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Obituaries

John Norman Fetty Sr.

John Norman Fetty Sr., 81, of Buckhannon, passed away peacefully at 7:05 a.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018, under the compassionate care of Holbrook Nursing Home. John was born May 19, 1937, in Weston, a son of the late Isaac N. and Anna Belle (Linton) Fetty. On July 16, 1961, he married the ...

Charles Lee Canfield

Charles Lee Canfield, 76, a resident of Porterwood, departed this life Sunday afternoon, June 10, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. He had been in declining health. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the ...

Sue Marple Workman

Sue Marple Workman, 76, a resident of Elkins, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2018, in the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born May 27, 1942, at Valley Head, a daughter of the late John and Margie Hamrick Marple. On Jan. 15, 1966, she married Ray Workman, who preceded her in ...

George R. Phares

George Roy Phares, 81, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Grant Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at North Fork Baptist Church where a funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday. He will be buried at North Fork Memorial ...

Donald S. Pritt Sr.

Dr. Donald S. Pritt Sr., 85, died on Monday, June 4, 2018. at his home on Dayton Mountain, Tennessee. Graveside service will be in Maplewood Cemetery in Elkins today at 2 p.m. with Deacon John Sarraga officiating. Interment will follow. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has ...

Kenneth E. Akins Sr.

Kenneth E. Akins Sr., 75, of Hendricks, died on June 5, 2018, surrounded by his family at Ruby Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Kenneth was born Oct. 19,1942, in Calhoun County, Mississippi. He was the son of the late Everett Earl Akins and Donia Ethel Reedy Akins. He is survived ...

Ronald ‘Ron’ Ray Taylor

Ronald “Ron” Ray Taylor, 43, a resident of Junior, passed from this life Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Ruby Memorial Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a coal mining accident. Ron was born Monday, Aug. 12, 1974, in Elkins, a son of Ronald Marshall Taylor and Helen Lloyd. On ...

Mariwyn Faith McClain Smith

Mariwyn Faith McClain Smith, 81, died June 6 2018, at Cortland Acres in Thomas. She died surrounded by her children. Born April 17, 1937, in Morgantown, she was the second of three children of the late R. Kenneth and C. Faith Reynolds McClain of Parsons and Zephyrhills, Fla. In ...

Mary Margaret ‘Peggy’ Yokum Huffman

Mary Margaret “Peggy” Yokum Huffman, 71, a resident of Valley Bend, passed peacefully from this life Sunday, June 3, 2018, at Talbott Personal Care Home in Belington and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Visitation will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in ...

Wylie Frederick Morgan Jr.

Wylie Frederick Morgan, Jr., 37, of Buckhannon, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018, after a nine-year battle with heart problems. He was born Dec. 28, 1980, in Dayton, Ohio, a son of Wylie Frederick Morgan Sr., of Nashport, Ohio, and Laura Lackey, of Buckhannon. In addition to his ...

Robert L. Bender Jr.

Robert L. Bender Jr. (Boog) went home to be with the Lord on June 4, 2018, after a long illness. He was born on May 20, 1958, in Elkins to the late Robert Sr. and Frances Bender. Also preceding him in death was his daughter, Calista Marie Bender. Boog is survived by daughter, Desirea ...

G. Wayne Rhea

Gerald Wayne Rhea, 65, of Petersburg and formerly of Mt. Storm, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018, at Grant Rehabilitation & Care Center in Petersburg. Family will receive friends at Locust Grove Church of the Brethren, Mt. Storm Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral service will be ...

Mary Margaret ‘Peggy’ Yokum Huffman

Mary Margaret “Peggy” Yokum Huffman, 71, a resident of Valley Bend, passed peacefully from this life Sunday, June 3, 2018, at Talbott Personal Care Home in Belington and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Peggy was born Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1946, in Elkins, a daughter of the late ...

Clifford ‘Cliff’ Darrell Shupp

Clifford “Cliff” Darrell Shupp, 84, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Monday, June 4, 2018, at home and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Cliff’s request for cremation will be honored. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the ...

Albert Kent Wolford

Albert Kent Wolford, 68, a resident of Jimtown, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018, in the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born March 23, 1950, at Coalton, a son of the late Hollis Wolford and the late Rebecca Ann Broschart Wolford. On Sept. 8, 1981, at Richmond, Virginia, ...

Roger Lee Moore

Mr. Roger Lee Moore, 71, a resident of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, formerly of Barbour County, departed this life Saturday, June 2, 2018, at his residence, following a period of declining health. He was born March 7, 1947, near Nestorville, a son of the late Earl Moore and Eldare Violet Gainer ...

Anna Jean ‘Inky’ Sinsel Simmons

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Wednesday, June 6, from 1-2 p.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home on Wednesday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Basil A. Hensley will officiate, and interment will follow at the Maplewood Cemetery at ...

Anna Jean ‘Inky’ Sinsel Simmons

Anna Jean “Inky” Sinsel Simmons, 90, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Friday June 1, 2018, at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center at Elkins and under the care of West Virginia Caring. She had been in declining health. She was born Monday, Oct. 31, 1927, at Elkins, a daughter of ...

Mary Margaret ‘Peggy’ Yokum Huffman

Mary Margaret “Peggy” Yokum Huffman, 71, a resident of Valley Bend, passed from this life Sunday, June 3, 2018, at Talbott Personal Care Home in Belington and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation ...

Lori Ann Evans Moreland

Lori Ann Evans Moreland, 46, of Dorcas, passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018. A Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at 11 a.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg with Pastor Craig Howard officiating. Burial will follow in the Sites Cemetery on Elkhorn Road, Dorcas.