Death of Paul Edward Hartman

Paul Edward Hartman, 76, of Culloden, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at the home of his daughter.

Born June 12, 1937, in South Charleston, he was a son of the late Fred C. and Mildred Robinson Hartman.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Margaret; his son, P.J.; and his siblings, Don, Margaret, Naoma, Fred, Jr. “Whitey,” Robert “Red,” Jerry “Ike,” Suzanne and Bobby Jack.

Paul was retired from Union Carbide with 27 years of service and was co-owner/operator of Hartman & Kirkhart Electric. Following his retirement from Carbide, he worked as a civilian consultant with the West Virginia State Police. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Hurricane, where he also served on the usher committee and was a board member of the former Teays Valley Association Church Camp. Paul also was a member of Putnam Masonic Lodge #139, AF & AM and was a former equipment manager for the Charleston Rockets in the 60’s.

Surviving are his daughters, Barbara Jean Collins (Monk) of Hurricane, Jenny Hartman of Atlanta, Ga.; sister, Susan Wiseman of Winfield; brother, George Hartman of St. Albans; grandchildren, Derek, Maggie and Anna Collins.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Monday, June 24, at First Baptist Church, Main Street, Hurricane with Rev. Jerry Losh and Rev. Mark Kilburn officiating. Burial with Masonic rites will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, June 23, at Chapman Funeral Home, 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane.

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