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Richard Ralph Strawser

September 25, 1934 ~ December 6, 2021 (age 87)

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Obituary

Richard “Dick” Ralph Strawser, 87 of Fellowsville, WV passed away on December 6, 2021 at his residence with family by his side. He was born on September 25, 1934 in Tunnelton, son of the late Richard Harold and Sophia Mae Nestor Strawser. Dick graduated from Tunnelton High School, Class of 1952. He served in the United States Army from 1957-1959. Dick retired as a coalminer from Consol-Dobbin Mines in Davis, WV with thirty-two years of service. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Dick was a member of the Fellowsville United Methodist Church and Fellowsville Ruritan where he was treasurer. Dick is survived by his loving wife of sixty-one years, Virginia Mae Strawser whom he married on April 30, 1960; two children, Kimberly Jean Strawser, Morgantown, William Glenn Strawser and Tanya, Tunnelton; one sister, Joyce Ann Cool and Bob, Fellowsville; his furry 4-legged friend, Raven; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Dick is preceded in death by one brother, William Wallace Strawser. Family and friends will be received at the Bolyard Funeral Home, 79 Morgantown St. Newburg, WV, Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 10:30 AM until time of the service at 12:30 PM. Interment will be at the West Virginia National Cemetery where military honors will be accorded by the Taylor County Honor Guard and the US Army National Guard of Camp Dawson. In lieu of flowers, memorial donation can be made to Pet Helpers 726 East Park Ave PMB 311 Fairmont WV 26554 or Preston County Animal Shelter 278 Poor Farm Road Kingwood WV 26537. Due to Covid-19, the family requests that all who plan to attend wear protective face coverings or CDC- approved masks.  Online condolences can be made at www.bolyardfuneralhomewv.com. Bolyard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Strawser family.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 9, 2021

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Bolyard Funeral Home & Cremation
79 Morgantown Ave
Newburg, WV 26410

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 9, 2021

12:30 PM
Bolyard Funeral Home & Cremation
79 Morgantown Ave
Newburg, WV 26410

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