Norman D. Sies

Norman D. Sies, 72, of Gillespie passed away at 12:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at his residence.

He was born Dec. 3, 1946, in Staunton to Carl H. and Opal (Chapman) Sies. He married Joyce M. (Keirle) Sies; she survives.

Mr. Sies was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Vietnam War. He was retired after having been a railroad laborer.

In addition to his wife, surviving are his daughters, Katina (Chester) Weller of Gillespie and Khara (Brian) Cox of Sawyerville; grandchildren, Matthew S. Davis II, Kirklund A. Davis, Mason D. Weller and Brilynn H. Cox; great-grandchildren, Kysen S. Davis and Daisy Lilly-Ann Roberts-Davis; sister, Carla (Jerry) Weatherford of Apache Junction, Ariz.; and brothers and sisters-in-law, Randy and Mary Ellen Keirle of Swansea, Terry and Gayla Crites of Gillespie and Leo and Audrey Pottebaum of Rhineland, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Marla Kay Sies; and brothers, Art Sies and Gary Sies.

Visitation was held Friday, Feb. 1, from 2 p.m. until services at 4 p.m. at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, with Rev. Christine Erdmann officiating.

Memorials may be made to Staunton VFW, Shriners Hospital, St. Jude Children’s Hospital of Memphis, Tenn., or cerebral palsy.

Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at kravanyafuneral.com.