Cloyde W. "Billy" Jarvis, 92 - Newton

Cloyde W. "Billy" Jarvis, 92, of Newton, West Virginia, died peacefully Sunday February 24, 2013 at the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.

He was born October 3, 1920 at Newton, the son of the late Thomas Bert and Nettie Noe Jarvis.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Sylvia Hensley Jarvis on September 25, 1998; their infant daughter; his second wife, Edith Vineyard Jarvis on December 17, 2012; siblings, Pauline Deibel, Dixie Finley, Nancy Bell, Garnet Hensley, Herbert Jarvis, Kelsey Jarvis, Lewis Jarvis, Lucy Chase and Hazel Miller.

Billy was a retired supervisor of Elem Metals, Alloy and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He resided in Oak Hill for several years before moving back to Newton in 2005. He was a member of the Newton United Methodist Church and a 60 year Mason, having been raised in June 1952 at Oak Hill Lodge No. 120, A.F. & A.M. At the time of his death, he was a member of the Linden Lodge No. 83, A.F. & A.M. and the Linden Chapter No. 152, Order of the Eastern Star.

Surviving are his stepchildren, Neal Vineyard and his wife Carole and Nancy Cottrell and her husband, Jackie; step grandchildren, Neal Vineyard, Jr., Michele King, Jay Cottrell, Misti Naylor Kristi Burdette and Michael Vineyard; step great grandchildren, Brittany, Casey, Emily, Brianna, Alexis and Olivia; several nieces and nephews; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law from both marriages.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 27 in the Laurel Point Cemetery, Newton, with the Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley officiating. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Hubbard Hospice House, 1001 Kennawa Drive, Charleston, WV 25311.

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