The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 29, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, March 29, 2014


Alvin Cole

LILLYDALE — Alvin Cole, 83, of Lillydale, passed away Friday, March 28, 2014.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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

Jason Harold Dillon

KOPPERSTON — Jason Harold Dillon, 37, of Kopperston, died suddenly Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at his home.

He was born December 8, 1976, in Beckley, and was a lifelong resident of Kopperston.

Jason was most proud of his employment on an ambulance team during which time he received National Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician. Jason attended Delilah United Methodist Church and was a member of the choir. In 2013, he took membership in the church and rededicated his life to the Lord. He had an incredibly sharp memory and never forgot an occasion or date. He was very proud of family heritage and will be sadly missed by family and friends. Jason was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Lloyd E. Sr. and Inez Cook, paternal grandfather, Harold Z. Dillon, father Samuel C. Dillon, and uncle, Jack Bailey.

Family members still living include his mother, Jeannette Cook Dillon; brother, Samuel Clay Dillon; nephew Samuel Konnor Dillon; Uncle Charles L. Cook (Ann), all of Oceana, W.Va., Uncle Carlos W. Cook (Sharon) of Kingsport, Tenn., Uncle Lloyd E. Cook Jr. (Kay) of Wichita, Kan.; paternal grandmother, Edna Mae Dillon of Kopperston, Aunt Susan Dillon Lusk (Leon) of Kopperston, and Uncle Harold Stephen Dillon (Kathy) of Gautier, Miss., along with many cousins who will miss him. He also leaves behind his beloved pets, Bella, Punkin, and Izzy.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Delilah United Methodist Church, Oceana, with Pastor Stan Lowery officiating. Entombment services will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Matheny, W.Va. Jason will be placed to rest near his father.

Friends may gather with the family from 1 p.m. until time of service on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the church.

Pallbearers will be family and friends and Samuel Konnor Dillon will be honorary pallbearers.

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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