Montie Rull Adkins, 72, passed away on January 3, 2023. He was born December 20, 1950 a son of the late Robert and Dorothy Adkins. In addition to his parents’ he was preceded in death by sisters Deanna Adkins, sister Dianna Adkins, brother Charles Adkins, brother Gene Adkins, sister Andria McSorley, brother Don Adkins and sister Carolyn Rickman.
He was a dedicated employee for the town of Ceredo, WV for over 30 years. Montie was a well respected member of the community, a beloved father and dear friend who will be truly missed.
He is survived by his former wife Connie Adkins, son Montie Adkins, daughter Christie (Chris) Taipale, grandchildren Patrick Rowe and Mason Taipale, brother Walt Adkins, sister Debbie (Ben) Short, brother Arnold (Barb) Adkins, brother Robert Adkins, sister Tammy Murphy, sister Cathie (Dave) Schumaker, brother Lonnie (Cynthia) Adkins, Sister Darline Adkins, girlfriend Anna and stepdaughter Kyleigh.
Visitation will be Saturday, January 14th 5-7pm at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova, WV. Online condolences may be expressed at rollinsfh.com
Larry Keith Young, 66, of Kenova, WV. passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at hie home. Graveside service will be conducted 12:00 P.M. Friday, January 13, 2023 at Hillcrest Cemetery. He was born July 17, 1956 in Rush, Ky. a son of the late Clyde Young, Sr. and the late Julia George Young. In addition to his parents’ he was preceded in a brother, Clyde Young, Jr. and sister, Ruby Gail Young. Survivors include two sisters and a brother-in-law Teresa Mannon (Jerry) and Brenda Young; sister-in-law Laura Young; one aunt and uncle Dottie and Junior Meade; several nieces and nephews and several great-nieces and great nephews. There will be no public visitation and no procession to the cemetery. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
Brenda Joyce Dishman McCoy,74, of Ceredo, WV. passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2023. A graveside service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Monday, January 9, 2023 by Pastor Rodney Dishman at the Maple Hill Cemetery. Brenda was born July 28, 1948 in Kenova, WV., a daughter of the late Paul and Eula Mae Brown Dishman. She was a graduate of Ceredo-Kenova High School. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister Pamela Sue Hensley and a brother Larry Paul Dishman. She is survived by three brothers and sisters-in-law Rodney Dale and Mary Dishman, Mark A. and Joyce Dishman and Timothy D, and Carmen Dishman and several nieces and nephews. There will be no public visitation. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
James Earl “Buck” Leist, 71, of Kenova, WV. passed away Monday, August 29, 2022 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Buck was born October 31, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan a son of the late Earl Leist and the late Betty Lou Perry Wellman. He was a member of the Buena Vista Lodge #60 and the Scottish Rite Lodge of Huntington. Buck was a retired Foreman from the Ohio River Terminal. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a grandson Alan Leist. He is survived by his step-father Charles Wellman; beloved wife Carol Jean Leist; three sons Michael Leist
(Jennifer), Jamie Leist and Andrew Leist (Tina Stewart) and nine grandchildren Stefan, Harleigh, Sarah, Kayla, Jacob, Brayden, Seth, Alexa and Zoe. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Saturday,
September 3, 2022 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Entombment will
be 1:00 P.M. Sunday, September 4, 2022 with the Masonic Lodge and the
American Legion Post 93 conducting graveside rites at White Chapel
Memorial Gardens in Barboursville. In lieu of flowers the family request
memorial donations be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children P.O.
box 1525 Ranson, WV. 25438. Online condolences may be expressed at
Charles E. Akers of Huntington, WV passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2022. Charles was born December 8, 1942, a son of the late Delbert and Ida Pratt Akers.
Charles retired from Marathon Petroleum. He was a member of Ceredo United Methodist Church. His family was very important to him especially his beloved wife, his much-loved son and daughter and the lights of his life his grandchildren and great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a grandson, Zachary Viers, a brother, Delbert Jr. and two sisters, Evelyn and Barb.
