Doyle Eugene Shreve Sr., 78, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Friday evening, Sept. 6, 2013, in the Davis Memorial Hospital Emergency Department.
Doyle was born Monday, Oct. 15, 1934, in Mill Creek, a son of the late Thurman Doyle Shreve and Maggie Elizabeth McCauley Shreve. He was married to the former Dorothy Vera Payne, who preceded him in death.
Left to cherish Doyle's memory are five children, William "Bill" Shreve and wife, Sue, of Maryland, Bonnie Shreve of North Carolina, Doyle Shreve Jr. and Susan Loudenslager, both of Beverly, and Lisa Markley and husband, Joseph, of Maryland; three brothers, Frank, Robert and Richard Shreve; and four sisters, Wanda Hamrick, Barbara Hamrick, Rita Francis and Mary Clyburn; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Preceding Doyle in death besides his parents and wife were two sisters, Josephine Bennett and Virginia Craft; and one infant brother.
Doyle attended the schools of Randolph County and had worked for the Western Maryland and CSX Railroads for 46 years. He was a member of the American Legion. Doyle will be remembered for being a family man and enjoying cookouts, crab feasts and other events with his family.
A visitation will be held at the Randolph Funeral Home on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m., the funeral hour.
Doyle's request for cremation will then be honored. Inurnment will take place at a later date during a private family service in Glen Haven Mausoleum in Glen Burnie, Md.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in memory of Doyle to the Cancer Care Center 801 Harrison Avenue Elkins, WV 26241.
The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Doyle Eugene Shreve Sr. Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.