The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 10, 2014

Obituaries — Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Bobby Gene Adams

Bobby Gene Adams, 77, of Shady Spring passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014. Born April 15, 1937, in Raleigh County, he was the son of the late Okey and Hazel Thomas Adams.

Bobby was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He spent the last 5 years as a fuel systems specialist working with Air Force One.

He is survived by his wife, Joann Browning Adams; son, Terry Adams and wife Jill of Daniels; daughter, Judy Lilly of Daniels; grandchildren, Tami Beckelhimer and husband Billy of San Marcos, CA, Bobby Adams and wife Jaclyn of Beckley, Samantha Poche and husband Eric of Daniels; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Mason, Barrett, Anna Kate and Lilly Jo; brothers, James Adams and wife Hazel of Rolla, MO, Ron Adams and wife Sandy of Orange, CA; sisters, Brenda Creech and husband Danny of Rolla, MO, and Lois Van Horn and husband Bill of Rolla, MO.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel of Faith.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations in memory of Bobby be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-1301, or to a charity of choice.

Online condolences may left for the family at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

Melvin Danel ‘Danny’ Bailes

NETTIE — Melvin Danel “Danny” Bailes, 57, of Nettie, died June 6, 2014.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at Fields Cemetery, Nettie. Interment is in Fields Cemetery, Nettie.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the funeral home.

All arrangements were made by Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.

Lowell Tomas Darby

Lowell Tomas Darby, 75, of Dry Creek, died Saturday, June 7, 2014.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with the Rev. Larry Kinder officiating. Burial will be at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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