Theron Ottis Morehead Sr., 88, retired from Norfolk & Southern Railroad after 42 years’ employment

Theron Ottis Morehead Sr., 88, of Virginia Beach, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2019.

Born in Princeton, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Robert and Maude Morehead. He served in the U.S. Army and retired as a car repairman from Norfolk & Southern Railroad after 42 years of service.

Theron was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Morehead; and son, Theron O. Morehead Jr. Left to cherish his memory are his son, T.J. Morehead, and his wife, Joyce; daughter, Celina Epley, and her husband, David; grandchildren, Sarah, Michael, Dalton and Mason; and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Indian River Chapel. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home chapel. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9, at McClaugherty Cemetery, Princeton, West Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Share online condolences with the family at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home & Crematory.

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