Wednesday, October 21, 2020

DORIS MARIE HALL, 89, of Genoa, W.Va., died Sunday, October 18, 2020, at Huntington Health and Rehabilitation Center. Funeral service will be conducted at noon Thursday, October 22, 2020, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Minister Bob Huron officiating. Burial will be in Mason Cemetery…

Sunday, October 18, 2020

HELEN LEABERRY LESTER, 99, died October 16, 2020, at Woodlands Retirement Community. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Fred Lester, brothers, Harry (Mary Lou), Ernest (Nancy) and Jack (Pat). She is survived by her beloved twin sister, Mary Leaberry. She is also survived by her ch…

Friday, October 16, 2020

ELIZABETH “JANE” STEELE McLEOD, 81, of Huntington, W.Va., died Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at The Village at Riverview. There will be a memorial service at a later date. Jane was born June 21, 1939, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Arthur and Irene Steele. She was a former teller …

Sunday, October 11, 2020

DOREEN McCALLISTER, 80, of South Point, Ohio, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Heartland of Riverview Nursing Home, South Point, Ohio. Doreen was born October 28, 1939, in Shefford, England, a daughter of the late William Finn and Dora Walsh Finn. In addition to her parents, she is…

EMMA MAE MILLER, 93, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Thursday, October 8, 2020, in Whitman Assisted Living, Whitman, W.Va. She was born June 13, 1927, in Barboursville, W.Va., a daughter of the late Jim and Gladys Cline Bates. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Freddie M. Mille…

Friday, October 09, 2020

DEBORAH LYNN HOLLEY, 68, of Huntington, W.Va., died Wednesday, October 8, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Pastor Ray Vance officiating. Burial will be in Baylous Cemetery, Salt Ro…

Sunday, October 04, 2020

CHRISTOPHER KENT WALLACE, 62, of Huntington, W.Va., died Thursday, October 1, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. Chris was born April 15, 1958, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Robert and Rose Nancy Marvin Wallace. There will be no services per Chris’ request. He was president of the…

Saturday, October 03, 2020

DAVID LYNN LUCAS, 57, of Huntington, W.Va., died suddenly at his residence on Monday, September 28, 2020. He was born February 9, 1963, in Hampton, Va., a son of the late Hallie L. and Glenna Dillon Lucas. Additional family that preceded him in death are two half-brothers, Dennis Wyatte and …

Friday, October 02, 2020

JAMES GREGORY ROWSEY, 63, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at his residence. Greg was born October 2, 1956, in Huntington, a son of the late James Richard and Norma Jean Linville Rowsey. He worked in sales at Pillsbury Corporation; owned and operated Dan’s Spo…

DAVID LYNN LUCAS, 57, of Huntington, W.Va., died suddenly at his residence on Monday, September 28, 2020. He was born February 9, 1963, in Hampton, Va., a son of the late Hallie L. and Glenna Dillon Lucas. Additional family that preceded him in death are two half-brothers, Dennis Wyatte and …

Thursday, October 01, 2020

BRENDA KAY McCOY, 61, of Huntington, wife of Clarence Charles “Buddy” McCoy III, passed away peacefully with her family by her bedside Saturday, September 26, 2020, after a long battle with cancer, and is now pain free. She was born August 6, 1959, in Huntington, a daughter of the late Clint…

GOLDEN B. ADKINS, 94, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Monday, September 28, 2020, in Huntington Health and Rehab. He was born December 30, 1925, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Golden and Sylvia France Adkins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Charlo…

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

ROGER LEE PEMBERTON II, 37, of Huntington, W.Va., died Monday, September 21, 2020, at his residence. Graveside funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, October 1, 2020, in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East, Greenup County, Ky., with Charlie Langdon officiating. Inurnment will f…

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

JAY H. HENDRICK, 93, of Lesage, W.Va., died September 27, 2020. He was the son of the late Leo and Georgie Hendrick of Lesage, W.Va. He was born June 21, 1927. He leaves behind his wife, Wanda Hendrick; a son, Robert Jack (Glenna); two daughters-in-law, Gail Hendrick and Karen Hendrick; and …

LYDIA ANN ARTHUR, 88, of Huntington, W.Va., died Friday, September 25, 2020, in Cabell Health Care Center, Culloden, W.Va. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Pastor Brent Beckett officiating. Burial will be in White…

Sunday, September 27, 2020

DR. DREW CARLTON APGAR, 70, of Huntington, W.Va., son of Carlton George and Nancy Kellogg Apgar, passed away Friday, September 25, 2020, surrounded by his family. He was the eldest of five siblings. He had a brief career practicing law before becoming a physician. For the last thirty years, …

