The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


January 8, 2013

Obituaries — Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013


Evelyn H. Perry

Evelyn Harrison Perry, 91, of Dry Hill Road, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2013.

Condolences may be sent to the family’s guestbook at

Arrangements by Melton Mortuary Inc., Beckley.

George Shockley ‘Shock’ Prillaman

OCEANA — George Shockley “Shock” Prillaman, 69, of Oceana, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.

In keeping with his wishes he was cremated and a celebration of his life will be 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at the American Legion Hall, Mullens.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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

Sybil Lee Rose

HINTON — Sybil Lee Rose, 77, of Hinton, formerly of Wyoming County, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

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

Stanley Rosiek

OAK HILL — Our much loved dad, grandpa and great-grandpa, Stanley Rosiek , 89, of Oak Hill, WV, died on Saturday, January 5, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill.

Born December 26, 1923, at Carlisle, W.Va., he was the son of the late Anthony “Tony” and Catherine Uryga Rosiek.

He was a retired coal miner for New River Company.

Mr. Rosiek was a member of the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill. He was a member of the UMWA, AARP, American Legion Post 32, Beckley, and a life member of Amvets Post 21, Detroit Mich.

A U.S. Navy veteran, he served during World War II.

His wife of 63 years, Wanda Josephine Duboski Rosiek, preceded him in death on June 18, 2012. He was also preceded by a son, Michael “Mickey” Wayne Rosiek, daughter-in-law, Debbie Rosiek, two grandsons, one granddaughter, three brothers, Walter, John and Leon Rosiek, and four sisters, Helen C. Hess, Angeline Zaleski, Catherine Shamblin and Ann Novak.

Those left to cherish his memory include two daughters, Paula Jo Prostrollo of Oak Hill and Karen Jean Todaro and husband, Ben, of Oak Hill, three sons, Jeff Alan Rosiek of Tampa, Fla., Richard Keith “Ricky” Rosiek of Oak Hill and Stanley Edward Rosiek Jr. and wife, Janet, of Charleston, eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He will be greatly missed.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 12 noon on Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Oak Hill, with Father Paul Yuenger officiating. Entombment will be at High Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Oak Hill, with military graveside rites by Oak Hill VFW Post #3110.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the church.

Family members will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School, 123 Elmore Street, Oak Hill, WV 25901.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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