Obituaries

Delbert L. “Ducky” Duckworth

Delbert L. “Ducky” Duckworth, 81, of Marietta passed away 11:15 am September 15, 2018. He was born on November 17, 1936, the son of the late Loren A. and Olive Parks Duckworth. Ducky graduated from Marietta High School in 1954. He was a member of the Ohio Carpenters Union Local #356 and ...

Ronald D. Eddy

Ronald D. Eddy, 81, of Walker, W.Va., Leachtown Community, passed away September 16, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born December 11, 1936 in Wood County, a son of the late Ronald and Madeline Shears Eddy. Ronald was retired from DuPont Washington Works and was a faithful member ...

Martha Naomi Hunter

Martha Naomi Hunter, 92 of Marietta, Ohio died at her home on September 17, 2018. She was the daughter of Flavius and Winifred Shutts Ash. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Warner, Ohio. She graduated from Marietta High School in 1944 and attended The Ohio State University and ...

Benjamin Fredrick Lipps

Benjamin (Bennie) Fredrick Lipps, 68, passed away Sept. 12 due to complications of an ongoing illness. Loved and cherished, a fathers memory forever honored by his surviving children, son Michael A. Lipps of Parkersburg,W.Va., daughter Melissa A. London of Caldwell, Ohio. Ben has one ...

Sharon Roberts

Sharon J. (Archer) Roberts, 82, of Parkersburg, went to be with her Lord and Savior September 13, 2018 from her residence. She was born July 29, 1936, in Wood County, a daughter of the late Frank and Lucille Bailey Archer. Sharon was part of the 1954 graduating class of Parkersburg High ...

Robert T. Rogers

Robert T. “Pooch” Rogers, 88 of Marietta passed away September 17, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Pleasants County the son of the late Samuel Robert and Mary Alice Newland Rogers. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and had worked as a Chemist for American Cyanamid. He ...

James Chester Smith

James Chester Smith, 97, of Spencer, died September 15, 2018. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Eventide Cemetery, Spencer. There will be no visitation. John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, is in charge of arrangements.

Leonard Starkey

Leonard “Pap” Starkey, 90, of Marietta, died Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Harmar Place. He was born May 28, 1928 in Marietta to Clarence and Mabel Starkey. Pap was a veteran of the U.S. Army, who served in Korea in several battles and was a Staff Sergeant upon discharge. He received ...

Daina Olive Kieffer Stallings

Daina Olive Kieffer Stallings, 97, of Ravenswood, went to be with the Lord on September 16, 2018, in Ravenswood Care Center. She was born on March 6, 1921, at Dutch Ridge in Jackson County, daughter of the late Elizabeth Anna Burdette and Wilbur Arthur (Boob) Kieffer. In addition to her ...

Ronald D. Eddy

Ronald D. Eddy, 81, of Walker, W.Va., (Leachtown Community), passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Funeral arrangements are being planned and will be announced by Vaughan Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Joyce A. Skinner

Joyce Ann “Tootsie” Skinner, 80, went to be with our Lord on Friday September 14, 2018. She was born in Laurence County, Ohio a daughter of the late Norris and Susan (Rice) Langdon. She graduated from Coal Grove High School in 1955. She retired from the Ohio Job Services after thirty-two ...

Shirley L. Smith

Shirley L. Smith, 74, of Vincent, OH died Friday August 14, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Doddridge County a daughter of the late Avery Joseph and Daisy Pearl (Shafer) McKinney. She was a dedicated homemaker and grandmother. Shirley was a strong woman and firm in her beliefs. She is ...

Ronald J. Vanskiver

Ronald J. Vanskiver, 72, of Pullman, W.Va., departed this life on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at his residence, following an extended illness. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, W.Va. A service will be conducted in Maryland at the convenience of the family.

Nancy Bailey

Nancy Bailey, 73, of Vincent, Ohio, died Sept. 14, 2018. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer. Visitation is one hour prior to services Monday.

Garold Lew Cline Jr.

Garold Lew “Junior” Cline Jr., 52, passed away September 12, 2018. He was born December 25, 1965 in Parkersburg, WV, son of Linda R. Cline and the late Garold Lew Cline. Junior lived his whole life in Mineral Wells. He was a 1984 graduate of PSHS and graduated from Washington State ...

Delbert Duckworth

Delbert Duckworth, of Marietta, Ohio, passed away Sept. 15, 2018, at Camden Clark Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre.

Patricia Lynne Holliday

Patricia Lynne Holliday, 78, of Parkersburg passed away Friday morning, September 14, 2018 at Camden Clark Medical Center. She was born March 31, 1940, and was the daughter of the late Dorsey and Amy West. She attended Wood County schools and graduated from Parkersburg High School with the ...

Debra Jayne Batton Hurd

Debra Jayne Batton Hurd, 59, of Orlando, FL passed away Thursday, September 13, 2018, after an extended illness. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. She was born in Parkersburg, WV, daughter of the late Charles Patrick Armel, Sr. and Hazel M. Batton. She was the loving wife of ...

Roger Lee Lemon

Roger Lee Lemon, 63, of Parkersburg, WV passed away on September 9, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Roger was born on January 20, 1955 in Parkersburg, WV, a son to the late Blaine Edwin and Violet Mae Lemon. He was a graduate of Parkersburg South High School with the class of ...

Arlene McDonald

Arlene McDonald, 89, of Parkersburg, passed away Sept. 14, 2018, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Kimes Funeral Home.