The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


September 16, 2013

Obituaries — Monday, Sept. 16, 2013


David E. Raines

LINDSIDE — David E. Raines, 46 of Lindside, passed away Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013.

Online condolences may be made at

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Wickline Funeral Home of Lindside.

Leonard R. Wood

FAYETTEVILLE — Leonard R. Wood, 91, of Fayetteville, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013, at home following an extended illness.

Born February 22, 1922, at Dempsey, WV, he was a son of the late Dallas William and Sarah Eileen Robinett Wood.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Eldridge B. Wood.

Mr. Wood had attended the Lansing Baptist Church in Lansing and was an Army Veteran of WWII and a Lifetime Member of the Fayetteville American Legion Post 149. He had built several homes in the Fayette County area and was a coal miner and a bridge superintendent.

Survivors include his wife Laura Wood; three children, Linda Ramsey and her husband Eddie, Bruce Wood and his wife, Becky, Craig Wood and his wife Sonya; three grandchildren, Kimberly Wood, Greg Wood and Tara Sisk; two great-grandchildren, Emma Wood and Ethan Sisk; one brother, Lavern Wood; one sister, Nannie Lee Hundley; several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville, with Pastor Kenny Hayes officiating. There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to Hospice of Southern WV, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802.

For those wishing to express their condolences to the Wood family, you may do so by visiting our website at

Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, will be assisting the family.

Shirley Ann Wright

Shirley Ann Wright, 75, of Glen Daniel, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.

Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday, Sept. 18, in the Arnett Chapel, Arnett, with Pastor Larry Kinder and singer Charlie Shelton. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Mausoleum, Prosperity. Visitation for immediate family will be at 5 p.m., and visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Armstrong Funeral Home is serving the family.

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