Our Obituaries

Darrell Ray Lucas

February 10, 1945 - December 2, 2016

Darrell Ray Lucas Darrell Ray Lucas, 71, of Fairmont passed away on Friday, December 2, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born at Bice's Run in Harrison County a son of the late Robert Woods Lucas and Isabelle (Harris) Lucas. Darrell was a coal miner for Consol Energy for 40 years and working at the Robinson Run Mine for most of his career. He was a member of the UMWA. He...
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Karen Lyn Smith

May 17, 1945 - November 30, 2016

Karen Lyn Smith, 71, of Fairmont, formerly of Buckhannon, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on May 17, 1945 a daughter of the late William E. Smith and Ethel Gay (Garbe) Smith. Karen was a homemaker and mother and a Catholic by Faith. She was a graduate of Linden-McKinley High School in Columbus, Ohio. She is...
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Roy Edward Shuck, Jr.

April 11, 1937 - November 29, 2016

Roy Edward Shuck, Jr., 79 of Fairmont, Pleasant Valley Community, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Meadowview Manor in Bridgeport. He was born in Fairmont on April 11, 1937 a son of the late Roy Edward Shuck, Sr. and Eledene Mallory Shuck. Mr. Shuck was a 1955 graduate of Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg and a member of the Fairmont Masonic Lodge No. 9 A.F. & A.M. He retired...
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Dora Lawson

April 21, 1921 - November 28, 2016

Dora Lawson Dora Lawson, 95, of Fairmont passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016 at her home. She was born at Pine Grove in Wetzel County on April 21, 1921 the last surviving child born to John Nelson Shreve and Rosie Solival Shreve. She was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, William Alfred Lawson, Sr. in January of 2012. Dora was a devoted wife, homemaker and mother. In...
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William Anthony Fogus

October 16, 1953 - November 27, 2016

William Fogus William Anthony Fogus, 63, of Fairmont passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at his home following a long struggle with ALS. He was born in Maryland on October 16, 1953 a son of the late Robert Fogus and Pearl (Hill) Fogus. William proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and fifteen years in the Army Reserves. Following his military service, he worked...
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Doris W. Bunner

June 20, 1925 - November 17, 2016

Doris Wannee Bunner, 91, of Fairmont, peacefully passed away at her home on Thursday, November 17, 2016 surrounded by her family and friends. She was born in Fairmont on June 20, 1925 the last survivor of the children born to the late Leroy and Wilma Elsie (Rogers) Bunner. Miss Bunner graduated from East Fairmont High School in 1942 and later graduated from the West Virginia Business College. ...
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Maxwell "Max" Malone Rogers

March 12, 1922 - November 16, 2016

Maxwell Malone Rogers passed from this life on November 16, 2016 after a short period of declining health. Max was born on March 12, 1922 in Monongalia County, West Virginia. He was the third child off the late Arthur Clay Rogers and Helen Virginia Malone Rogers. His paternal grandparents were Robert Lee Rogers and Cenith Bell Halterman Rogers; maternal grandparents were Benjamin Franklin...
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Joe Yanego

December 19, 1921 - November 16, 2016

Joe Yanego Joe Yanego, 94, of Fairmont passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Fitzwaters Assisted Living following a long illness. He was born at Jordan in Marion County on December 19, 1921 a son of the late Mike Yanego and Mary (Taray) Yanego. Joe proudly served his country in the United States Navy during WWII. He first worked at the Jordan Mine and retired from Humphrey Mine. He...
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Betty Lee Watkins

March 22, 1923 - November 15, 2016

Betty Lee Watkins, 93, of Fairmont, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at Monongalia General Hospital. She was born March 22, 1923, in Everettville, a daughter of the late John Heller and Madge Louise (Goodwin) Davis. Betty graduated from Farmington High School in 1941 and attended Fairmont Business College. She was employed in the accounting office at Owens-Illinois Glass Plant and in the...
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Ruby Lee Saurborn

July 29, 1936 - November 13, 2016

Ruby Saurborn Ruby Lee Saurborn, 80, of Fairmont passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Madison House Nursing and Rehab Center in Morgantown. She was born in Marion County on July 29, 1936 a daughter of the late Benjamin M. Swisher and Esther Lucille (Gibson) Swisher. Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Ray Saurborn, in April of 2011. The couple were married in 1956. ...
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Patricia "Patty' Ann Ailstock

January 26, 1937 - November 7, 2016

Patricia "Patty" Ann (Baker) Ailstock, 79, of Fairmont passed away on Monday, November 7, 2016 at the Tygart Center of Fairmont. She was born in Marion County on January 26, 1937 a daughter of Cecil Alden Baker and Mary Grace (Mc Vaney) Baker. Patty graduated from East Fairmont High School. She had worked at Westinghouse Lamp Plant and retired from the Times West Virginian in circulation...
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James "Matt" Posey

February 26, 1976 - November 5, 2016

James "Matt" Matthew Posey, of Fairmont, passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016 as a result of a motorcycle accident. He was born in Fairmont on February 26, 1976 the only son of Lynette (Hearn) Posey of Grant Town and the late James Lee Posey. Matt graduated from North Marion High School in 1995. He was currently employed as a Motorcar operator for Arch Coal Company at the Leer Mine in...
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Glenda Arlene Hardway

