Gail Borden Erlewine, 93, Bidwell, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 9, 2021 in the Holzer Medical Center. He was a retired chemical operator having worked for Fike Chemical and Viscose in Nitro, West Virginia. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII having served on the USS Chicago. Gail was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church in Mt. Alto, West Virginia. Gail was preceded in death by his mother and father, Lucy B. and Casper W. Erlewine, his wife, Doris D. Erlewine, daughter, Sharon Sue Huffman, brothers, Dana Erlewine, Lester Erlewine and Casper Erlewine Jr. and sisters, Geraldine McMillian and Edith Davis. Gail is survived by his sons, Clinton D. (Janet) Erlewine and Gail Steven (Peggy) Erlewine, granddaughters, Tisha (Brian) Schmidt and Jennifer (Mike) Cajohn, grandsons, Richard (Nikki) Erlewine, Lance (Angie) Erlewine, Christopher (Carrie) Erlewine, Joey (Ramy) Huffman, Matt (Tiffany) Huffman and Nick (Kim) Huffman, nine great-grandsons, seven great-granddaughters and one great-great granddaughter due to arrive in September, 2021. Gail will also be lovingly remembered by Jim (Dee) Hicks. There will be a visitation on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. at the Hopewell Baptist Church, 85 Mount Alto Road, Mount Alto, West Virginia and a celebration of Gail's life will be on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at the Cooke Funeral Home, 2002 20th Street in Nitro, West Virginia. Officiating will be Pastor Andrew Robinson. Interment will be in the Grandview Memorial Park in Dunbar, West Virginia. The family will also receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Gallipolis, and Cooke Funeral Home, Nitro, W.Va. serving the family.
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