Bias, Andrew Wilfred (2008)

Obituary of Andrew Wilfred Bias ~ 2008

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mr. Andrew Wilfred Bias, age 93 of Marion passed away Tuesday November 25, 2008 at his residence.  Mr. Bias was born in Fayette County, PA on November 21, 1915 and was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Bias.  He retired from the U.S. Army; was a member of the Military Officers of America; volunteer at the Asheville VA Regional Medical Center and a retired engineer from Rockwell International Space Division.

Mr. Bias was preceded in death by two sisters: Mary and Kay and two brothers: Joe and Steve. Left to cherish Mr. Bias’ memory is his wife Doris Hood Bias of the home and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday December 2, 2008 at 12:00 noon at Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain.  The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Westmoreland Funeral Home.  Interment will be in Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.

Full military honors will be provided by the U.S. Army from Fort Bragg.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cal Farley’s PO Box 1890 Amarillo, TX 79174.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday November 26, 2008 Volume 14 # 47