February 8, 1935 - November 5, 2016

Glenda A. Hardway Glenda Arlene Hardway, 81, of Fairmont, Hopewell Community, died on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. She was born in Marion County on February 8, 1935 a daughter of the late Glenn Carpenter and Laura Swisher Carpenter. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Delbert Hardway. Glenda graduated from East Fairmont High School., where she...
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Jo Anne Bollinger

April 19, 1932 - November 4, 2016

Jo Anne Bollinger Jo Anne Bollinger 84, of Fairmont passed away on Friday, November 4, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital. She was born in Fairmont on April 19 1932 a daughter of the late Henderson Holcomb and Marqurite Tichnell Holcomb Bartholow. Jo Anne had worked at the Owens Illinois Glass Plant for several years. She was a member of the Baptist Temple. Jo Anne and her late husband...
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Catherine "Kitty" Snider Jones

October 26, 1932 - October 31, 2016

Catherine "Kitty" Snider Jones, 84, passed away on October 31, 2016, at Compassionate Care in Canton, Ohio. She was born October 26, 1932, in Mannington, West Virginia (Dent's Run Community), the first daughter of Gilbert and Ruth Ryan Snider. Catherine attended Mannington High School and after graduating she married and moved to Canton, Ohio. Always the hard worker, Catherine worked at...
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Naomi June Miller

January 8, 1944 - October 29, 2016

Naomi Miller Naomi June Miller, 72, of Four States passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital following a short illness. She was born in Marion County on January 8, 1944 a daughter of the late Herman Martin and Delphia Jones Martin. Mrs. Miller was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. In addition, she had been employed in the laundry...
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Robert Ray Jordan, Sr.

February 10, 1932 - October 24, 2016

Robert "Bob" Ray Jordan, Sr., 84, of Fairmont, passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born in Fairview on February 10, 1932 a son of the late Earl Jordan and Octavia J. (Shaw) Jordan. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Rosalyn "Rose" Rossi Jordan. After graduating from East Fairmont High School, Bob proudly served his country in the...
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Florence Pastsy Estel

May 9, 1942 - October 23, 2016

Florence "Patsy" Estel Florence "Patsy" Hilda Estel, 74, of Fairmont passed away on Sunday evening, October 23, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital. She was born in Marion County on May 9, 1942 a daughter of the late John A. Myers and Ada (Martin) Myers. Patsy graduated 7th in her class from East Fairmont High School in 1960, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. She was a former...
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Adrianne Rachelle Marsh

September 30, 1978 - October 20, 2016

Adrianne Rachelle (Boyers) Marsh, 38, of Fairmont, passed peacefully on October 20, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Adrianne was born in Morgantown, the daughter of Jim Boyers of Fairmont and the late Betty Boyers. She is survived by her husband of 13 years, Zach Marsh, two awesome children-twins Gracyn and Lucas, her brother Adam (Cortney) Boyers of Fairmont, mother-in-law Beth Marsh ...
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B. "Annie" Ann Mundy

February 2, 1938 - October 20, 2016

B. Ann "Annie" Mundy B. Ann "Annie" Mundy, 78 of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2016 surrounded by her family at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. She was born in Claysville, Pennsylvania on February 2, 1938 a daughter of the late Ray H. Taylor and Bertha Opal (Pattison) Taylor. Mrs. Mundy was a homemaker, devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a...
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Joshua Ryan Sloan

May 30, 1985 - October 17, 2016

Joshua Ryan Sloan, 31, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016. Josh was born on May 30, 1985, in Marion County a son of the late James W. and Margaret (Wine) Sloan. He is survived by his wife, Maranda (Rager) Sloan; sons, Elias Sloan, Vincent Sloan, both of Fairmont; daughters, Jada Graham, Arianna Marie Sloan, both of Fairmont; brother, James Sloan, Jr. and wife Carol, of...
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Michael "Mick" Frank Thobois

January 23, 1946 - October 16, 2016

Michael "Mick" Frank Thobois, 70, of Fairmont, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. Mick was born on January 23, 1946, in Marion County to the late Frank O. and Violet J. (Bowers) Thobois. He was a US Navy veteran and a retired welder. He is survived by his sons; Shawn Thobois and wife, Angie, of Fairmont, Michael Thobois of Morgantown; grandchild, Autum...
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Alma Hawkins Satterfield

October 29, 1919 - October 13, 2016

Alma Satterfield Alma Hawkins Satterfield, 96, of Fairmont went to be with her Lord on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at St. Barbara's Memorial Nursing Home in Monongah. She was born on October 29, 1919 in Fairmont a daughter of the late J. Guy and Nelle Harden Hawkins. She graduated from Fairmont Senior High School in 1937 and attended West Virginia Business College. She had been employed at...
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Randy R. Riffle

September 9, 1967 - October 12, 2016

Randy Riffle Randy Riffle Jr., 49, of Kingwood, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Randy was born on September 9, 1967 in Fairmont. Randy enjoyed coon hunting, deer hunting, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. He never came into contact with anyone who didn't have a shoe untied or glitter on their back. He is survived by his...
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Betty Lou Reaser

January 28, 1951 - October 11, 2016

Betty Lou Reaser, 65, of Fairmont passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital. She was born in Fairmont on January 28, 1951 a daughter of the late Jacob "Cub" and Reeva Verelene Brown VanGilder. She enjoyed quilting and crafts. She was known for detail in decorating for the holidays. She especially enjoyed flea markets with her son and time with family. She was proud...
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Mary Elizabeth Boothe

