Leslie Randall "Cokey" Van Meter, Jr.

Smith Funeral Home

Leslie Randall "Cokey" Van Meter, Jr.

Keyser - Leslie Randall "Cokey" Van Meter, Jr., 47, of Keyser, WV, died Sunday, August 22, 2021.

Born on June 21, 1974 in Cumberland, MD, he was a son of Leslie Randall Van Meter, Sr. of Rawlings, MD and the late Debbie (Smith) McCoole. He also was preceded in death by a brother, Christopher McCoole.

"Cokey" as he was known to his family and friends was employed at Lumber and Things in Keyser. He was always joking and making people laugh. He had a giving nature and was always there to help when someone was in need, regardless of the circumstance.

Surviving, in addition to his father, are his wife of 11 years, Amber Dawn (Crites) Van Meter; a stepdaughter, Aislinn Crites of Keyser; two sisters, Tonya Van Meter of Keyser and Jodi Talbott of Rawlings; a nephew, Nike Van Meter and many close friends.

Friends will be received at the Smith Funeral Home, Keyser Chapel, on Thursday, September 2, 2021 from 6-7 p.m.

The family requests that memorial contributions be directed to the Smith Funeral Home 85 S. Main Street Keyser, WV 26726 to assist in defraying funeral expenses.

Condolences and personal reflections to the family may be left after Mr. Van Meter's obituary at smithfuneralhomes.net.

Posted online on August 27, 2021