The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 20, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, May 20, 2013


Ray Earl Everts

ORLANDO — Ray Earl Everts, 81, of 2927 Rocky Fork Road, Orlando, WV, passed away at 11:05 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013, in the Wheeling Medical Center, following a brief illness.

He was born November 23, 1931, a son of the late Percy and Nellie Moore Everts.

On July 6, 1954, he married the former Lillian M. Evans, who survives.

Also surviving are three children: Cynthia Williams and husband, Gary, of Orlando, Russell Everts of Weston, and Patrick Everts of St. Clairsville, OH; three grandchildren: Amy Williams, and Alex and Sean Everts; and one great-grandson, Joshua Holstein.

He was preceded in death by one son, Ray Everts Jr.

Ray was a veteran of the Korean War, having served with the U.S. Army. After finishing his tours of duty, he remained a strong supporter of veteran affairs. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved gardening, reading, and word search puzzles. He will be sadly missed by his German Shepherd, Bandit.

Ray’s request for cremation has been honored and the family invites you to attend Ray’s Celebration of Life Service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at the Grace Fellowship Church in Orlando, where he will receive full military honors. In lieu of flowers, his family invites you to make a donation to the Ronald McDonald House of Morgantown, a children’s charity dear to the family. Donations may be made at or sent to 841 Country Club Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505.

The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service of 144 Hackers Creek Road, Jane Lew, is honored and privileged to serve the Everts family. Online condolences may be made at

Nancy Louise Hedrick

ORGAN CAVE — Nancy Louise Hedrick, 79, of Organ Cave, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013.

Funeral services for Miss Hedrick are to be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at the Salem Presbyterian Church with Pastor Clifford Stone officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive their family and friends one hour prior to services.

Please send online condolences by visiting

Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements.

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