May 16, 1937 - October 8, 2016

Mary Elizabeth Boothe Mary Elizabeth Boothe, 79, of Fairmont passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Tygart Center, Fairmont Campus. She was born on May 16, 1937 in Kanawha County to the late Delbert and Lula Morris Boggs. She was a devoted homemaker, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. She was a Baptist by Faith. Mary enjoyed playing bingo and...
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Trena Jeannette Shuck

March 4, 1946 - October 6, 2016

Trena Jeannette Shuck 70, of Pleasant Valley, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Tygart Center at Fairmont following a long illness. She was born in Fairmont on March 4, 1946 a daughter of the late Rex Stutler, Sr and Wilma (Hawkins) Stutler. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ralph Howard Shuck in December of 2008. Trena attended Quiet Dell School and graduated from...
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Pauline Virginia Lake

January 5, 1940 - October 3, 2016

Pauline Virginia 76, of Fairmont went to be with the Lord on October 3, 2016. She was born in Marion County on January 5, 1940 the youngest daughter of the late Truman E. Phillips and Rosa (Vandergrift) Phillips. Mrs. Lake, a member of Viola Church, was employed by Johnny's Bakery, Holiday Inn, Warehouse Groceries and as a young lady did housecleaning and babysitting for neighbors in the...
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Arlie Grant Bissett

July 10, 1925 - October 2, 2016

Arlie Grant Bissett, 91 of Fairmont passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born in Marion County on July 10, 1925 a son of the late Eph. J. Bissett and Lula Alice Toothman Bissett. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Kathleen (Saunders) Bissett. Following his graduation from Barrackville High School, Mr. Bissett joined the United States...
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Brian "Henry" Joseph Critchfield

February 11, 1975 - September 29, 2016

Brian "Henry' Joseph Critchfield, 41, of Fairmont, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at home. He was born on February 11, 1975, in Fairmont, a son of Carolyn Sue Slaughter and the late Joseph Freeman Critchfield. Henry is survived by his loving wife, Crystal (Freeland) Critchfield; son, B.J. Critchfield and fiancé, Jocilla Tucker of Fairmont; step-children, Jo Nel Boyce and Andy...
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Wayne Friend Eddy

July 29, 1930 - September 29, 2016

Wayne Friend Eddy, 86 of Fairmont, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Mapleshire Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Morgantown. He was born in Rivesville on July 29, 1930, the son of the late Shannon and Dorlah Friend Eddy. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Flora (Sypolt) Eddy. Mr. Eddy honorably served his country in the United States Army with the...
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Mildred Louise Cox

June 12, 1926 - September 27, 2016

Mildred Louise Cox, Age 90, of Fairmont, passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. She was born near Mill Creek on June 12, 1926, a daughter of the late George W. Shimer and Ona Riggleman Shimer. She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Robert Lee Cox, on November 6, 2001. Louise is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Linda and James Layman; two grandsons, Robert...
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Alberta Carpenter

April 18, 1925 - September 26, 2016

Adeline Alberta Carpenter, 91, of Fairmont passed away on Monday, September 26, 2016 at Pierpont Center. She was born April 18, 1925 at Smithtown, Monongalia County, WV. She was the oldest daughter of William Paul and Nellie Jeanette (Huffman) Kisner Brown. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Earl W. Carpenter in May of 1980. Alberta was a loving homemaker, mother, grandmother...
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John Gilbert Uveges, Jr.

September 1, 1926 - September 24, 2016

John Gilbert Uveges, Jr., 90, of Barrackville, residing at McMurray Hills Manor, in McMurray, Pennsylvania, went to be with our Lord on Saturday, September 24, 2016. John was born September 1, 1926, at home in Rivesville, West Virginia, a son of late Elizabeth Toth Uveges and John Uveges. John was a retired business man who owned and operated Johnny's Amoco, Laundromat, and Used Car Lot in...
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James Carlton Watson

December 8, 1971 - September 19, 2016

James Carlton Watson, 44, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2016. He was born on December 8, 1971, in Baltimore, Maryland a son of Richard Watson, Sr. and the late Shirley Elaine Grace. Jimmy was a handyman with a huge heart. He was a kind, caring man who often helped out people in need through his work. He was also collector of antique glass bottles and loved all outdoor...
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Frances Louise Rush

August 16, 1929 - September 19, 2016

Frances Louise Rush, 87, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday, September 19, 2016, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born on August 16, 1929, in Newark, Ohio, a daughter of the late Lawrence M. and Hazel L. (Greenwood) Brown. Frances loved country music and often sang at the Sagebrush Roundup. She was a member of the Baptist Temple and the Mission Circle there as well. She was...
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Constance Rae Humphrey

November 30, 1962 - September 18, 2016

Constance Rae Humphrey, 53, of Fairmont, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, at home on Sunday, September 18, 2016. Connie was born on November 30, 1962, in Clarksburg to Janice Hamrick Fisher and the late David Thomas Fisher. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, and godmother. Connie, a member of Faith Church International, enjoyed yard sales, crafts, gardening,...
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Sidney Dale Riggs, Jr.

