Archie Dail Edgell, 84 of Centerpoint passed on March 26, 2018 at the Louis A Johnson VA Medical Center with family by his side. He was born June 5, 1933 in Reader, WV, son of the late Bruce and Effie Swiger Edgell. Archie was a US Army Veteran during the Korean War. He worked for the City of Salem as the Street Water Commissioner for several years. He loved music and played every instrument he touched in several groups and at many places around the area. He was in the Army Band in Germany called The Ivy Troubador’s and locally with the Gospel Strings of Salem. He is survived by his wife of sixty two years, Frances Kathleen Hutson Edgell; three children, Steven Dail Edgell and Amanda, Philippi, Daniel Bruce Edgell, Centerpoint, and Isaiah David Edgell, Philippi; ten grandchildren and several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two children, Katherine Louise Drain, and Jackie Lee Edgell; two grandchildren; thirteen siblings, Okey, Opal, Olive, Earl, Willis, Loman, James, Lester Edgell, Pauline Prunty, Freda Cain, Zella Yeager, Audrey and Mary Edgell. Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Dr., Clarksburg, on Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 10:00am until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 pm with Pastor Dale Thorngate and Brent Hannah, presiding. Interment will follow at West Virginia National Cemetery where military honors will be accorded by the Harrison County honor Guard and U.S Army Camp Dawson. Online condolences may be sent to DavisFuneralHomeWV.com. Davis Funeral Home is honored to assist the Edgell family.
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