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Donald W. Carwile

December 27, 1943 - January 1, 2016

Burial Date January 4, 2016

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Donald Wayne Carwile, 72, of Brookneal passed away Friday, January 1, 2016 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of Connie Parkins Carwile.

Mr. Carwile was born in New York, December 27, 1943 son of the late James Herbert Carwile and Gertrude Barlow Carwile. He attended Hat Creek Presbyterian Church and was a retired employee of Celotex Corp.

In addition to the great joy he found in spending time with his family, Don was an avid history buff, enjoyed reading, watching football and working on his farm. Don was witty, knowledgeable, incredibly loyal and will be greatly missed by those who loved him.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one son, Conrad W. Carwile (Lori) of Lake City, Fl.; one daughter, Ashleigh W. Slyker of Kingston, MA; six grandchildren, Dustin and Dalton Carwile, Delaney, Quinn, Kenna, and Hollyn Slyker; one sister, Dorcas C. Smith of Williamsburg; step-daughter, Kelly Berry (Carter) of Richmond; step-granddaughter, Charlotte Berry.

A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, January 4, 2016 in Union Hill Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Gene Beverly.

The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Sunday, January 3, 2016 at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal.

Those wishing to make a donation in his memory are asked to donate to the Campbell County Humane Society, P. O. Box 659, Rustburg, VA 24588.