September 14, 1953 - September 11, 2016

Sidney Dale Riggs, Jr. Sidney Dale Riggs, Jr., 62, of Shinnston, passed away at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. Sid was born on September 14, 1953, to the late Sidney Dale Riggs, Sr. and Mary Joann (Birdsell) Riggs. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and most of all riding motorcycles. He is survived by his wife Annie Riggs of Grafton; brothers, Byron Ed Riggs and wife Nelvia, of Louisiana,...
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Ronald Newton Hess

September 15, 1944 - September 11, 2016

Ronald Hess Ronald Newton Hess, 71, of Fairmont passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Marion County a son of the late Newton Hess and Mildred Rodetsky. Ronald worked as a tree trimmer with Aspen Tree Service and with his brothers at Lumberjack. He enjoyed attending the Meadowdale Wesleyan Church. Ronald was a friendly, kind...
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Peggy Carol Slider

March 1, 1935 - September 11, 2016

Peggy Slider Peggy Carol (Nestor) Slider, of Fairmont passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at John Manchin Sr. Health Care Center. She was born in Parsons on March 1, 1935 a daughter of the late Clarence and Lucille Losh Nestor. Mrs. Slider was a homemaker and mother. In addition, she had worked for the Marion County Board of Education as a Janitor at East Dale School. She was a...
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Martha Maggie Henderson

March 4, 1927 - September 10, 2016

Martha E. Swisher Henderson, affectionately known as Maggie, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016, at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. She was born in Farmington on March 4, 1927, to the late Emmitt and Olive Reese Swisher, founders of Swisher's Barbecue in Rivesville WV. Martha graduated from Fairmont Senior High School and attended West Virginia University. She married...
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Opal Marie Dean

April 9, 1928 - September 8, 2016

Opal Dean Opal Marie Dean, 88, of Fairmont passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 8, 2016 at Pierpont Center at Fairmont. She was born in Preston County on April 9, 1928 a daughter of the late Clarence Temple and Grace (Mouser) Temple. Opal was raised by Sally Estlack of Fairmont who preceded her in death. She was preceded in death by her husband, David Dean; one sister, Margie...
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Prentis "Sarge" Burley Jenkins

April 14, 1945 - September 8, 2016

Prentis "Sarge" Burley Jenkins, 81, of Rivesville went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Clarksburg. He was born in the Hammond Community near Fairmont on April 14, 1935 a son of the late Charles Arthur Jenkins and Edith Kathleen (Neel) Jenkins. He graduated from Philip Barbour High School in 1953. He...
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Billy Dale Boggs

August 24, 1940 - September 3, 2016

Billy Boggs Billy Dale Boggs,76, of Pleasant Valley, passed away on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Richwood on August 24, 1940 a son of the late Ricie Boggs and Ida Hedger Boggs. Billy graduated from Richwood High School and Charleston Business College. He was a retired machinist, first working a Bradshaw's Hydraulics in Fairmont...
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Jo Ann Stiles

October 5, 1954 - September 1, 2016

Jo Ann Stiles, 61, of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Fairmont Health and Rehabilitation Center following a long illness. She was born in Fairmont on October 5, 1954 a daughter of the late Hugh F. Stiles and Hazel Bell (Jones) Stiles. Jo Ann enjoyed doing crafts and giving them to her family. She liked attending various religions services at the nursing home. Most of...
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Helen Christine Johnson

January 20, 1916 - August 29, 2016

Christine (Malone) Johnson, 100, of Fairmont, passed away Monday evening, August 29th, at Fairmont General Hospital. She was born in Smithtown, West Virginia in January 1916 to the late Allen Brooks and Pearl Ellen (DeVault) Malone. Christine graduated from East Fairmont High School in 1933 and from Fairmont State Teachers College in 1935. She taught school for twelve years and served as a...
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Clarence "Chicken" Benjamin Collins

April 1, 1939 - August 29, 2016

Clarence "Chicken" Benjamin Collins, 77, of Fairmont passed away on Monday, August 29, 2016 at the Fairmont Health and Rehabilitation Center in Fairmont. He was born in Farmington on April 1, 1939 a son of Annie Bell Horton of Farmington the late Marzell T. Collins, Sr. Clarence served in the United States Army Active Duty for 6 years and in the National Guard for 20 years. He retired from...
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Russell Coleman Shroyer

April 29, 1950 - August 24, 2016

RUSSELL SHROYER Russell Coleman Shroyer, 66, of Fairmont, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 24, 2016 at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Fairmont on April 29, 1950 a son of the late Lewis Shroyer, Jr. and Mildred (Daughtery) Shroyer. Russell was a 1969 graduate of East Fairmont High School. He had worked as a Service Tech for Electric Control Systems for 17...
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C. Eugene "Gene" Snider

October 9, 1928 - August 22, 2016

C. Eugene Snider of Cape Coral, Florida, passed away on Monday, August 22, 2016. He was born October 9, 1928, in Mannington, West Virginia, the eldest son of the Late Gilbert Roy and E. Ruth Ryan Snider of the Dent's Run Community. "Gene" is survived by his loving wife, Betty Marlene Swann Snider; his four sons, John R. Snider of Mt. Washington, Kentucky, James (Denise) Snider of Highland,...
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Fredrick Clark Heston

December 24, 1922 - August 21, 2016

Fredrick Clark Heston, 93 of Pleasant Valley, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Clarksburg. He was born in Fairmont on December 24, 1922 a son of the late Burt and Josephine Clark Heston. He is survived by two brothers, Thomas Eber Heston and Patrick Heston both of Pleasant Valley; a sister Edna Clossen of Pleasant Valley;...
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Betty Lucille Boyers

