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Harold L. “Punch” Chamblin, Sr., 98, of Charles Town passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at his residence under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.

Born Oct. 6, 1921 in Jefferson County, he was the son of the late Henry Chamblin and Mary Susan (Barron) Chamblin.

He retired after 50 years from C.L. Robinson Company as Plant Manager.

He was a member of the Charles Town Presbyterian Church and attended Charles Town Baptist Church.

He was a member of the Jackson-Perks American Legion Post 71, Charles Town.

He served in the U.S. Army during WW II where he received the rant of SGT.

He is survived by his son, Richard Lee Chamblin and wife Marge, of Hedgesville, daughter, Susan Chamblin-Burston and husband David, of New South Wales, Australia; grandchildren, Pamela Rose Flanagan and husband Steven, Kate Brienesse and husband Stephen, Sarah Cooper and husband Ramone and Samuel Burston; great-grandchildren, Bethany Flanagan, Charlotte Brienesse and Leonard Cooper; sisters, Mary Lee Baker and husband Bill, Darlene Ray; brother, Gaylord Benjamin Dillow and wife Sherie; nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his biological mother, Marie Chamblin Dillow, his wife of 73 years, Dorothy E. Chamblin who died June 26, 2019; son, Harold L. “Sonny” Chamblin, Jr.; sister, Marion Snyder; brothers, Granville, Paul, Donald and David Dillow; and two special aunts, Josephine Crum and Genevieve Morton.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town with Dr. Brian Hotaling officiating.

There will be no visitation.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430 or Charles Town Baptist Church, 222 South Mildred St., Charles Town, WV 25414.

Arrangements are by the Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town.

Please sign the online guestbook and view his obituary at www.mtstrider.com.


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