Obituaries

Emily Albertine (Kunz) Withers

Emily Albertine (Kunz) Withers, age 98, of Grafton, WV, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV.... more

James Eugene Williams

James Eugene Williams, age 75, of Webster Pike, Grafton, WV, died Wednesday, November 24, 2020 at the Grafton City Hospital.... more

Keith Harrison Collier

Keith Harrison Collier passed away on November 16, 2020 in Altoona, PA. ... more

Ian Keith Satterfield

Ian Keith Satterfield, 29, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday November 16, 2020.... more

Kirk S. Sparks

Kirk S. Sparks, 59, of Fairview Heights, IL, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020, at Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO. ... more

Charlie David Digman

Charlie David Digman, age 84, of Grand River, passed away on November 16th, surrounded by his family. ... more

Robert “Bob” Lee Marks, Sr.

Robert “Bob” Lee Marks, Sr., 94 of Bridgeport, passed away on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at his residence with his family by his side.... more

Norma Lee Wyckoff

Norma Lee Wyckoff, 90, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020, at Rosewood Nursing Home. ... more

Ian Keith Satterfield

Ian Keith Satterfield, 29, of Fairmont, passed away on Monday November 16, 2020.... more

Beverly Ann Wolfe

Beverly Ann Wolfe, 82 of the Evansville Community, passed away on Sunday November 15, 2020 at her residence with her family by her side.... more

Carolyn Sue Neubauer

Carolyn Sue Neubauer, née Westfall, of Thornton, went home to be with the Lord... more

James “Jim” D. Cox

James “Jim” D. Cox, age 71, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side... more

Geraldine “Gerry” M. (Wright) Veltri

Geraldine “Gerry” M. (Wright) Veltri, 81, of Grafton passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family, after a two-year courageous battle with ovarian cancer.... more

Howard Merle Wilson, Jr.

Howard Merle Wilson, Jr. went to be with his Heavenly Father on November 7, 2020, after his battle with cancer. He passed peacefully, in his home, surrounded by his family.... more

Geraldine Mae Veltri

Geraldine Mae Veltri, 81, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020.... more

Lesa Mae Henderson

Lesa Mae Henderson, 58 of Knottsville passed away, Wednesday, November 11, 2020.... more

Martha Lee Murphy

Martha Lee Murphy, 81, of Grafton passed away, Thursday, November 12, 2020, at her home with her loving family by her side. ... more

Rosemary Joyce McDonald

Rosemary Joyce McDonald, 71, of Grafton, passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020, at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC.... more

Willa Humphreys Freisheim

Willa Humphreys Freisheim, 79, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Rosewood Nursing Home, with her family by her side.... more

Rosemary J. McDonald

Rosemary J. McDonald, 71 of Grafton passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020, at Duke University Hospital in Durham, NC.... more

Carolyn Joann (Rogers) Austin

Carolyn Joann (Rogers) Austin, 81, of Creston, Ohio, went to be with her heavenly Savior, on Saturday, October 31, 2020. She died peacefully at home.... more

Charles Roy Riffle

Charles Roy Riffle, age 45 of Wilford Street, Grafton, WV passed away Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at the Grafton City Hospital.... more

Jerry Wayne Newlon

Jerry Wayne Newlon, 67, of Moatsville, originally from Grafton, WV, passed away on Thursday, November 5, 2020, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.... more

Mary “Aldene” (Gump) Davidson

Mary “Aldene” (Gump) Davidson, age 84, of Benny Bryan Blvd., Grafton, WV passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020 at the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.... more

Nancy Alice Williams Murphy

Nancy Alice Williams Murphy, 99, passed away peacefully October 26, 2020, just one month and sixteen days short of 100 years. She was at home with her son Jonathan and Spouse Debi in Gilbert, AZ.... more

R. Jeannine Miller Mankins

R. Jeannine Miller Mankins, 78, of Martinsburg passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at the Hospice Inpatient Facility. ... more

Harold Lawrence Austin

Harold Lawrence Austin, 80, of Grafton, passed away Friday, October 30, 2020, with his family by his side.... more

James William Hott

James William Hott, 58, of Grafton, passed away at his residence with his family by his side.... more

Sandra Kay Cheshire

Sandra Kay Cheshire, 74, of Grafton, passed away on Monday, October 26, 2020, at home with her family by her side.... more

Andrew Leroy Mitter, Sr.

