The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 30, 2012

Obituaries — Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

Robert J. Arthur

Robert J Arthur, age 79, of Beckley, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at Plateau Medical Center.

He was born on Dec. 13, 1932 in Mingo County.

Robert is survived by three daughters; one son, and five grandchildren.

He is also survived by his step children, Johnna Moye, Valerie Moye, and Jimmy Morgan, a mother in law; ten brothers and sisters in law. A host of nieces and nephews.

Predeceased in death by his wife Vickie, and father in law James Richardson.

A special Thank you to Mary Richardson, Lottie "Suzie" Poore, Carol Richardson and Larry Richardson, George Richardson, Renee Richardson, and Vera Rader.

In keeping with his wishes he has been cremated, and there will be no services.

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.


Richard ‘Ricky’  Allen Dunn

PEARISBURG, VA. — Richard “Ricky” Allen Dunn, 58, of Pearisburg, formerly of Peterstown, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012 at his home.

Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.  www.broyles-shrewsbury. com


Ruth A. Stokes Eye

Ruth A. Stokes Eye, 88, of Beckley, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012.

Arrangements are pending completion at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.


Thomas ‘Mack’ Goode

PINEVILLE — Thomas "Mack" Goode, 74, of Pineville, passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Bowers Hospice House following a short illness.

Born April 3, 1938, at Pineville, he was the son of the late Bert and Ola Snuffer Goode.

Mack was a disabled coal miner and was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, ginseng hunting and being outdoors. He also enjoyed being with his family, especially his grandchildren, his friends, and his cat, Snowball.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Wheeler Goode; two sons, Tommy Goode and his wife, Ronda, and Mark Goode and his wife, Kelly, all of Pineville; a daughter, Brandy A. Goode and a special family friend, Tammy Cooper, of Pineville; five grandchildren, Jeff Goode, Joshua Goode, Jarrod Goode, Kyla Goode and Olivia Goode; and three brothers, Jimmy Goode and his wife, Bonnie, of Dundalk, Md., Harry M. Goode and his wife, Elena, of Glen Burnie, Md., and Charles E. Goode of Talbot, Tenn.

A celebration of Mack’s life will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, Pineville, with the Rev. Jessie Dotson officiating. Burial will follow in Goode Family Cemetery, Pineville.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Family will receive friends from noon until time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mack’s name to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Goode family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of Pineville is serving the Goode family.

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