Frank Hanshaw Jr.

Full Name: Frank Edward Hanshaw Jr.
Date of Birth: March 20, 1931
Date of Death: August 30, 2019
September 5, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary
Service Information:
September 6, 2019 - 11:00 am - Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church

Frank E. Hanshaw, Jr., 88, of Huntington, died Friday, August 30, 2019 at St. Mary’s MedicalCenter surrounded by his family. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 6,2019 by the Rev. Teresa Deane at Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church. Interment willfollow in Woodmere Memorial Park. Frank was born March 20, 1931 in Huntington, WV, son ofthe late Frank E. Hanshaw Sr. and Elizabeth Oakes Hanshaw as well as his stepmother,Margaret D. Hanshaw. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Cowden Hanshaw. Mr. Hanshaw was the president of Huntington Wholesale Furniture Company. He attended Kentucky Military Institute, Davidson College, George Washington University (Masters) and High Point University (honorary Management Degree). He served his country in the U.S. Army. He was an active lifelong member of the Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church and E.T. Jones Fellowship Class. Mr. Hanshaw was the past president of the International Wholesale Furniture Association and Associated Furniture Distributors; Marketing of Furniture Interior Design Advisory Board (member); Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church Board of Trustees (chair); Huntington Federal Savings Bank Board of Directors (secretary); The Huntington Foundation (vice president); Huntington Rotary Club (past president); Rotary Park Committee (chair); Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (past chair); United Way of the River Cities Board of Trustees (past president);Marshall University Library Associates (past chair); City Club of Huntington (past president);2005 recipient of the Rotary International “Commitment to Service” award and 2006 Inductee of the City of Huntington “Wall of Fame”; U.S. Army Reserves (retired Major) and Reserve Officers
Association (member). Survivors include his son, Frank E. “Trey” Hanshaw III and his wife
Sherry of Huntington and his daughter, Dr. Helen M. “Meg” Hanshaw of Asheville, NC; 5
grandchildren, Amy, Lauren and Ashley Hanshaw and Meredith and Michael Matsakis; one
great-grandchild, Evelynn “Evie” Hanshaw; one sister, Margot Pliml of Williamsfield, OH; two brothers, Tom and Charles Hanshaw both of Huntington. The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary. In lieu of flowers,expressions of sympathy can be made to the Jim Ray Fund or Pack for the Future Ministries at Johnson Memorial; i.b.mee. - Empowerment Education at; Foundation for the Tri-State, PO Box 7932, Huntington, WV 25779.

From: Kathy PumphreySep 3 2019 8:09AM
I'm sorry for your loss. May God comfort you during this time God bless!
From: Tully and Brandy RoismanSep 3 2019 9:13AM
Not only will we miss Frank, but he is a true loss for the whole community.  Our condolences to the family.
From: Anne Brockus DandeletSep 3 2019 8:41PM
Dear Trey and family.  I am so sorry for your loss.
From: ROBIN MCCHRISTIANSep 4 2019 2:00AM
Sorry for your loss. May God be your comfort and bring peace and strength in the days to come.  Prayers and sympathy for the Family.
From: Debbi MullinsSep 4 2019 2:59PM
I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. My love and prayers with you and your family.
From: Creg Damron FurnitureSep 4 2019 3:05PM
Everyone here at Creg Damron Furniture send our condolences. You and your family  are in our
thoughts and prayers.

Creg,Gail, Shawn, Todd D, Todd and  Ashley, Debbi, Eddie and James
From: Lindsay M. ChambersSep 5 2019 4:57AM
Huntington lost one of their finest, may his legacy live on. Prayers of strength and peace goes out to the Hanshaw family and his loved ones and friends as they mourn this very special humanitarian. May you all be comforted with your personal stories with him and that he has been reunited with so many special loved ones and friends that made the journey prior to him, due to being a man of faith..
From: joe hillSep 5 2019 8:16PM
To the Hanshaw Family,

I am sorry that I cannot be with you to celebrate Frank's life at his services. I remember him as a kind man who loved his family and church and always tended to both with great devotion and pride. Christie, Majesty, and I will hold you in our prayers.

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