Lester Dale Harbin

Lester Dale Harbin

September 24, 1944 - April 3, 2019

Visitation Location: Roush Funeral Home

Visitation Time: Monday, April 8 (11AM-1PM)

Service Location: Roush Funeral Home

Service Time: Monday, April 8 (1PM)

Lester Dale Harbin, 74, of Washington, WV, went to be with the Lord on April 3, 2019, at Camden-Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, WV.

He was born on September 24, 1944, in Parkersburg, WV, son of the late Carl W. and Gertrude Carson Harbin.

He was a member of the Sandyville Church of Christ. He retired October 17, 2002, from E.I. Dupont after 37 years. He enjoyed leading singing at Sandyville Church of Christ and watching football. He also enjoyed the holidays when his kids and grandkids came home.

Surviving are his spouse of nearly 55 years, Jean Harbin; son, Dale Harbin; daughter, Kelsy Harbin; grandchildren, Jason Harbin, Derek Pelfrey, Emily Toler and husband Vince Toler; two great granddaughters, Jaden and Aubrie Harbin; brother, Charles R. Harbin and his wife Claudette; and sister-in-law, Sharon Harbin.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Teresa Pelfrey; and one brother, Carl Harbin, Jr.

The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 8, 2019, at 1:00 pm at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood with Preacher Jeff Dorton officiating. Burial will follow in Independence Cemetery in Sandyville.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Monday, April 8, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, time of service.

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