Obituaries

Ronald Ray “Ronnie” Snyder

Ronald Ray “Ronnie” Snyder, 59, of Walnut Street, Weston, passed away at 11:05 p.m., on Sunday, May 14, 2017, in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston following a long battle with cancer.... more

William (Bill) Russell Smith

William (Bill) Russell Smith, 62, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017. He was born in Weston, WV, on May 9, 1955, to Wilma (Taylor) and Adrian Smith. He met the love of his life Linda Konopko and was married September 13, 1980.... more

Thomas Michael “Mike” Rafferty

Thomas Michael “Mike” Rafferty, 77, of Lynn Avenue, Weston, passed away at 8:55 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Hospice at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport following a long battle with cancer.... more

 

Gwendolyn Lee “Tootie” Rexroad

Gwendolyn Lee “Tootie” Rexroad went to be with the Lord at 7:50 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2017, at her residence unexpectedly. ... more

Kathern “Kate” Wolfe Ash

Kathern “Kate” Wolfe Ash, 90, of Kunst Dr., Weston, passed away peacefully at 8:26 a.m., on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in the Crestview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jane Lew, where she had been a resident since 2010.... more

Robert “Bob” Sherwood Stewart Sr.

Robert “Bob” Sherwood Stewart Sr., 90, of Jane Lew, passed away at 12:15 a.m., on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in the comfort of his home with his family by his side.... more

Harry Rogers

Harry Minnigh Rogers, Jr. (known to many as “Mick”) passed away Friday, April 7, 2017, in the loving arms of his wife at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, following an extended illness. ... more

William (Bill) Richard Garton

William (Bill) Richard Garton, 79, a U.S. Air Force Veteran, passed away April 29, 2017, at Stella Maris in Timonium, Maryland. ... more

Michael Junior “Bub” Snyder

Michael Junior “Bub” Snyder, 48, of Madison Avenue, Weston, passed away on Monday, May 1, 2017, in a tragic motor vehicle accident while driving through Mt. Morris, PA.... more

Willowdean “Billie” Harris

Willowdean “Billie” Harris, 74, of Camden Avenue, Weston, passed away at 8:41 a.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017, in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston following an extended illness.... more

Jack R. Brown

Jack R. Brown, 87, of Lunsford Street, Weston, passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017, at home with his family at his side. He was born November 15, 1929, in Coalinga, CA: son of the late Lawrence W. Brown and Pansy (Williams) Brown. Along with his parents, h... more

Chris Lane Bodkin

Chris Lane Bodkin, 68, a resident of Strasburg, VA, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at his residence. Services for Mr. Bodkin will be held at a later date.... more

Danny Lee Grudier

Danny Lee Grudier, age 73, of Harrisville, WV, departed this life on Friday, May 5, 2017 at his residence. He was born on Thursday, August 26, 1943, a son of the late Murl Dale and June Lorema Grudier.... more

Betty Jane “Janie” Robinson

Betty Jane “Janie” Robinson, 76, of Georgetown, Kentucky, formerly of Greenwood, West Virginia (Long Run Community), went to her heavenly home on Sunday, April 30, 2017.... more

Vida Mae Hall

Vida Mae Hall, 84, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the River Oaks Nursing Home in Clarksburg, West Virginia.... more

Joan Barbara Thompson

Joan Barbara Thompson died peacefully at her residence in Winchester, Virginia, on April 23, 2017, with her son Lee at her side. She was born in Weston, on Oct. 30, 1929, to the late Morton S. Weinberg and Ealeanor Kaplan Weinberg.... more

Barbara Lee Wilt

Barbara Lee Wilt, 73, of River Avenue, Weston, passed away at 9:21 p.m., on Monday, May 1, 2017, in the UPMC Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh following an extended illness. She was born in Lewis County on December 29, 1943, a daughter of the late Glenn ... more

Richard Paul “Butch” Thoms

Richard Paul “Butch” Thoms, 72, of John Street, Weston, passed away unexpectedly at 3:51 p.m., on Sunday, April 30, 2017, after having a great day, playing golf and socializing with his buddies. He was born at the family homeplace in Lewis County on Octo... more

Clint Wayne Coakley

Clint Wayne Coakley, 48, of Weston passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017, at his home following a sudden illness. He was born in Weston on June 17, 1968, son of the late Gerald Joseph Coakley and Alma (Gregory) Coakley, who survives of Jane Lew. ... more

Jackie Curtis Robinson

Jackie Curtis Robinson, 62, of Alum Bridge passed away at 5:40 p.m., on Thursday, April 27, 2017, in the Crestview Manor Nursing Home in Jane Lew. He was born in Lewis County on July 30, 1954, a son of the late Roy Curtis Robinson and Glenna Joanne Linge... more

 

David Gene “Grubby” Smith

David Gene “Grubby” Smith, 59 of Sauls Run Rd. Buckhannon passed away at 5:15 a.m. on Monday, April 10, 2017, in the comfort of his home with family by his side. He was born in Buckhannon on March 8, 1958, a son of the late Hollen Gene Smith and Coretha ... more