Andrew Leroy Mitter, Sr., 81, of Grafton, passed away on October 24, 2020, at his daughter’s home in West Union, surrounded by family.... more

Samuel Hayes Pisino

Samuel Hayes Pisino, 86, of Grafton, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020, at Taylor Health Care Center, Grafton, with his loving family by his side.... more

Thomas M. Cuppett

Thomas M. Cuppett, 81, of Chillicothe, Ohio, died Wednesday October 21, 2020 in Westmoreland Place, surrounded by his family. ... more

Shelly Renee Newbraugh Maphis

Shelly Renee Newbraugh Maphis, 34, of Grafton, passed away, Monday, October 19, 2020 at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. ... more

Charlene Rae “Char” (Haller) Boylen

Charlene Rae “Char” (Haller) Boylen, age 65 of Etters, PA, passed away peacefully at her home Thursday, October 15, 2020, after her strong will to live and her everlasting faith in God while dealing with her health and breathing condition throughout the past 16 years. ... more

Forrest Ray Bowman

Forrest Ray Bowman,94, of Grafton passed away, Monday, October 19, 2020, at Mon General Hospital.... more

Harry Staley White, Jr.

Harry Staley White, Jr., age 86, of Moritz Avenue, Grafton, WV, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, at the Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown.... more

Marjorie Ruth Mayle

Marjorie Ruth Mayle, 92, of Marengo, OH, passed away at Mount Carmel/St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville, OH on Sunday, October 18, 2020.... more

Marjorie Ruth Mayle

Marjorie Ruth Mayle, 92, of Marengo, OH, passed away at Mount Carmel/St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville, OH on Sunday, October 18, 2020.... more

Michael Anthony Newbraugh

Michael Anthony Newbraugh, 57, of Morgantown, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2020, at Heritage Valley in Beavers Falls, PA. ... more

Opal June (Morgan-Butcher) Borchart

Opal June (Morgan-Butcher) Borchart of Pitman and Glassboro, NJ, passed away peacefully on October 16, at the age of 92. ... more

Richard Lawrence Austin, Jr.

Richard Lawrence Austin, Jr., 85, of Grafton formerly of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away Sunday October 18, 2020, at Grafton City Hospital, with his loving family by his side.... more

Miriam Elaine Grinnan Shay Delaney

Miriam Elaine Grinnan Shay Delaney, 94, of Clarksburg, passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020 with her loving family by her side at her home.... more

Robert Allen Rosier

Robert Allen Rosier, 87, passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 at his home in Knottsville, after a brief battle with cancer.... more

Beverly Ann Shaver Henderson

Beverly Ann Shaver Henderson, 79, of the Glady Creek Community, passed away on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at her residence. ... more

Ernest F. Boyer

Ernest F. Boyer passed October 3, 2020, to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at home, with loving arms of family at his bedside.... more

James Ralph Reed, Jr.

James Ralph Reed, Jr., 72 of Charleston, WV, formerly of Grafton, passed away in the early morning of October 11, 2020 at UPMC Mercy hospital in Pittsburgh, PA surrounded by his loving family. ... more

Julia Ann Knight Foley

Julia Ann Knight Foley, 54, of Bridgeport, WV, passed away on Thursday, October 8, 2020, at her residence following an extended illness.... more

Rita Lou Phillips Haessly

Rita Lou Phillips Haessly, 85, of Oberlin, Ohio, passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020 at Kendal Retirement Village in Oberlin.... more

Ruth B. McDaniel

Ruth B. McDaniel, age 90, moved to her heavenly home on September 24,2020.... more

Sandra Hartmann Currey

Sandra Hartmann Currey, 79, of Pruntytown, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020 at her residence with her loving family by her side.... more

Walter “Lee” Herndon

Walter “Lee” Herndon, a handsome 90 years young of Dogwood Lane, Grafton, WV, passed peacefully with his loyal and loving wife, Glenna Mae (Nicholson) Herndon by his side on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the Taylor County Care Center in Grafton. ... more

Eleanor Ruth Burton

Eleanor Ruth Burton, 97, of Flemington passed away Wednesday September 30, 2020, at the Taylor County Health Care Center.... more

Nora Jean Robinson

Nora Jean Robinson, 55, of Grafton passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at the United Hospital, Bridgeport.... more

Paul Robert “Peck” Davis,

Paul Robert “Peck” Davis, age 86, of Slab Camp Rd, Independence, WV 26374, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, in Morgantown, WV. ... more

Leatha Luetta Bolner

Leatha Luetta Bolner, 61 of Grafton passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020 at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.... more

Doris Arlene Carpenter

Doris Arlene Carpenter, 95, of Fairmont, passed away at her home on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.... more

