The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


June 2, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, June 2, 2013

James Bandy

Mr. James Bandy, 79, of Beckley, died Saturday, June 1, 2013.

Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Teresa Ann Creasey

Teresa Ann Creasey, 57, of Beckley, died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital, following a sudden illness.

Born April 6, 1956, in Logan, W.Va., she was the daughter of Stanley and Virginia Creasey.

She worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the medical field.

After graduating from Man High School in Logan, she attended the College of Pittsburgh.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley and Virginia Creasey.

Survivors include two sons, Tim (Telisa) Creasey and Gary (Chevron Carter) Edwards, both of Beckley; two sisters, Rose LeGrande, Winston-Salem, N.C., and Alvah Hayes, Canton, Ohio; five grandchildren: Kaliyah and Lateja Creasey, and Coriauna, Kyleigh, and Amerie Edwards, all of Beckley; a host of nieces and nephews; and her special friend, Dale Presley of Glen White, W.Va.

Services will be held at 1 o’clock in the afternoon Monday, June 3, 2013, at Faith Temple of Deliverance, 119 Deegans Street, Beckley. Elder Bobby Tunstalle and Elder Virgillious Glenn will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to service.  

Burial will be at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Prosperity, W.Va.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Durgan Funeral Home, Inc., Beckley.

E-mail condolences may be sent to

Roger Emmett Deck

Roger Emmett Deck, 56, of Sophia, WV, is home with his Lord. His battle with pancreatic cancer is over. Roger passed away Thursday, May 30, at Bowers Hospice House. Born February 18, 1957, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Shirley Dyes and Arveral Deck. He was preceded in death by his father, a grandson and a brother, Jimmy Deck formerly of Sophia.

Roger spent his childhood in Sophia and graduated from Sophia High School in 1975. He was a member of Memorial Baptist Church, Beckley, and recently rededicated his life to the Lord.

He is survived by a son, Jeremy Deck of Mabscott; his former wife and mother of his son, Mary Hall of Beckley, and his stepmother, Patty Deck of Sophia.

A special thanks to Phyllis and Jack Hylton, Cristal and Dickie Shrader and Mary Walker his cousin for their special care. Also to the hospice nurses for all they did for him.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2013, in the Calfee Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. James Boyd and Dr. Charles Bright officiating. Burial will follow in the Hot Coal Cemetery in Sophia. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to service on Monday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Deck, Randy and Jeff Hunt, Dickie Shrader, Chuck Adkins, Billy McCreachen and Danny McKinney.

Online condolences may be left at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

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