The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 4, 2006

Obituaries - Sunday, February 5, 2006

Steven Breck Amick

OAK GROVE, Va. — Steven Breck Amick, 53, of Oak Grove, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at his home following a long, courageous battle with cancer.

Born Sept. 11, 1952, at Oakland, Calif., he was the son of Carl and Loretta Thurmon Amick of Nimitz.

Upon graduation from West Virginia Institute of Technology in 1974, Mr. Amick served at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Va., for 31 years as an electrical engineer. He was an avid fisherman and an active member of the Dahlgren Yacht Club.

Besides his parents, he is survived by two brothers, Richard Amick of King George, Va., and Gene Amick and his wife, Janet, of Nimitz; a sister, Ronda Bachar and her husband, Doug, of Morgantown; four nieces, Sarah Amick, Rachel Amick, Amanda Bachar and Cheryl Bachar; and two nephews, Jacob Amick and Jared Amick.

Service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bluestone Baptist Church, Jumping Branch, with Pastor Bill Fox officiating.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors, Hinton.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested for the Mary Washington Home Health and Hospice, 5012 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22407.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements by Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors, Hinton.

Billiejean Martha Ayers

RAINELLE — Billiejean Martha Ayers, 51, of Rainelle, passed away Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at her home.

Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

Samuel Coy Brakefield

Samuel Coy Brakefield, 82, of Princewick, passed away Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at a Beckley area hospital following a long illness.

Born Nov. 23, 1923, at Stonega, Va., he was the son of the late Dee and Carrie Rock Brakefield.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two bro-thers, Bill Brakefield and Ross Brakefield; and an infant sister.

Coy accepted Jesus as his Savior and was of the Baptist faith. He was a graduate of Stoco High School at Lego and Beckley College.

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