Obituaries

Lilah Buchanan

Lilah Grace Buchanan, 88, a resident of Elkins, and more recently a resident of Valentine Personal Care of Elkins, departed this life on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. Grace was born Nov. 26, 1930, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Royal C. and Maude M. Simmons Evans. On Aug. 30, 1957, in ...

Charles ‘Stanley’ McDonald

Charles “Stanley” McDonald, 69, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at home surrounded by family and friends and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Stanley was born Tuesday, May 2, 1950, in Junior, a son of the late Thomas J. McDonald and Darlene ...

Calvin H. Shifflett

Calvin Hansbrough Shifflett, 86, owner of Shifflett’s Store in Bemis, passed away Tuesday evening, Aug. 13, 2019, in the Garrett Regional Medical Center in Oakland, Maryland. He had been in failing health, but his death was unexpected. Calvin was born Jan. 4, 1933, in Bemis, Randolph ...

Calvin H. Shifflett

Calvin Hansbrough Shifflett, 86, owner of Shifflett’s Store in Bemis, passed away Tuesday evening, Aug. 13, 2019, in the Garrett Regional Medical Center in Oakland, Maryland. He had been in failing health, but his death was unexpected. Calvin was born Jan. 4, 1933, in Bemis, Randolph ...

Darl W. Kittle Jr.

Mr. Darl Willard Kittle Jr., 76, a resident of Dogtown Road in Belington, departed this life Tuesday Aug. 13, 2019, in the comforts of his home, following a period of declining health. He was born March 3, 1943, at Belington, a son of the late Darl Willard Sr. and Eilene Delauder Kittle. On ...

Mary E. Pharis

Mrs. Mary Ellen Taylor Pharis, 62, a resident of Junior, departed this life Tuesday morning, Aug. 13, 2019, at her residence. She had been declining in health for quite some time. She was born Dec. 20, 1956, at Elkins, the daughter of the late Carl Lewis and Edna Irene Cutright Taylor. On ...

Clifford J. Daniels

Clifford Junior Daniels, 91, a former resident of Mill Creek, and more recently, a resident of Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center, passed from this life Wednesday morning, Aug. 14, 2019, at the nursing home and under the care of WV Caring. Clifford was born Saturday, May 26, 1928, in ...

Ada A. Nestor

Ada Athalee Stemple Nestor, 96, of Washington Court House, Ohio, died Aug. 11, 2019, at St. Catherine’s Manor in Washington Court House, Ohio. Ada “Beryl,” as she was known by her family, was born Sept. 15, 1922, in West Virginia to Winfred Stemple and Ethel Freeman Stemple. She was ...

Clifford J. Daniels

Clifford Junior Daniels, 91, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center and under the care of West Virginia Caring. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been ...

Carolyn Tompkins

Carolyn Louise Tompkins of Elkins, departed this life Aug. 7, 2019, after a brief illness. She died peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones. She was the daughter of C.J. and Miriam Meade. Surviving siblings are, William J. Meade and Sue Herwatt; children, Leskie, Terry and Kimberly ...

Virginia Rydzak

Virginia Ricottilli Rydzak, 84, of Washington Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in her home. She was born March 6, 1935 in Belington, the daughter of the late Panfilo and Giovanna Centofanti Ricottilli. She was a member of St. Hilary Roan Catholic Church in ...

Debra Arbogast

Debra “Debbie” Arlene Murphy Arbogast, 60, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at home. She had been in her usual health and death was unexpected. Visitation will be held at Randolph Funeral Home today from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. ...

Virginia Hedrick

Virginia A. “Ginny” Hedrick, 93, a resident of Elkins, passed away Friday evening, Aug. 9, 2019, at Lavender Fields Assisted Living, surrounded by members of her loving family. Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be ...

Larry D. Scott

Larry Dale Scott, 46, a resident of Beverly, passed from this life Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at home surrounded by family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Larry was born Friday, Nov. 10, 1972. in Hagerstown, Maryland, a son of Donald Ray Scott and the late Frances Yvonne Corley ...

Carol S. Baier

Carol S. Baier, mom, wife and friend, died at home in Elkins on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019. She was born March 4, 1934, in Baltimore, Maryland. She was educated at Towson University with a major in early childhood education. She loved her job as director of the Dorchester County Head Start ...

Waynalea Salisbury

Waynalea Salisbury, 66, a former resident of Valley Head, and for the past several years, a resident of Nella’s Nursing Home, passed from this life Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at the nursing home. Waynalea was born Friday, Oct. 10, 1952, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Wayne Edward Salisbury ...

Mary Ann Rhodes

Mary Ann Maxine Rhodes, 93, a former resident of Keyser, and Elkins, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Lavender Fields Assisted Living Facility at Beverly. She was born Sept. 15, 1925, at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, a daughter of the late William M. Tormohlen and the late Grace Vandervert ...

Michael L. Bennett II

Michael “Mikie” L. Bennett II, 39, a resident of Dailey, passed from this life unexpectedly on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at his home. The family’s request for cremation was honored. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Randolph Funeral Home today, where friends and family will ...

Martha J. Cardot

Martha Jean Quick Cardot, 79, of Beverly, died on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at the Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center. Mardi was born in Elkins on Nov. 1, 1939. She was the oldest daughter of the late Ralph Harding Quick and the late Margaret Jean Morrison Quick. Her early years were ...

Charles McDonald

Charles “Stanley” McDonald, 69, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at home and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for ...