Donald A. WahlmanJuly 23, 1927 ~ September 11, 2017 (age 90)
Donald A. Wahlman, 90, of Birmingham Alabama, formerly of Huntington, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on September 11, 2017. Born on July 23, 1927 in Youngstown, Ohio, he was a son of the late John and Esther Wahlman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Wahlman; brothers, Elmer, Bob, Harold, and his sister, Evelyn. He is survived by his daughter, Debbie (David) Marshall of Orlando, FL; son, Don (Mary Beth) Wahlman of Birmingham, AL; 7 grandchildren, Heather, Matthew (Lucy), Martha (Wes), Tyler, Ben, Philip, Rachel and 2 great-grandchildren, Carson and Abbey Grace. Donald was a C.M.A. who earned his BA from Youngstown State University and his MA from Marshall University. He will be remembered as a godly man who loved his family dearly and cherished the moments he had with his wife of 56 years until her passing in 2009. His grandchildren and great-grandchildren gave him great joy each time he was with them. He was an avid Marshall Thundering Herd and Cincinnati Reds fan. Donald worked at Houdaille Industries for 30 years and then as an accounting professor at Marshall University for 12 years (1980-1992) until his retirement. He was a member of Beverly Hills Methodist Church serving as finance chairman and a choir member for many years. He greatly enjoyed singing in the choir at both Beverly Hills and Zion Presbyterian churches. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Beard Mortuary in Huntington, with Rev. Donald E. Wahlman, officiating. Burial will follow at Woodmere Memorial Park in Huntington. The family will welcome friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home. A memorial service will also be held at Zion Presbyterian Church in Columbia, TN at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 17, 2017.