NILES - Howard G. Hamrick, 63, died at 4:25 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at his residence, following a short illness.
He was born July 18, 1948, in Webster Springs, W.Va., the son of Lonnie McKee and Virginia Hamrick.
He retired after 30 years at Warren Scrap and Iron.
Survivors include three daughters of West Virginia; and seven sisters, Bonnie Hurst of Buchannon, W.Va., Frances Perkins of Webster Springs, Leoda Ward of Phillipsburg, N.J., Mary Cogar of Zanesville, Linda Odom of Niles, Lelia Brady of Erie, Pa., and Beulah Mitchell of Warren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eldine; a brother and four sisters.
As per Howard's wishes there are no calling hours. The family will hold a memorial service at a later date. Cremation will take place.
Arrangements are being handled by the Holloway-Williams Funeral Home & Cremation Service.