DR. W.R. “DICK” LOCKHART JR., son of the late W.R. “Dick” Lockhart Sr. and Vivian Smith Lockhart, passed away on September 22, 2020, in North Carolina. Dick was born March 10, 1938, in Huntington, W.Va. He leaves behind his wife, Angelina Lyons Lockhart, and their daughter, Whitney Anderson …

TIMOTHY MICHAEL SMITH, 31, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away at his home on September 8, 2020. He was born October 31, 1988, in Dayton, Ohio. He was adopted by Sam and Gloria Smith on August 14, 1990, and came to Charleston, W.Va. As he was growing up in Charleston, he attended Living Word C…

Thursday, September 24, 2020

JAMES DOUGLAS EPLION, 79, of South Point, Ohio, widower of Susan Diane Eplion, died Monday, September 21, 2020, at his residence. He was born June 21, 1941, in Huntington, a son of the late Clifford Eplion. One brother, Robert Ray Eplion, also preceded him in death. He retired with more than…

MERVIN STANLEY BLACK JR., 59, of Huntington, died Thursday, September 17, 2020, in St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was born January 14, 1961, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of Virgie “Elizabeth” Smith Black of Huntington and the late Mervin Stanley Black Sr. He was a laborer in the construction b…

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

JAMES DOUGLAS EPLION, 79, of South Point, Ohio, widower of Susan Diane Eplion, died Monday, September 21, 2020, at his residence. He was born June 21, 1941, in Huntington, a son of the late Clifford Eplion. One brother, Robert Ray Eplion, also preceded him in death. He retired with more than…

Sunday, September 20, 2020

CLAUDE RICHARD “RICK” KNIGHT, 67, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was born on May 15, 1953, to the late Claude Edwin Knight and Betty Erelene Thompson Knight. He is survived by his life companion and partner, David Chenoweth, and their precious res…

MYRON K. BAILES, 82, of Huntington, W.Va., died Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Graveside funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, September 21, 2020, at Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, with Pastor Tim Dixon officiating. Burial will follow. My…

Thursday, September 17, 2020

ARNO LEO LUCAS JR. “SAM,” 80, of South Point, Ohio, died Monday, September 14, 2020, in Cabell Huntington Hospital. Funeral services will be noon Friday, September 18, 2020, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Pastor Donnie McCloud officiating. Burial will be in the Lucas Family Cemetery…

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

DELMONT JOYCE “JOE” PAULEY, 89, of Huntington, husband of Shirley Temple Tyler Pauley, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, September 14, 2020, from St. Mary’s Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, September 17, 2020, at Chapman’s Mortuary with Pastor …

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

RICHARD DEAN GREEN, 75, of Bidwell, Ohio, died Sunday, September 13, 2020, in Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio. There will be a memorial service at a later date. Richard was born July 29, 1945, in Ironton, Ohio, a son of the late Virgil and Mildred Saunders Green. He was retired …

Thursday, September 10, 2020

WALTER LEWIS SUMMERS SR., 88, of Huntington, W.Va., died Sunday, September 6, 2020, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted at noon Friday, September 11, 2020, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Mr. Jerry Lake officiating. Burial will be in Ridgelawn …

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

IDEMA MAYNARD, 84, of South Point, Ohio, passed away Monday, September 7, 2020, in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, W.Va. She was born August 18, 1936, in Wilsondale, W.Va., a daughter of the late Woodrow and Chalotee Brewer Spaulding. She was also preceded in death by a so…

ROGER ALLEN MARTIN, age 66, passed away Saturday, September 5, 2020, at Pleasant Valley Nursing Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va., due to complication from several strokes he suffered in recent years. Funeral service will be conducted at noon Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Hu…

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

NONA IRBY, 86, of Huntington, died Friday, September 4, 2020 at her residence. Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Minister Dorsol Plants officiating. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursvil…

PIERCE MATTHEW LUCAS, 77, of Huntington, died Monday, September 7, 2020 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Chapman’s Mortuary. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Garden, Huntington. He was born July 10, 1943 in Huntington, a son o…

Sunday, September 06, 2020

Thursday, September 3, 2020, my beloved babydoll, CAROLYN ANN GRASS, 58, from Barboursville, passed from this life and ran to the loving arms of Jesus. She was born May 12, 1962, in Huntington, a daughter of the late Richard L.“Dick” and Betty Jean Carver Jordan. She was also preceded in dea…

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

CLINTON D. HURLEY was born on January 8, 1953, in Iager, W.Va. His parents, George W. Hurley and Vernie C. Prater Hurley preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by his only sibling, an older brother, Eugene Hurley. Mr. Hurley graduated from Iager High School in 1971. He attended …

