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Obituaries

Richard J. Cookson

Richard J. Cookson, of Coolville, Ohio, passed away Dec. 15, 2019, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born Jan. 7, 1956, son of the late Walter Cookson and Lois Cookson. Rich is survived by daughter Misti and three grandchildren. Also surviving, sisters, Susan Hammer and Pam Boston, ...

Iverson Virgil Coon

Iverson Virgil Coon, 83, of Reedy, WV, passed away at his home January 18, 2020 following an extended illness. Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2020, in the Pleasant Grove Church, Reedy, WV, with Rev. John Ellison officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation ...

Frank D. Curtiss

Frank D. Curtiss, age 65, of Hannibal, OH, passed away Monday, January 20, 2020 at his home surrounded by his very caring family. He was born November 28, 1954 in Calhoun County, WV, the son of the late Charles and Audrea Curtiss. He retired from Ormet in 2014 with 36 years’ service. He was ...

Edgar Richard DeLorenzo

Edgar Richard DeLorenzo, 90, Millstone, WV, resident since 1991, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Parkersburg Care Center, Parkersburg, WV. In keeping with family wishes, no public service will be held at this time. Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Grantsville, WV, has been ...

Patricia “Diane” Hughes

Patricia “Diane” Hughes, 75, of Vienna, WV, passed away due to complications of Lewy Body Dementia after a short stay at Eagle Pointe on January 18, 2020. Diane was born July 21, 1944, in Parkersburg, WV, to the late Winifred and Edgar Boston. She was raised for a period of time by her ...

Martha J. Matheny

Martha J. Matheny, 91, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, January 19, 2020, in Parkersburg, WV. She was born in Clarksburg, WV, a daughter of the late Wade and Bessie Wineman Bender. She was a homemaker and member of Grace Gospel Church in Pettyville. Martha traveled around the U.S. ...

Ida Madaline Moore

Ida Madaline Moore, 89, of Grantsville, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Lexington Medical Center, West Columbia, S.C. A funeral Service will be held Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 1:00 p.m., at the Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Grantsville, WV. Visitation will be held at ...

Juanita Darlene Ritchie

Juanita Darlene Ritchie, 71, of Middleport, Ohio, passed away on January 18, 2020, at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Ohio. The funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 8 p.m. at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood, WV, with speakers, Bob Ritchie, Sr. and Josh Eagle. ...

Jerry Lee Sprague

Jerry Lee Sprague, 79, of Marietta, OH, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at his residence with his family by his side. In accordance with his wishes, cremation will be observed with a memorial service to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the ...

Lawrence V. Webb, Jr.

Lawrence V. Webb, Jr., 70, of Pennsboro, WV, departed this life on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at his residence. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home of Pennsboro, WV. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mcculloughraiguel.com

Robert Eugene Camden

Robert Eugene Camden, 73, of Marietta, OH passed away on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at his residence, after fighting a long, ugly battle with cancer. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.

Delbert J. Doak

Delbert J. Doak, 88, of Middlebourne departed this life Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg. He was born May 24, 1931 in Tyler County a son of the late A. J. and Stella McCullough Doak. Delbert was a retired member of Carpenters Union #518, he recently ...

Clyde Martin (Jim) Gilbert Jr.

Clyde Martin (Jim) Gilbert Jr., 77, of Parkersburg, WV passed away January 17, 2020 at Eagle Pointe. Clyde was born April 6, 1942 in Ashland, KY to Clyde M. and Marget {Burton} Gilbert. He was United States Marine Veteran and served during the Vietnam War, retired from the Parkersburg Fire ...

Clifford ‘Jim’ McClead II

Clifford “Jim” McClead II, 53, of Mineral Wells, passed away Friday January 17, 2020. He was born December 2, 1966 in Parkersburg, the son of Clifford “Jim” and Charlotte McClead. Jim graduated from Parkersburg South, Class of 1985. He was employed by CM&I Products, Inc. In ...

Amy Beth Rogers

Amy Beth Rogers, 45, of Left Hand, died Jan. 15, 2020. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today at John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer. Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral today.

Michael Boring

Michael Grant Boring (Mike) took his final flight to reunite with his parents, Grant and Erika Boring on January 11, 2020. Mike lived in Reedsville, Ohio from the time he was born December 12, 1952, until he graduated from college. He completed his ROTC training and went on to enlist in the Air ...

Gerald R. Carpenter

Gerald R. Carpenter, 84, of Belpre OH. passed away peacefully in his home January 15 2020. He was born at home in Garyton, IND. on October 1 1935 to the late Thomas K. and Marie A. Carpenter. Gerald (Jerry) was employed by Marbon Chemicals (later known as GE Plastics) of Gary, IND. in 1953 ...

Harold Cline Castle

GUYSVILLE — Harold Cline Castle, 71, of Guysville, OH, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born Dec. 1, 1948 in Athens, OH, son of the late Vernon and Opal Williams Castle. Harold is survived by his wife of 37 years, Elma Merrill Castle; 2 daughters, ...

Paul Lemuel Fordyce

Paul Lemuel Fordyce, 79, of Washington, WV died Friday January 17, 2020 at his residence. He was born on February 9, 1940 in Parkersburg, WV a son of the late John Franklin and Iva (Allen) Fordyce. He was a 1959 graduate of Parkersburg High School. He served in the Army Reserves for six ...

Clyde Martin (Jim) Gilbert Jr.

Clyde Martin (Jim) Gilbert Jr., 77, of Parkersburg, WV passed away January 17, 2020 at Eagle Pointe. Clyde was born April 6, 1942 in Ashland, KY to Clyde M. and Marget {Burton} Gilbert. He was United States Marine Veteran and served during the Vietnam War, retired from the Parkersburg Fire ...