Obituaries

Betty Fletcher ‘Fletch’ Ruddle

Betty Fletcher “Fletch” Ruddle, 80, a resident of Edgewater, Maryland, for 26 years and previously of Annapolis, Maryland, died Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Anne Arundel Medical Center. Born Nov. 4, 1936, in Elkins, to the late Edwin and Virginia Fletcher, Betty was a 1954 graduate of ...

Mary Darlene Pingley

Ms. Mary Darlene Pingley, 59, a resident of High Street in Belington, departed this life Thursday evening, May 4, 2017, at her home. Death was following a period of declining health. She was born Oct. 17, 1957, at Elkins, a daughter of the late Patrick C. and Leanna Grace Kittle Landis, who ...

Benjamin Raugh

Benjamin Raugh, 68 of Hillsboro, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Peyton Hospice House in Fairlea. Born Nov. 13, 1948, in Roxbury, New York, Ben spent his childhood in Vero Beach, Florida, and was a son of the late Howard Jr. and Evelyn Crane Raugh. He was preceded in death by one ...

Billy Joe Radcliff

Billy Joe Radcliff, 57, of Elkins, passed away April 25, 2017. He was born Sept, 8, 1959, at East Palistine, Ohio, a son of the late Arlene Radcliff Wolfe and the late Billy Joe Cobb. He is survived by one daughter, Breanna Radcliff of Elkins, four sons, Dustin Radcliff of New Waterford, ...

Vicky Lee Nestor Bodkins

Vicky Lee Nestor Bodkins, 57, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Thursday, May 4, 2017, at home. She had been in her usual health, and death was unexpected. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the ...

James Lee Moore

James Lee Moore, 71, of Gaithersburg, Maryland passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center in Rockville, Maryland. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Sunday at Kimble Funeral Home in Marlinton. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. in ...

Michael Allen Smith

Michael Allen Smith, 64, of Lewisburg, passed away, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, Virginia. Born April 22, 1953, at Elkins, he was the son of the late Bradford Smith and Bernice Leigh Vanscoy Simmons. Mike was the manager for True Value. In ...

Lucille Florence Kines

Lucille Florence Kines, 88, a resident of Indian Fork Road, passed away Monday, May 1, 2017, in United Hospital Center. She was born Jan. 30, 1929, in Galloway, a daughter of the late Ivy and Josephine (Rowe) Nitz. Surviving are daughters, Debbie Annon and husband, Bill, of Philippi, Cathy ...

Richard G. Pruitt

Richard Gene “Rick” Pruitt, 58, of Lahmansville, died Tuesday, May 2, 2017, at his home. Family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Weatherholtz Family ...

William E. ‘Bill’ Corder

William E. “Bill” Corder, of Junior, went to his heavenly home April 25, 2017 while in Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born Dec. 3 1927, in Century, a son of the late Donald and Hazel Corder. He is survived by his wife, Violet (Proudfoot) Corder. They were married June 10, 1949. He is ...

Mary Jane Walter

Mary Jane Walter, 86, a former resident of Elkins and more recently a resident of Hanover, Pennsylvania, passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Hanover, Pennsylvania. She was born June 25, 1930, at Marlinton, a daughter of the late Martin Leidy and the late Versie Virginia Lewis ...

Bonnie Lynn Tackett Rhodes

Bonnie Lynn Tackett Rhodes, 67, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center. Visitation will be held at the Randolph Funeral Home Thursday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Keith Miller will ...

Bonnie Lynn Tackett Rhodes

Bonnie Lynn Tackett Rhodes, 67, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center. Bonnie was born Monday, Jan. 16, 1950, in Mill Creek, a daughter of the late Charley James Tackett and Hazel Mae Currence Tackett. On Sept. ...

Dilbert Ray ‘Bud’ Isner

Dilbert Ray “Bud” Isner, 95, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Friday, April 28, 2017, at Lavender Fields Assisted Living in Beverly. Bud was born Friday, May 27, 1921, in Lower Cheat, a son of the late Delbert Isner and Lucy Collett Isner. He had married the former Nellie ...

Helen E. Renshaw

Helen Elizabeth Renshaw, 72, of 176 Shawns Road, Maysville, died Sunday, April 30, 2017, at her residence. Family will receive friends Wednesday, May 3, from 5-8 p.m. at Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. Funeral services and burial will be in Essex, Maryland Friday by the Bruzdzinski ...

Jeffrey Wayne Chewning

Jeffrey Wayne “Jeff” Chewning, 60, a former resident of Elkins and a resident of Moorefield, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Winchester, Va. He was born March 23, 1957, in Elkins, a son of the late Carolyn Reilly Chewning and Leroy Chewning, who survives in Elkins. Also ...

Mabel Iris Mick

Mabel Iris Mick, 91, of Rock Cave, died Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston. She was born on March 24, 1926, in Kanawha Head, a daughter of the late Guy and Jessie Bell Gaunt Roby. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Dale Mick. ...

David Gene Smith

David Gene “Grubby” Smith, 59 of Sauls Run Road, 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 Jean Rogers Smith of ...

Harold Lester Matlick

Harold Lester Matlick, 92, a resident of the Blackman Heights community, Hambleton, departed this life Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Lavender Fields Assisted Living at Beverly. He had been in declining health. He was born Friday, July 4, 1924, at Newburg, a son of the late Arthur Edwin and ...

Rebecca Kaye Hollifield Thomas

Rebecca Kaye (Hollifield) Thomas passed away peacefully April 25, 2017 with her family by her side in Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was born on December 1, 1948, in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, the daughter of the late Herbert Wylie Hollifield and ...