The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 26, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Denver Acord

 On Sunday, Nov. 24th, 2013, our most loved, Denver Dale Acord of Glen White, passed away at the Raleigh General Hospital. He was in his 78th year.

Born on Sept. 3rd, 1935, at Surveyor, he was the son of the late Lacy and Ora Cole Acord.   

Denver was a retired coal miner with 20 years of service in the mining industry. In his leisure time he enjoyed the CB Radio. His CB handle was “Jaguar.” Denver was also a HAM operator. Denver immensely enjoyed driving. He knew all the streets in Beckley.

He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife, Doris Jean Belcher Acord; a step son, Raymond McKinney and his wife, Deborah and the grandchildren, Candis, Raymond Jr. and Audrie Lynn; his sisters and brothers, Carol Sue Wright and her husband, Dale of Beckley, Marie Barker and her husband, John “Sambo” Barker of Glen Daniel, Dallas Paul Acord and his wife, Connie of Augusta, Ga., Charles “Bucky: Acord and his wife, Rebecca and Carl “Buddy” Acord and his wife, Lela all of Eccles; a special aunt, Ruth Cozart survives as well as several nieces and nephews. Denver had many friends.

On Wednesday, Nov. 27th at 1 p.m. there will be “Service of Remembrance” at the Melton Mortuary Chapel. Rev. Paul Zutaut will be officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service hour. Denver will be laid to rest in the Sunset Memorial Park.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at www.meltonmortuary. com

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley.


Donna Jacqueline Acord

OAKDALE, Pa. — Donna Jacqueline Acord, 67 of Oakdale, formerly of Charleston, W.Va., a native of Mullens,  passed away Sunday, November 24, 2013.

There will be no visitation.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Weirton, W.Va.

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