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Richard Lee Wilfong “Rod Bender”
Age 75, of 8098 Copley Road, Weston, WV, departed this life on February 01, 2018, surrounded by his loving wife and family.
Rich was born on March 29, 1942, in Linn, Gilmer County, WV, the son of the late Basil Dean Wilfong and Dorothy Ellen Persinger Wilfong.
Rich graduated from Burnsville High School with the Class of 1961. His early years after high school were spent working in the oil patch.
In 1968, he joined the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local no. 132, as a heavy equipment operator and advanced to welder mechanic, from which he retired.
Rich worked I-79, I-64, Corridor H, Corridor I, Route 50, Burnsville Dam, Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam, and various power plants.
On February 10, 1968, Rich united in marriage with Hazel Anne Frashure. They lasted nine days short of making it 50 years.
Rich was preceded in death by his parents, Basil and Dorothy Wilfong, his daughter Rebecca Ann Wilfong, by three brothers, Gerald, Corlus and Billy, his mother-in-law, Barbara Lee Frashure, one niece, Susie Wilfong Luzader, one nephew, Joey Frashur, brothers-in-law, Bill Frashure and Terry Ice.
Rich is survived by his loving wife, Hazel Anne Wilfong; three sons, Richard Brian Wilfong, Richard Tyler, Robert Ryan Wilfong and wife, Amanda, daughter Emily Marie and son Noah, fiancee Tyrone Scott Sias; Tracy Nichole Pyles and children Annmarie Grace and Richard Lee; brother John Wilfong and wife Nina and their family; father-in-law Harold Frashure; sisters-in-law Helen Ice and family, Mary Frashure, Diana and Tom Arbogast and son Chase, Susie Davis and Dale, Pauline and family of Morgantown; and brothers-in-law Joe Frashure.
Rich is also survived by many much-loved nieces and nephews, cousins and other relatives, wonderful caring friends and neighbors.
There will be no services.
Rich died from a rare form of cancer.
He donated his body to WVU School of Medicine to aid in research and training.
The Wilfong family would like to convey their appreciation for the wonderful care Rich received at UHC, WVU and to Hospice for their compassion and care in allowing Rich to spend his final days in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family and loved ones, friends and neighbors.
Those of you who knew Rich, knew that he was always willing to give a hand to anyone, so a random act of kindness in his honor would be appreciated.

Harley LeRoy Roupe
Harley LeRoy Roupe, 90, of Little Birch, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Braxton Memorial Hospital, Gassaway, WV.
He was born November 24, 1927 in Sutton, WV to the late Samuel & Laura Roupe. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Rosalene McCourt Roupe.
Harley worked in roofing, was a Jehovah Witness and was a Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict.
He is survived by his sons, Hillis L. Roupe (Candy) and James Harlan Roupe (Emma) both of Little Birch, Jennings Dana Roupe (Maryann) of Baltimore, MD; daughters, Kathy Sue Almony (Philip) of Redline, PA, Anna Darlene Salisbury(Joe), Janet Elaine Salisbury (Tracil), Angela Marie Cutlip (Robert) all of Little Birch, Shelia Renee George of Sutton; brothers, Shirley Roupe (Delores) and Walter Roupe (Kristy) both of Charleston, WV. Also left to cherish his memory are several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with Sam Kroll officiating. Burial followed at Poplar Ridge Cemetery, Sutton. Friends called one hour before services at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Roupe family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

David William Marsh
David William Marsh, 64, of Little Birch, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Braxton Memorial Hospital, Gassaway.
David was born October 4, 1953 in Sutton to the late Clarence Chester & Eva Lucille Berry Marsh. Also, preceding him in death was his brothers, Eddie Junior Marsh and Roy Lawrence Marsh.
He worked in construction work on homes and was a member of Stump Chapel Baptist Church, Tesla.
David is survived by his loving wife, Carol Robinson Marsh; daughter, Lorelei King (Raymond) of Sutton; brothers, Cam Chester Marsh of Tesla, James Roger Marsh of Gassaway; sisters, Shirley Ann Long of Flatwoods, Clara Lee Parsons of Gassaway, Margie Elizabeth Tate of Ohio, and Virginia Long of Sutton; grandchildren, Daizy, Heidi, Rayvne and Layla.
Funeral services were held 1:00 pm, Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton, with the Rev. Linn Schiefer officiating. Burial followed at Tesla Cemetery, Tesla. Friends called one hour before the service at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to be serving the Marsh family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Judy L. Metz
Judy L. Metz, 71, of Hundred, WV died Sunday, January 7, 2018 in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.
She was born February 8, 1946 at Newville, WV, a daughter of the lake Okey Williams and Catherine Hamner Wade.
Mrs. Metz was a homemaker and Presbyterian by faith.
Surviving are her husband, Leon “Pete” Metz; one son & his wife, Billy & Melissa Metz, of Hundred; one daughter, Peggy Cumberledge of Spraggs, PA; two brothers, Lonnie Wade and Steve Wade, both of Moundsville; one sister, Cathy Metz of Morgantown; several grandchildren and several great-grandchildre.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Susan Barr; one son, Eugene Metz; two grandchildren, Chandra Blankenship and Bradley Metz; and one sister, Rosalea Wood.
Friends called at the Tennant Funeral Home in Hundred from 11 am to 1 pm Friday, January 12. Funeral services were held at 1 pm with Evangelist Steve Stevens officiating. Interment followed in the Yost Cemetery near hundred.

