<span style="line-height: 1.5em;"><a href="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2016\/04\/Bernie-Hamrick-_0001.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-18301" alt="Bernie Hamrick _0001" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2016\/04\/Bernie-Hamrick-_0001-251x300.jpg" width="251" height="300" \/><\/a>Lewisburg-Bernard B. Hamrick, 78, of Lewisburg, passed away Sunday, Apr. 17, 2016, at his residence in Lewisburg.<\/span>\r\n\r\nHe was born Apr. 8, 1938, at Marlinton, a son of the late Charles Page and Nelie Florence Chestnut Hamrick.\r\n\r\nMr. Hamrick earned a B.S. from Concord College and his Masters from Florida Atlantic University.\r\n\r\nBernie was a retired teacher and coached basketball and golf at Miramar High School in Hollywood, FL. The gymnasium at Miramar High was named in his honor.\r\n\r\nHe was of the Presbyterian Faith, a member of the Lewisburg Elks Club, and was a veteran of the US Army Reserves.\r\n\r\nIn addition to his parents, Bernie was preceded in death by sisters, Jerry Shanklin, Catherine Spurlock and Marilyn Bennett; and brothers Page Hamrick, Jr. and Virle Hamrick.\r\n\r\nSurvivors include his wife of 58 years, Betty Gale Russell Hamrick; daughter Lynn Gayle Vanlderstyne (Richard); grandson, Daniel B. Smading; sister, Virginia Dent; brother, Frank Hamrick; many nieces and nephews that he was very close to and made them call him \u201cUncle Bernie.\u201d\r\n\r\nServices were held Wednesday, Apr. 20, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, where Rev. Cameron Harkness officiated. Interment was in Rosewood Cemetery, Lewisburg.\r\n\r\nVisitation was one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, please send a donation to Hospice Care, Inc., 1265 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901.\r\n\r\nPlease send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.