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327 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-263-8896
Fax: 304-263-9248
Ernest Abshire

Ernest Abshire

Sunday, April 1st, 1928 Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

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Obituary for Ernest Kenneth Abshire

Ernest Kenneth Abshire, 91, of Inwood, WV, passed away Thursday, January 2, 2020 at VA medical Center.

Born April 1, 1928 in Berkeley County, he was the son of the late Ernest S. Abshire and Lyda May (Slonaker) Abshire.

Ernest served in the U.S. Army from 1945-1947, he worked at Mack Trucks in Hagerstown, MD and worked his way up to a supervisor before retiring.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years Edna Lee (Coe) Abshire; two sons, E. Kevin Abshire (Michele) and Stephen Brian Abshire; one daughter, Constance Lynn Parkinson (Steve) all of Inwood; six grandchildren, Douglas, Tara, Brandon, and Andrew Abshire, Dustan and Derek Huff; and fifteen great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald Abshire and Richard (Dick) Abshire; sister, Thelma Bennett.

Family will receive friends on Monday, January 6, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Brown Funeral Home South Berkeley Chapel in Inwood. Everyone is welcome to wear casual attire as requested by the family.

Private graveside service at Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Gerrardstown United Methodist Church, 110 Dominion Road, Gerrardstown, WV, 25420.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, January 6th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    South Berkeley Chapel of Brown Funeral Home
    287 Arden Nollville Road
    INWOOD, WV
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    Monday, January 6th, 2020
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Interment

    Pleasant View Memory Gardens
    2938 Charles Town Road
    KEARNEYSVILLE, WV
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May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Ernest Kenneth Abshire, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
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and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Ernest Kenneth Abshire, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †
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