Melba “Jane” Ware

Melba “Jane” Ware, age 83 of Mount Gilead, formerly of Fall Run, passed early Thursday, February 8, 2018 at home. She was born on November 30, 1934 to the late Maxwell and Bessie (Modessit) Williston.
Jane was a very loving and caring mother and wife. She was an avid gardener, who enjoyed reading a good book.
On April 21, 1956 Jane married Elbern Ware in West Virginia. Elbern preceded Jane in death. Jane is survived by two children; Kathy Bowman of Mount Gilead, and Andy (Soni) Ware of Mount Gilead; and two grandchildren Nicholas and Ashley Ware. In addition to her parents and husband, Jane was preceded in death by two children; Terry Lee Ware and Doreen Gail Ware; and one brother; Arthur Lee Williston.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that you consider a donation Hospice of Morrow County; 228 South St., Mount Gilead, Oh. 43338.
Family received friends on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner Road, Flatwoods, WV 26621 from 5-8 pm. Funeral services were held in the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2 pm with Pastor Earl Cayton officiating. Interment followed in the Greenhill Cemetery where she will be laid to rest next to her loving family. Words of comfort and fond memories can be expressed at stockert-paletti.com.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home in Flatwoods, WV will be honored to the handle the arrangements of Mrs. Melba “Jane” Ware.

Helen Marie Morris
Helen Marie Morris, 87, of Summersville, went home to be with her heavenly Father on February 12, 2018 at Summersville Regional Hospital, Summersville.
She was born October 10, 1930 in Widen, WV, the daughter of the late Charles Leslie & Virgie Mae Murphy Jones.
Helen was an office manager and a member of Big Union Baptist Church, Dille.
She is survived by her son, Dannie Large of Greenfield, IN; daughter, Donna Cook (Mike) of Summersville; brother, Robert Owen Jones of Strongsville, OH; sister, Greta Luther of Fairview Heights, OH; grandchildren, Angie Austin, Amy Hawkins, Jacob Large, Jeremy Large and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held 1 pm, Friday, February 16, 2018 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with Rev. Danny Richardson and Rev. Jim Murphy officiating. Burial followed at Walker Cemetery, Keeners Ridge Rd. Birch River. Friends called one hour before services at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral home is humbled to have served the Morris family.
Online condolences may be sent to:greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Patricia Ann Propps
Patricia Ann Propps, 70, of Birch River, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston.
She was born December 19, 1947 in Birch River to the late Clarence Howard & Mildred Dodrill Holmes. Also preceding her in death was her sisters, Geraldine Wilson, Jean Leichti, Wanda Holmes and brother, James Holmes.
Patricia was a loving homemaker and a member of Reynolds Street Freewill Baptist Church, Summersville.
She is survived by her husband, Delbert L. Propps; sons, Michael Propps (Angela) and Scottie Propps of Birch River; grandchildren, Clarissa Propps, Roseanna Barnett and Scott Propps, Jr.
Funeral services were held 1:00 pm, Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton with Rev. Arnold Nicholas and Rev. Ed Hughes officiating. Burial followed at Birch River Cemetery, Birch River. Friends called 11:30 am - 1:00 pm at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Propps family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Robert Joseph Minigh
Age 85 of Cedarville, WV; departed this life on the morning of Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Camden Clark memorial Hospital in Parkersburg, WV; following an extended illness.
Born July 03, 1932 in Burnsville, WV; Robert is the son of the late Floyd and Lourah Rhoades Minigh.
Robert attended Normantown High School in his youth and worked for Invacare Corp. in Elyria, Ohio, where he manufactured medical equipment. Robert retired in 1994 with 38 years experience and in his spare time he enjoyed cooking, gardening, lawn care, playing guitar, and singing. Robert was also a very skilled maker of knives and a Civil War buff
Robert was a former member of the Cedar Creek Baptist Church and current member of the Dawson Baptist Church. He was a Deacon for 60 years, and would teach Sunday School on a regular basis.
On December 31, 1950 Robert was united in marriage to Lavonne Childers Minigh, who survives at their Cedarville home.
Surviving are 3 children, Eric Minigh (Wavie) of Parkersburg, WV; Michael Minigh of Parkersburg, and Phillip Minigh of East Bend, NC. and special nephew, Daniel Reed (Ann) of Cedar Creek.
Also surviving are numerous, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family and friends.
Along with his parents, Robert is preceded in death by 4 siblings, Vernon, Earl, and June Minigh, and Freda Conrad.
A funeral service will be conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc; 2 Vanhorn Drive, Glenville, WV; 26351 at 11:00 AM; Wednesday, February 21, 2018.
Burial will follow in the Cedarville Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 5-8 PM; Tuesday evening at the mortuary in Glenville.
Ellyson Mortuary, Inc is honored to assist the family of Robert Joseph Minigh with arrangements.

