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Earnest Harold Radford

January 3, 1929 — December 6, 2019

Earnest Harold Radford, age 90, passed away on Friday, December 6, 2019, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV.

Born on January 3, 1929, in Mulberry, West Virginia, he was the son of the late William Joseph Radford and Evelyn Settle Radford.

Mr. Radford was a member of Mount Hope Christian Church. He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from CSX.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend.

He was preceded in death by sister, Maxine Taylor.

He is survived by his wife of over 71 years, Lillian Alma Radford; children Earnest Harold (Lisa) Radford Jr. and William Allen (Jeri) Radford; grandchildren Jenni (Joe) Canterbury, Brandi Radford, and William Radford; great-grandchildren Alice and Jasper Canterbury; his sisters, Linda Adkins, and Kathy (Leslie) Gray; his brother, Dick (Phyllis) Radford; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, December 13 at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, with service to follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Mount Hope Christian Church, 801 Main St., Mount Hope, WV 25880 or to Bowers Hospice House-Hospice of Southern West Virginia, 456 Cranberry Dr., Beckley, WV 25801.

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Arrangements were made by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.
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