Charles is survived by his wife, Yvonne Byard Akers; daughter, Kimberly Dawn (Troy) Blankenship; son, Charles E. “Chuck” (Melanie) Akers II; grandsons, Justin (Keisha) Viers, Daniel (Elizabeth) Viers, and Tanner Akers; granddaughter, Anna Akers; two great-grandsons and 1 great-granddaughter; a brother, Tee Akers; sisters, Betty Staal and Linda Fouch. Charles has left behind many good friends and all of his telephone buddies. Visitation will be from 11 to 1 Thursday, August 18, 2022 at Rollins Funeral Home In Kenova. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Scott Byard and Pastor Tom Baisden officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Valley Memory Gardens. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
Berl Bruce Pack, 85, of Ceredo, WV. passed away Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor Mark Roach officiating. Bruce was born April 25, 1937 in Wayne a son of the late Frank and Erie Smith Pack. He was a member of the Dock’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church and was a retired truck driver from Marathon Petroleum. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his precious daughter Pamela Renee Pack Osborne; two brothers Merrill Pack and William Pack and a sister Delores Robertson. He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years Judy Akers Pack; a son and daughter-in-law Ronald Pack (Cathy); siblings Loretta Wallace, Lola Mae Finnell, Peggy Wallace, Brenda Pack Maynard, Janice Riley, Bonnie Sue Brown, Marvin Pack, Douglas Pack, Richard Pack and Vera Stiltner. He is also survived by a brother-in-law and sister-in-law Roger Akers (Linda); son-in-law Kevin Osborne and two grandchildren Nicholas Allen Osborne and Rebecca Arlene Osborne. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
Barbara Ann Shingleton Riddle, of Huntington, W.Va. passed away Friday, April 8, 2022. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 PM Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church of which she was a member. Interment will follow in Dock’s Creek Cemetery. Barbara was born January 16, 1934 in Ashland, Ky. a daughter of the late Donald and Jennie Shingleton. She was a 1952 graduate of Ashland High School and worked for the Ashland Telephone Company for five years. She married Lawrence D. Riddle in 1956. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother Jimmy Shingleton and three sisters and a brother-in-law Shirley Clark, Mary Lyons and Donna Tackett (Fred). She leaves her beloved husband Lawrence D. Riddle; two children Gregory Riddle (Leeann), Holly Kelley (James); one grandson Blaine Kelley and a brother-in-law Jerry Clark. She also leaves many wonderful nieces, nephews and friends. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to a church or charity of your choice. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
Noah Kimbler, 86, of Huntington, W.Va. passed away Friday, December 31, 2021 at Huntington Health Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 10, 1935 a son of the late David and Mary Ann Carver Kimbler. Noah retired from ACF Industries. He married Mary E. Fernandez who preceded him in death in 2008 and he was also preceded by a granddaughter, LaTisha Rae Kimbler. He was a member of the First Independent Missionary Baptist Church and had been attending Locust Grove Baptist Church. Noah is survived by a son, David J. (Beverly) Kimbler; a daughter, LaLisa (Don) Vickers; a brother, Scott Kimbler; two sisters, Thelma Frasher and Dorothy Hale; two grandchildren, Jennifer Hobbs, Cheynoa (Casey) Brooks; five great grandchildren, David Tyler Hobbs, Addyson Hobbs, Caden Wheeler, Leah Wheeler and Tucker Brooks. Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday January 5, 2022 at the Abbey of Serenity at Docks Creek Cemetery with Rev. Randle Robertson officiating. Rollins Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com
Sheila Shannon, 70, of Barboursville, WV. passed away Monday, December 6, 2021 at the Concord Health & Rehabilitation Center in Wheelersburg, OH. She was born February 27, 1951 in Huntington, W.Va. a daughter of the late Edgar Scott and Opal Florence Atkinson Boyer. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers Eddie and David Boyer and one sister Sandy Peppers. Survivors include her beloved husband James R. Shannon; two sons and a daughter-in-law Jim Shannon and Chris Shannon (Kathy); two sisters Patty Stilwell and Sue McCoy and two grandchildren Colin and Brendan Shannon. Graveside service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Friday, December 10, 2021 at Maple Hill Cemetery 471 Dock’s Creek Cemetery Road Kenova, W.Va. 25530 with Pastor Matthew Christian officiating. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. There will be no visitation and no procession to the cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.
John Robert Workman, 78 years old went home to be with the Lord at his residence on April 27th 2021. Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Pastor John McSweeney officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery. He was born May 19th 1942. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Milford Workman, a son Jeffrey Dale Workman, a brother Roger Workman, a sister-in-law Dale Workman, and a nephew Ronnie Ray Workman. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years Nell Workman, one brother Ronnie Workman, two sisters Ida Milum (Dave) and Sue Ward. A son Mark Workman (Kelley), two daughters Angela Barrett (Steve) and Debrah Tomblin; eight grandchildren Josh Workman (Ginger), Ben Workman, Kris Workman (Meg), Ethan and Caleb LeMaster, Dawn Simpson (Chris), Dakota Simpson (Danielle), Kasey Ward (Logan); seven great-grandchildren and three special nieces Brenda Damron, Chantelle Miller and Addisyn Miller. He was a member of the 20th Street Baptist Church in Kenova where he was an usher and the “candyman”. He was a member of the IBEW #317 local union for 55 years. He was so loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at rollinsfh.com.