Mr. Laurence Duaine Cleghorn, 81 years of age of Upshur County, WV passed away on September 28, 2021 at his residence. He was born January 23, 1940 in Olean, NY, the son of the late Robert Bruce and Velma Lewis Cleghorn.
He is survived by a daughter Beverly Jo Gates and her husband Bret of Parkersburg, WV; a son Laurence (Dobie) Cleghorn of Parkersburg, WV; one sister Barbara Cleghorn of Clarksburg, WV; seven grandsons and several great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by one sister Lorie Jane Lower; four brothers John (Jack) Cleghorn, Robert Cleghorn, George Cleghorn and Harold (Butch) Cleghorna; a half-brother Bobby Cleghorn and his loving dachshund Dickie.
Laurence was known in the area for his talents as a heavy equipment operator. He worked with his father at R.V. Cleghorn Coal Company.
A private service celebrating his life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com. The Cleghorn family has entrusted the care and arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, 215 East Main Street, Bridgeport, WV.