Eugene Warren Hamshar
Name: Eugene Warren Hamshar
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Unit: CO C, 303 MED BN, 78TH DIV
Dates of Service: 3/08/1943-2/01/1946
Theater of Service: European-African-
Middle Eastern, American
EUGENE WARREN HAMSHAR
Thacker Brothers Funeral Home, Scottsville, VA
Eugene Warren Hamshar, 86, of Scottsville, died Thursday, November 4, 2010, at University of Virginia Medical Center. He was born July 8, 1924,
in Brooklyn, NY, a son of the Late Robert Walter and Irma (Wright) Hamshar. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers
and three sisters; a grandchild; three great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Karen Hamshar
Mr. Hamshar served in the U.S. Army Co. C, 303 Medical Battalion, 78th Division as a Combat Field Medic. He was the recipient of the Bronze Star,
Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with three bronze service stars, World War II Victory Medal,
Combat Medical Badge 1st Award, and the Honorable Service Lapel Button WWII. During his career, he held many jobs from Plant Manager at Libby's in
Delaware to selling Insurance in Virginia to commercial fishing in Florida. There was nothing he was unable to repair or build. He was a member of
St. Anne's Parrish and the Scottsville V.F.W. Post 8169.
Survivors include wife, Lillian (Herndon) Hamshar; eleven children, Lynda H. and Ed Baptist of Durham, NC; Roger E. and Renae Hamshar of McCleary, WA;
Kenneth W. and Diane Hamshar, of Scottsville, VA; Joyce H. and Wayne Moore, of Scottsville; Deborah E. and Thomas Bergeron, of Apex, NC; Gloria H. and
William Poindexter, of Scottsville; John R. Hamshar, of Scottsville, and his former wife, Tracy Carroll; Jacqueline Augsburger of Cape Carteret, NC, and
her former husband, John; Jennifer H. and Danny Koczan, of Scottsville; Cynthia H. and Jarrell Knight, of Dyke; and Andrew L. and Joyce Ann Hamshar, of Barboursville;
one brother and one sister; 36 grandchildren; and 50 great grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren; and his care giver, Jill Payne.
A memorial service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Monday, November 8, 2010, at Christ Episcopal Church, Glendower, by the Rev. R. Ellen White.
Burial will follow at the Christ Church Cemetery on Glendower Road near Keene, VA.
The family will receive friends from 4 until 6:00 PM on Sunday, November 7, 2010, at Thacker Brothers Funeral Home in Scottsville.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Scottsville Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 550, Scottsville, VA 24590.