David G. Staten, 62, of Point Marion, Pa., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. Born in Selma, Ala., on June 17, 1958, he was a son of the late Donald Staten and Joyce Holbein.
David honorably served in the U.S. Air Force for 14 years, from 1977-1990 and had recently retired as a staff assistant at WVU Medicine in Morgantown.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sheri Lynn (Reed) Staten; three children, Douglas Staten (Geneva), of Fort Wayne, Ind., Brandon Staten, of Morgantown, and Sarah Trump, of Point Marion, Pa.; his stepmother, who raised him from childhood, Donna Triplett Staten, of Nestorville, W.Va.; five grandchildren, Cheyenne, Demitrius, Ethan, Brandon and Sara; a sister, Tammy Griffith (Charlie), of Utica, Ohio; and two brothers, Donald Staten (Tisha) and Daniel Staten (Kathy), both of Elkins.
Deceased is one grandson, Aiden, in infancy, and a brother, Donald Marc Staten.
There will be no public services at this time. A memorial for family and friends is being planned for a later date. Arrangements are in the care of the Richard R. Herod Funeral Home, Point Marion, Pa.