The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 11, 2014

Obituaries — Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Jeffrey Wayne ‘Jeff’ Bair

Our beloved father, son and brother, Jeffrey  Wayne “Jeff” Bair, 43, of Maple Fork, died on  Saturday, June 7, 2014 at CAMC - General Division in Charleston, W.Va.

Born October 22, 1970 at Beckley, he was the son of Willie Kay Davis Bair of Bradley, W.Va. and the late Joseph Bair Sr.

Jeff was employed at Lewis Automotive Group where he worked with long-time friends. He loved his job, was proud of his co-workers and looked forward to going there every day. For over 20 years he was also a livestock farmer.  

An infant brother, James Howard preceded him in death.

In addition to his mother Jeffrey leaves behind his children, Jeffrey Chase (age 12), Jennifer Christine (age 10) and Jordan Cole (age 6) all of Mount Hope; brother, Joe Bair Jr. and his companion Angie Turner of Bradley; and sister, Tina Ross and husband, Bill of Bradley.

He is also survived by nephew, Richard Ross and companion Alisha Lilly of Beckley; niece, Robin Ross of Mount Hope; former wife, Kristi Gibson Bair; and his grandmother, Lockie J. Worrells Davis.

Funeral services will be on Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Tyree Funeral Home  in Mount Hope with Rev. Johnny Catlett officiating. Burial will be at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The family requests no flowers but instead just asks that friends and family come as you are to be with Jeff one last time.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

John C. Davis Sr.

On Sunday, June 1st, 2014, John C. Davis Sr. of Crab Orchard passed away at the Raleigh General Hospital. He was 66 years of age.

Born November 6th, 1947, in Charleston, he was the son of the late Jess Chester and Eva Campbell Davis.

Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his brothers and sister, William (Billy) Davis, Carl Davis, Donald Davis, Jesse Davis and Donna Jean Davis.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 38 years, Mary Margaret Davis; his son, John C. Davis Jr., of NC, son, Ray Fleenor and his wife, Tammie, of Midway, daughter, Kimberly Taylor and her husband, Jonathan, of Maple Fork Road; five grandchildren, Zackary Davis, Tiffini Fleenor, Reanna Taylor, Andrew Taylor and Cody Fleenor; brothers, David Davis and his wife, Vera, of Michigan, Charlie Davis of Harper Heights, Rusty Davis of Piney View; sisters, Patricia Snuffer and her husband, Tom, of Fairdale, Joan Pavelica and her husband , Nick, of Parkersburg, and Virginia Shelton of Oak Hill; many loved nieces, nephews and special friends.

Services will be held at Little Beaver State Park on Saturday, June 7th, 2014.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are being handled by the Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center.

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