Marilou Legg
Marilou Legg, 54, of Wallback, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, February 12, 2018 due to apparent cardiac arrest at her residence.
She was born July 29, 1963, in Charleston, to Mary Moss & the late William Clyde Moss.
Marilou was a Registered Nurse for CAMC Hospitals in Charleston. She also volunteered as a nurse for Clay County Schools. She was a proud member of Stump Chapel Church, Tesla where she was past President of the Woman’s Circle for two years. Marilou was the secretary for the West Virginia Baptist Annual Conference. She was instrumental in the Clay and Roane Counties flood relief helping countless neighbors to receive food, clothing and shelters. Marilou will always be known for her loving heart. She was the best partner a minister could have, she was selfless in giving to her family, church family and friends.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband, Rev. Teddy Lee Legg; son, Nathan Legg (Ashley) of Spencer; daughter, Cyndi Legg at home; mother, Mary Moss of Newton; brother, William David Moss of Newton; grandchildren, Carson, Annahbella, and Rose, also surviving several nieces, nephews, and extended family members.
Funeral services were held 1:30 pm, Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Stump Chapel Church , Tesla with Rev. Darius Walker officiating. Friends called one hour before the service at the church. Burial followed at the Sunset Cemetery, Bickmore, WV.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbly serving the Legg family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com

Frederick Bernard Fuhrmaneck
Frederick Bernard Fuhrmaneck, 93, previously of Flatwoods, WV, passed away February 10, 2018 at the Victoria Manor, Buckhannon, WV where he had been a resident for the last few months. He was born July 25, 1924, in Baltimore MD, to the late Joseph Fuhrmaneck and the late Mary Edna Slimme. Also preceding him in death was his wife Mary Louise Thomas; son, Albert “Al” Lee Fuhrmaneck; brothers, Francis and Ronald Fuhrmaneck; sister, Doris Nelson; 2 grandchildren, Crystal Busta and Jason Fuhrmaneck and a great grandchild, Brylee Grim.
He is survived by his sons, James Thomas (Janet) Fuhrmaneck, Darlington, MD and Joseph F. (Dorothy) Fuhrmaneck, of Dundalk, MD; grandchildren, Woods (Angela) Fuhrmaneck, Jessika Fuhrmaneck, Teeah (Charles) Grim, Lukas Fuhrmaneck; Silas Fuhrmaneck and Micaiah Fuhrmaneck, Joseph Fuhrmaneck and Melissa Fuhrmaneck. Also surviving are great grandchildren, Brittany Fuhrmaneck, Kayla Fuhrmaneck, Zackary Fuhrmaneck, Keara Fuhrmaneck, Marcello Dipietrantonio, Lorenzo Dipietrantonio, Caleb Grim and Damian Molina.
Frederick served his Country in the United States Army and was employed by Bethlehem Steel as a tin mill worker. The thing he loved most above all else was seeing people saved through Jesus Christ. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and even made his own bait to fish with. He will be greatly missed.
Family received friends on Monday, February 19, 2018 at the Stockert_-Paletti Funeral Home, 378 Flatwoods Corner, Flatwoods, WV 26621 from 11-1 p.m. Funeral Services followed in the Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home Chapel at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Rod Nicholas officiating. Interment followed in the Kniceley-McCray Cemetery.
The Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home of Flatwoods, WV feels privileged to support and assist the Fuhrmaneck family in honoring their loved one












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