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Obituary | Ivan Dale Greathouse
« on: December 14, 2006, 09:15:38 AM »
Ivan Dale Greathouse, age 61, of Durbin, died Thursday, December 12, 2002.
     Born April 13, 1941, at Durbin, he was the son of Ella L. Morgan Greathouse and the late Ivan Door Greathouse.
     Mr. Greathouse was an avid deer and bear hunter, a worker for Howes Leather Company, a truck driver for Grimes Logging Company, Burford Coal Company, and was a heavy equipment operator for numerous companies. He was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church on Back Mountain. He was also a member of the National Rifleman Association and the West Virginia Bear Hunters Association.
     He was preceded in death by his father.
     Survivors include his wife, Frances Greathouse of Durbin; his mother, Ella Morgan Greathouse, of Elkins; three sons, Kevin Greathouse, Carl Greathouse, and Donald Greathouse, all of Durbin; a sister, Donna Hommema, of Elkins; three grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
     Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Bethel United Methodist Church on Back Mountain by the Rev. Lawrence Bennett, the Rev. Harold Swecker, and the Rev. Carl VanStavern. Burial was in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.