Everett H. Dye, 91 - Parkersburg

Everett H. Dye, 91, of Parkersburg, West Virginia, formerly of Big Springs, WV, died September 6, 2010, at CAMC Memorial Hospital in Charleston.

He was born February 10, 1919 at Freed, WV, a son of the late George W. and Parentha Estella Raybuck Dye.

Everett served during WWII in the European Theater as an Army Infantry Soldier. He was seriously wounded in combat and awarded a Purple Heart. He was self employed as a carpenter, home builder and farmer. Everett was a long time member and deacon for 40 years at Smithville Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, trapping, fishing, gardening and observing wildlife.

He is survived by his second wife of 32 years, Nora Jean Davidson of the Glenville Care and Rehabilitation Center; his daughter and son-in-law, Mary and John Kaltenecker of Parkersburg; two granddaughters, Joyce Commercon of Highlands Ranch, CO and Marsha Senchyshak of Parkersburg; four grandchildren, Francis and Christine Commercon and Kyra and Kelly Senchyshak; several nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Lenore Richards Dye; six brothers, Benjamin, Casper, William, Shirley, Ernest and Oral Dye; five sisters, Ada Freed, Cokie Turner, Olive Campell, Orpha Hale and Edith Barr and seven nephews and two nieces.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, at the Stump Funeral Home in Grantsville. Rev. Joseph Law will officiate. Interment will be in the Ayers Cemetery at Smithville. Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 p.m. Saturday until time of services.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Smithville Baptist Church, a U.S. Veteran's charity or the charity of choice.