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Wilbur Irven Donohew
 1941 - 2004

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  • Birth  16 Oct 1941  Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  15 May 2004  Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary

      Wilbur Irven Donohew, 62, of Evans, WV, departed this life May 15, 2004 at his home.
      He was born October 28, 1941 in Evans, a son of the late Ernie Denver and Daisy Violet (Barr) Donohew.
      He was a retired heavy equipment operator for the Operating Engineers Union, Local #132, Charleston with 42 years service. He was also retired from
      Huntington Pipe Supply. He was an accomplished self-taught musician who loved to play his mandolin. Bluegrass music was an integral part of his life, and he had been a member of several area bluegrass bands. He also attended the Longview Methodist Church.
      Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Angela and Jerry Howery and Sherri Sayre all of Ripley; brothers and sisters-in-law, Grant and Naomi Donohew, Carroll and Louise Donohew, and Kenneth Donohew all of Evans; sisters and brothers-in-law, Vesta and James Livingston of Evans, Lillian and Earlie Hoschar of Cottageville, and Christina and Charles King of Ripley;
      grandchildren, Amanda (Alan) Ashby, Nicholas Howery and Kayla Sayre; great grandchildren, Alea Ashby, Kassidy Ashby, and Kelci Ashby; his beloved friend
      and caregiver, Connie Donohew of Evans and her son, Jamie Gandee of Parkersburg; 22 nieces and nephews; 30 great nieces and nephews; special friends, Robert and Brenda Cobb of Lubeck.
      He was also preceded in death by a nephew, General Donohew.
      Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2004 at Casto Funeral Home, Evans,
      WV, with the Rev. Benjamin Riggleman officiating. Burial will follow in the
      Longview Cemetery, Evans. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at
      the funeral home.
    Buried  18 May 2004  Longview Church Cemetery, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2276  WV Route 87 Family Tree | Isaac Barr
    Last Modified  18 Dec 2013 22:28:03 
     
    Father  Ernie Denver Donohew, b. 11 Apr 1911, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA  
    Mother  Daisy Violet Barr, b. 6 Jun 1912, West Virginia, USA  
    Family ID  F374  Group Sheet
     
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Oct 1941 - Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 May 2004 - Longview Church Cemetery, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Wilbur Irven Donohew, 62, of Evans, WV, departed this life May 1 5, 20 04 at his home.

      He was born October 28, 1941 in Evans, a son of the late Ernie Denv er a nd Daisy Violet (Barr) Donohew.

      He was a retired heavy equipment operator for the Operating Engineers Un io n, Local #132, Charleston with 42 years service. He was also retir ed fr om Huntington Pipe Supply. He was an accomplished self-taught musici an w ho loved to play his mandolin. Bluegrass music was an integral pa rt of h is life, and he had been a member of several area bluegrass band s. He al so attended the Longview Methodist Church.

      Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Angela and Jerry Howery and Sherri Sayre all of Ripley; brothers and sisters-in-law, Grant and Naomi Donohew, Carroll and Louise Donohew, and Kenneth Donohew all of Evans; sisters and brothers-in-law, Vesta and James Livingston of E vans, Lillian and Earlie Hoschar of Cottageville, and Christina and Charles King of Ripley; grandchildren, Amanda (Alan) Ashby, Nicholas Howery and Kayla Sayre; great grandchildren, Alea Ashby, Kassidy Ashby, and Kelci Ashby; his be loved friend and caregiver, Connie Donohew of Evans and her son, Jamie Gandee of Parkersburg; 22 nieces and nephews; 30 great nieces and nephews; special friends, Robert and Brenda Cobb of Lubeck.

      He was also preceded in death by a nephew, General Donohew.

      Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2004 at Casto Funeral Home, Ev an s, WV, with the Rev. Benjamin Riggleman officiating. Burial will follow in the Longview Cemetery, Evans. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
     

  

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