The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


March 23, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, March 23, 2013


Joe Dale Loudermilk

FAIRLEA — Joe Dale Loudermilk, of Fairlea, left this world for his heavenly home on Thursday, March 21, 2013. He departed this life peacefully surrounded by his loving children and grandchildren, his devoted partner Darlene, and her loving children and grandchildren. The house was full of family and friends, just the way he liked it.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Lake and Faye Fullen Loudermilk.

He is survived by his daughter, Meta Faber (Lance); son, J.D. Loudermilk Jr. (Christy); his granddaughters, Laken, Darcy, Hannah and Ali; his sisters, Shirley Lotts (Ray), and Nancy Ott (Bill), and nieces and nephews.

He was the owner/operator of Loudermilk Trailer Sales and Loudermilk Trailer Park.

Visitation will be at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte, on Saturday, March 23, from 6 to 9 p.m.

A celebration service of his life will be 3 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013, at the Fairlea A.R. Presbyterian Church. The family will be receiving friends starting at 2 p.m. The service will be conducted by the Revs. Ike Hughes and Bill Harris. Burial will follow at the Riverview Cemetery in Ronceverte.

Pallbearers for Joe will be: Doug Fullen, Danny Ott, John Critzer, Bill Ott, Frank Kast and Kip McMillion.

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Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ronceverte.

Ronnie Joe Lusk

OCEANA — Ronnie Joe Lusk, age 54, of Oceana, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013, following a sudden illness.

Born May 16, 1958, in Logan, W.Va., a son to the late Joseph C. Lusk and Vernola Lucille Lucas Lusk.

Ronnie went to Oceana High School and then served our country in the United States Army where he was honorably discharged. He has over 30 years of experience in hauling coal for numerous coal companies in southern West Virginia and was currently employed with Mason Trucking. He was also an avid NASCAR fan.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph C. Lusk Jr.; paternal grandparents, Hayes and Orpha Lusk; and his maternal grandparents, Vernon and Velma Lucas.

Those surviving include his daughter, Veronica Rine and husband Nick of Beckley; son, Joey Lusk of Oceana; brother, Donnie Lusk and companion Linda Derringer of Fairdale; sister, Franchiski “Ann” Dixon and husband Richard of Oceana; aunts, Tressie Isaacs and Sybil Bogdanski of West Hamlin and Dovie and Brookie Lusk of Huff Creek; nephews, Jason Lusk and companion Angela of Mabscott, Calen and Zeb Dixon of Oceana; nieces, Roncheski Bailey and husband Jason of Crany, Amanda Lusk and companion David Thompson of MacArthur, and Karmen Dixon of Oceana; great-nieces, Ella and Olivia Bailey of Crany, and Bre’Aunna Thompson and Kayleigh Lusk of MacArthur; and a stepgranddaughter, Cameron Brooke Rine of Oceana.

Services to celebrate the life of Ronnie Joe will be conducted 1 p.m. Monday, March 25, 2013, at the Turkey Ridge Baptist Church in Turkey Dip with Pastor Johnny Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Palm Memorial Gardens in Matheny where the Wyoming County Veterans Honor Guard will conduct military graveside rites.

The gentlemen serving as pallbearers will be Jason Lusk, Calen Dixon, Zeb Dixon, Jason Bailey, Warren Adkins, and Danny Spears.

A visitation will be held on Sunday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Turkey Ridge Baptist Church.

Private online condolences, floral gifts, and other expressions of sympathy are available to the family via

Arrangement with Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street in Beckley.

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