Nevin Clinton Wampole

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Nevin Clinton Wampole
AIKEN, SC - Mr. Nevin Clinton Wampole, 78, passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014.
Mr. Wampole was born in Lansdale, PA, a son of Mrs. Evelyn David Wampole of Lansdale, and the late Nevin Stover Wampole. He graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Petroleum Engineering, and then received his Masters in Nuclear Engineering from Georgia Tech. He joined the US Navy, and was honorably discharged as a Lieutenant. Mr. Wampole lived in Latrobe, PA for many years, and moved to Aiken in 1992 to work for Westinghouse at the Sava-nnah River Site. He was a volunteer for the Star Therapeutic Riding, for Senior Net, and the Aiken Driving Club. He was also an avid cyclist, often taking part in week-long bike rides with a group from the Aiken area such as BRAG (Bike Ride Across Georgia). Mr. Wampole was a huge enthusiast of Hitchcock Woods and spent lots of time there throughout his years in Aiken.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Sara Patterson Wampole; two sons, Dave Wampole, Ligonier, PA and John Wampole, Las Vegas, NV; two grandchildren, Sam-antha and Hailey Wampole; two sisters, Sandra (Walt) Landis, Sellersville, PA, Barbara (Ted) Landis, Soud-erton, PA; a brother, Gary (Camille) Wampole, Loveland, CO; numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the National Parkinson's Found-ation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018, or the Friends of Hitchcock Woods, P.O. Box 1702, Aiken, SC 29802.
SHELLHOUSE FUNERAL HOME, INC., 924 HAYNE AVE., AIKEN, SC
Mr. Wampole's guest book may be signed by visiting www.shell housefuneralhome.com
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star from Sept. 19 to Sept. 20, 2014
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