BELINGTON — Dennis Ray Haddix, 76, a resident of Raurer Road, Volga Upshur County, W.Va. departed this life Thursday evening Dec. 29, 2016 in the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center at Clarksburg following an extended illness.
He was born May 15, 1940 at Century, a son of the late Homer and Mary Elizabeth Stafford Haddix. On May 26, 1996 he was united in marriage to the former Barbara Ann Riffle Skinner Haddix who survives at their home.
Left to cherish his memory are five daughters; Brenda Horne and husband Philip, of North Carolina, Linda Bookout and husband Troy of Alabama, Mary Greathouse and husband Tom, of Bridgeport, Jennifer Malcolm and husband Eric, of Fairmont, and Roberta Carpenter and husband Jeff, of Belington, three stepchildren; Patty Christian and husband Sam, of Buckhannon, Roberta Warner and husband Jimmy, of French Creek, and Robert Skinner and companion Jonnie, of LeSage, three brothers; Fred Haddix and wife Mildred, of Ohio, John Haddix and wife Judy, of Ohio, and Richard Haddix, of Pennsylvania, one sister; Janet Stout and husband Glen, of Volga, one sister-in-law; Janice Haddix, of Ohio, additional survivors include eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother; Tom Haddix.
Dennis was a graduate of Philippi High School and a proud veteran of the United States Army.
He was retired from being a health care worker and was a protestant by faith. He was an avid gardener and loved the outdoors. He loved his family very much and looked forward to each and every visit he had with them. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Friend were received at the Talbott Funeral 56 N. Brandenburg St. in Belington on Monday Jan. 2, 2017 from 4-8 p.m. and again on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. the funeral hour when final rites will be conducted from the funeral home chapel with the Pastor Frank Spears officiating.
Interment will follow in the Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Hunt Addition at Carrolton where full military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post No. 96 of Belington and the United States Army.
The Talbott Funeral Home in Belington is in charge of the arrangements for Dennis Ray Haddix. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.talbottfuneralhome.com.