The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 11, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, April 11, 2013


Theodore McAllister

PINEVILLE — Theodore “Mac” McAllister, 84, of Pineville, passed away April 9, 2013.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, with the Rev. John Rogers officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made in Theodore’s name to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Online guest book may be signed at

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

Robert Minnick Jr.

Robert Minnick Jr. of Beaver, W.Va., passed away Monday, April 8, 2013.

Services are pending for Friday, April 12, 2013.

Williams-Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Sophia, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements.

Mack Wayne Morgan

Mack Wayne Morgan, 87, departed this life on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, after a sudden illness.

Born January 10, 1926, he was the son of the late Alton and Susie Morgan of Clear Fork, W.Va.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Ruby Lea Morgan.

Mack was a mechanic, repairing equipment for Island Creek Coal Company before his retirement. He was an avid car enthusiast and was a fixture at many car shows across West Virginia and Virginia with his truck, “Ole Blue” or his classic ’67 Dodge Polara. He will be missed by the many friends he has made through the years.

Mack enjoyed farming, his cats and was well known for raising some of the largest vegetables in the area. He was a guitar player and kept the tunes of classic country music alive. He was also active at city council meetings in Pineville before his illness, and worked alongside his son-in-law, Mayor Tim Ellison in the construction of the new Pineville City Hall. 

Survivors include his son, Larry Morgan and his wife, Connie of North Chesterfield, Va.; a daughter, Sherri Morgan Ellison and her husband, Tim of Pineville; two grandsons, Larry Morgan Jr. of North Chesterfield, Va. and Shawn Morgan and his wife, Suzanne of Myrtle Beach, S.C.

He is also survived by his neighbors and good friends, Ernie and Judy Browning.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.

The family will receive friends from noon until time of the service at the cemetery.

Robert Browning Jr., Roger Snow, Mike Johnson, Herbie Graham, Shawn Tilley and Jason Laxton will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Mack’s name be made to the Pineville Lions Club, Box 990, Pineville, WV 24874, to continue the Mack Morgan Labor Day Memorial Car Show.

Online guest book may be signed at

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

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