William Harold Shaver, 92, of Bishop Road in Blacksburg departed this life Tuesday evening, July 22, 2008 at his home. Born in Pembroke on November 29, 1915, he was a son of the late Robert and Laura Hutchison Shaver. He provided for his family by farming and hard labor. He was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife Phoebe Merrix Shaver, his daughter Paulette S. Kinsley, his sister Lottie Shaver, his brothers Robert, Clyde, Raymond, and James Shaver.
He leaves to cherish his memory a son Gairey Shafer of Blacksburg; his daughters Joyce “Jackie” Shaver of Blacksburg and Charlotte S. Albert of Pulaski; his son-in-law Gary Kinsley of Christiansburg; his granddaughter and her husband Carrie Ann and Richard Hawks of Dublin; his brothers Bobby Gene Shaver of Christiansburg, Ronald Shaver of Roanoke, Lee Shaver of Elliston; his sisters Edith S. Williams of Pearisburg, and Betty S. Mahaffey of Pearisburg.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, July 25, 2008, at 2:00 PM in The Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in the Fillinger Cemetery at Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 PM Thursday evening. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.