Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

April 8, 2013

Albert Leon (Peanut) Sturms

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

MONTCALM — Albert Leon (Peanut) Sturms, age 76, of Freedom Road, Montcalm, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

He was born on August 24, 1936 in West Virginia. He had been a resident of both Mercer County and Baltimore, Md. for a number of years. He attended the Montcalm Church of Christ. He formerly worked as a police officer and also in the U.S. Postal Service.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Faye Preston Sturms.

Survivors include: Son: Richard Sturms and wife Jennifer of Charleston; daughter: Amber Lynn Sturms of Welch; three grandchildren: Brandon, Brayden and Christian Sturms.

Friends may call on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell.

Following the visitation, his wishes will be honored and he will be cremated.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell is serving the family.