Derek J. Cohenour, 32, of Hometown, formerly of Smoot, WV passed away Friday, March 29, 2013 at C.A.M.C. Memorial following a short illness. He was a graduate of Concord University with a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics. He was employed by the West Virginia Medical Institute as an Information Technology Specialist. Derek attended the Poca United Methodist Church. Born December 10, 1980, he was the son of the late James E. and Carrell L. Cohenour.
He is survived by his loving wife, Violet Garrison Cohenour; his precious daughters, Lilly Virginia and Lila Grace Cohenour; brother, Darren (Mitzi) Cohenour of Smoot; as well as several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial donations be made to the “Power of Many Campaign” for the David Lee Cancer Center, Charleston. Visit camcfoundation.org for details and to donate.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013 at the Poca United Methodist Church, Poca with Pastor Audria Botkin officiating. Burial will follow in Haven of Rest Memory Gardens, Red House. The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the church.