Cecil Glenn Runions Jr.
Cecil Glenn Runions Jr., 77, of Beckley, died Nov. 2, 2019, at Bowers Hospice House, following a long, courageous battle with cancer.
Born June 29, 1942, at Pembroke, VA, he was the son of the late Cecil and Georgia Tilley Runions.
Glenn was a 1958 graduate of Mullens High School, a graduate of Concord College and taught at the Greenbrier Girls College in Lewisburg. He had a masters degree from WVU.
He worked at Itmann Mines No. 3, where he was a foreman, then went back to teaching at Herndon High School. He also worked for WV University as an Extension Agent for Wyoming, Mingo and McDowell counties with 20 years of service.
He was a deacon in the Catholic Church and loved his church family at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Beckley.
He is survived by his family and friends, who loved and supported him in his journey, along with his brother, David, and sister, Brenda Stewart.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, with Father Paul Wharton officiating, where friends may call at 12 noon. His body was donated to West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg.
Donations may be made to Bowers Hospice House.
Published on November 8, 2019


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