William “Bill” Chrastina, 76, of Shinnston, passed away on Friday evening, March 12, 2021, surrounded by his family at his residence. He was born in Enterprise, September 30, 1944, a son of the late John and Bernice McDaniel Chrastina.
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He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Wilma Cain Chrastina, whom he married November 14, 1964; four daughters, Charlotte Robinson and her husband Kevin, of Meadowbrook, Lisa Watson, of Shinnston, Allison Cunningham and her husband Bucky, of Clarksburg, and Billie Jo Brooks and her husband Doug, of Meadowbrook; his special family, Jay & Marsha Riley, Shinnston; his grandchildren, Alex Robinson, Meredith Robinson Ratliff and her husband Jon, Lynsie Watson and her companion Matthew, Meghan Watson, Delani Watson, Alexis McKane and her companion, Caleb, Jenna Cunningham, Morgan Brooks Norman and her husband Zack, Lauren Brooks and her companion Dalton, Sydney Brooks, Jayce Brooks, Max Brooks, Dealand Brooks, and Amber Riley Salerno and her husband Nick; one great-grandchild, Sloane Salerno.
Bill is also survived by four sisters, Carol Heldreth, of Shinnston, Barbara Fidellow and her husband Ed, of El Salvador, Arlene Durbin, of Dallas, TX, and Betty Gibson and her husband Bob, of Carlton, WA; two brothers, John “Rudy” Chrastina, Shinnston, and Leonard “Buck” Chrastina, Dallas, TX; his sister-in-law, Marie Swiger; a special brother, Butch Akers; a special cousin, Bob Long, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by six siblings, David Chrastina, Kent Chrastina, Roger Chrastina, Jimmy Chrastina, Larry Chrastina, and Bunny Davis; and his second mother, Nanna, Clara Lee Akers.
Bill owned and operated W.G. Construction, later known as Chrastina Construction, for many years. He was a hard worker and avid outdoorsman who enjoyed spending time out in the woods doing most anything. He also enjoyed bird hunting and going to his camp in Bergoo. To Bill, family was everything and what he loved most was having fun and spending time with them. He is loved by many and will be deeply missed.
The family will receive friends at the Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St., Shinnston, from noon until 8pm, Wednesday. A funeral service will be held at Jewel City Church, 511 Jewel City Blvd, Meadowbrook, at 11am, Thursday, March 18, with Pastor Robert L. Shingleton and Pastor Aaron Cayton officiating. Mr. Chrastina will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Shinnston Memorial Cemetery. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com. The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Chrastina Family.