August 15, 2016

Betty Boyers Betty Lucille Davis Boyers, 72, of Fairmont, died peacefully on August 15, 2016 at her residence surrounded by loving family. Betty was born in Clarksburg, daughter of the late Walter Jasper Davis and Marie Goodwin Davis. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Jim Boyers; two wonderful children, son Adam and wife Cortney Boyers of Fairmont; daughter Adrianne and husband...
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Christine Ethel McRobie

February 12, 1940 - August 11, 2016

Christine Ethel McRobie (76), passed away on August 11, 2016 at Fairmont Regional Hospital after a bout of pneumonia. She was the daughter of Cam and Juanita Bucklew of Fairmont, West Virginia. Christine grew-up on Dunham Lick Run (aka Bucklew Hollow) with her brothers Denzil, Robert, Cecil and Junior. She graduated from East Fairmont High School in 1957. Shortly after graduation, she married...
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Evelyn Yanego

October 13, 1931 - August 7, 2016

Evelyn Yanego Evelyn Gurin Yanego, 84, of Fairmont passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. She was born in Marion County on October 31, 1931 a daughter of the late Alexander Gurin and Anna Fultonovich Gurin. Evelyn was a graduate of East Fairmont High School. She had worked for more than 18 years at Fairmont General Hospital as a Nurses Aid. ...
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Betty Harriett Wilson

January 3, 1926 - August 6, 2016

Betty H. Wilson Betty Harriett Wilson (Spiker), 90 of Fairmont passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Fairmont Health and Rehabilitation, formerly Arbors Nursing Home at Fairmont. She was born in Kitzmiller, Maryland on January 3, 1926 a daughter of the late John and Thelma Conners Spiker. Betty was a graduate of Rivesville High School. She was a loving homemaker, wife, mother,...
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Nina Frances Shaw

January 8, 1921 - August 6, 2016

NINA SHAW Nina Frances Shaw, 95 of Fairmont, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Shaw was born in Fairmont on January 8 , 1921 a daughter of the late William and Annie Eliza (Huffman) Hawkins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Harry Shaw in April 19, 1987. The couple were married April 15, 1939...
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William "Bill" Joseph Long

November 22, 1938 - August 1, 2016

William "Bill" Joseph Long, 77, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016 at United Hospital Center. He was born in Marion County on November 22, 1938 a son of the late George Luther Long and Nellie (Blodgett) Long. Bill is survived by his devoted wife of 51 years, Charlet Cain Long. He had worked at Sharon Steel, Martinka Mines as a coal miner and retired from Jim Walter Resources,...
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Mary Louise Smouse

July 28, 1921 - August 1, 2016

Mary Louise Smouse, 95, of Fairmont, passed from the arms of her family into the arms of her Savior on Monday, August 1, 2016, at St. Barbara's Memorial Nursing Home in Monongah. Mary, a breast cancer survivor of over 60 years, was born in Sutton, West Virginia, on July 28, 1921, a daughter of the late Russell and Maggie (Greathouse) Skidmore. She became the bride of the late W. Millard Smouse...
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Kevin Rex Lake

April 29, 1961 - July 30, 2016

Kevin Rex Lake, 55, of Fairmont joined God, painlessly in heaven, Saturday, July 30, 2016 after a 32-year battle with cancer. He made his transition at Ruby Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Kevin was born in Marion County on April 29, 1961 to his father, Lawrence Rex Lake and the late Janice Louise Snyder Lake. Kevin graduated from East Fairmont High School in 1979. As a...
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Zayian Wayne Thompson

July 26, 2016 - July 29, 2016

Zayian Wayne Thompson Zayian Wayne Thompson passed away at Ruby Memorial Hospital on Friday, July 29, 2016. He was the son of Kayla Thompson of Fairmont. He is also survived by his grandparents Larry Michael Thompson and his wife Amanda of Fairmont and Lisa Hayes of Fairmont. All service will be private. Online condolences may be left for family at www.carpenterandford.com
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Rose Elizabeth Nash

October 3, 1926 - July 26, 2016

Rose Elizabeth Nash, age 89, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at her home in Morgantown with her longtime friend, devoted companion and caregiver Eleanor Hunker at her side. Miss Nash was born in Clarksburg on October 3, 1926. She is survived by nieces Roberta Brannon, Denise Smith, Marcia Emery, and Joan Primo, all living in Michigan, as well as several great and great-great nieces and nephews...
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Darla Rae Summers

November 28, 1965 - July 24, 2016

Darla Summers Darla Rae Summers, 50, of Fairmont passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Fairmont on November 28, 1965 a daughter of the late Edwin Dale VanGilder and Betty Jean (Haught) VanGilder. Darla was currently employed at the FBI Center in Bridgeport as a Data Entry Clerk for 25 years. She was a...
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Betty Iris Metz

August 10, 1925 - July 15, 2016

Betty Iris Metz, 90, of Meadowdale Community departed for her journey home Friday July 15, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was born August 10, 1925 in Reedsville, WV, a daughter of the late Noel and Florence (Bunner) Helms. She is survived by her son Tommy Metz of Fairmont, a daughter Darlene Essex of Sabraton, WV, grandson Robert Essex also of Sabraton; two brothers Darrell Helms and Grant...
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Joy Patricia Goodnight

