Harry Spahr

Obituary of Harry Thomas Spahr

Harry Thomas "Tom" Spahr, Jr., 75, of Terra Alta, died Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at Windy Hill Village in Kingwood. The son of Alice Marie Thomas Spahr of Terra Alta and the late Harry Thomas Spahr, Sr., he was born December 1, 1944 in Columbia, SC. Tom graduated from Terra Alta High School and WVU in Medical Technology. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served in Viet Nam. He worked at Johns Hopkins Hospital for 40 years and was the head of the Parasitology Department. After his retirement, he moved back home. He was an avid animal lover. He is also survived by two sisters, Linda (Roger) Lewis and Mary Alice Spahr, all of Terra Alta; nephew, Andy (Gail) Graham; niece, Katie (Jacob) Harman; and great nieces, Delilah and Paisley Harman. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Ann Spahr, and brother in law, Berlin Graham. Special thanks to Jane Gibson, Jeri Dixon and Annie Moats and the staff at Windy Hill for their care. Donations may be made in his memory to the Preston County Animal Shelter, 278 Poor Farm Road, Kingwood, WV 26537. Cremation services provided by Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be made at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com
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