The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 28, 2014

Obituaries — Monday, April 28, 2014

David Lee ‘Mook’ August

David Lee “Mook” August, 69, of Stickney, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Charleston Area Medical Center after a long illness.

David was born April 3, 1945, at Birchton. He was the son of the late Willie and Irene August.

Mook was a 1963 graduate of Marsh Fork High School. After high school he served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. He was a retired school bus driver for the Raleigh County Board of Education with 27 years service. He was also a retired rural route carrier for the U.S. Postal Service with 33 years service. From 1985 to 1990 he was the owner of August Exxon Station at Stickney.

David was a Christian and he attended Stickney Community Church. When he was at his house at Talcott, he also visited Faith Baptist Church and other churches in the Talcott area.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister Greta Pettry Quarles, a brother Steve August, a sister-in-law Judy August, and brothers-in-law Charlie Pettry and Ronnie Quarles.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years Charlotte August, a daughter Shelly Davis and husband Dewayne of Seth, a son Glenn August of Stickney, and a granddaughter Kara Davis of Seth. Survivors also include his brothers, Ray August and wife Barbara of Brunswick, OH, John August and wife Bonny of New Castle, PA, Gary August of Charleston; a sister Sandra Hamilton and husband Enoch of Millwood; a sister-in-law Terry August of Stickney; and brothers-in-law Charles Holstein and wife Cathy, Gary Holstein and wife Debbie, and Jerry Holstein and wife Trish all of Alum Creek; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

David's family would like to say a special thank you to all of his Christian brothers and sisters who prayed for him and his family during his time of illness.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, April 29, at one p.m. at Pineview Cemetery at Orgas with Evangelist David Cook and Pastor Jerry Brown officiating.

Friends may visit from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, April 28, at Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.

Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, is serving the family.

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