January 28, 1946 - July 13, 2016

Joy Patricia Goodnight, 70 of Fairmont passed peacefully with family and friends by her side at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. She was born in Morgantown on January 28, 1946 a daughter of the late Sam Gregg and Dorothy Good Gregg. She had worked at Davis Lynch Glass Factory in Morgantown for 16 years in the painting and decorating department. In addition, she was a devoted wife, homemaker,...
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Frances Virginia Prince

November 6, 1927 - July 7, 2016

Frances Prince Frances Virginia Prince, 88, of Benton's Ferry Community passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2016, surrounded by her family, at John Manchin Sr. Health Care Center. She was born in Monongalia County on November 6, 1927 a daughter of the late Franklin Stibler and Goldie Williams Stibler. Frances was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Bacil Denver Prince in March of 2005...
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Shannon George Harris

February 19, 1948 - July 4, 2016

Shannon Harris Shannon George Harris, 68 of Fairmont passed away on Monday, July 4, 2016 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born in Monongalia County on February 19, 1948 a son of the late Hayward Tunnie Harris and Audrey Malone Harris. He is survived by his wife, Kimberly (Haller) Harris; his sons, Shannon George Harris, II, Jason Harris, Ronald Harris, Brian Michowka, Shannon...
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Sally Hostutler

October 2, 1959 - June 26, 2016

After a valiant 16-year fight with an extremely rare cancer, adenoid cystic carcinoma, our beloved Sally, went home to be with Jesus with her loving husband and youngest son at her side. She leaves behind her devoted husband of 35 years, William Rodney Hostutler, and four sons: Justin Hostutler of Orlando, FL, Dusty Hostutler (Jessie) of Delaware, OH, Kyle Hostutler of Orlando, FL and Trent...
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Jo Ann Bailey

July 11, 1936 - June 21, 2016

Jo Ann Butcher Bailey, 79 of Fairmont was called home to be with her Lord on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. She was born in Fairmont on July 11, 1936 a daughter of the late Garfield and Katie (Crone) Butcher. She was a 1954 graduate of East Fairmont High School. She was an avid animal lover. Jo Ann raised a many prize winning cats over the years. She was a...
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Theresa Marie Lee

June 20, 1929 - June 19, 2016

Theresa M. Lee Theresa Marie Lee, 86, of Fairmont passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in the state of Indiana on June 20, 1929 a daughter of the late Francico and Scorria Delapas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Randolph Lee, Sr. in September of 1986. Mrs. Lee was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother,...
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Cleta Sue Wilson

July 29, 1951 - June 19, 2016

Cleta Sue Kovach (Ott) Wilson, 64, entered into eternal peace on June 19, 2016 at home in Fairmont, following a battle with early-onset Alzheimer's Disease. Cleta was born on July 29, 1951 in Fairmont, daughter of the late George Kovach and Paula Young. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her cherished grandmother, Anna Basanda Kovach, and beloved aunt, Frances Eloise and...
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Flossie Haddix

May 3, 1915 - June 18, 2016

Flossie Haddix Flossie Haddix, 101 of Fairmont, Levels Community, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016 surrounded by her family at John Manchin Sr. Health Care. She was born in Nestorville on May 3, 1915 a daughter of the late Tilden Auvil and Floy (Nestor) Auvil. She was preceded in death by her husband William H. Haddix in May of 1985. Flossie was a devoted homemaker, wife, mother,...
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Ida Pearl Humbertson

November 9, 1934 - June 14, 2016

Ida Pearl Humbertson, 81, of Fairmont passed away on Tuesday June 14, 2016 at Fairmont Heath and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her family. She was born on November 9, 1934 a daughter of the late Carl and Lena Deal Hardway. Ida is survived by her children, Debbie (Pete) Hardesty, Terri (Jeff) Tucker, John Humbertson and Michael Humbertson; her grandchildren, Stephanie (DJ) Ice, Stacy ...
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Sue Ann Strawderman

June 29, 1950 - June 12, 2016

Sue Ann Strawderman, 65 of Fairmont went to be with her Lord on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. She was born in Clarksburg on June 29, 1950 a daughter of John Bordo of Fairmont and the late Frankie Craig Bordo. Sue Ann worked for several years at Creative Label in Fairmont in the Label marking department. In addition, she was a devoted mother and grandmother. She...
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William Edward Lewis, Sr.

November 9, 1944 - June 2, 2016

William "Ed" Edward Lewis, Sr., 71, of Fairmont passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Rivesville on November 9, 1944 a son of the late William McKinley Lewis and Laura Ann Brady Lewis. Ed was self-employed. He enjoyed collecting Junk. In addition, he was an avid NASCAR fan, especially fond of Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. ...
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Lacy E Neff, Jr.

