The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 26, 2005

Obituaries for Tuesday, December 27, 2005

James Christopher Adams

KERSHAW, S.C. — James Christopher Adams, 51, formerly of Richwood, died Friday, Dec. 23, 2005.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at the Mountain View Memorial Park, Richwood.

Friends may call 10 until 11 a.m. today at the Simons-Coleman Funeral Home.

Arrangements by Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.

Roland Dellwood ‘Cowboy’ Adkins

HINTON — Roland Dellwood “Cowboy” Adkins, 74, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2005.

Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Lobban Funeral Home Chapel, Alderson. Burial in the Fletcher Addition of the Alderson Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements by Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson.

Stanley Carl Belcher

Stanley Carl Belcher, 53, of Fairdale, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2005.

Born Nov. 15, 1952, at Beckley, he was the son of the late Carl Belcher and the late Agnes Marie Acord Belcher.

Stanley was a coal miner, and a field representative for District No. 17, lead organizer for the International UMWA Union, he was on the safety committee, and president of the Local Union No. 781. Stanley was an avid union supporter.

He was a one-time professional boxer.

Stanley loved his family very much, and was preceded in death by his parents. He was also preceded in death by his beloved son, Stanley Carl Belcher II; and beloved daughter, Sandra Kay Belcher.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 31 years, Phyllis Belcher of Fairdale; loving daughter, Stephanie Lambert and husband, Jayson, of Fairdale; loving grandchildren, Casey Lambert and Nina Lambert; a sister, Kay Sanders and husband, Raymond, of Glen Fork; several brothers and sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.

Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home Chapel, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Dr., Beckley with the Rev. Gary Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Beckley.

Friends may gather with the family 12 noon until time of the service today at the funeral home.

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