Lonnie K. Prince
Lonnie K. Prince, WV preciously of Castalia, OH went to be with his Lord and Savior on Nov. 24, 2016, after a lengthy illness at his home. Lonnie was born on Aug. 28, 1927 in Heaters, WV a son of the late Lewis K. Prince and Floda (Williams) Prince.
On Nov. 17, 1949 he married Olive (Riffle) Prince and they share 51 years of marriage who passed away on Jan. 17, 2001. In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by one great-grandchild, siblings Ruth Arbogast, Laymond Burroughs, Paul Burroughs and Harold Burroughs. He later married Edith (Adams) 14 years ago who survives.
After grading from Burnsville High School in 1945 he joined the Army Air Force in 1946. He was stationed in Germany from 1946-1949. Lonnie then went to work for Ford Motor Company in Sandusky, OH from 1953 to 1983. He was a great Christian man and was active in the Tichenal United Methodist Church where he served as superintendent. He enjoyed deer hunting, baseball, farming and Pastor Bill Graham.
Lonnie is survived by son E. Michael Prince and wife Sandy of Heaters, WV, daughters Debra Justice and husband Rick of Castalia, OH, Pam Tetzloff and husband Glen of Sandusky, OH. Also surviving grandkids, Tina, Adam, Aaron, Amanda, Danielle and Jacob and 11 great grandchildren. Also surviving are brothers Arch (Geneva) Prince of Heaters, WV, Bud (Opaline) Prince of Sutton, WV and sister, Evelyn (Finis) Barnes of Clarksville, TN.
Family received friends on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 from 10-12 p.m. Funeral services followedvisitation at noon at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eric Veltre and Rev. Bryan Bukovesky officiating. Interment followed in the Lake Lane Cemetery in Heaters, WV. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Billy Graham, Billy Graham parkway, Charlotte, NC 28201 or to the Tichenal United Methodist Church in care of Michael Prince, 66 Old Homestead Lane, Heaters, WV 26627.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at stockert-paletti.com.
Van Edward Moats
Van Edward Moats, 70, of Walkersville, WV departed this life on November 23, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 27, 1945 in Heaters, WV to the late Reverend Charles and Maude (Gibson) Moats. He is also preceded in death by sisters, Nelly McLain, Catherine Moats, Betty Jo Moats and Nancy Isgett.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Jeannie (Kincaid) Moats whom he married on April 4, 1969 and who he was married to for forty-seven years; sons, Greg (Melinda) and Brock (Leslie) Moats and a daughter, Michelle (Nick) Graff; grandchildren, Cassie Moats, Eddie Posey, Garrett Moats and Cam Moats. Also surviving are step grandchildren, Devin Bohan, Mitchell Casey and Michael Casey (Lacie). He is survived by brother, Buck Moats and sisters, Zenna Turin and Mary Lee Hoelz.
Mr. Moats served his Country in the United States Army in the Vietnam War from 1964 to 1969. He graduated from Braxton County High School in 1964. He was an Apostolic by faith and a member of the Victory Apostolic Church. He enjoyed farming, wood working, fishing and camping. But most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and his dogs, Sassy and Bo. Mr. Moats was the owner of Moats & Son Logging Company and spent his life working in the timber industry.
Family received friends on Friday, November 25, 2016 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road in Flatwoods, WV 26621 from 5:00-8:00 pm. Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with the Pastor Jason Allen officiated. Interment followed in the Kincaid Cemetery, Ireland, WV with full Military Honors conducted by the American Legion Post 33.
Words of comfort and fond memories can be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV is honored to be serving the Moats Family.
Melissa Lee Belknap
Melissa Lee Belknap passed away Wednesday morning, November 23, 2016 at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg.
She was preceded in death by her son, Gregory and her parents, Davy and Mary Sue Frame.
Melissa is survived by her loving husband, Glen, daughter, Pam Boggs (Mark), son, Rich Demastus (Wendy), grandsons, Joe Meissner (Mikala), Ben Demastus, Levi Demastus, brothers, Joe Frame (Carol), David Frame (Jan), and a sister, Helen Davis.
Strength and honor are her clothing. She openeth her mouth with wisdom and in her tongue is the law of kindness. Her children arise up and call her blessed.
