The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 22, 2012

Obituaries — Monday, Oct. 22, 2012


Irene Corley

Irene Corley, 96, of Daniels, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012.

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

Charles Wesley Dorsey

Charles Wesley Dorsey, age 64, of White Oak, WV, passed away on Thursday, October 18, 2012, at the Beckley VA Medical Center.

Born on November 11, 1947, in Beaver, WV, he was the son of the late James Dorsey and Edith Epperly Dorsey.

Mr. Dorsey was employed at Glade Springs with 22 years of service in the maintenance department and was a former employee of WV American Water Company. He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict serving in the U.S. Army.

Mr. Dorsey graduated from Shady Spring High School and had attended Beckley College. 

He was preceded in death by a brother, Tommy Dorsey, his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Irene and Arnold Redden.

Those survivors left to cherish his memory include his wife of 37 years, Emma Redden Dorsey, a son, Thad Dorsey and his wife Terran of Shady Spring, a daughter Tarrah Trump and her husband Joe of Shady Spring.

Six grandchildren, Megan Trump, Felicity Cadle, Brinleigh Bailey, Delaney Trump, Jeremy Trump, and Evan Dorsey.

He was a wonderful grandfather to his grandchildren. Also surviving are four sisters, Donna Hicks and her husband Donald of Cabot, Arkansas, Patty Hootman and her husband Jack of Cocoa, Florida, Paula Volpie and her husband Joe of Columbus, Ohio, and Pamela Smith and her husband Jimmy of Crab Orchard. Two special friends, Bill and Larry Smith.

Funeral services will be conducted to Celebrate The Life Of Charles Wesley Dorsey on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at 1 p.m. at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel with Rev. Delmas Wolfe officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.

Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m.

Pallbearers will be Thad Dorsey, Adam Redden, Joe Trump, Donnie Plumley, Brian Phillips, and David Williams.

Online condolences may be sent to our guestbook at

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

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