Eleanor Ruth Burton

Eleanor Ruth Burton, 97, of Flemington passed away Wednesday September 30, 2020, at the Taylor County Health Care Center.... more

Fredrick Franklin Martin

Fredrick Franklin Martin, 89, of Fairmont, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at his residence with family by his side.... more

Lewis A. "Butch" Nuzum

Lewis A. "Butch" Nuzum, 74, of Terra Alta and formerly of Grafton went home with the Lord on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at home surrounded by family.... more

Tommy Lee McWilliams

Tommy Lee McWilliams, 61, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020, UPMC Shade Side, Pittsburgh, PA.... more

Betty Lee Sevier

Betty Lee Sevier, 93 of Grafton passed on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Taylor Health Care Center.... more

Charles William “Mac” McDonald,

Charles William “Mac” McDonald, Jr., age 74 of Bridgeport, WV, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 on the McDonald Farm. ... more

Rev. Billy D. Crane

Rev. Billy D. Crane, 87, was born on January 1, 1933, in Little Rock, Arkansas. He stepped into heavenly glory on September 17, 2020 from Birchwood Care Center, Hamilton, Ohio.... more

Ruth Carroll

On September 17, 2020, Ruth Carroll passed into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, joining her loving husband, Everett Carroll, in their eternal home in Heaven.... more

James Arthur Mayle

James Arthur Mayle, 58, of Grafton, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 at Grafton City Hospital.... more

Ruth Evelyn (Poling) Carroll

Ruth Evelyn (Poling) Carroll, age 87, of Carrol Road, Morgantown, WV, passed away September 7, 2020, at her home with her loving family by her side.... more

Marvin Augustus Rogers

Marvin Augustus Rogers, age 89, of West Washington Street, Grafton, WV, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at his home. ... more

Edward “Eddie” Farson Post

Edward “Eddie” Farson Post, Jr., 82, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at the Louis A. Johnson VA. Medical Center, Clarksburg. ... more

Grace Darlene Haddix

Grace Darlene Haddix, 88 of Grafton, passed away Monday, September 14, 2020 at Grafton City Hospital, with her loving family by her side.... more

Debra Sue Riffle

Debra Sue Riffle, age 63, of Buckhannon, WV died Monday, September 7, 2020, at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, PA.... more

Mary Jo Patton Jones

Mary Jo Patton Jones, 92 of Parkersburg, passed away September 5, 2020 at the Worthington Manor Care Facility.... more

Levi Charles Fitton

Levi Charles Fitton, age 2 days old of Love Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.... more

Betty Joann Carrico

Betty Joann Carrico, 83, of Rowlesburg, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020.... more

Ira E. (Dick) Frame

Ira E. (Dick) Frame, age 81, of Thornton, WV, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020, at the Fairmont Health and Rehab Center in Fairmont, WV.... more

Ralph “Waldo” Thomas Watkins

Ralph “Waldo” Thomas Watkins, 80, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday September 1, 2020, at his residence with his loving family by his side.... more

Rose Marie Waters

Rose Marie Waters, 84, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Rosewood Nursing Home.... more

Brandon Russell Plum

Brandon Russell Plum, 36, of Independence, WV, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020, as a result of a Razor Side by Side accident.... more

Don Hargett

Don Hargett, a retired electrical engineer, died following complications of a stroke on August 25, 2020. The Potomac, Maryland resident was 82.... more

Terry Allen Plott

Terry Allen Plott, 73, of Grafton, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020.... more

Nicholas “Nich” Christian Grinnan

Nicholas “Nich” Christian Grinnan, 24, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020.... more

G. Richard Ward

G. Richard Ward died on August 19th, 2020 of natural causes.... more

Stephen Lynn “Zeke” Baughman

Stephen Lynn “Zeke” Baughman, 68, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at his residence. ... more

John David McDaniel

John David McDaniel, age 71, a resident of Philippi, passed away Monday August 10, 2020 in the United Hospital Center. ... more

Patricia Ann Poling

Patricia Ann Poling, 71, of Thornton, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, with her loving family by her side. She was born October 22, 1948, in Grafton, daughter of the late Ernest Lee and Cecilia Marie Ashby Poling.... more

Gary Dean Peters

Gary Dean Peters, 73, of Grafton, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at United Hospital Center, Bridgeport. He was born January 16, 1947, in Green Castle, Pa, the son of the late Eugene Ralph and Violet Irene Stains Peters. ... more

June (Chilcoat) DePiano

June (Chilcoat) DePiano, age 93, of Maple Avenue, Grafton, WV, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020, at her home with her family by her side. ... more

Eleanor Delores Greathouse

Eleanor Delores Greathouse, 90, of Flemington, WV, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at home surrounded by her loving family. ... more

Charles Lucian Hall, Sr.

