The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 20, 2012

Obituaries — Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012



Gary Ribble Kesler

MOUNT HOPE — Gary Ribble Kesler, 73, of Mount Hope, died on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at Hilltop Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Hilltop.

Born March 30, 1939, at Mount Hope, he was the son of the late Dewey Ribble and Eva Mae Richmond Kesler.

He was a retired Medical Claims Examiner for the Social Security Administration in Baltimore, Md.

Mr. Kesler was a member of the Mount Hope Wesleyan Church.

He attended VMI and the University of Miami and was a US Army veteran.

His wife, Dorothy Dee Smith Kesler preceded him in death on Feb 10, 2010.

Survivors include one son, Jonathan Kesler and wife, Jeaann of Mount Hope; two daughters, Elizabeth Kesler of Finksburg, Md. and Martha Kesler of Salisburg, Md.; three brothers, James Edwin Kesler and wife, Carol of Pt. Murray, N.J., Wayne Alvin Kesler of Rawlings, Md. and Marvin Galen Kesler and wife, Nancy of Rawlings, Md., and five grandchildren.

Services will be on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope, with Rev. Richard Midkiff officiating. Burial will be at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill with military graveside rites by Oak Hill VFW Post #3110.

Visitation will be held at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope on Thursday, December 20, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Travis Aaron Kesler, Parrish Bartholomew Roth, Rick Edwards, Todd Conelly, Shane Noah Kesler and Michael Taylor will service as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneral

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.


John L. Lilly

John Lofton Lilly, of South Oakwood Avenue, died Monday, December 17th, 2012 at his home. He was 57 years of age.

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

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary, Inc., Beckley.


Brenda G. Morgan

SIMON — Brenda Gail Morgan, 57, died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert, with the Revs. Lonnie Blankenship and Andy Bo Kennedy. Burial will follow in the Milty Morgan Cemetery, Long Branch, Simon.

Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Online at www.mounts

Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

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