The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 5, 2014

Obituaries — Wednesday, March 5, 2013


William Joseph Kesner

HINTON — William Joseph Kesner, 67, of Hinton, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at his home following a long illness.

Arrangements are pending completion at Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

George Charles Liptak Jr.

GREENBANK — George Charles Liptak Jr., 78, a native of Clarksburg, passed away March 2, 2014.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Bartow. Internment will follow at Arbovale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Please send online condolences by visiting

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Arbovale.

Harold Albert ‘John’ Massie

ALDERSON — Harold Albert “John” Massie, age 63, of Alderson, formerly of Ronceverte, passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 7, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Lobban Funeral Home Chapel, Alderson, with Pastor James L. Combs officiating. Burial will follow at the Alderson Cemetery, Alderson.

Friends may call Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson.

Arrangements by Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson.

William Douglas  McCroskey

PETERSTOWN — William Douglas McCroskey, 71 of Peterstown, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014.

Funeral services will be 12 noon, Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, with Rev. Jon Jennings officiating. Burial with military rites by American Legion #311, VFW #6000, American Legion #68 and Rowe Jones #145 will follow in the Bradley Cemetery, Lindside, W.Va.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the funeral home.

Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the McCroskey family at

Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Jonathan McGuire

Jonathan McGuire, 20, of Gatewood, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014.

High Lawn Funeral Chapel, Oak Hill, is in charge of arrangements.

James Grant Richmond

James Grant Richmond, age 84, of Beckley, passed away at the Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley on Tuesday, March 4, 2014.  

Arrangements are pending completion at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.

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