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John W. August, 76, of New Castle passed away Dec. 13, 2017, at Golden Hill Nursing Home.
Born Dec. 17, 1940, in Birchton, West Virginia, he was a son of Willy and Irene Adkins August.
He married Bonny Reynolds August on June 15, 1974, who survives at home.
He was a member of Stickney Community Church in West Virginia.
He graduated from Marsh Fork High School.
John had a love for cooking and enjoyed watching football and boxing.
Along with his wife Bonny, John is survived by two sons, John (Allison) August II of Florida and Richard Slagle of New Castle; two brothers, Ray (Barbara) August of Brunswick, Ohio, and Gary August of Charleston, West Virginia; and a sister, Sandy (Enoch) Hamilton of Ravenswood, West Virginia.
He was preceded by his parents; three brothers; and two sisters.
Visitation will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road.
A funeral service will immediately follow visitation at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jerry Brown officiating.
Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on December 13, 2017
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