Gerald Richard Andrews

Smith Funeral Home

Gerald Richard Andrews

Romney - Gerald Richard Andrews, 71, of Mitchell Street, Romney, WV, died Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the Hampshire Memorial Hospital in Romney, WV.

Born on December 17, 1949 in Baltimore, MD, he was a son of the late Billy and Carmelita (Fazenbaker) Knee. He also was preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Hardy and Sandra Lynn Burdette and two brothers, Victor Knee and Jimmy Bolyard.

Mr. Andrews was retired as a self employed truck driver and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He loved "tinkering" and enjoyed the outdoors and going to car shows and festivals.

Surviving are his former wife and the mother of his children, Lee Anne (Eversole) Andrews of Romney; his children, Gerald R. Andrews, Jr. of Virginia, Stephanie Collins of Florida, Jamie Green, Erin Stanley, Gerald Richard Andrews and Clifton G. Andrews, all of Romney, Nicholas David Andrews of Virginia, Chad William Andrews of Romney and Cassadi Anne Andrews of Frederick, MD; three brothers, Larry Knee of Pennsylvania and Billy and Clifton Knee, both of Baltimore; a sister, Darlene Knee of Baltimore; 19 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Smith Funeral Home, Burlington Chapel, on Friday, September 17, 2021 from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m.

A funeral service will be conducted immediately following the visitation at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Robert Carter officiating.

Interment will be in the Potomac Memorial Gardens, Keyser. Graveside military honors will be accorded.

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Posted online on September 14, 2021