Carl Howard Weghorst, 87 of McDermott died Friday, January 22, 2021, at Hill View Retirement Center. He was born March 2, 1933, in Portsmouth to the late Carl and Hazel Malone Weghorst. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Lois Myers.
He was a United States Navy Veteran of the Korean War and a member of the James Dickey Post 23 American Legion. He was retired from Martin Marietta. Carl was also a member of the Nauvoo United Methodist Church.
Carl is survived by his wife, Janet Kitchen Weghorst whom he married April 23, 1954, a son, Carl (Emily) Weghorst II, 4 daughters; Peggy Melvin, Susan (Vince) Kondas, Jane (Jim) Welch, and Beth (Bill) Rockwell, 15 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday, January 28, 2021, at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth with Pastor Pete Shaffer officiating. Interment will be in Scioto Burial Park with graveside military rites by the James Dickey Post 23 American Legion. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday starting at 12:00 PM Noon, Condolences may be sent to www.rogerwdavisfuneralhome.com.