The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 8, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, June 8, 2013



Todd Richard Rider

NEOLA — Todd Richard Rider, 29, of Neola, died Thursday, June 6, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in the chapel of Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs with Rev. Lowell O’Dell officiating. Burial will follow at the May Chapel Cemetery in Neola.

The family will receive their friends on Monday, June 10, 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Shanklin Funeral Home, White Sulphur Springs is serving the family.


William R. ‘Pete’ Sheppard

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — William R. ‘Pete’ Sheppard, 63, died Friday, June 7, 2013.

The family will receive friends for a visitation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg, followed by a graveside service and burial at the Falls Cemetery on Muddy Creek Mountain.

Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.


Annie Thomas

Mrs. Annie Thomas, 92, of Beckley, died Friday, June 7, 2013.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.


Earl Walker

DAYTON, Md. — Earl Walker, 93, of Dayton, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013 at his home following a short illness.

He was born in Springdale, W.Va., on March 17, 1920, to the late William C. Walker and Elsie M. White Walker. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sisters Thelma Peters, Jewel Miller, Grace Campbell, Glenna Jett, Pansie Twohig, Evelyn Rose, and his brothers Lawrence and Chester Walker.

He is survived by his sister Wanda Gregory of Dayton, Md.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. After his military service he became a mechanic in the auto industry. He was a member of the Baptist faith.

A visitation was held Friday, June 7, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Rainelle. The funeral service will be held at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Rainelle, on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Bob Scharnhorst officiating the service. Burial will follow at End of the Trail Cemetery in Clintonville, W.Va.,  with the Midland Trail Masonic Lodge 166 conducting the Masonic graveside rights.

Friends may send condolences online by visiting

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.


Phyllis Jean Young

MUDDLETY — Phyllis Jean Young, 70, of Muddlety, died Thursday, June 6, 2013.

Her body was cremated. Memorial services will be conducted Monday, June 10, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Waters Funeral Chapel at Summersville. Friends may call at the funeral chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday evening.



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