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Chester Donohew

Male 1941 - 2007  (65 years)


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  • Name Chester Donohew 
    Born 20 Sep 1941  Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 May 2007  Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Obituary

      Chester Osborne Donohew departed this life, Friday, May 4, 2007, at Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, WV, following an extended illness.
      He was born September 20, 1941, at Evans, a son of the late Jesse Oliver and Elzona Sayre Donohew.
      He was a retired heavy equipment operator and a member of Operating Engineers Local # 132. He was a farmer, the former owner of C. O. Donohew Excavating. He was a protestant.
      Survivors include his sister Wanda Donohew Matheny of Evans, step-son Larry Jackson of Ripley; step-daughters Linda Parsons of Fairplain, Loretta Hatcher of Kenna and Lucinda Ranson of Ripley; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.
      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Orley Marie Casto Donohew and his sister Wilma Donohew Stewart.
      Services were held Monday, May 7, 2007, with Rev Gerald B. Sayre officiating. Burial followed at Longview Cemetery.
    Buried Longview Church Cemetery, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • His Mom always called him brother.
    Person ID I760  WV Route 87 Family Tree
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2008 

    Father Jessee Oliver Donohew,   b. 13 Apr 1909, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother ElZona Belle Sayre,   b. 17 Jun 1904, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1993, Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1925  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Orley Marie Casto,   b. 1924, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1999, Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, West Virginia,, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Family ID F242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1941 - Evans, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 May 2007 - Ripley, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Longview Church Cemetery, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Donohew
    Donohew
    Chester Osborne Donohew - Son of Jesse and Zona Sayre Donohew

    Headstones
    Donohew - Longview Cemetery
    Donohew - Longview Cemetery
    Chester and Orley Casto Donohew