The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 7, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, November 7, 2013


Geraldine Blosser

DANVILLE — Geraldine Blosser of Danville, died Monday, Nov 4, 2013, at the Boone Heathcare Center, Danville. Her request was for direct cremation.

Armstrong Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Russell E. ‘Rusty’ Edwards Jr.

OAK HILL — Russell E. “Rusty” Edwards Jr. , 62, of Oak Hill, died on Saturday, November 02, 2013 at CAMC - Memorial Division in Charleston.

Born August 10, 1951, at Oak Hill, he was the son of the late Russell E. Edwards Sr. and Etta Jean

Holdren Edwards Sr.

He was a construction Crane Operator.

Rusty was a motorcycle enthusiast and and avid fisherman and hunter. He was a 1969 graduate of Collins High School in Oak Hill. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.

His wife, Virginia Lynn Edwards and a special sister, Dori Saunders preceded him in death.

Survivors include his son Jeremy Edwards of Amherst, Va.; his daughter, Kari Jean Edwards of Madison Heights, Va.; four grandchildren, Katlin Doss, Raven Brewer, BriAnna Skylar Edwards and Jeremy Edwards Jr.; a sister, Susan Edwards of Fayetteville and a special niece, Robin Thomas DiBartolomeo and family.

Rusty has been cremated. A memorial service will be on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastor Scott Farnsworth officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Red Cross, Fayette-Nicholas Chapter, PO Box 355, Oak Hill WV 25901 for First Aid education.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Norman Eggers

Norman Eggers, 61, of Beckley, passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 6, 2013.

There will be no local services or visitation. A memorial service will be held in Indiana at a later date.

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

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