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Loren Sylvester "Bus" Hyre

October 8, 1925 July 1, 2019
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Obituary for Loren Sylvester "Bus" Hyre

Loren Sylvester “Bus” Hyre, 93, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Monday, July 1, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

Bus was born Thursday, October 8, 1925, in Randolph County, a son of the late Blain William Hyre and Goldie Griffith Hyre. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family. On November 8, 1947, in Elkins, he married the former Twila Woods who preceded him in death May 27, 2018.

Left to cherish his memory is one daughter, Rosanna Williams and husband Neil of Elkins, two grandchildren, Larry Williams and wife Becky, and Michelle Streets and husband Brian, and four great-grandchildren, Joseph Williams, Melanie Judd, Grayson Streets, and Asa Streets.

Preceding Bus in death besides his parents and wife was six siblings, Alma Thomas, Josephine Sexton, Vergie Hyre, Allen, Willie, and Russ Hyre.

Bus attended the schools of Randolph County and has obtained his GED. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a longtime member of the American Legion, HW Daniels Post #29. Bus was an avid fisherman and loved watching WVU football, and attending Elkins High School football games.

Cremation was honored. A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 11:00 am in American Legion’s Little Arlington Cemetery in Elkins. Rev. Mr. Raymond Godwin will officiate and interment will follow where members of HW Daniels Post #29, American Legion, Tygart Valley Post #3647, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the WV Honor Guard will conduct full military honors.

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11:00 AM 7/20/2019 11:00:00 AM
American Legion's Little Arlington Cemetery

Cravens Run Road
Elkins, WV 26241

American Legion's Little Arlington Cemetery
Cravens Run Road Elkins 26241 WV
United States

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