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Obituaries

Phillip W. Vannoy

Phillip Wayne Vannoy, 53, of Cass, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2019, at his home. He was born Feb. 14, 1966, in Elkins. Phillip served in the U.S. Army and worked at Inter-State Hardwoods Co. Inc. in Bartow. He attended New Hope Church of the Brethren. Phillip enjoyed art, planting ...

Isaac J. Moran

The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 to 7 p.m. today. Final Rites will be conducted at the funeral home Wednesday, April 3, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Bobbie Rogers will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at ...

Isaac ‘Jack’ Moran

Isaac Jackson “Jack” Moran, 91, a resident of Elkins, departed this life Saturday morning, March 30, 2019, at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins surrounded by family and under the care of WV Caring. He had been in declining health for the past year. He was born Friday, Oct. 21, 1927, ...

Richard Riley

Richard Riley, 88, of Buckhannon, died Friday, March 29, 2019, at his home. He was born March 12, 1931, in Davis, a son of the late Seymour and Nancy Bell Lawson Riley. On May 18, 1950, he married Ada Mae Teets Riley, who preceded him in death on Oct. 7, 2007. In addition to his ...

Donald R. Corley

Donald Ray Corley, 77, of Buckhannon, died Friday, March 29, 2019, at Meadowview Manor in Bridgeport,. He was born Dec. 1, 1941, in Rivesville, a son of the late Howard and Goldie Norman Corley. On June 9, 1961, he married Connie Vincent, who survives. Also surviving are one son, ...

Dwight G. Cook

Dwight Gordon Cook, 3, of Maysville, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019,at his home surrounded by his family. Family received friends on Sunday and a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today at Schaeffer Funeral Home. Burial will followin the Maysville Cemetery.

Edgar H. Webley

Edgar Howard Webley, 68, of Bear Creek, North Carolina, formerly of Elkins, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 3:30 p.m. He was born Thursday, Aug. 24, 1950, at Elkins, a son of the late Howard P and Betty J. Arbogast Webley. On Sept., 4, 1982, in Elkins, he was ...

Charles W. Marsh

Charles “Chuck” William Marsh, 58, of Fairmont, passed away at his residence on Thursday, March 28, 2019. He was born on July 4, 1960, in Philippi, a son of the late Elsie M. (Gribble) Marsh. Chuck was a tree arborist by trade, and will be remembered for his love of hunting, ...

Daniel Long

Daniel Long, 70, died peacefully in Bowie, Maryland, of complications from dementia, diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. His parents were Earle and Doris Long of Elkins. His marriage to Virginia Ann Collett, now of Princeton, ended in 1985. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Nancy ...

Sheila K. Lambert

Friends and family attended Sheila’s viewing Friday from 5 - 7 p.m. at Lohr and Barb Funeral Home in Elkins. Her funeral will be today at 11 a.m. at the same location. The Rev. Leon Hevener will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman. The family ...

Helen Sheppard

Helen Blair Sheppard, 92, of Scott Depot, died Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Rolling Meadows Place in Scott Depot. She was born March 16, 1927, in Boston, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Donald and Margaret Burett Gunn. On June 21, 1952, she married Dr. David Winston Sheppard, who ...

Sheila K. Lambert

Friends and family are invited to attend Sheila’s viewing today from 5 - 7 p.m. at Lohr and Barb Funeral Home in Elkins. Her funeral will be held the next day, Saturday, at 11 a.m. at the same location. The Rev. Leon Hevener will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State ...

Sheila K. Lambert

Sheila Kaye O’Neal Lambert, 69, of Wymer, received her healing from cancer and went to be with Jesus on Tuesday morning, March 26, 2019, at her home where she was surrounded by loved ones. Sheila was born Friday, Oct. 28, 1949, at Broaddus Hospital in Philippi, to the late Harry James and ...

Carl G. Spessert

Carl Gene Spessert, 79, a resident of Montrose, passed from this life Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center after an extended illness. Carl was born Friday, Sept. 22, 1939, on Location Road, Tucker County, a son of the late George W. Spessert Jr., and Reva Faye ...

Leona Thompson

Leona Grace Vance Thompson, 95, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Colonial Place Assisted Living Facility in Elkins. Friends may call from 6 until 8 p.m. today at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. On Friday, March 29, friends may call from 10 until ...

Paul Harper Jr.

Paul Willard “Button” Harper Jr., 65, a resident of Parsons, passed from this life Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at home surrounded by family. Button was born Friday, June 19, 1953, in Parsons, a son of the late Paul Willard “Sweetie” Harper Sr. and Carol J. Propst Harper. Left to ...

Ronald L. Rush

Ronald “Ron” Lee Rush, 75, a resident of Mill Creek, passed from this life Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. Although he had been in declining health since July, death was unexpected. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and ...

Leona Thompson

Leona Grace Vance Thompson, 95, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Colonial Place Assisted Living Facility in Elkins. Leona was born June 26, 1923, in Horton, a daughter to the late Alston and Anna Vance and sister to the late Bruce ...

Donald Boltz Sr.

Donald Wayne Boltz Sr., 83, a resident of Beverly, departed this life Sunday, evening, March 24, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. He had been in declining health. He was born Wednesday, Oct. 9, 1935, at Calhoun County, a son of the ...

Arthur G. Phillips

Arthur Garrison Phillips, 89, died on March 13, 2019. He hailed from Elkins and was a graduate of West Virginia University, a Korean War veteran, an actor, an activist and an author. He was a model and appeared on the New York stage. His blog, Everyday Strolls, ran for 10 years. His book, ...