Lennie Earl Hartshorn Sr.

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Lennie Earl Hartshorn Sr.

February 14, 1933 - September 23, 2018

Lennie Earl Hartshorn Sr., 85, of Bolt, WV, passed away at home on September 23, 2018.
Born February 14, 1933 in Calhoun County, the son of the late Everett and Josie Sturm Hartshorn.
He is survived by his children, Pamela (Bobby) Daniel, Melody (Rick) Worrells, Lennie Hartshorn Jr., April (Jeff) Prunty, Everett (Michelle) Hartshorn, and former daughter-in-law Ramona Hartshorn.
Nine grandchildren: Denise (Brian) Worley, Shannon (Judy) Daniel, Megan (Doug) Marohl, Mendy (Michael) Helvey, Kevin (Brianne) Worrells, Staci (Ricky) Stover, Lennie Hartshorn III, Josie Hartshorn, Emma Hartshorn, and 15 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Donna Jean Hartshorn on April 15, 1992. He is also preceded in death by his infant sister Ellieve, his brothers Dayton, Boyd, Glen and Ernest Hartshorn, sister Elah Mae Roberts, and granddaughter Heather Hartshorn.
He was employed by Hope Gas and retired from Dominon Gas in 1992. He loved to be outdoors hunting and fishing, spending time on his farm.
Funeral Services will be on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm, at Melton Mortuary Chapel in Beckley, with visitation from 12:00 pm until service time. Rev. Garry Hall will be officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations made to Bowers Hospice House, PO Box 1492, Beckley, WV 25802.
Online condolences may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.meltonmortuary.com.
Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, 1200 Harper Road, Beckley, WV 25801.
Published on September 26, 2018
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James C. Haught
Sep 30, 2018
Earl and I were friends Starting in 1939 at Grantsville Grade School. We had grate times in both class and on the play ground. One of us would bring a rope to school and play "tug of war'." Once Paul Powell, the Principal, put us in chairs along the chalk board. Earl rolled a marble across the chalk tray. I rolled it back. We did this several times and Mr. Powell caught us. We got a paddling. I moved away in 1944. But came back occasionally to Grantsville. We took dates to the Kanawha theater but enjoyed talking to each other we forget our dates. Eal was a wonderful man..

Sincerely, James C. Haught