Thomas Glen "Cy" Aston

ID#156, b. 17 November 1927, d. 29 June 2015
Father: Joseph M. "Joe" Aston
Mother: Mary Gertrude Ryan

Birth date: 17 November 1927
Birth place: Bear Ridge (off Fork Ridge), Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia.1 Like his siblings, he was born at home.2

Thomas married Eva Mae Harris, daughter of Charles McClure Harris and Dessie Charlotte "Dess" Aston.1

Thomas died at age 87 on 29 June 2015 at Liza's Place Valley Hospice Care, 308 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia.

An online obituary was published on 1 July 2015 by the Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory.1 The following is a transcription of that obituary:

"Thomas Glen "Cy" Aston
November 17, 1927 - July 29, 2015

Thomas "Cy" Glen Aston, 87, of Moundsville, WV passed away Monday, June 29, 2015 at Liza's Place, Wheeling WV.

He was born November 17, 1927, in Glen Easton, WV, the son of the late Joseph M. and Gertrude (Ryan) Aston.

He was a retired laborer for Triangle Conduit in Glen Dale WV, a member of the Fork Ridge Christian Church, and a US Army Korean War Veteran, who loved to farm.

In Addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Eva M. (Harris) Aston (2002); son, Lyle G. Aston, daughter, Sue Ella Chambers, four brothers, Harry S, Johnny, Don and Henry Aston and a sister, Judy Kay Aston.

Thomas is survived by his son, Van (Vicki) Aston of Glen Easton; five sisters, Peg Kuhn of Cameron WV, Maxine Burkey of Pleasant Valley WV, Emma Davis of Warren, OH, Annie (Mike) Emerson of Goose Creek SC and Patty (Wayne) Myers of Glen Easton; three brothers, Paul "Jack" (Susan) Aston of Nauvoo Ridge, Buck Aston of Shadyside, OH and Isaac Raymond (Evelyn) Aston of Warren; eight grandchildren, Misty Tolzda of Woodsfield, OH, Brenda Mason of Bethlehem, WV, Jeni (Rob) Morris of Moundsville, Samantha Paith of Bear Lake, PA, Amber (Albert) Edwards of GA, Erica Aston of Columbus, OH, Brant Aston of Pennsacola, FL and Ian Aston of Glen Dale, WV; three great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; son-in-law, Dave Chambers of GA and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Thursday, July 2, 2015 from 6-8:30 pm and again on Friday, July 3, 2015 from noon until the time of service at 1pm, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, with Pastor Ron Williams officiating.

Interment will follow at Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery, Moundsville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the The Alzheimers Association WV Chapter, 1601 2nd Street, Charleston, WV 25387.

Offer condolences online at"

[original spelling and punctuation retained]

A memorial service for Thomas was conducted on 3 July 2015 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. Thomas's body was interred on 3 July 2015 in the Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery, 8681 Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia; his name appears on the gravestone as "Thomas G. Aston."

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Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1930Marshall County, West VirginiaF. Glen Aston, male, age 2-4/12, son, single, born in West Virginia
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 April 1930)4

Deceased Children of Thomas Glen "Cy" Aston and Eva Mae Harris:

Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=14 Feb 2016


  1. [S2058] Thomas Glen "Cy" Aston obituary, presented by Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Moundsville, West Virginia, online
  2. [S229] Interview with Mary "Peggy" (Aston) Kuhn by Jo Ellen (Kuhn) Dalton, 08 September 2001.
  3. [S315] Digital photograph of Thomas G. and Eva M. Aston gravestone in Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery (Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia); photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 04 October 2005.
  4. [S246] Joseph M. Aston household, 1930 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Cameron Magisterial District, Enumeration District 26-2, sheet 6A (30 stamped), National Archives micropublication T626_2543.