The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 28, 2012

Obituaries — Friday, Dec. 28, 2012


Charles E. Mahan

FAYETTEVILLE — Charles Edgar Mahan IV, 59, of Fayetteville, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012, at home.

He was born on April 20, 1953, at Oak Hill, the son of the late Frank Kerr Mahan and Bettie Bomar Wood Mahan.

Mr. Mahan was President of Fayette County National Bank.

He attended the Fayetteville Presbyterian Church. He attended Virginia Episcopal School in Lynchburg, VA, St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinsburg, NC, and WV Tech in Montgomery. Previously he had worked at the Raleigh Register-Herald as a printer. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and hiking.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Kerr Mahan, Jr. He was the last of the Mahan family in the Fayetteville area. 

Survivors include his aunt, Joann F. Wood of Sealevel, NC; and ten cousins: Talbot “Hank” Selby of Richmond, VA; Sarah Selby Kelly of Washington, DC; Barbara Selby Wells of Fort Myers, FL; Marjorie Selby Jurek of Raleigh, NC; Elizabeth Selby McCarthy of Raleigh, NC; David Ray Wood of Morehead, NC; Thomas Burneson Wood of Harkers Island, NC; Kerr W. Crosby of Morgantown, WV; Wade H. Mahood of Orlando, FL; and Charles M. Mahood of Fayetteville, WV.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2012, in the chapel mausoleum at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, WV, with Pastor Jackie Pittman officiating.  There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fayette County Humane Society, PO Box 955, Fayetteville, WV 25840.

For those wishing to express their condolences to Mr. Mahan’s family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.

Charles Franklin Pack Sr.

Charles Franklin Pack Sr., 75, born in Wauford, West Virginia, on September 8, 1937, passed away on December 24, 2012. He was a Baptist and served in the U.S. Army.

He was the son of the late Cletis and Betty Pack and the late Eunice Shrewsberry Rushbrook. Also preceding him in death is his brother, William David Meadows; sisters, Mary Hogge and Jewell Pack; daughters, Carolyn McBryde and Betty Joy Clarke; grandsons, Richard Pack, Justin Knott and Andrew Pack.

Left to cherish his memory are his siblings, Elocie (Dick) Rush, Bonnie (Barney) White, Harold (Linda) Pack, Eric (Brenda) Pack, Thurman (Becky) Pack, Henry Pack and Cletis (Becky) Pack; children, Linda McCormick, Wanda Pack, Phyllis (Bill) Hudson, Paul (Jennifer) Pack, Frank Pack Jr., Roger (Cristina) Pack, Randy Pack, Kim (Randy) Wolfe, and Anthony Pack; thirty-four grandchildren and thirty-one great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial will be 1 p.m. Saturday, December 29, 2012, at the Roles Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Friends may gather at the cemetery at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.

The children want to thank all the aunts and uncles for all they have done. A special thank you to Uncle Henry for many years of helping take care of Dad.

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

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