The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


December 5, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, December 5, 2013


Margaret J. Deeds

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Margaret J. Deeds, 86 of Williamsburg, formerly of Summers County, died Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Va.

Arrangements are pending completion at Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton.

Sammy Eugene  Forinash

Sammy Eugene Forinash, age 68, of Glade Springs, Daniels, WV, went home to be with the Lord at his home on Saturday, November 30, 2013.

Born on August 18, 1945, in Beaver, WV, he was the son of the late Lyle Ward Forinash and Marie Lucas Forinash.

Mr. Forinash was the owner and operator of Flow Technologies in Daniels, WV. He was a graduate of Shady Spring High School and attended Virginia Tech for a degree in engineering. He served on the Mine Safety Board of Directors. Mr. Forinash had taught Karate at YMCA in Beckley, and also assisted with the Kids Basketball Training at the YMCA.

Mr. Forinash attended the Daniels Missionary Baptist Church on C&O Dam Road in Daniels.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a nephew, Sonny Edward Harrah Jr.

Those survivors left to cherish his memory include his wife of 39 years, Vicki Steele Forinash.

Two sons, Samuel Ryan Forinash and his wife Nicole Ashley, and two granddaughters Grace Ann and Eden Isla of Wilmington, NC, Aaron Nolan Forinash and his fiancée Lealani Ai of Matthews, NC.

A brother, Johnnie Ward Forinash and his wife Melissa of Daniels, WV, and their children, Johnnie Jr. of Beckley, Jeffrey and his wife Dana of New Jersey, and Annette and her husband Todd Skaggs and children of Charlotte, NC.

Three sisters, Linda Sue Johnson and her children of Daniels, Todd and his wife Amber of Shady Spring, Lisa and her husband Robert Thompson and children of Daniels, and Sonya and her husband Allen Forren and children of Shady Spring; Kathy Lewis and her husband Kenny of Beckley and their son Kenny Lewis Jr., Betty Jane Harrah of Daniels, and her daughter Crystal Calvert and her husband Gregory and children of Daniels.

A memorial service will be conducted to Celebrate the Life of Sammy Forinash on Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 4 p.m. at the Daniels Missionary Baptist Church, 152 C&O Dam Road, Daniels, WV, with Pastor Jack Thomas and Rev. Howard Wilburn from North Carolina officiating. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the services on Thursday at the church. In memory of Mr. Forinash, in lieu of flowers, please bring to the church a canned food item for the needy. Sammy always wanted to help others, and during this holiday season a food drive would have pleased him very much.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry. net.

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.

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