Dan Carpenter, 81, of 8693 Airport Road, Sutton, WV passed away on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 following an extended illness. He was born on January 1, 1933 and was the son of the late Austin Thomas Carpenter and Mae Louise (Davis) Carpenter. Dan was married to the Connie Rose (Eubank) Carpenter.
Mr. Carpenter is survived by two sons, Danny Thomas Carpenter and wife Carol Sue of Weston and Geoffrey Carpenter and wife Cheryl of Flatwoods. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Kalyn Carr, Halie Eddy, and Joshua Carr. Mr. Carpenter is also survived by one brother, Donald Carpenter of Spencer, aunt Helen Carpenter of Parkersburg, nephew Tim Carpenter, and niece Sherri Heldman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Dallas Carpenter.
Dan served his Country in the United States Army. He was retired from Consolidated Natural Gas. Dan loved nature; he enjoyed fishing and hunting for deer and squirrel. He enjoyed camping, especially when going to the State Fair. Dan also loved farming and tending to his cows. Most of all, Dan loved spending time with his family.
Family received friends at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 225 Main Street, Flatwoods, WV on Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services were held Friday, April 4, 2014 from the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Bill Hunt officiating at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow services in the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Jane Lew, WV. Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods will be caring for the Carpenter family.
Ronnie Franklin Radcliff
Ronnie Franklin Radcliff, 58, of Gassaway, left this life to go home to the Lord and his Family on April 1, 2014 at 2:47 p.m. at CAMC General Hospital due to complications of Wegener’s Granulomatosis (Renal Failure).
He was born April 8, 1955 in Richwood, WV a son of the late Roy and Ruth King Radcliff.
In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by brothers, James “Pooch” and Randy; sisters, Vada Radcliff, Wave Garnett, and Jean Cogar.
He was a construction worker, pipe layer and mechanic. He loved to work on old cars. He loved life. He loved everybody and never met a stranger. He would give anybody anything he had. He was a good man, good friend and neighbor.
He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years Karen “Susie” Mowery Radcliff; his son, Shawn and wife, Laura; his three grandchildren that he loved with all of his heart, he was there gramps; Patrick, Hannah and Gage Radcliff; brothers, Bob of Nettie, WV, Bill and wife, Velma of Cleveland, OH and Mike and wife, Robin of Richmond, VA; sisters, Rosie Hissam and husband, Larry of Buckhannon, WV, Cathy Meadows and husband, Carless of Canvas, WV and Pam Myers and husband, Bobby of Gassaway, WV.
Service were at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Pastor David Gunter officiating. Burial was in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.
Friends may call three hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Jack Franklin Rogers
Jack Franklin Rogers, 82, of Creston, OH passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Wooster Community Hospital from heart failure.
Jack was born June 13, 1931 in Gassaway, W.Va. to the late M.A. and Eula (McElwain) Rogers. He married the former Opal Metheney on April 27, 1956 and she survives. He was a 1950 graduate of Gassaway High School and served in the U.S. Air Force in Presque Isle, Maine and in Fairbanks, Alaska from 1950 - 1954. He had worked as a supervisor at the Ohio Injector and later at Conval for 30 years until it closed and retired as a supervisor in 1994 from Akron Brass with 10 years of service. He had made his home in Creston for over 50 years and was a member of the Creston-Canaan United Methodist Church and the Wadsworth Moose and the Wadsworth Eagles. He was an avid hunter and traveled to Montana and to Wyoming hunting antelope and elk and hunted deer in West Virginia. He loved to surf fish, sports and NASCAR racing having attended the Daytona 500 for several years. He enjoyed many trips to his beach home known as “Jackson’s Place in Frisco, NC where the family has many happy memories and he lived up to his name “Jack” for he was a Jack of all trades helping his kids and many others. He was like a Dad to his grandsons Davey and Jack and will be greatly missed.
Surviving are his wife Opal, daughters, Gerri (Jerry Higgins) Williams of Creston, Deb (Durb) Crumley of Wooster, OH and Chrissy Hatten of Creston; grandchildren, Stacie (Chris) Figley of Norton, OH, Jason (Angela) Crumley of Norton, OH, Joey Crumley of Seattle, WA , Davey (Alycia Smith) Hatten and Jack Hatten both of Creston; great-grandchildren, Ethan and Sara Figley of Norton, OH Avery and Drake Crumley of West Salem, OH and Caydance and Fallon Crumley of Norton, OH and a sister, Martha Hines of Ruskin, FL.
He was preceded in death by his precious grandson Justin Crumley, his Step-Mother Ruby Rogers, a brother Wayne Stanley Rogers and a half-brother Pete Rogers.
Services were Monday at 1:00 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston with Pastor Deborah Quillen officiating. Burial will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Friends called Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the funeral home. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com Memorials may be made to the Creston-Canaan United Methodist Church, PO Box 1111, Creston, OH 44217
James “Styx” Austin Dean
James “Styx” Austin Dean, 49, of Ireland, WV passed away on Sunday, March 30, 2014 in Morgantown, WV in the Ruby Memorial Hospital following an sudden illness. He was born on February 14, 1965 in Sutton, WV.
Styx is survived by his parents, Austin and Vera Dean, his wife Sondra (Wymer) Dean whom he married on April 3, 1999, his son Benjamin Sonny Dean and wife Brandee, grandson David Benjamin Dean, and grand-stepson Jessie Bailey. Also surviving are three brothers, David Dean, Robert Dean, and Charles Dean, three sisters, Kathryn Sillman and husband Carl, Deborah Cook, and Elizabeth Potts. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Styx enjoyed a good time, whether it was with friends or family. He also enjoyed watching TV; his favorite shows included Duck Dynasty and Moonshiners. Styx loved nature and was an avid fisherman, hunter, and trapper.
Family received friends on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 225 Main Street, Flatwoods, WV from 11:00 a.m. till 1:00 p.m. Funeral services followed visitation from the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Chapel at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Earl Cayton officiating. Interment followed funeral services in the Family Cemetery located at Pickles Fork. Memories and words of comfort may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods will be caring for the Dean family.