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Claude Edward "Hammer" Gilfilen

September 15, 1943 ~ April 1, 2018 (age 74)

Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon April 5, 2018 at two o’clock in the Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville, WV

Clergy: Rev. Danny Gilfilen

Interment: Cook Cemetery, Naoma, WV

In lieu of flowers the family request donations made to family

Visitation will be one hour before the service.

Claude Edward “Hammer” Gilfilen, 74, of Drews Creek, WV went home to be with the Lord on April 1, 2018 at the Bower’s Hospice House, Beckley, WV.   

He was born September 15, 1943 in Drews Creek, WV a son of the late Arnold and Gladys Opal Morris Gilfilen. Hammer  was saved in 2013. Hammer worked with J and L Steel in Cleveland, OH and with Cranberry Lumber in Beckley, WV.   

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Ann Wills and infant baby sister; brothers, Ernie Gilfilen, Norvel Gilfilen.

Hammer is survived by his wife, Peggy Gilfilen; a son, Greg Gilfilen and companion, Karen of Taylorsville, NC; sisters, Ruth Tucker and husband, Terry of Rock Creek, WV, Linda Lively and husband, Lee of Grapeland, TX; brothers, Dale Gilfilen and wife, Sandy of Rock Creek, WV, Danny Gilfilen and wife, Becky of Drews Creek, WV; sister-in-law, Linda Vealey and husband Lawrence “Jr” of Sylvester, WV; brother-in-law, Clyde Canday of  Mt. Nebo, WV.

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