Saturday, August 22, 2020

BETTY CAROL NEWMAN, 85, of Huntington, W.Va., died Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at Woodlands Assisted Living. There will be no services at this time. Betty was born September 10, 1934, in Hode, Ky., a daughter of the late Paris and Pearl Ward Ling. She retired from the former C&P Telephon…

EVA LEE YEAGER KINGERY, 88, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Robert R. Kingery, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at her residence. Eva Lee was born October 25, 1931, in Hamlin, W.Va., a daughter of the late Henry and Susie White Yeager. She will be joyfully reunited in Heaven with her h…

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

DUARD E. BAUMGARDNER, 75, of Barboursville, W.Va., died Monday, August 17, 2020, in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. There will be no services. Duard was born January 8, 1945, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Raymond and Arlene Cremeans Baumgardner. He was a U.S. Army veteran an…

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

DR. JAN I. FOX passed away August 15, 2020, at her residence in South Point, Ohio. She will be remembered in many facets for both her personal life and career. Dr. Fox was a beautiful soul whose strength and kindness was a beacon for many. She was a wild one; she loved fiercely, laughed copi…

Saturday, August 15, 2020

ROSE LEE DOZIER, 95, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Friday, August 14, 2020, in Huntington. She was born February 23, 1925, in Union City, Ky., a daughter of the late Hume and Sally Bogie Dunbar. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, William Karr, who died in the Bay of Jap…

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

CAROLYN SUE CLARY, 74, of Proctorville, widow of Carl S. Clary, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020, at home. Graveside services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at White Chapel Memorial Gardens with Pastor Jeff Black officiating. Burial will follow. She was born September…

Saturday, August 08, 2020

LUCY FRANCES KNIGHT CALDWELL, 96, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Alfred Azel “Curley” Caldwell to whom she was married for 74 years, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020. Frances was born December 5, 1923, in Lesage, W.Va., a daughter of the late Clarence and Ida Mae Williams Knight. In additi…

Friday, August 07, 2020

ALICE MAE AGEE, 83, of Huntington, W.Va., widow of Bill Ray Agee, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 1, 2020. She was born February 27, 1937, in Georgetown, Ohio, a daughter of the late Ralph Wade and Ruby Marie Fite Fetters. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Patrici…

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

SHARON KAY EPLIN RICE, 69, of Huntington, passed in her sleep on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at her residence. She was born May 14, 1951, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Berton and Cuba Midkiff Eplin. Her brother, Thomas Eplin, and two sons-in-law, Eric Mark Arrison and Marshall Lee…

Saturday, August 01, 2020

SHARON KAY EPLIN RICE, 69, of Huntington, passed in her sleep on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at her residence. She was born May 14, 1951, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of the late Barton and Cuba Midkiff Eplin. Her brother, Thomas Eplin, and two sons-in-law, Eric Mark Arrison and Marshall Lee…

WILLIAM BRET CONLEY, 61, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Pleasant Valley Hospital. Bret was born April 16, 1959, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of Mary Elizabeth Heinz Conley of Huntington and the late William Wendell Conley. He was a carpenter by trade. Additional su…

Friday, July 31, 2020

TERRY WARREN GRUBBS, 67, of Huntington, formerly from St. Albans, W.Va., died Sunday, July 26, 2020, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, August 1, 2020, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Pastor Jerry Matt officiating. Burial wil…

Thursday, July 30, 2020

CHRISTIE D. SIMPKINS, 66, of Kenova, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020, at her residence. She was born December 12, 1953, in Cabell County, a daughter of the late Marvin Eugene and Strelsa Ruth Moreland Simpkins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Brand…

MAXINE JEAN BOORD WOOD, 82, of Huntington, W.Va., went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. She was born on March 7, 1938, in Mannington, West Virginia, the daughter of the late Lovell Eugene and Eleanor Mariah Ammons Boord of Worthington, W.Va. In addition to her parents, she wa…

OKEY LEONARD ELKINS, 83, of Huntington, W.Va., died Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted 5 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2020, at Chapman’s Mortuary, Huntington, with Dr. Dana Sutton officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery. Okey …

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

BETTY LOU MEADOWS, 88, of Ona, W.Va., went to be with her Lord and Savior, on Sunday, July 26, 2020, at her residence. Betty was born July 31, 1931, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter to the late Hezekiah and Lillie Benedict Lawrence. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by …

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

BOBBY K. CALDWELL, 70, of Huntington, husband of Vickie Terry Caldwell, passed away July 19, 2020, in UPMC Montefiore, Pittsburgh, Pa. Bobby was born April 14, 1950, in Huntington, W.Va., a son of the late Oscar and Betty Miller Caldwell. He retired as a store manager for Warren Pump. In add…

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