Obituaries

Howard Leon Crislip

March 7, 2018

Howard Leon Crislip, 78, of Cowen passed away Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division, Charleston. He was born November 7, 1939 in Tioga, a son of the late Wilbert Roy and Ilo Myrl O’Quinn Crislip. Howard

Shirley Lynn Johnson

February 27, 2018

Shirley Lynn Johnson, 55, of Craigsville passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital. She was born December 19, 1963 in La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin, France a daughter of the late Edgar “Bud” and Mabel Violet Johnson. S

Densil Lee Heck

February 25, 2018

Densil Lee Heck, 79, of Thomas a resident of Courtland Acres Nursing Home, formerly of Cowen went home to his Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born August 2, 1938 in Braxton County a son of the lat

Collis Landon Bickford

February 14, 2018

Collis Landon Bickford, 65, of Pool passed away with his family by his side on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston after a five year battle with cancer. He was born February 14, 1953 in Nicholas County a son of th

Anthony Alan Williams

February 13, 2018

Anthony Alan Williams, 40, of Webster Springs, WV passed away February 13, 2017 at Charleston Area Medical Center. Anthony was born in Webster Springs, the son of Alan and Shirley Varner Williams. He was a graduate of Webster County High School, w

Hal Stephen Elliott

January 29, 2018

Hal Stephen Elliott, 70, of Craigsville, WV passed away Monday, January 29, 2018 at his residence. He was born May 29, 1947 in Nicholas County, a son of the late Burnell and Gathel “Dutch” Mullens Elliott. Hal was a graduate of Richwood High S

Leota I. Ritchie

January 28, 2018

Leota I. Ritchie, 77, of Cowen went home to be with her Lord on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Webster County Memorial Hospital. She was born February 2, 1940 at Hickory Flats, a daughter of the late Scott and Gladys Wayne Weese. Leota was a homemake

Virginia Mae Heck

January 9, 2018

Virginia Mae Heck, 81, formally of Cowen, WV and more recently of Hambleton, WV where she resided with her son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Stephanie Taylor passed away January 9, 2018. She was born February 7, 1936 in Webster County, the daughte

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James "Jim" S. Bell

January 4, 2018

James S. “Jim” Bell, 68, of Cowen, WV, passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. He was born December 7, 1949 in Richwood, WV, a son of the late Stanley “Red” and Eltha Gregory Bell. Jim was a 1967 gradua

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Lee "Buster" Elwood Casteel

January 4, 2018

Lee “Buster” Elwood Casteel, 67 of Cowen, passed away January 4, 2018 at his home. He was born October 18, 1950 in Newburg, WV, a son of the late George Everett and Margie Temple Casteel. Lee was a proud Vietnam Veteran, having served as a Ran

Harry Emerson Coffman

January 3, 2018

Harry Emerson Coffman, 68, of Craigsville passed away Thursday, January 4, 2018 at WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. He was born April 17, 1949 in Sutton, a son of the late Otis Ray and Gussie Palmer Coffman. Harry was a logger having worked

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Randall Lewis Wright Sr.

January 2, 2018

Randall Lewis Wright Sr., 68 of Cowen passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at his residence. Randy was born April 2, 1949 in Richwood a son of Wanda Wright of Cowen, and the late Robert Wright. Randy was a graduate of Cowen High School and a U.S.

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Amos Doyle Wamsley Jr.

December 24, 2017

Amos Doyle Wamsley jr., 71, of Williams River, passed away suddenly Sunday December 24, 2017. He was born May 15, 1946 in Richwood, WV, son of the late Amos Sr. and Donna Mae Dobson Wamsley. Doyle was a US Navy Seabee Veteran of the Vietnam War, h

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Ancil Osborne Green

December 23, 2017

Ancil Osborne Green, 77, of Erbacon, WV, passed away December 23, 2017 at Summersville Regional Medical Center. Ancil was born March 20, 1940 in Webster County, a son of the late William Holt and Lilly Payne Green. Ancil was a veteran of the U.S.

Rodney Allen Riddle

December 23, 2017

Rodney Allen Riddle, 57, of Bragg Run Road, Webster County, passed away suddenly Saturday December 23, 2017 at Summersville Regional Medical Center. He was born April 3, 1960 in Richwood. He is the son of Myrtle Roberts Riddle and the late Elburn Rid