The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 16, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Sept. 16, 2013


George W. ‘Pete’ Kishpaugh

LEWISBURG — George W. “Pete” Kishpaugh, 69, of Lewisburg passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013, at Greenbrier Manor after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Siler, KY, on January 26, 1944, he was the son of the late Albert and Nannie Kishpaugh.

Pete recently retired from Fisher Auto Parts after 17 years of service. He was a member of the Lewisburg Baptist Church. He enjoyed driving the church van to pick up and deliver children to church services. In Pete’s spare time he enjoyed fishing, golfing and spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Lonnie.

Pete is survived by his wife Lovey of 51 years; a daughter Judy (Satch) Whitt of Frankford, son Jeff of King, NC; grandsons, Dustin Whitt of Morgantown and Ryan and Jared Whitt of Frankford; stepmother, Marjorie Kishpaugh of Middlesboro, KY; brothers, Carl (Judy), Ken (Elizabeth), Harold (Rosetta), all of Frankes, KY, and Danny (Keri) of Clairfield, TN; sisters, Juanita (Dennie) Wilson of Oregon, OH, Janetta (Curt) Gibson of Pineville, KY, Rosetta (Willard) of Pineville, KY, and Cathy (Butch) Loveday of Clairfield, TN.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. on September 18, 2013, at the Lewisburg Baptist Church with Pastor Jonathan Comer officiating. Burial will follow at the Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg.

Friends may call on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lewisburg Baptist Church.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

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Herbert ‘Herb’ Lester

OCEANA — Herbert “Herb” Lester, 76, of Oceana, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.

Memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Oceana Freewill Baptist Church with the Rev. Jackie Grimmett officiating. He will be cremated. Friends may gather with the family from 6 p.m. until time of service Tuesday at the church.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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

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