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Nelson F. Chrisman, 69

February 09, 2009

JAN. 22, 1940-FEB. 7, 2009

INWOOD, W.Va. - Nelson F. "Pete" Chrisman, 69, of Inwood, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009, at his home.

Born Jan. 22, 1940, in Jefferson County, W.Va., he was the son of the late Walter W. Chrisman and Annie L. Dodson Chrisman.

He retired from Powhatan Brass Co. in Ranson, W.Va.

He was a member of First Baptist Church in Inwood.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Gloria "Ginger" Nelson Chrisman; two daughters, Ann Chrisman of Tennessee and Kristina Chrisman of Martinsburg, W.Va.; four sons, Nelson F. Chrisman Jr. of Indiana, Jeffrey Chrisman, stationed in Baghdad with the U.S. Army, Kevin Chrisman of Indiana and Edward Chrisman of Martinsburg; two sisters, Helen M. Mason of Inwood and Martha A Bradley of Leetown, W.Va.; three brothers, Raymond P. Chrisman of Bunker Hill, W.Va., Marion Chrisman of Charles Town, W.Va., and Garland R. Chrisman of Shenandoah Junction, W.Va.; and three grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by five sisters, Christina Miller, Louise Titus, Elizabeth Ranalli, Betty Jean Chrisman and Doris E. Chrisman; and four brothers, William, Edward, Walter and James R. Chrisman.

Services will be Thursday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Inwood. Pastor Devin B. Ward will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Inwood, P.O. Box 74, Inwood, WV 25428

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