Times West Virginian
Troy W. Hamrick Jr., 60, of Route 1, Shinnston, passed away Friday (March 15, 2013) at UHC following an extended illness.
He was born Dec. 10, 1952, in Clarksburg, the son of Troy Hamrick Sr. of Enterprise and the late Pauline Rouse Hamrick.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Kimberly Neely Hamrick, whom he married June 12, 1986. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Christy Creamer of West Milford and April Gooden and husband Scott of Shinnston; two grandsons, Christian Carpenter and Ryan Gooden; one granddaughter, Shallon Creamer; one sister, Sharon Jones and husband Terry of Saltwell Road; two nieces, Rebekah Jones of Morgantown and Sarah Jones of Michigan; one nephew, Matthew Jones and wife Kathy of Saltwell Road; and several other nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Fred Rouse and Wilma Yates Rouse Lasure, and his paternal grandparents, Alfred and Francis Hamrick.
He graduated from Shinnston High in 1970 and attended Fairmont State College. He was a retired coal miner from Consol Robinson Run Local 1501 of 38 years and a member of Owings Baptist Church.
Family and friends will be received at Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 S. Pike St., Shinnston, from 2-8 p.m. Monday, where services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Ron Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at the Shinnston Masonic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers families, request donations be made to: Owings Baptist Church Building Fund, Rt. 3, Box 103, Shinnston WV, 26431.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.dorseyfuneralhomewv.com.