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Daniel Russell Himes

December 30, 1945 ~ October 7, 2021 (age 75)

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Daniel Russell Himes,75, of the Whetsell Settlement, died on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at Mon General Hospital.

Daniel was born December 30, 1945, in Brookville, PA, a son of the late James and Olive Jean (Smith) Himes.

Daniel enlisted in the United States Air Force in October of 1963 and served faithfully until his retirement in October of 1983. Daniel was an avid Mountaineer fan. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, was a bass master, being outdoors, adored his time with his family, especially his grandchildren and his faithful dog Bella.

He is survived by two sons, Douglas (Erin) Himes, Morgantown, WV; Dana “DJ” Himes, and Michell Armstrong, of Kingwood; his daughter Danette “Danie” (Douglas) Snyder, Kingwood; eight grandchildren: Samantha (JC) Cramer, Allyson Parrish, Jenna (CJ) Felton, Ashlyn Himes, Alex Himes, Leigha Himes Aiden Himes, and Hannah Cartwright; one sister, Norma Jean Park of Brookville, PA; and several nieces and a nephew.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Dotty Ann (Friend) Himes.

Friends may call at the Rotruck-Lobb Kingwood Chapel, 295 South Price Street on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, from 4-8pm, and the funeral will be Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 11:00 am, with Rev. Michael Argabrite officiating. Burial will be in the WV National Cemetery in Grafton.

The family requests that any memorial donations be made in Daniel’s memory to the Preston County Humane Society, P.O. Box 395, Kingwood, WV 26537 or to the Preston County Animal Shelter, 278 Poor Farm Rd, Kingwood, WV 26537.

Personal condolences may be offered to the family online at www.rotruck-lobb.com.


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October 12, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rotruck - Lobb Kingwood Chapel
295 S. Price St.
Kingwood, WV 26537

Funeral Service
October 13, 2021

11:00 AM
Rotruck - Lobb Kingwood Chapel
295 S. Price St.
Kingwood, WV 26537

Interment following funeral service
October 13, 2021

WV National Cemetery, Pruntytown
42 Veterans Memorial Ln, Grafton, WV 26354
Grafton, WV 26354


Preston County Humane Society
P.O. Box 395, Kingwood WV 26537

Preston County Animal Shelter
PO Box 395, Kingwood WV 26537

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