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Cecil Absten

Male 1929 - 2017  (87 years)


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  • Name Cecil Absten 
    Born 30 Sep 1929  Leon, Mason County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 01 Feb 2017  St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington. Cambel County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cecil Absten, Sr., 87, of Leon, WV, went to be with the Lord, while surrounded by his loving family, Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Huntington.

      He was born September 30, 1929, in Leon, WV, the son of the late Landis and Goldia Hope (Warner) Asten. His brother, William Absten also preceded him in death.

      He married his living wife, V. Hope (Sayre) Absten on April 22, 1948. They celebrated 67 years, 9 months of marriage together.

      He was a member of the Wolfe Valley Baptist Church where he attended regularly. He was a retired foreman/carpenter from Denny Hill Company at the Union Carbide plant in Institute, WV, for over 30 years. He enjoyed many years of hunting, fishing and camping with friends and family. He spent many years playing gospel music on his guitar as well. Playing in the snow with his vehicles and pampering his many pets was something he enjoyed too.

      In addition to his wife, V. Hope Absten he leaves seven children, Cecil, Jr. “Bud” (Sue) Absten, John (Debi) Absten, Chuck (Karen) Absten, James (Jody) Absten, Norma Bush, Dianna Mullinex, Christina (Ross) Young; 15 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; brothers, Lee (Isabelle) Absten and Larry (Donna) Absten; sister, Ruth DeWeese and a sister-in-law, Joan Absten.

      Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, February 4, 2017, at the Point of Faith Church, Point Pleasant, WV, with the Rev. Jim Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in the Smith Church Cemetery, Leon, WV. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, at the Point of Faith Church, Point Pleasant. Arrangements have been entrusted to Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV.
    Buried 04 Feb 2017  Smith Church Old & New Cemetery, Leon, Mason County, Wes Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I13616  WV Route 87 Family Tree
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2017 

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