The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


May 26, 2013

Obituaries — Sunday, May 26, 2013


Cecil Lacy Grimmett Sr.

HINTON — Cecil Lacy Grimmett, Sr., 76, of Hinton, died Thursday, May 23, 2013, at his home following a short illness.

Born October 10, 1936, in Hinton, he was the son of the late Frank and Lula Gill Grimmett.

Mr. Grimmett was a mechanic and dairy farmer. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and was a lifelong resident of Summers County.

He was preceded in death by a son, Cecil Lacy Grimmett, Jr., one brother, Billy Grimmett, and five sisters, Rhoda Bennett, Betty Wallace, Thelma Ward, Joy Patterson and Nannie Baker.

Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Wilma Hawks Grimmett. Four sons, Kenneth Grimmett and wife Sara of Pembroke, VA, Baxter Grimmett and wife Roberta of Greenville, and Robert and Charlie Grimmett, both of Hinton. Two daughters, Nellie Ewing and husband Rick of Hilldale and Vickie Gill and husband John of Talcott. Eighteen grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews as well as an adopted son, Emery Gill, also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial will follow in Restwood Memorial Gardens in Hinton. Friends may call from 12 p.m. until time of services on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences and guest register at

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV.

D. Wayne Hackett

SUMMERS COUNTY — D. Wayne Hackett, 94, of Summers County died May 21, 2013.

Private services will be at a later date.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton.

Jack D. Harris

BELLWOOD — Jack D. Harris, 90, of Bellwood, died Monday afternoon, May 20, 2013.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 26, at Wallace & Wallace Chapel in Rainelle, with Pastor Bennie Kenney officiating. Burial will follow at Orient Hill Cemetery, Orient Hill. Friends may call from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace of Rainelle.

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