August 18, 1966 - June 1, 2016

Lacy Neff, Jr. Lacy E. Neff, Jr. 49, of Fairmont, a longtime radio personality and program director for WVAQ in Morgantown, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a long courageous battle with amyloidosis and multiple myeloma. He was born in Summersville on August 18, 1966, a son of the late Lacy E. Neff, Sr. and the late Evelyn Marie...
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Rosemarie Guido Grandstaff

January 25, 1933 - May 31, 2016

ROSEMARIE GUIDO GRANDSTAFF. Jan. 25, 1933- May 31, 2016 IDENTIFICATION By Rosemarie Grandstaff 1954 I never came....into fortune or fame I'm important to but a few... Born, the fourth child, a daughter Void of fanfare or bother... Royalty, I never knew.... Just the same...I needed a name So I became a...
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Mary J. Powell

March 31, 1935 - May 30, 2016

Mary J. Powell, 81, of Streetsboro, Ohio, passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016, at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna, Ohio. She was born March 31, 1935, in Mannington, West Virginia, to Aubrey J. Hart and Edith Pauline (Waters) Haun. Mrs. Powell resided in Streetsboro where she and her husband Grover raised their seven children. Mary was retired and as a member of the Congregational...
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Betty Irene Johnson

October 26, 1930 - May 30, 2016

Betty Johnson Betty Irene Johnson, 85, of Montana Community of Fairmont passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016 at Pierpont Center at Fairmont. She was born in Marion County on October 26, 1930 a daughter of the late Frank Hixen and Sadie Menefee Hixen. She was the youngest of her family and was preceded in death by six sisters, Eleanor Beatty, Rosella Pyles, Lucille Nay, Wandena Gillespie,...
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Michael Wesley Russell

September 12, 1956 - May 28, 2016

Michael Wesley Russell Michael Wesley Russell, 59, of Rivesville, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Kentucky on September 12, 1956 a son of the late Thomas Russell and Barbara (Kirby) May. He is survived by Jack May, his father that raised him, of Fairmont. Mike retired from the Eastern Association Coal Company, Federal No. 2...
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Gail Richard Whitehair

September 7, 1957 - May 26, 2016

Gail Richard Whitehair, 58, of Fairmont passed away at his home on Thursday, May 26, 2016. He was born in Fairmont on September 07, 1957 a son of the late Harley Whitehair and Edith Miller Herrington. He was a carpenter by trade. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing. Gail most enjoyed time with friends and family. He is survived by his loving companion Karen Bowers of Fairmont; three...
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Pamela Zellen Bickerstaff Kirby

May 20, 1943 - May 26, 2016

Pamela Zellen (DeWitt) Bickerstaff Kirby, 73, of Fairmont, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. She was born on May 20, 1943, in Westernport, Maryland, a daughter of the late Foster Thomas and Viola Marie (Williams) DeWitt. Pamela graduated from Shinnston High School. She worked first for Westinghouse Lamp Plant and retired from Alcan/ Novelis...
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Patricia Viola Carpenter

March 27, 1941 - May 25, 2016

Patricia Viola Williams Carpenter, 75, of Fairmont, passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at her home. She was born on March 27, 1941, at Montana Mines, a daughter of the late James Monroe and Dorothy Madeline (Haught) Williams. Patricia was a loving, caring mother, grandmother and friend. She attended West Virginia Junior College in Fairmont, where she studied accounting. Her many interests...
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Lawrence Wilson Burdette, Jr.

November 29, 1941 - May 24, 2016

Lawrence "Chiz" Wilson Burdette, Jr., 74, of Talcott, West Virginia, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2016 at his home in Barger Springs. Born in Hinton, West Virginia, to Lawrence and Margaret Burdette, he lived most of his life in Hinton and Charleston. Chiz is survived by his longtime girlfriend Robin Harris Fitzwater; his four children, Kristine Adele Burdette, Lawrence Wilson Burdette, III...
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Dorothea Eileen Heldreth

April 24, 1942 - May 24, 2016

Dorothea Eileen Heldreth, 74, of the Monumental Community in Fairmont WV, peacefully and gracefully went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 24, at her home with her family by her side. Eileen was born April 24, 1942, in Thomas, WV to John Wesley and Hazel Hedrick Cousin. She graduated from Davis High School in 1960 and began working for the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Health and...
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Robert Allen Boyce

November 18, 1942 - May 23, 2016

Robert Allen Boyce, 73, of Fairmont passed away on Monday, May 23, 2016 a Fairmont Regional Medical Center following a long illness. He was born in Fairmont on November 18, 1942 a son of the late Earl Boyce and Goldie Carpenter Travis Boyce. Robert worked at various jobs through his life including: Rogers and Imes Roofing, Mt. Zion Nursey, Kettering Bakery and Estel's Furnace Service. He was a...
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Glenda Sue Brzuzy

May 22, 2016

Glenda Sue Brzuzy, our loving mom, was carried on Angel wings to Heaven on Sunday, May 22, 2016. She was reunited with the love of her life of 49 years, Stan Brzuzy. She was looking forward to the reunion with her mom and dad, Woodrow and Doris Strawderman and her dear friend Gay King. Mimi was the heartbeat of her family. She loved and adored her grandchildren, Jordane, Devon, Jasmin, Myles,...
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Mary Elizabeth Dittrich

May 21, 2016

In the afternoon of May 21, 2016, Mary Elizabeth Dittrich passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Novant Health Prince William Medical Center in Manassas, Virginia. She was 89 years old and had been residing at Brookdale Senior Living. Mary was born on April 22, 1927, in Fairmont, West Virginia. She was the daughter of Chester Berry and Maud Shaw Berry. Mary graduated from Fairmont...
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Bob Barker

