The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 28, 2013

Obituaries — Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013

Larry Clark Arbogast Jr.

OCEANA — Larry Clark Arbogast Jr., 30, of Oceana, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 24, 2013.

He was born November 6, 1982, in Glen Dale, W.Va., the son of Larry Clark Arbogast Sr. of Bluff City, Tenn., and Tammy Marie Bogart Bailey of Lynco, W.Va.

Larry was a member of the Oceana Volunteer Fire Department and an EMT with Jan Care and STAT Ambulance services.

Survivors include his loving wife of five years Kristy Marie Blankenship Arbogast of Oceana; two children Caleb Allen and Madison Brooke Arbogast of the home; stepfather Gary Lee Bailey of Lynco; stepmother Delores Ann Arbogast of Bluff City, Tenn.; a sister Nicole (Joshua) Lester of Norfolk, Va.; a sister-in-law Pamela (Carl) Honaker of Clear Fork; two stepsisters Holly (Steven) Trent of Alderson and Farrah (Mark) Doolittle of Melbourne, Fla.; brother-in-law Scotty (Erica) Blankenship of Clear Fork; stepbrother Brandon Bailey of Shady Spring; grandmothers Hattie Arbogast of Elkins and Lettie Hodge of N.C.; nieces and nephews Cloe and Kinlee Lester, Jacob “Jake,” Hannah, Aibgal and Lauren Blankenship, Kameron Sanders, Conner Dillon, Kahne and Charlie Trent, Kholton Bailey, Belle Dickens, Breedon and Braydon Doolittle; several aunts and uncles and a host of other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 29, 2013, at the Lillyhaven Baptist Church with Rev. Kenny Bogart officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, W.Va.

Friends may gather with the family from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 27, 2013, at the church.

Pallbearers will be Nicole and Joshua Lester, Fire Department and EMS members.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.

John Kevin Carte

CAMDEN-ON-GAULEY — John Kevin Carte, 38, of Camden-on-Gauley died Thursday,  Sept. 26, 2013.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, in the Walnut Grove Cemetery at Strange Creek with Pastor Linn Schiefer officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the family would be appreciated.

The Waters Funeral Chapel in Summersville is in charge of arrangements.

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