Everett Harrison Auvil, 81, of Arthurdale, WV, died on Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Preston Memorial Hospital.
Everett was born November 17, 1937, in Rowlesburg, a son of the late Strauther Meril and Bessie Mae (Bolyard) Auvil.
Beginning at age 16, Everett worked as a custodian in Preston County Schools, sawmills, and coalmines, before his retirement in 1996 from Kolher after working over 38 years as a cell operator. Everett loved going for Thursday drives with his family around the area and he enjoyed watching the birds around the house and gardening.
He is survived by his wife of over 59 years, Melvina Dorothy (Jones) Auvil; one son, Everett Joseph Auvil of Arthurdale; one daughter, Dorothy May Auvil of Arthurdale; three sisters, Waneta Murray, Mary Feathers, both of Newburg, Guiula Tenney of Richwood.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Howard, Richard, Donnie and Donald Auvil; four sisters, Betty Ruth and Elaine Auvil, Viola Stull, Leona May Auvil.
Friends will be received at the Rotruck-Lobb Kingwood Chapel, 295 South Price Street, on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, from 3-8pm; on Thursday, July 25, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service in the funeral home chapel at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Rotha Hall officiating.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family online at www.rotruck-lobb.com.