David Lee August

David Lee "Mook" August, 69, of Stickney, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Charleston Area Medical Center after a long illness.

David was born April 3, 1945, in Birchton. He was the son of the late Willie and Irene August.

Mook was a 1963 graduate of Marsh Fork High School. After high school he served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. He was a retired school bus driver for the Raleigh County Board of Education with 27 years of service. He was also a retired rural route carrier for the U.S. Postal Service with 33 years of service. From 1985 to 1990 he was the owner of August Exxon Station, Stickney.

David was a Christian and attended Stickney Community Church. When he was at his house in Talcott he also visited Faith Baptist Church and other churches in the Talcott area.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Greta Pettry Quarles; a brother, Steve August; a sister-in-law, Judy August; and brothers-in-law, Charlie Pettry and Ronnie Quarles.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Charlotte August; a daughter, Shelly Davis and husband, Dewayne, of Seth; a son, Glenn August of Stickney; and a granddaughter, Kara Davis of Seth. Survivors also include his brothers, Ray August and wife, Barbara, of Brunswick, Ohio, John August and wife, Bonny, of New Castle, Pa., and Gary August of Charleston; a sister, Sandra Hamilton and husband, Enoch, of Millwood; a sister-in-law, Terry August of Stickney; brothers-in-law, Charles Holstein and wife, Cathy, Gary Holstein and wife, Debbie, and Jerry Holstein and wife, Trish, all of Alum Creek; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

David's family would like to say a special thank you to all of his Christian brothers and sisters who prayed for him and his family during his time of illness.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at Pineview Cemetery, Orgas, with Evangelist David Cook and Pastor Jerry Brown officiating. Friends may visit from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 28, at Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.

Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, is serving the family.

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