The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


August 12, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Aug. 12, 2013


Roger Dale Cox

HINTON — Roger Dale Cox, 49, of 111 Herman St., Hinton, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.

Arrangements are pending completion at Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.


John D. Daniels

AUBURNDALE, Fla. — John D. Daniels, 66, of Auburndale, FL, died Thursday, August 8, 2013, in Rittman, Ohio.

He was born August 20, 1946, in Hazy, WV, to Pat H. and Laura A. (Tolliver) Daniel and formerly lived in Wadsworth and Lodi. He graduated from Marsh Fork High School in 1964.

John was a machine and crane operator at the G.M. Plant in Parma for 31 years until retiring in 1998. He was a member of UAW Local 1005; Medina Masonic Lodge; American Legion in Winter Haven, FL, and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and enjoyed golfing, football and baseball.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War serving from 1964 to 1967.

Surviving are his wife, Judy Daniels; children, William J. Daniels of Wadsworth, and his former wife, Kim Daniels of Wadsworth, Lisa G. (Charlie) Crouch of Rittman, and John D. (Tracy) Daniels, Jr., of Medina, and grandchildren, Brandon, Shelby, Morgan, Keegan and Megan Daniels, and Connor Crouch; brothers, Pat (Terry) Daniel of Taylorsville, NC, and Mickey (Elva) Daniel of Edwight, WV; a sister, Sheila (Steve) Cantley of Dry Creek, WV; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Armstrong Funeral Home, 734 Boone St., Whitesville, WV 25209, on Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Pastor David Minturn officiating. Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Beckley, WV.

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In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to USF Byrd Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center, 4001 E. Fletcher Ave., Tampa, FL 33613.

Patricia R. Gore

HINTON — Patricia R. Gore, 69, of 135 Grass Court, Hinton, died at 7:50 a.m. Saturday, August 10, 2013, at Lucy Bowers Hospice House in Beckley following a short illness.

Born July 4, 1944, in Hinton, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Corrine Bryson Smith.

Ms. Gore was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was a lifelong resident of the area.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank D. Gore. Also by a son, John Franklin Gore, and an infant brother, Charles Smith.

Survivors include a son, Mike S. Gore and wife Cynthia of Hinton. Two daughters, Stephanie R. Gore of Hinton and Jackie Lynn Gore of Raleigh, NC. One brother, Danny Smith and wife Roberta of True. Five grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Roy Carter officiating. Cremation will follow the funeral service.

Friends may call from 12 p.m. until time of services on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences and guest register at

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV.

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