjoyed working on cars, building houses and flying his airplane. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 66 years, Deloris Armel; children Vickie Jones and her husband Dwight of Parkersburg, Linda Hoskins and her husband Roger of Vienna, Diana Jones of North Carolina; grandchildren Katelynn Durr, April Strouse, Hollie Hutchinson, Shawn Jones; great grandchildren Kylie Carpenter, Megan Long, Elizabeth Gossett, Savannah Perry, Justin Bennet, Cienna Bennet, Corbin Durr; great-great grandchildren Crandin Carpenter, Chase Dowdy, Aryia Ashby; brother John Armel; sister Margaret Sheppard and his beloved Chihuahua, Chloe. Service will be 1 p.m., Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Don Yeager officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens with Military Rites provided by the American Legion Post #15, Parkersburg. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at the funeral home. Condolences may be shared with the family at


  • Deloris Armel, Wife
  • Vickie (Dwight) Jones, Daughter
  • Linda (Roger) Hoskins, Daughter
  • Diana Jones, Daughter
  • Katelynn Durr, Grandchild
  • April Strouse, Grandchild
  • Hollie Hutchinson, Grandchild
  • Shawn Jones, Grandchild
  • Kylie Carpenter, Great Grandchild
  • Megan Long, Great Grandchild
  • Elizabeth Gossett, Great Grandchild
  • Savannah Perry, Great Grandchild
  • Justin Bennet, Great Grandchild
  • Cienna Bennet, Great Grandchild
  • Corbin Durr, Great Grandchild
  • Crandin Carpenter, Great Great Grandchild
  • Chase Dowdy, Great Great Grandchild
  • Aryia Ashby, Great Great Grandchild
  • John Armel, Brother
  • Margaret Sheppard, Sister
  • Chihuahua Chloe, Fur Baby
  • Frank H Armel Sr, Father
  • Bertha Mae (Epler) Armel, Mother
  • Dana Jones, Grandchild
  • Charles Armel, Brother


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 2, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 3, 2019

Frank H. Armel

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Frank Mcdonald

January 7, 2019

Worked with frank for quite a few years. Very special guy. Well liked by all. He will be deeply missed. Sincerely. Frank Mc donald

Debra&Tommy Sprouse

January 2, 2019

April our dearest daughter in law our heart goes out to you and your family for the loss of your grandfather.May all the wonderful memories with him comfort the hearts of all of you and that God gives you and his wife and family the strength to get through these next few days and months ahead.But to remember that he is forever with you in your heart we love you Tommy and Debbie Sprouse

Dewayne Parsons

January 2, 2019

Our uncle has left us with many fond memories over the years and he takes with him a piece of all of our hearts. Our love goes out to Aunt June and all the Armel family.

John and Janet Jordan

January 2, 2019

Many years we worked together. Also Janet & I had many good times with Frank and
"June"{as she was known to us].
You will be missed old friend.
Deepest sympathies.

Max Campbell

January 2, 2019

Sorry to hear of the passing Mr Armel. He was my supervisor in the finishing department at BW & GE . Max Campbell

Jenny McGivern Sole

January 1, 2019

Sorry for your loss. You all will be in my thoughts & prayers!

Katelynn Durr

December 31, 2018