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Douglas L. Riffle

November 27, 1967 — February 5, 2023

Wheeling, WV

Douglas “Doug” L. Riffle, 55, of Wheeling, WV, formerly of Aleppo, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, February 5, 2023.

Born November 27, 1967 a son to Donald Riffle, of New Freeport and the late Linda Lou (Kerns) Riffle.

Doug was a 1985 graduate of West Greene High School. He worked as a laborer in Pipeline Construction for 30 years, before retiring from Welded Construction in 2018. Post-retirement Doug worked at Lowes in Wheeling, WV. He enjoyed deer hunting, reading books, loved watching WWII documentaries, watching the Steelers and Nascar.

In addition to his father, Doug is survived by: siblings Craig Donald (Kim) Riffle, of Moundsville, WV; Melissa D. (Scott) Woods, of Shepherd, MI; Curtis P. (Aly) Riffle, of Hudson, OH; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his mother, Doug is preceded in death by his Step-Mother Bonnie Riffle in 2021.

Friends and family will be received Friday, February 10, 2023 from 4-8 PM at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359; Telephone 724 499 5181. A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 11 AM in the funeral home with Pastor Lanny Hewitt officiating. Burial will take place at Centennial Cemetery, Aleppo, PA following the funeral.

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Friday, February 10, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 11, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pastor Lanny Hewitt

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