As long as your 18+ you are able to open carry in WV. OpenCarry.org - State Information For West Virginia
How you obtain the handgun is a different matter. It can be gifted to you buy a relative, as long as no cash is exchanged. That's my understanding of it. Always check with your state and local laws to be sure.
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