The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


April 11, 2014

Obituaries — Friday, April 11, 2014


Wesley Miles Dahmer

FRANKFORD — Wesley Miles Dahmer, 80 of Frankford, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at home.

Wesley was born on June 24, 1933 in Frankford, to the late Ressie Hess and Maxie Ollie Bryant Dahmer.

He was a self-employed farmer and an Army Veteran.

Other than his parents, Wesley was preceded in death by sisters, Wyonia Dahmer and Beatrice Collins; brothers, Willie and Robert Dahmer.

Survivors include Nephew, David Dahmer and niece Darla Phillips who were his caregivers; other nieces and nephews, Dorothy Loudermilk, Dawne Dahmer, Robin Haynes, Megan Judy and Amanda Rider; great nieces and nephews, Amber, Cali, Gabrielle and Trebor.

Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, with Pastor Ron Miller officiating. Burial will follow at the Rosewood Cemetery with Military Rites.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.

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Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Donald Earl ‘Donnie’ Farley Jr.

Donald Earl  “Donnie” Farley Jr., 58, of Beckley, passed away Monday, April 7, 2014 at Bowers Hospice House following a short illness.

Born August 27, 1955 in Beckley, he was the son of the late Donald Earl Farley Sr. and Margaret Ann Jones Farley of Beckley.

Donnie worked as an auto mechanic for many years. He was a crew member for a pro stock drag car which he loved very much. He was also an avid racing and CB enthusiast, known by many as “Patches”. 

Survivors include his brother, David Farley and wife Kim of Beckley; sister, Cathy Tygrett of Hurricane, W.Va.; nieces and nephews, Casey and Holley Tygrett of Illinois, Hillary and husband Chris Gore of Virginia, Cameron Farley and wife Farrah of Elkins, Sonni and husband Dale Cox; great nieces and nephews, Landon Cox, Bailey Tygrett, Maddison Cox, Carter Gore, Adalyn Gore, Breckston Farley. Many friends are left to cherish his memory.

Graveside services and burial will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Oak Grove Cemetery, with Pastor Jeff Perdue officiating.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Dr., Beckley, WV 25801.

On line condolences may be left at www.calfeefh. com

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.

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