BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Dana William Jarrett

Dana William Jarrett, age 60, of Mt. Nebo, died peacefully Oct. 8, 2013, at his home under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice after a courageous 10-month battle with cancer.

He was born Jan. 21, 1953, in Charleston, a son of the late Cam and Bertha Sampson Jarrett. On May 5, 1990, he married Judy Hinkle who survives. In addition to his wife he is survived by his mother-in-law, Garnett Hinkle, of Buckhannon; three daughters, Alicia Foster and companion, Chuck Dean, of Orlando, Deirdre Grogg and husband, Benjamin, of Grafton, and Deanne Carr and husband, Brian, of Buckhannon; two sons, Trenton Gum and companion, Lisa, of Morgantown, and Seth Gum and wife, Twyla, of San Diego, Calif.; one granddaughter, Shyann Foster, of Orlando; four grandsons, Dylan Foster, of Orlando, Randall and Gunner Grogg, both of Grafton, and Wyatt Gum, of San Diego Calif.; three sisters, Patricia Hissam and husband, Darrell, and Sandra Jarrett, all of Buckhannon, and Debbie Jarrett of Weston; several nieces and nephews and best friend, Rick Day and wife, Barb, of Buckhannon.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Gene Jarrett, and father-in-law, Gerald Hinkle. Mr. Jarrett was a batch mixer at Corhart Refractories and a member of the United Steel Workers of America for 26 years. He was a lifelong member of the NRA and a member of Sand Run Baptist Church. He was an avid Harley Rider and outdoorsman and had a deep love for God, country and family. His grandchildren were the apple of his eye. He was also a great Civil War buff.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at the Sand Run Baptist Church in Excelsior, where a funeral service will be held 1 p.m. with the Rev. Donald Butcher officiating. At Mr. Jarrett’s request he will be cremated and a private burial will be held at a later date. In honor of Dana contributions may be made to the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, 1 Medical Dr., Morgantown, WV 26506. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com.

Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.