Ernest G. ‘Ernie’ Augustine

Ernest G. ‘Ernie’ Augustine, husband of Linda Carol Augustine, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, Ky.

He was born on March 19, 1936, to the late Russell and Helen Fries Augustine Sr. Ernie was a member of the College Hill United Methodist Church, and was retired from the West Virginia Department of Highways.

Other than his wife, Carol, survivors include two sons, Gusty Augustine of Parkersburg, and Jeff Augustine (Kim) of Charleston, W.Va.; one daughter, Kathy Runion (Steve) of Waverly, W.Va.; two sisters, Emma McClain of Irvine, Ky., and Betty Rollins of Parkersburg; five grandchildren, Jessica Hinkle, Lisa Augustine, Dr. Nick Pickrell, Justin Augustine and Emily Augustine; two step-grandchildren, Caleb Runion and Brittnie Saliba; one great-grandchild, Sophia Hinkle; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Saturday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home, with Bro. Tim Jones officiating. Burial will follow at Flatwoods Cemetery. Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Jeff Augustine, Justin Augustine, Steve Runion and Lee Anglin.

The family would like to thank the fabulous people at Hospice Compassionate Care Center for the wonderful care given to Ernie and the entire family.

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