84, of Terra Alta, died Monday October 18, 2021 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
The son of the late Harry Sterling and Edith May Alta Roe Queen, he was born December 17, 1936, in Clarksburg.
Sterling was an avid sportsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He collected civil war memorabilia and researched too. He was a member of the Civil Air Patrol for over 50 years. He owned and operated Queen Printing Service in Clarksburg and Terra Alta. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
He is survived by longtime companion Carolyn Deem, two sons; Thomas Michael Queen of Terra Alta and Sterling Lincoln "Link" Queen and spouse Linda of Kingwood; a sister, Lucinda Zontek of Clarksburg; five grandchildren, Tiffany Vannucci, Nathaniel, Christopher, Cassandra and Myra Queen; 10 great grandchildren: Elizabeth, Mason, Nina, Zoey, Ava, Carter, Maddox, Isla Sky, Hunter and Charlie and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Kemp Falkner and a sister Lucrisha Skidmore.
Family and friends will be received at the Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and from noon on Friday October 22, 2021, until the 1:00 p.m. time of service with Steve Goff officiating. Burial will follow in the Terra Alta Cemetery.
Due to COVID-19, safety precautions will be taken, the social distancing 6-foot rule will be honored and all guests, whose health allows, are to wear a mask.
Condolences may be made at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com
A Memorial Tree was planted for Sterling
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Arthur H Wright Funeral Home