Charles Lucian Hall, Sr., 87, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, August 7, 2020, at his home with his family by his side. ... more

Austin Wayne Williams

Austin Wayne Williams, 22, of Bridgeport passed away on Tuesday August 4, 2020.... more

Gay Michele (Oliver) Weaver

Gay Michele (Oliver) Weaver, age 57, of Grafton, WV, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family following a courageous battle with cancer.... more

Brenda Denise (Utt) Franc

Brenda Denise (Utt) Franc, age 49 of Maple Avenue, Grafton, WV passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at her home. She was born August 13,1970 in Morgantown, WV, a daughter of the late Richard Keith Utt and Barbara Rose (Moran) Utt.... more

Lawrence Lee “Larry” Boyce, Jr.

Lawrence Lee “Larry” Boyce, Jr., 82, of Thornton, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020, with his family by his side. ... more

Jerry William Anderson

Jerry William Anderson, 63, of Grafton, passed away at his residence on Monday, August 3, 2020. He was born on September 11, 1956, in Grafton, son of the late Charles Roy and Eleanor Jean DeMoss Anderson.... more

Sonya A. Moore-Coats

Sonya A. Moore-Coats... more

Eva Lucille Wilson

Eva Lucille Wilson, 87, Fremont, OH, formerly of Grafton, passed away on July 23, 2020 at 9:06 a.m., at her residence. ... more

Cecelia Hawn Woerner

Cecelia Hawn Woerner, 94, of Grafton, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Mon General Hospital. ... more

Freda Jane Watson

Freda Jane Watson, 86, of Grafton, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020, at Ruby Memorial Hospital.... more

Corporal Jackey Dale Blosser

Corporal Jackey Dale Blosser, 21, of Pickens, WV (Randolph County), will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery in Grafton, WV on Friday, July 31, 2020. Memorial services will be at the Ford Funeral Home in Grafton with burial following.... more

Lorita Ann “Rita” Skiles

Lorita Ann “Rita” Skiles, 63, of Grafton, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 at her sister, Debra Blair’s home.... more

Dolores Ann Reed

Dolores Ann Reed, 88, of Grafton, passed away at Taylor Health Care Center, Saturday, July 18, 2020, with her loving family by her side.... more

Thomas James (Jamie) MacDonald

Thomas James (Jamie) MacDonald, 77, died July 4, 2020, at the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg, West Virginia.... more

Michael “Doc” Jack Meador, DDS

Michael “Doc” Jack Meador, DDS, 67, of Grafton passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at his home with his loving wife by his side. He was born October 31, 1952 in Hinton, WV, the son of the late Jack and Berma Ellison Meador.... more

Gloria Ann Haller

Gloria Ann Haller, 73, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020.... more

Gertrude Goldie “Tudie” McKinney Shaffer

Gertrude Goldie “Tudie” McKinney Shaffer, 99, of School Street in Grafton, lately of the Bridgeport Health Care Center, died Friday, June 19, 2020 of natural causes.... more

Clarence Gilson Mayle

Clarence Gilson Mayle, 66, of Grafton went home to be with the Lord, with his family by his side on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, Genell and Teddy Sines.... more

Michael Edward “Cuda” Blackburn

Michael Edward “Cuda” Blackburn, 49, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020.... more

Dorsey Ray Williams

Dorsey Ray Williams, 80, of Grafton, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 29, 2020, at his residence with his loving family by his side.... more

Helen Marie Weaver

Helen Marie Weaver, 97 of Independence, WV, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Rosewood Health Care Center with her loving family by her side.... more

Ronald D. “Ronnie” Vincent

Ronald D. “Ronnie” Vincent, 83, of Flemington, WV, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. ... more

R.M. “Mickey” Swick

R.M. “Mickey” Swick, 77, of Grafton, passed away on February 28.... more

James Jacob May

James Jacob May, 71, of Grafton, formerly of Thornton, passed away at Grafton City Hospital on Saturday, February 29, 2020.... more

Donnard Rex Weaver

Donnard Rex Weaver, 73, of Grafton, passed away at home, with his loving family by his side on Friday, February, 28, 2020. ... more

Harry Elbert Baker

Harry Elbert Baker, age 78, of Wendel Road, Grafton, WV, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2020, surrounded by his family.... more