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Harold L. Rawls, 83, of Ranson died Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 at his residence under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle and Lind’a Hand Caregiving Services.

Born Sept. 27, 1936 in Strasburg, Virginia, he was the son of Marvin L. Rawls and Mae (Jewell) Rawls Skinner.

Mr. Rawls retired after 34 years as a Master Electrician with Hann Electric Company.

He attended Zion Episcopal Church.

He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 948, Charles Town and a member of the Moose Senior Bowling League.

Mr. Rawls served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his daughter, Tina M. Goff and husband Scott, of Kearneysville; sons, Daniel Kave and wife Peggy, of Kearneysville, Norman Kave, of Tennessee, Richard “Eddie” Kave and wife Diann, of Ranson and Thomas Kave and wife Christie, of Kearneysville; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Judy Dawson, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Janet Austin, of Winchester, Virginia, Debbie Workman, of Charles Town and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Elva A. Rawls who died July 23, 2003 and brother, Gene Rawls.

Services will be held at noon Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home, Charles Town with the Rev. Bill Ball officiating.

Interment will be in Edge Hill Cemetery, Charles Town.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Dr., Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202, Jefferson County Relay for Life, c/o Patricia Ott, 145 Donald Lane, Charles Town, WV 25414 or Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

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

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