The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


November 25, 2012

Obituaries — Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012


Luther Siler III

Luther Siler III, 64, husband of Diana Siler, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

Born Nov. 16, 1948, in Welch, WV, Luther was the son of the late Luther Siler, Jr., and Dorothy Cook Siler.

He was a graduate of West Virginia Institute of Technology in Montgomery, WV, where he was a founding member of Rho Epsilon Beta Fraternity, a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired in 1987 as a director for the Island Creek Coal Company. Luther was a loving husband, father and grandfather and he dedicated his life to his family.

Along with his wife Diana, he is survived by his daughters, Jennifer (Christopher) Tapia of Lexington, Katherine (Patrick) Rupinen of Frankfort, and his grandchildren, Andrew, Allison and Alexander Tapia of Lexington and Patrick and Molly Rupinen of Frankfort.

Services will be Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 10:30 a.m. at Kerr Brothers-Harrodsburg Road by Deacon Mike Rupinen. Burial will follow in the Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 8 Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Disabled American Veterans of Kentucky, 3336 Buckhorn Drive, Lexington, KY 40515, or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 21903, Lexington, KY 40522.

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