Harry Giroud

February 5, 1947 ~ March 9, 2020 (age 73)


Harry Giroud, 73, of Mount Hope, WV passed away at home from a sudden and unexpected illness on March 9th, 2020. He was born in  Abington, PA February 5th, 1947.  Harry was the son of the late Louis A. Giroud Sr. and Verona Hulme.
He is proceeded in death by his parents Louis A. Giroud Sr. and Verona Hulme and brother Louis A. Giroud Jr.
Survived by his life partner of 42 years, Mary E. Ball and best friend Lil Bitty and sisters Verona "Dolly" Adams, Edith "Babe" Hulton and Suzanne Moyer and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was a graduate of Abington High School, Abbington, PA, and Morris Harvey College, Charleston, WV. His early work career included News director at Channel 4 WOAY, Oak Hill, WV. Promotion Director at Honey In The Rock and Hatfields and McCoys Outdoor Drama.
Harry followed his passion to become an Executive Chef. Studying at the Greenbrier in White Sulpher Springs, WV. Throughout his career, he held positions in West Virginia, Georgia, and Louisiana. He was co-founder and creator of Gumbos Cajun Restaurant in Fayetteville, WV.
Memorial service will be held at Tyrees Funeral Home in Mount Hope, WV on Sunday, March 22nd at 2:00 PM. Friends and Family are invited to attend.

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