Odvert “Dale” Evix, age 72, a resident of Carrollton Rd. Rt. 4 Buckhannon passed away Thursday April 8, 2010 in Stonewall Jackson Hospital in Weston. He was born July 10, 1937 in Boulder, WV a son of the late Curnel E. and Delta M. (Winans) Evix. Surviving are:
Two daughters: Debra (Evix) Benton and husband Ray of Wilmington, NC
Melissa (Evix) Malcolm and husband Mike of Buckhannon
Two sons: Jeff C. Evix and companion Cynthia of Carrollton
Allen Evix and companion Tresa of Buckhannon
Five sisters: Barbara Saffle
Sylvia Haddix and husband Bob
Linda Maylee and husband Eric all of Audra Park Community
Marlene Ware and husband Frank of Buckhannon
Connie Skarya and husband Albert of Philippi
One brother: Tommy Evix and wife Brenda of Carrollton Rd.
Three granddaughters: Amanda (Malcolm) Smallridge, Heather Malcolm, Alyssa Ashley Talbott
Two grandsons: Jonathon Curnel Evix, Jeremy Allen Evix
One great granddaughter: Kaitlynn Smallridge
Mr. Evix was preceded in death by one son, Tom C. Evix.
Dale retired from Eastern American Energy as a pipeline analyst. Dale was an avid hunter and fisherman. he loved the outdoors and raising his garden. But the most important thing in his life was the love he had for his children, siblings and his friends. Also the love for his heavenly father Jehovah.
The family would like to give special thanks to care givers Donna Everson and Ellen McClain for all the loving care they gave to Dale.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Saturday April 10, from 6-8 a.m. and on Sunday April 11, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. the service hour with Brother Roland Nash officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Hebron Cemetery.