Larry Shane Jividen, 36, of Eleanor passed away Sunday, September 1, 2013 at C.A.M.C. General as the result of injuries he sustained in an A.T.V. accident. He was Chief of the Eleanor Volunteer Fire Department, which he joined at age 16 and served as a dedicated member for 20 years. He was employed as parts technician with Rudd Equipment Company. A 1995 graduate of Buffalo High School, Shane was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, camping, and riding motorcycles and A.T.V.’s. He was a member of the Brothers in Blue Motorcycles Club.
Born February 5, 1977, he was the son of Nancy Lynn Hull Jividen and the late Larry G. Jividen. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Bracil and Macil Jividen, and maternal grandparents; Thurman and Mary Etta Hull and his favorite dog “Vegas.”
In addition to his mother, he is survived by a sister, Kimberly (Richard, Jr.) Pullin of Eleanor; nieces, Katelyn Pullin and Lindsey Pullin, as well as a host of aunts, uncles, family, and a host of friends who will cherish his memory.
The family would like to express their thanks to all of the emergency medical and hospital staff, and to the community for their outpouring of love, prayers and support over the past few days.
The funeral service, with full fireman honors, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Joint Forces Reserve Center in Eleanor, WV with Pastor Paul Browning and Pastor Jake Eldridge officiating. Burial will follow in Buffalo Memorial Park, Buffalo. The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Joint Forces Reserve Center in Eleanor. The Joint Forces Reserve Center is located next to the entrance of the Winfield Locks & Dam on Army-Navy Drive.
Raynes Funeral Home, 303 Ash Circle, Eleanor, WV is in charge of arrangements.