The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 26, 2012

Obituaries - Thursday, April 26, 2012

Robert David ‘Bob’ Bibb

PORT REPUBLIC, Md. — Robert David “Bob” Bibb, 69, formerly of Fayetteville, WV, died on April 13, 2012, of complications of Alzheimer’s disease.  

He was born on June 30, 1942, in Fayetteville, WV, the son of the late Alfred C. Bibb and Wilma Craigo Bibb.

Bob was a graduate of West Virginia University. He was, probably, the most devoted WVU football fan ever! He loved those Mountaineers all of his life! Old gold and blue were his colors of choice! Bob taught history for 34 years at Calvert Middle School, Prince Frederick, MD.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Alfred C. Bibb, Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Judy of Port Republic, MD; his daughter, Carey, of Worcester, MA; his sister, Ann Covington, of Fayetteville, WV; his niece, Angela Walkup (John Mark), and children of Summersville, WV; and his nephew, Douglas Covington II (Melissa), and children of Marion, VA.

A memorial service will be held at Fayetteville United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 28, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Claire Sulgit-Horn officiating. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park in Fayetteville.

Friends may gather with the family at the church one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Fayetteville United Methodist Church Building Fund, PO Box 87, Fayetteville, WV 25840.

For those wishing to express their condolences to Bob’s family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Submitted by Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, WV.

Martha Kennedy Browning

Martha Kennedy Browning, 84, of Hanover, W.Va., died April 20, 2012.

Services were held Tuesday, April 24, at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel in Gilbert, W.Va., with Rev. James Cline and Rev. Carl Cline officiating.

Arrangements were made by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

Kermit Christian

Kermit Christian, 85, of Beaver, W. Va., passed away at Raleigh General Hospital on Wednesday April 25, 2012.

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.

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