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Saturday night obituary update

Mar. 09, 2013 @ 05:40 PM

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Sunday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

CLIFTON PARIS ADKINS, 87, of Huntington, W.Va., died March 6 in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Wallace Funeral Home and Chapel, Barboursville, W.Va.; burial in Scott Adkins Cemetery, East Lynn, W.Va. Visitation from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

SADIE BAILES, 77, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died March 7 at home. Funeral service 11 a.m. Friday at Bellemead United Methodist Church. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Deal Funeral Home, with an Eastern Star service at 7 p.m.

MARGARET ARETHEA BEARD, 91, of Barboursville, widow of Arthur Beard, died March 7 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington. She was a retired restaurant cook. Graveside service 1 p.m. Monday at Neal Cemetery, Milton. Henson & Kitchen Family Funeral Home, Barboursville, is in charge of arrangements. www.hensonmortuary.com.

JESSIE BLANTON, 87, of Wayne, W.Va., died March 7 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday, Johnson Tiller Funeral home; burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation two hours before service.

JANET RUTH BODO of Ashland, died March 6 at Hospice Care Center, Ashland. Ecumenical services will be held at noon Monday at the Steen Funeral Home, Central Avenue Chapel. Entombment will follow in the Ashland Cemetery Mausoleum. A memorial luncheon will immediately following the service at the Central Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall, 600 29th Street. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

Raymond Eugene Cartwright, 87, of Huntington, died March 8. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville. Burial will be in Ridgelawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Huntington, P.O. Box 464, Huntington, WV 25709.  www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

PATRICK “BUD” CASTLE JR., 67, of Meally, Ky., husband of Kathy Crum Castle, died March 8 at home. He was a manager for the city of Paintsville, Ky. Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday at Preston Funeral Chapel. Burial at Castle Cemetery, Offutt, Ky. Visitation from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Kevin D. Crager, 49, of Sioux Falls, S.D., formerly of Proctorville, Ohio, died  March 7 at his home. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home in Sioux Falls with burial at a later date in Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, S.D. Visitation will be on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the funeral home with the family present from 2 p.m. to 4 pm. www.heritagesfsd.com

Charles W. "Bill" Davis, 78, of South Point, Ohio, died March 6 at home. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio.  www.timeformemory.com/hall.

Charles Roy Damron Sr. of St Albans, W.Va., died March 8. Friends and family are welcome to visit at the Snodgrass Funeral Home, 4122 MacCorkle Avenue, South Charleston, WV 25309, on Monday, March 11, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The funeral will be held in the Chapel Tuesday, March 12, at 2 p.m. There will be a graveside service immediately following at the Damron's Family Cemetery located inside Dock's Creek Cemetery, 2421 Docks Creek Road, Kenova, WV 25530. http://www.snodgrassfuneral.com.

VIRGINIA DARE BELL EDDY, 90, of Huntington, sister of Neal and John Bell, died March 8 at Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Graveside service 11 a.m. Monday at White Chapel Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Barboursville. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, is in charge of arrangements.

JACK WILLIAM HALE, 86, of Ironton, husband of Anna E. “Libby” Fullerton Hale, died March 6 at Sunset Nursing Center, Coal Grove, Ohio. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran and worked as a crane operator for Mansbach Metals, Ashland. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Slack and Wallace Funeral Home, South Point, Ohio. Burial at Kentucky Veteran’s Cemetery Northeast, Argillite, Ky. Visitation two hours prior to service at the funeral home. www.slackandwallace.com.

Anna Lee Long, 80, of Vincent, Ohio, formerly of Proctorville, Ohio, widow of Cesco V. Long, passed away Friday March 8, 2013, in Heartland  of Marietta (Ohio). Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday at Chapman's Mortuary. Inurnment will be at a later date in Rome Cemetery, Proctorville, Ohio. Friends may visit after noon until service time Monday at Chapman's Mortuary. www.chapmans-mortuary.com.


BAXEL GLENVILLE McCOY, 90, of Milton, W.Va., died March 7 in Broadmore Assisted Living, Teays Valley. He retired from the Nickel Plant. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, W.Va. Arrangements by Heck Funeral Home, Milton. www.heckfuneralhome.com.

Betty Jo Halstead McCoy, 83, of Milton, died March 9 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral services will be at the Wallace Funeral Home in Milton Monday. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. with service following. Burial will be in Forest Memorial Park. www.timeformemory.com/wallace.

EMOGENE MONTAIGNE, 79, of Hindman, Ky., widow of Boyd Montaigne, died March 6 at Hazard ARH. Funeral service noon Sunday at Nelson Frazier Funeral Home Chapel, Hindman. Burial at Thornsberry Cemetery, Topmost, Ky.

Billy Lee Morris, 84, of Culloden, died March 8 in St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton. Burial will follow in Forest Memorial Park, Milton. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton. www.heckfuneralhome.com.

Elizabeth Louise Hill Noe of Fort Gay, W.Va., died March 8 at her home. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 p.m. til 9 p.m. Sunday at Young Funeral Home Chapel.

BILLIE ANN JEAN PIGMON, 89, of Fallsburg, Ky., died March 8 at Community Hospice Care Center. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday at Young Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

DANA PAUL ROBERTSON, 45, of Ashland, husband of Michelle Robertson, died March 7 at King’s Daughters Medical center. He was a self-employed lawn care specialist. Funeral service 1 p.m. Monday at Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum Chapel. Visitation one hour prior to service at the mausoleum chapel. Burial to follow. Steen Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements. www.steenfuneralhome.com.

JOANN DINGESS SHEPHERD, 80, of Romney, W.Va., formerly of Huntington, widow of Rev. Douglas N. Sheperd, died March 1 in Chester, Va. She retired from Hampshire High School. Funeral service was 11 a.m. Saturday at Romney First United Methodist Church. Burial at Indian Mound Cemetery, Romney. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney. Memorial donations may be made to Hampshire County Public Library or the Food Pantry at Romney United Methodist Church.

CHARLES R. STAMPER, 82, of Paintsville, Ky., widower of Marie Fyffe Stamper, died March 8. He was a water plant manager for Van Lear Water Dept. Funeral service 11 a.m. Sunday at Preston Funeral Chapel. Burial at Fyffe Cemetery, Keaton, Ky. Visitation from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Danny K. Toler, 67, of Milton, died March 4. There will be no visitation. Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville, is in charge of arrangements.

John Michael Wisinsky, 58, of Ashton, W.Va., died March 7 at St. Mary's Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Reger Funeral Chapel. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 10, 2013, at the Reger Funeral Home, Huntington. Contributions may be made to St. Mary's Medical Center Relay for Life, 2900 First Ave., Huntington, WV 25702. www.regerfh.com.

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