The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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May 12, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, May 12, 2013


Lonnie Hatfield

Lonnie Hatfield, 73, of Eccles, passed away Saturday May 12, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.

Charles William ‘Gundy’ Hawver

VICTOR — Charles William “Gundy” Hawver of Victor passed away at his home Saturday, May 11, 2013, following a short illness. Born February 2, 1930, at Ansted, he was the son of the late Luther C. Hawver and the late Donna M. Murray.

Mr. Hawver is retired from the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 137, Briar Cliff Manor, NY; he honorably served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean war. He was a member of the Wappinger Falls, NY, Masonic Lodge 671 and was of the Protestant faith.

Charles enjoyed the simple things in life, his family and friends, golf and an occasional beer with his buds.

Other than his parents he is preceded in death by a son Gary Wayne; 2 brothers: Gene and James Hawver.

Charles is survived by his son William J. Hawver of Marlboro, NY, granddaughter Joslyn M. Hawver and grandson Damon J. and his wife Stephanie, great-grandson Damon J. Hawver Jr. all of Marlboro, NY. A very special Aunt, Bessie Fox, who gave him much maternal support throughout his life, also survives. He considered Bessie’s and the late Harold Fox’s Children Buddy, Retha, Brenda, Dale, Karen and Eddie as his brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Ansted. Burial will follow at the Mt. Zion Church Cemetery at Victor. Family and friends may gather with the family on Monday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Hospice of Southern WV, P.O. Box 1472 Beckley, WV 25802.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Ansted.

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