The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 21, 2012

Obituaries - Wednesday, November 21, 2012


Richard M. Talbott

TALCOTT — Richard M. Talbott, 69, of Talcott, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012.   

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

Otis Franklin Vipperman

VASS BRANCH — Otis Franklin Vipperman, age 72 of Vass Branch,  went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 18, , at his home following a long illness.

Born on January 17, 1940, at Maxwell Hill, he was the son of the late Maude Scott Vipperman and the late Bennonie T. Vipperman.

Mr. Vipperman was an auto body shop manager for Grady Whitlock Ford in Beckley for many years.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, a sister, and two grandsons, Thomas “Eddie” Biggs and Ronnie Chapman.

Those survivors left to cherish his memory include his wife of 55 years,   Evelyn Robinson Vipperman, his children; Roberta Clark and her husband James of Mt. Hope, Sandra Vipperman of Richmond, Va., Otis Dewayne Vipperman and his wife Diane of Oceana, Theresa Biggs and her husband Thomas of Alderson, Allen Vipperman of Maryland, Timothy Vipperman and his wife Ellen of Rupert; a sister, Merna Vipperman of Crana, Va.; nine grandchildren, and 14 great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 11 a.m., with Pastor Jonathan Hunt officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time on Friday.

Pallbearers will be James Duguid, Herbert Claypool, Thomas Vass, Eric Robinson, Jerry Tyree Jr. and Mike Walker.

Online condolences may be sent to our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry. net   

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.   

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