The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Obituaries

July 18, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, July 18, 2013

Linda Acord

Linda Acord, 67, of Bolt, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Charleston Area Medical Center General Division.

Arrangements are pending completion at Rose and Quesenberry, 1901 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley.

 



Edward Cecil Bowles

Edward Cecil Bowles, 64, of Sand Branch, died on Monday, July 15, 2013, at Specialty Select Hospital at St. Francis in Charleston, W.Va.

Born March 16, 1949, at Beckley, he was the son of the late Cecil and Constance Dowdy Bowles.

He was a retired butcher.

Mr. Bowles was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include one son, Noah Bowles of Sand Branch.

In accordance with his wishes Mr. Bowles was cremated. A memorial service will be on Friday, July 19, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope with Rev. Jerry Tyree officiating. Friends may call fifteen minutes prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

 



George William ‘Bill’ (Pappy D.) Dickson

George William “Bill” “Pappy D.” Dickson, 85, of Beckley, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley.

Born February 25, 1928, at Harvey, he was the son of the late Edgar Washington and Beatrice Donnelly Dickson.

Mr. Dickson was a retired WV State Trooper with 30 years service. He drove a school bus for the Raleigh County Board of Education for 10 years.

He and his wife, Frieda are members of the Clifftop Baptist Church on Airport Road at Beaver.

His most important service was his ministry and service to God. He pastored at Sweeneysburg Baptist Church for several years and also at the New Haven Baptist Church in Cool Ridge. He also evangelized with a group of WV State Troopers who traveled around West Virginia and surrounding states witnessing and preaching to many people.

He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Six brothers, Johnny, Orville, Junior, Bob and two infant boys and one sister, Beulah Greene preceded him in death.

Survivors include his loving and faithful wife of 60 years, Frieda Mae Garrett Dickson and many relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be at noon on Friday, July 19, 2013, at Tyree Funeral Home in Oak Hill with Pastor John Ed Lilly officiating. Burial will be at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent at www.tyreefuneralhome.com

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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