Billy Ray Hitt

Billy Ray Hitt, 53, of Lost Creek passed away unexpectedly at 12:05 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at his residence following a heart attack. He was born in Weston on June 9, 1963, a son of the late Roscoe Hitt and Georgia Wilcox Hitt of Lost Creek.... more

Robin Lynn Nutter

Robin Lynn Nutter, 52, of Bridgeport, formerly of Good Hope, passed away at 12:15 a.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017, in the Meadow View Manor Health Care Facility in Bridgeport following a respiratory illness.... more

Lois Carol Kammer

Lois Carol Kammer, 72, of Murphy Creek Road, Weston, passed away at 12:50 a.m., on Monday, April 17, 2017, at her residence following a brief illness. She was born in Baltimore, MD, on March 21, 1945, a daughter of the late Franklin Keith Clowser and Sad... more

Shirley Pearl Wilson

Shirley Pearl (Osbourn) Wilson, 87, of Glenville, passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 12, 2017, at Crestview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation, Jane Lew. She was born in Burnt House, WV, on Jan. 12, 1930, a daughter of the late Shirley Randolph Osbourn... more

Harvey Elbert Allman

Harvey Elbert Allman, 73, of Weston, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at his residence. Born April 15, 1944 in Bablin, WV, he was the son of the late George Grover and Artha McCourt Allman. ... more

Inabel Floyd

Inabel Floyd, 94, of Lynn Avenue, Weston, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Meadowview Manor Nursing Home of Bridgeport following a lingering illness. She was born in Butchersville, Lewis County on August 14, 1922: daughter of the late Jesse Bu... more

Fred Franklin Marks

Fred Franklin Marks, 97, of Madison Avenue, Weston, passed away at 7:10 p.m., on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston following an extended illness.... more

Hayward “Catfish” Allman

Hayward “Catfish” Allman, 82, of Old Mill Road, Jane Lew, passed away on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at his home following an extended illness. ... more

 

Leamon Otto Turner

Leamon Otto Turner age 90 of Normantown, WV; departed this life on the evening of Thursday March 30, 2017, at the Louis A. Johnson Medical Center in Clarksburg, WV; following an extended illness.... more

 

Evelyn Morrison Smith

Evelyn Morrison Smith passed away March 7, 2017, of natural causes, in Miami Fla., at the age of 99. She was born in Berlin, WV, February 19,1918. ... more

 

Freda Mae (Hacker) Helmick

Freda Mae (Hacker) Helmick, 82, of Exchange, West Virginia, passed away after an illness on Monday, March 27, 2017, at the Crestview Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Jane Lew, West Virginia. ... more

Edward Jerry Metzgar

Edward Jerry Metzgar, 78, of Churchville Rd., Camden, passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 12, 2017, in Alive Hospice in Madison, TN, following an extended illness. He was born in Parkersburg on September 3, 1938, a son of the late Gail Metzgar and ... more

Larry Leroy Lowe

Larry Leroy Lowe, 76, of Rock Run Rd. Weston passed away at 10:42 a.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017, in the Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston following an extended illness. He was born in West Union on July 15, 1946, a son of the late Alvin Leroy Lowe and... more

Cora Marie Rowland

Cora Marie Rowland, 94, of Palatine, IL, formerly of Weston, passed away at 3:52 a.m. on Sunday, March 5, 2017, in the Avantara Nursing Home in Long Grove, IL following an extended illness. She was born in Coxs Mills on June 3, 1922, a daughter of the la... more

 

Wilbur Kelvin Williston

Wilbur Kelvin Williston, 80, of Ireland, WV went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 10, 2017 at his residence surround by his loving family. Wilbur was born on June 8, 1936 to the late Charles Williston and Maggie (Veith) Williston in Ireland, WV. On ... more

Ruth “Bush” Criss

Ruth “Bush” Criss, 84, of Rock Cave, WV passed away March 8, 2017, at St. Joseph Hospital, Buckhannon, WV. She was born in Glenville, WV on July 21, 1932, to the late Louis Wesley McClain and Eda Rosalie Queen. Also preceding her in death is her hus... more

Ronnie Gene Riffle

Ronnie Gene Riffle, 65, of 241 South Main Ave., Weston passed away at his residence on Tuesday March 7, 2017, as a result of injuries sustained in a house fire. He was born on Bear Run in Roanoke on October 14, 1951 a son of the late James Lloyd Riffle a... more

Daniel Lee Webb “Dan”

Daniel Lee Webb “Dan”, age 61, formerly of Weston, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017, at his home in West Union, WV. Daniel was a graduate of Lewis County High School in 1974, and he was on the track and field team and Vocational Agriculture his juni... more

Sylvia Washburn

Sylvia Washburn, 81, born in Pearson, Georgia on September 28, 1935, was called home to her Father in Heaven on Friday, March 10th, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Otto D. Smith and Olive (Hall) Smith and late brother, Otto W. Smith. She is survive... more