Duane Delbert Wilfong, age 90, of Mentor, Ohio, died peacefully Saturday, February 20, 2016, following a struggle with cancer.\r\n\r\nBorn February 15, 1926, in Pocahontas County, he was a son of the late Clarence and Chloe Wilfong. \r\n\r\nHe and his wife, Viola, age 91, have resided in Ohio since 1951; fifty nine of those years on Jordan Drive in Mentor, Ohio.\r\n\r\nDuane retired from FP&E Railroad in Fairport, Ohio. He proudly served his country with the 1st Battalion 11th Airborne Division in the United States Army. He was Honorably Discharged November 1946. He was awarded the World War II Victory Medal and Occupation Ribbon for his service. \r\n\r\nIn addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Duane L. Wilfong; brothers, Norman (Leta) and Starling; and a sister, Mary (Angel).\r\n\r\nIn addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Lonna Kuntz, and husband, Fred, and Dianna Zalar, all of Painesville, Ohio, and Johanna Bush, and husband, Larry, of Hawley, Pennsylvania; a son, Clar-ence Wilfong, and wife, Janene, of Toledo, Ohio; a step-daughter, Donna Diercks, of Phoenix, Arizona; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and brothers, Raymond, and wife, Edna, Warren, and wife, Dolly, and Corbett.\r\n\r\nPer his wishes, there will be no service.\r\n\r\nMemorials may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 East 185th Street, Cleveland, OH 44119-1330.