The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 1, 2014

Obituaries — Saturday, March 1, 2013


Donald Davidson

Donald Davidson, 83, of Shady Spring, passed away Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring.

John M. Doss

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, John M. Doss, age 67, of Beckley, formerly of Bolt, passed away at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, after a long illness, to enter into Heaven to be with Jesus and to be reunited with his mom, dad, and others.

Mr. Doss was born at Masseyville, on April 6, 1946, to the late Virginia Strawser Doss and Paul Doss.

He was a former coal miner and police officer. Mr. Doss was affiliated with the Bolt Church of God.

Survivors include his sister, Jenny Smith and her husband Buddy of Masseyville, a brother David Doss and his wife Melissa of Seguin, Texas.

He will be missed  by aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, and by a special friend Mark and many other friends.

The family extends special thanks to the staff of Heartland of Beckley who cared for him for two years, Raleigh General Hospital, Charleston Area Medical Center General Division, and the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.

Funeral services will be conducted to Celebrate The Life Of John M. Doss on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 8 p.m. at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley with Rev. Randall and Carol Pugh, along with Rev. Jarrod Pugh officiating. Graveside rites and burial will follow at 10 a.m. Sunday morning at the Miller Cemetery at Rock Creek.

Friends may visit with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.  

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

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

Euell Sherman Hanshaw

PINEVILLE — Euell Sherman Hanshaw, 82, of Pineville passed away Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.

A celebration of Euell’s life will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. Raven Kennedy and Pastor Michael Knotts officiating. Burial will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Wyoming County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 2.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wyoming County Honor Guard, P.O. Box 492, Oceana, WV 24870.

Online guest book may be signed at

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Hanshaw family.

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