July 20, 1953 - May 20, 2016

PASTOR BOB BARKER Pastor Robert "Bob" Lee Barker, Jr. 62, of Fairmont, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 20, 2016. He put his Faith and Trust in Jesus on November 10, 1974. Pastor Bob was born and raised in Parkersburg on July 20, 1953 a son of Zella (Hudkins) Barker of Parkersburg and the late Robert Lee Barker, Sr. Pastor Bob, as he is affectionately known, was the...
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Mark Kisner

September 10, 1969 - May 17, 2016

Mark Kisner Mark Allen Kisner, 46, of Fairmont passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at United Hospital Center following a short illness. He was born in Marion County on September 10, 1969 a son of Wanda (Fisher) Kisner of Fairmont and the late Donald Kisner. He is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca (Boore) Kisner. Mark graduated from Fairmont Senior High School in 1987. He was...
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Robert Eugene Nickolich

August 7, 1929 - May 15, 2016

Robert Nickolich Robert Eugene Nickolich, 86 of Fairmont passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born on August 7, 1929 in Fairmont a son of the late Mitchel K. and Virginia Linger Nickolich. Bob proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He retired from the Owens-Illinois glass plant in Fairmont. Following his...
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Pauline Rose Fluharty

October 7, 1921 - May 12, 2016

Pauline Rose Fluharty, 94, of Morgantown, formerly of Fairmont and Fairview, Punkin Center, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016, at the Madison Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Morgantown. She was born October 7, 1921, in Wadestown, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Jesse and Elsie (Gadd) Fordyce. Mrs. Fluharty was a devoted wife, mother, and homemaker. Most recently, she enjoyed playing...
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Gary Fleming

November 27, 1942 - May 10, 2016

Gary Fleming Gary Dennis Fleming, 73, of Fairmont passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Clarksburg. He was born in Monongah on November 27, 1942 a son of the late Earl Darius Fleming and Carol Morris Fleming. Gary retired from the Times West Virginian newspaper after 40 years of service in the printing department. Gary was a graduate...
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Harley Fred Slaughter, Jr.

April 7, 1941 - May 8, 2016

Harley Slaughter, Jr. Harley Fred Slaughter, Jr., 75, of Fairmont, passed away on Sunday, May 8, 2016, at home following a short illness. He was born on April 7, 1941, in Fairmont, to the late Harley Fred Slaughter, Sr. and Josephine Ruth (Graves) Slaughter. Harley was a retired fork lift operator at FMC in Fairmont. Following his retirement, he spent his time volunteering at the Soup...
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John Junior Leonard

February 20, 1956 - May 4, 2016

John J. Leonard John Junior Leonard, 60, of Fairmont passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 a Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born in Fairmont on February 20, 1956 a son of Shirley Mae (Moore) Leonard of Fairmont and the late John Lee Leonard. John was manager and mechanic with his father at Leonards' Service Center on Locust Avenue in Fairmont for more than 40 years. He proudly...
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Joseph "Joe" Lough

May 18, 1927 - May 3, 2016

Joseph T. Lough Joseph "Joe" Thomas Lough, 88, of the Meadowdale Community of Fairmont passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Fairmont Regional Medical Center. He was born in Fairmont on May 18, 1927 the only child of the late Harry Thomas Lough and Gusta (Stewart) Lough Lang. Joe proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a member of the VFW...
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William "Bill" Ray II

July 20, 1959 - May 2, 2016

William "Bill" Ray II William "Bill" Alfred Ray II, DDS, of Fairmont passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016 at his home. He was born in Jacksonville, South Carolina on July 20, 1959 a son of William A. Ray I and Gail Shelton Ray of Cottle. Bill graduated from Richwood High School in 1977. He was a graduate of Fairmont State University, earned a graduate degree from West Virginia University and...
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James Lee Posey

February 18, 1949 - May 2, 2016

James Lee Posey James Lee Posey, 67, of Grant Town passed away on Monday, May 2, 2016 at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Braxton County on February 18, 1949 a son of the late John Posey and Beulah Holder Posey Ramsey and her second husband Grant. James proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He retired with 33 years of service with...
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Jerry White

December 13, 1959 - May 1, 2016

Jerry L. White Jerry Lee White, 56 of Fairmont passed away on Sunday May 1, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Marion County on December 13, 1959 a son of the late Charles White and Louise (Nestor) White Barnett. Jerry was a self-employed construction worker, working in Ohio and the Fairmont area. He enjoyed fishing. Friends and family will remember Jerry as a...
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Bradley David Rogers

February 18, 1955 - April 26, 2016

All arrangements are private.
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Mary Mae Jones

January 6, 1937 - April 26, 2016

Mary Mae Bunner Jones, 79, of Mill Fall Community, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at St. Barbara's Memorial Nursing Home in Monongah. She was born in Marion County on January 6, 1937, a daughter of the late Hilda Stevens Bunner. Mary is survived by her daughter, Debbie Hayhurst, of Mill fall; granddaughters, Dottie (Chad) Weaver, of Mill Fall, and Jennifer (Randy) Johnson, of Pera; and...
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Darlene Frances Weeks

November 11, 1950 - April 23, 2016

Darlene Weeks Darlene Frances Weeks, 65, of Fairmont passed away on Saturday, April 23, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Fairmont on November 11, 1950 a daughter of the late Gilbert Harr and Alice Marie (Shuck) Harr. She was a loving mother and homemaker. Darlene enjoyed time with her family especially when she would cook for family gatherings. She is survived by...
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