Richard Dyrl “Dick” Vass, 88, of Huntington, WV. passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. Funeral service will be conducted 2:30 P.M. Monday, September 24, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Scott Byard officiating. Interment will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens. Dick was born July 17, 1930 to the late Henry Aldrick and Lafavor Belle Bean Vass. He retired as Marshall University Bursar after 32 years of service. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Loudon United Methodist Church Continue reading “Vass, Richard “Dick””
Curtis Farrel Woods, 72, of Prichard, W.Va., passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018, at his residence. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, September 22, at the Big Otter Community Center, Ivydale, W.Va., with Pastor Wayne Litton officiating. Interment will follow in Turner Cemetery in Clay County, W.Va. He was born October 2, 1946, to the late Farrel and Lydia Kathleen Woods. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Trudy Arthur. Survivors include his beloved wife of 37 years, Continue reading “Woods, Curtis F”
Thomas L. Daniels, 75, of Kenova, WV. passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Cabell-Huntington Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Friday, September 14, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Steve Willis officiating. Interment will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery in Huntington. Tom was born July 1, 1943 in Huntington, WV, a son of the late Emmitt Harley and Bessie Boling Daniels. He was retired as a Master Sargent from the U.S. Army. While on active duty, he was in Special Forces as a Green Beret and a medic with the Army Rangers in Vietnam. He carried that over into private life and volunteered in that capacity with Ceredo firefighters. Continue reading “Daniels, Thomas, L”
Elizabeth “Libby” Billups Drown, 81 of Kenova, WV mother, grandmother, and sister joined her beloved husband, Billy Jack Drown in heaven on Monday September, 10, 2018. She was born May 11, 1937 a daughter of the late Harry and Pearl Hodge Billups. She graduated from C-K High School and worked for Dr. John Huntwork as his office manager for many years. In addition to her parents and husband, Libby was also preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Dean Patterson. Continue reading “Billups-Drown, Elizabeth “Libby””
Charles George Perdue,58, of Huntington, died August 20, 2018, at his home after loosing his battle with addiction. He will be remembered as a strong willed man who lived life on his own terms. He was an accomplished mechanic, motorcycle enthusiast, and always had a soft heart for animals. Unfortunately, he will now also be a statistic in the drug epidemic that is so prevalent in our state. Though many saw him through the lens of addiction, he truly loved his family and friends, even if we didn’t always see it. He was preceded in death by his mother and father Doris Irene Perdue and Charles Edward Perdue, Sr. and a sister Charlene Kay Perdue. Continue reading “Perdue, Charles G”
ELAINE GAIL RIGGS CRAYCRAFT, 75, of Kenova, W.Va., was united with her Savior, Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Elaine was born July 3, 1943, in Kenova, W.Va., a daughter of the late Andrew Wayne and Reba Ball Riggs. She was a graduate of C-K High School and retired from the Wayne County School system, where she was the secretary at Ferndale Elementary and Northern Wayne County Vocational School. Elaine was a member of First Baptist Church of Kenova and was a children’s Sunday school teacher there and at 20th Street Baptist Church for most of her life. Continue reading “Riggs-Craycraft, Elaine G”
DONALD LESLIE “RUSTY” GALLION JR., 63, of Morgantown, W.Va., formerly of Kenova, W.Va., passed away Saturday, August 18, 2018, in Ruby Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, August 23, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, with Pastor Kevin Lantz officiating. Continue reading “Gallion, Donald “Rusty” L”
Thelma Jean Parsley Bash, 84, of Kenova, WV passed away on Friday August 17, 2018 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. She was born October 2, 1933 in Kenova a daughter of the late Keather and Pauline LeMaster Parsley. Thelma retired from Great American Floor Care after over 50 years of service. She was a member of Kenova United Methodist Church and Thelma was a huge UK basketball fan. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Rusty” Bash; a son, Continue reading “Parsley-Bash, Thelma J”
STEVEN GRANT STONER, 67, of Kenova, W.Va., passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018, in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m., Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, with Chaplain Larry “Spidey” Franz, from Bikers for Christ, officiating. Interment will follow in Woodmere Memorial Park. Steve was born September 12, 1950, in Huntington, W.Va., son of the late James Thomas and Marge Grant Stoner. He was the owner and operator of Gino’s of Kenova. He was a member of the Elks Lodge #313 of Huntington and the Fire and Iron Motorcycle Club Station 29 of Huntington, his special brothers. He is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Grant “Jamie” Stoner (Carla); one daughter, Tiffany Stoner; his fiancee’ Karen Kiser and her daughter Kimberly McComas; grandchildren Cassidy, Mason, Dylan, Emma and Zoey; sister Pam Stoner; his special Gino’s family; his friends he made through the many years, and his best friend “Big Thor.” Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Rollins Funeral Home, Kenova, W.Va. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.rollinsfh.com.
Charles Bernard Edwards, 83, of Rush, Ky. passed away Monday, August 6, 2018 at Community Hospice in Ashland. Funeral service will be conducted 12:00 P.M. Friday, August 10, 2018 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Bishop Ray G. Sexton, Sr. officiating. Interment will follow in Ceredo Crescent Hill Cemetery. Charles was born November 16, 1931 in Ceredo, WV. a son of the late Charles and Arbutus Cyrus Edwards. He was a retired truck driver with Tri-state Motor Transit and was a veteran having served in the U.S. Navy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five sisters and four brothers. He is survived by his beloved wife Mary Ward Edwards; two daughters and son’s-in-law; four sons and three daughter’s-in-law; fifteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren and one sister Betty Pratt. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, Friday, August 10, 2018. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at rollinsfh.com.