The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 2, 2012

Obituaries — Friday, Nov. 2, 2012


Danny Keith Booth

SANFORD, N.C. — Danny Keith Booth, 61, of Sanford, a native of Yolyn, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home Chapel at Man with the Rev. John Cain officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and one hour prior to services.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.

Kayla Hope Brown

MAN — Kayla Hope Brown, 19, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert, with the Rev. Jonas Trent officiating. Burial will follow in the Hinchman Cemetery, Rich Creek/Madison Creek, Lyburn. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

Oliver Dick ‘Dickie’ Cavendish Jr.

RAINELLE — Oliver Dick “Dickie” Cavendish Jr., 85, of Lilly Park, Rainelle, passed away at his home on October 29, 2012, after a short illness.

Born January 8, 1927, in Charleston, he was the adopted son of Oliver Darwin Cavendish and Mattie Norma Myles Cavendish of Sewell Mountain.

In addition to his adoptive parents, he was preceded in death by his natural mother, Ethel Ruckman, and his half sister, Mary Lee Ellers.

Dickie was a retiree of the C&O Railway Co. where he worked for 30 years. He was a veteran of the Korean War who loved history, telling stories, wood working, knife making and photography.

He is survived by his loving wife of over 50 years, Annabell Lee Orndorff Cavendish of Rainelle; daughters, Lisa Cavendish of Rainelle and Crystal Cavendish and partner, Richard Morton, of Meadow Bridge; a son, Dickie Cavendish and wife, Dana, of Rainelle; a stepson, Steve Orndorff of Ansted; stepgranddaughters, Misty, Angel and Courtney; stepgrandsons, Danny and Sean; stepgreat-granddaughters, Brandi and Shania; stepgreat-grandsons, Steven and “Bubba”; stepgreat-great-granddaughter, Skylar, and stepgreat-great-grandson, Wayne Tucker, all of WV. He is also survived by nephew, Ed Ellers and wife, Debbie; niece, Ginger Ellers; great-nieces Dawn and Melissa; great-great-niece, MacKenzie; and great-great-nephews, Connor and Cullan, all of Florida.

Dickie will be sadly missed by his friends and forever loved by his family.

As per his wishes, there will be no services.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Dickie’s name to HospiceCare, Inc., 223 Maplewood Ave., Lewisburg, WV 24901. 

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Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace, Rainelle.

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