Upon her request there will be no services.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Belknap family.
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Roy “Stacy” Utt, Jr.
Roy “Stacy” Utt, Jr., 44, of Weston, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2016 in Weston, WV.
He was born February 6, 1972 in Manassas, VA to Roy Otis & Donna Shaw
Utt, Sr. He was a carpenter and a Baptist by faith.
Stacy is survived by his companion, Barbara McKinney of Weston, daughters, Jaiden Utt at home, Victoria Bennett of Gassaway, father, Roy Otis Utt, Sr. & wife Wanda of Sutton, mother, Donna Andrade & husband Rico of VA, brother, Douglas Utt of Melrose, FL, step-brothers, Joseph Hall of Harpers Ferry, WV, Rigo Berto Andrade of VA, step-sisters, Vanessa Andrade, Ana Andrade and Ada Andrade all of VA, grandchildren, Elise Bennett, Logan Bennett, Lydia Bennett and Zebadiah Bennett, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with Rev. Russell Shaw officiating. Burial followed at Barker Ridge Cemetery, Sutton, WV. Friends called two hours before to the service at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled have served the Utt family.
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Ruby G. DePoy
Ruby G. DePoy, 94, of Weirton, WV, passed away peacefully on November 27, 2016 at her residence.
She was born August 12, 1922 in Braxton County, WV a daughter of the late William and Lillie (Mace) Perrine.
In addition to her parents, Ruby was preceded in death by her husband, Russell DePoy; three sisters, Goldie Barker, Ruth White, and Gladys Hall; four brothers, Richard, Ralph, Russel, and Robert Perrine.
Surviving are her son, Donald (Jean) DePoy of Clayton, NC; and daughter, Patricia Seders of Weirton; four grandchildren, Charles (Diane) DePoy of Sacramento, CA, Darrin (Annette) DePoy of Clayton, NC, Rev. Brian (Susan) Seders of Clarksburg, WV and Jason (Kimberly) Seders of Frederick, MD; seven great grandchildren, Jillian, Melissa, and Joshua DePoy, Nicholas, Christopher, Rebecca, and Faith Seders; one, great-great grandchild, Charity Seders; two step grandchildren Timothy (Brandi) Richmond and Betsy (Jonathan) Scovell; four step great grandchildren, Brooklyn and Austin Richmond and Carter and Bryce Scovell.
Ruby attended the Free Methodist Church of Weirton. Ruby will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her family.
The family would like to thank the dedicated and wonderful care of Valley Hospice and the devoted care of Dr. Makar that Ruby received.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be Valley Hospice, Inc., 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943.
Private memorial service and entombment will be conducted by the Rev. Brian Seders for the family at Sugar Creek Cemetery mausoleum, Gassaway, WV
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Earl Thomas Sprouse
Earl Thomas Sprouse, 73, of Glenville, WV departed this life on November 25, 2016 from an extended illness. He was born March 30, 1943 in Copen, WV and was the son of the late Thomas Jackson Sprouse and Mary Sprouse (Teller). Also preceding him in death were sisters, Helen Smith, Ethel Huffman, Nina Derita, Lucille Wines, and Frances, Elizabeth McHenry and one brother, Junior Sprouse; and his son, John Wayne Sprouse.
He is survived by wife, Patricia Spouse; daughter and son-in-law, Janet and John Robinson; sons, Elvis and Don Sprouse of Glenville; daughter Melessia Parsons and significant other Tim Duncan of Buckhannon. Grandchildren, Amanda Fitzpatrick and her significant other Bryan Hardman of Buckhannon, Jeffrey Conrad of Glenville and Joseph Lattea and wife Kasey of Weston and Emilee Sprouse of Buckhannon. His great grandchildren, Jace and Aniyah Hardman of Buckhannon, Brayden Sprouse, Owen and Sadie Lattea of Weston.
He was a Baptist by faith and served as a fire fighter. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, but most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family.
Family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 from 11-1p.m. Funeral Services will follow visitation at 1:00 p.m. at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Ronzel Roberts officiating. Interment will follow services in the Ball Cemetery, Copen, WV. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at stockertpaletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti funeral Home will be in care of the arrangements for Earl Thomas Sprouse.