The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 12, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013



William F. Hurley

AXLE, Texas — William F. Hurley, 74, of Axle, Texas, formerly of Pineville, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013 following a long illness.

Born November 30, 1938 at Logan, he was the son of the late Edward and Agnes Rose Hurley.

William attended the Rock Castle Baptist Church. He enjoyed watching sports, fishing and being with his family.

Survivors include three brothers, Burl Edward Hurley and his wife, Darla of Axle, Texas, Thomas Lee Hurley and his wife, Carol of Pineville and James Hurley and his wife, Deborah of Pineville; two sisters, Barbara Lambert of Beckley and Patsy Jean Hargis of Mt. Airy, N.C.

A celebration of William’s life will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2013 in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Randy Bowles officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m.

Those wishing to extend their condolences may do so by visiting

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Hurley family.


Robert ‘Bob’ J. Keener

STAFFORD, Va. — Bob Keener of Stafford, died on Friday, September 6, 2013.

The family will receive friends on Friday, September 13, 2013 from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. at White Funeral Home, Summersville. Interment will be in the Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery, Muddlety, W.Va. on Friday, September 13, 2013.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1095, Warrenton, VA 20188.

Condolences may be sent to the family at


Douglas Edward Lester

HANOVER — Douglas Edward Lester, 71, died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Hanover House of Faith, Joe Point, Hanover, with the Rev. Diamond Carter and Rev. Larry Lester officiating. Burial will follow in Lester Family Cemetery, Joe Point, Hanover.

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Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.


Herbert ‘Herb’ Lester

OCEANA — Herbert “Herb” Lester, 76, of Oceana, passed away Tuesday,  September 10, 2013 at his home.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

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