Obituaries

William Allen Poling Sr.

William Allen Poling, Sr., 70, of Buckhannon, died Monday, June 11, 2018, at his home. He was born Jan. 4, 1948, in Frostburg, Maryland, a son of the late Jacob and Verla Stidd Poling. On May 26, 1969, he married Norma Sharp, who survives. Also surviving are two sons, William Allen ...

Kevin Duane Collett

Kevin Duane Collett, 56, a native of Randolph County and a resident of Florida for many years, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, May 11, 2018 in Florida. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16, at the First United Methodist Church in Elkins. The Rev. Brian L. Seders and ...

‘Dolly’ Mabel Irene Armentrout Cooper

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins today from 5 to 8 p.m. On Friday morning, June 15, Mrs. Cooper will be moved to the Job United Methodist Church, where final rites will be conducted at 11 a.m. The Rev. Mike Lambert will officiate, and interment will ...

Dixie Lee Arthur Angus

On June 11, 2018, Dixie Lee (Arthur) Angus of Cowen, and a resident of Serenity Care Home in Buckhannon, went home to heaven and into the waiting arms of Jesus and her beloved husband, Wyatt “Gene” Angus, who preceded her in death. Dixie was born Oct. 22, 1928, in Cowen. Her parents ...

Charles Lee Canfield

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons today from 5 to 8 p.m. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home on Thursday, June 14, at 11 a.m. The Rev. J. Michael Lantz will officiate, and interment will follow at the Kalar Cemetery at Shavers ...

‘Dolly’ Mabel Irene Armentrout Cooper

“Dolly” Mabel Irene Armentrout Cooper, 73, a resident of Harman, departed this life Monday evening, June 11, 2018, at her daughter’s home, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of WV Caring. She had been in declining health. She was born Thursday, Nov. 16, 1944, at ...

Donald Wayne Wagner

Donald Wayne Wagner, 75, went to be with the Lord on June 8, 2018, at his home in Volga. He was born on Oct. 4, 1942. in Upshur County, a son of the late Guy and Zella (McCarty). He was the oldest brother of five siblings. Don was preceded in death by his parents and two of his ...

Charles Lee Canfield

Charles Lee Canfield, 76, a resident of the Pheasant Run Road community, Kerens, departed this life Sunday afternoon, June 10, 2018, at his home, with his wife at his bedside, surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. He had been in declining health. He was ...

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 ...