Billy Bryon Hawse, 75, of Elkins, died Oct. 9, 2013.
He was born in Wardensville on Jan. 1, 1938, a son of the late Stanley and Lois Hawse.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce Bean Hawse; and his two daughters, Angela Jo Hawse and Vicki Lee Hawse.
His request for cremation was honored, and a gathering of his family to celebrate his life will take place at his father's home place in the Lost River Valley.
In lieu of flowers, the family reguests that donations be made to the Randolph County Humane Society in Bill's name.