The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Obituaries

November 12, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Paul Stephen ‘Steve’ August

Paul Stephen “Steve” August, 63, of Stickney, met his Lord and Savior, Jesus, face to face on Saturday, November 9, 2013.

Born March 1st, 1950, at Stickney, he was the son of the late Rev. William and Irene August.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters, Greta Pettry Quarles and Gloria Ann August, a brother, Jerry Dean August, sister-in-law, Judy August, brothers-in-law, Charlie Pettry, Ronnie Quarles and Rex Stover. A child which he never met till the day of his passing.

He was a 1969 graduate of Nashville Auto Diesel College. He was a retired coal miner and a proud and loyal member of the UMWA. Steve also was a proud member of the Masonic Boone Lodge #162 in Whitesville, WV, and a member of Scottish Rite and Shriners.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 40 years, Terry Stover August, his children, “his heart,” Andrea August Cook and husband, Mark, of Naoma, Chasity August Gilfilen and husband, Steve, of Rock Creek, and Steve August II and wife, Kristen, of Rock Creek, his grandchildren “the apples of his eye” Joshua and Joseph Cook, Nathaniel Gilfilen and Madeline and Bailey August, his sister, Sandy August Hamilton and husband, Enoch, of Millwood, WV, his brothers, David August and wife, Charlotte, of Stickney, John August and wife, Bonny, of New Castle, PA; Gary August of Charleston, WV, and Ray August and wife, Barbara, of Brunswick, OH, his mother-in-law Sina Stover, and his brother-in-law, Steve Stover, of Stickney, WV; many nieces, nephews, and cousins whom he loved, A very dear aunt Martha Pauley of Nellis, WV. He had a host of friends, too many to count, whom he cherished very much, special friends Weldon, Grover, C.C. and Danny that went the last mile with him.

Steve loved his family beyond measure, and was consumed by the love of Christ. He was known by many and loved by all. The Lord called, “come home my weary child, and he answered, “Here am I.”

Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon, November 14, 2013, at 2 o’clock in the Armstrong Funeral Home, Whiteville, WV, with the Rev. David Cook and the Rev. Danny Gilfilen. Interment will be in Pineview Cemetery, Orgas, WV.

Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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