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Obituaries

Buddy Lee Townsend

Buddy Lee Townsend, 84, of Dunmore, passed away on Monday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Mulburry Creek Nursing and Rehab Center in Martinsville, Virginia. Services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale at 2 p.m., with Pastor Julian Rittenhouse ...

Jessie Viola Stiles Barrickman

Jessie Viola Stiles Barrickman, 92, a resident of Mill Creek passed from this life Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at Hospice of the Panhandle in Kearneysville. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements ...

Kris James Bailey

Kris James Bailey, 43, a resident of Valley Head, passed from this life Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Ruby Memorial Hospital under the care of West Virginia Hospice. Kris was born on Tuesday, March 15, 1977, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Terrance Ralph Bailey and Linda Kaye Wilson, who ...

Ernest Scott Romans

Ernest Scott Romans, 85, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. He had been in his usual health and death was unexpected. Services will be private. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with ...

Margaret Louise Cable Hamrick

Margaret Louise Cable Hamrick, 79, a resident of Mingo, passed from this life Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at Holbrook on the Hill in Buckhannon. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Margaret ...

Kathleen ‘Kathy’ Moreno

Kathleen “Kathy” Moreno, 85, a resident of Junior, departed this life Thursday morning, Jan. 14, 2021, at the Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at Elkins. She had been in declining health. Funeral Arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb ...

Carol Lynn Smithson Sinsel

Carol Lynn Smithson Sinsel, 64, of 167 Cole Street, Philippi, went to the feet of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Jan. 12, 2021, at her home surrounded by her family after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. She is the daughter of Anna Gale Roberts Smithson and the late V.L. ...

William ‘Bill’ Glenn Harper

William “Bill” Glenn Harper, 62, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. Bill was born in Elkins in April 1958, to Edward Dice Harper Jr, and Wilma Mae Moore. He served in the United States Air Force from 1976-1997, retiring after 20 years; he’s remembered by fellow Airmen as a ...

Loyd Dale Spotloe

Loyd Dale Spotloe, 88, a resident of Volga, passed away Tuesday Jan. 12, 2021, in the United Hospital Center. Loyd was born June 26, 1932, in Barbour County, a son of the late Guy and Ida Mae (Vance) Spotloe. Loyd was united in marriage on Jan. 1, 1954, to Catherine Louise ...

Nancy Ellen McDaniel

Nancy Ellen (Wright) McDaniel, 75, went to her heavenly home following a lengthy battle with cancer on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. She was surrounded by her family and loving husband, Ira David. Nancy was born on Feb. 21, 1945, in Moastville to Jennings and Maudie (Isner) Wright. ...

Jerome Vincent ‘Jerry’ DiBacco Sr.

Jerome Vincent “Jerry” DiBacco Sr., 88, a resident of Parsons departed this life Monday morning at Cortland Acres in Thomas. He had been in declining health. He was born Dec. 31, 1932, in Thomas, a son of the late Carmon George and Anna Cecilia Devore DiBacco. On Sept. 5, 1953, ...

Roy Frank Johnson

Roy Frank Johnson, 83, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life on Monday at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown under the care of WV Hospice. Roy was born Nov. 11, 1937, in Elkins, a son of the late George Johnson and Ivie Carr Johnson. On April 6, 1963, he was married to the ...

Margaret Louise Flaker

Margaret Louise Flaker, 82, of Buckhannon, went home to be with Jesus on Sunday. She was born Sept. 29, 1938, in Weston, a daughter of the late Harley Ward and Grace Stell Collins. She is survived by her son, Mark Flaker, of Buckhannon. Mrs. Flaker was a devout Christian and attended ...

Herman R. Burns

Herman R. Burns Sr., 82, of Thomas, died on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at his home. Born on Jan. 12, 1938, in Douglas, he was the son of the late Ira Glenn and Dora Elizabeth (Losh) Burns. He worked at Sunrise Sanitation for 25 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved to ...

Janet L. Sharp

Jan. 18, 1942-Jan. 9 , 2021 In accordance with her faith, Janet Lorraine Sharp, is reunited with her memories! Her pleasant and sometimes mischievous personality gained her many friends throughout her life who will continue to honor her by living their lives to the fullest. She is ...

Rev. L. Norman Butler

Rev. L. Norman Butler, 92, of Vienna died Jan. 7, 2021, at the Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg. He was born on March 8, 1928, in Monongalia County, and was the son of the late Lester Franklin and Stella Riley Butler. Rev. Butler served as a U.S. Navy veteran from 1953-55 ...

Richard ‘Dick’ B. Hiner

Richard “Dick” B. Hiner, 94, a resident of Durbin, passed from this life Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at home and under the care of Mountain Hospice. Dick was born Monday, Nov. 1, 1926, in Durbin, a son of the late Stephen Hamilton Hiner and Annie Vaughn Morris Hiner. On Sept. 30, 1961, ...

Terry Lee Grimes

Terry Lee Grimes, 70, a resident of Elkins, passed from this life Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at Davis Medical Center in Elkins. Terry was born Monday, Dec. 11, 1950, in Marlinton, a son of the late David Hanson Grimes and Dolly Burgess Grimes. On June 12, 1970, he married the former ...

Jerome Vincent ‘Jerry’ DiBacco Sr.

Jerome Vincent “Jerry” DiBacco Sr., 88, a resident of Parsons departed this life Monday morning at Cortland Acres in Thomas. He had been in declining health. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are under the direction of the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Jerome Vincent ...

Donald Ray ‘Stretch’ Murphy

Mr. Donald Ray “Stretch” Murphy, 64, a resident of Dartmoor and more recently a resident of the Barbour County Good Samaritan Society, departed this life Saturday afternoon at the care facility. Death was following a period of declining health and complications from COVID-19. Donald was ...