DAMON RAY HANSHAW
Damon Ray Hanshaw, 59, of Canvas passed away Friday
October 30, 2015 at Summersville Regional Medical
Center. Born January 11, 1956 in Richwood, he was the
son to the late Ford and Nina Hanshaw.
He dedicated his life to the children of Nicholas County,
retiring in 2014 from the Nicholas County School System
with 36 years of service as a Teacher, Principal, and
Assistant Superintendent. When not working with the
school system, he served as a United Methodist Minister for
the past decade. In his spare time, he enjoyed traveling the
state participating in various story-telling events, as well as
writing his column, The Scribe, in the Nicholas Chronicle.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra Hanshaw; son, Zach,
of Raleigh, North Carolina; daughter Whitney and husband,
David Jones; brother Vesper and wife Dee, Father-in-law,
Rev. Harold Duskey.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday,
November 3, 2015, at Jordan Chapel United Methodist
Church, Canvas, with the Rev. Clifford West officiating.
Interment will follow in Walker Memorial Park in
Summersville under the direction of the White Funeral
Home in Summersville.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 pm Monday at White
Funeral Home, Summersville.
Condolences may be sent to the family at