Gerald (Jerry) Joseph Cawthon
Gerald (Jerry) Joseph Cawthon, 75, of Gassaway went home to be with his Lord, Friday October 24, 2014 at his residence.
He was born February 18, 1939 in Weston, WV the son of the late John (Ross) & Catherine Irene Duvall Cawthon. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Linda Cawthon, grandson, David Joseph Hart.
Jerry was a Inspector for WV Department of Highways, a member of Gassaway United Methodist Church, was a member of Gassaway Masonic Lodge #133, and was a member of the National Guard Reserve. Jerry had a great love of bluegrass music, and loved to play his mandolin for many to enjoy.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory is his wife, Vicki Catherine Burr Cawthon, son, Michael Cawthon (Carolyn) of Leatherwood, WV, daughters, Cathy Grogg (Larry) of Sutton, Alicia McLaughlin (Jon) of Chapel, Sharon Hines (Rocky) of Cowen, step-son, Travis Collins (Donna) of Weston, step-daughter, Amber Lunceford (Bill) of Webster Springs, sister, Barbara Gum of Weston, 14 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held 6:00 p.m. Friday October 31, 2014 at Gassaway United Methodist Church with the Rev. Stephen White officiating.
Family will receive friends from 3 to 6 pm before the service.
In lieu of flowers family suggest donations be made to: Hearts of Hope, 136 Lee St. Gassaway, WV 26624.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home is humbled to serve the Cawthon family.
Online condolences may be sent to: greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com
Danny Ray Varney
Danny Ray Varney passed away on October, 21 2014 at his residence in Gassaway, WV after a short illness.
Danny was born in Cabin Creek, WV on June 21, 1949 to the late Demmy I. Varney and Bayon (Butcher) Varney.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years Susan (Richardson) Varney, 2 daughters Dawn Whitesel (JD) of Gassaway and Schannon Dennison (Tom) of Chapel; three granddaughters, Tomi Dennison, Lexi & Braydan Whitesel; one grandson Dylan (Digger) Dennison, and 1 Baby Whitesel on the way; brother Billy
James Varney (Darlene) of Chapel; many nieces and nephews.
Danny graduated in 1967 from Gassaway High School. After graduation he joined the US Navy and is a Vietnam Veteran. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Gassaway; a retired rural letter carrier with the US Postal Service; lifetime hunter and sportsman, member of the Braxton County Executive Committee Eastern District.
He was a great and loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many. Danny always put GOD first, and then his family. Danny always liked helping his community where he belonged to several organizations throughout Braxton County.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 24, 2014 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Ministers Danny Lambey and Gene Miller officiated. Burial with military rites were held in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.
Friends called from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences were extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway
David Keith Reeder
David Keith Reeder, 60, of Summersville, passed away after a two year battle with cancer on Monday, October 20, 2014 at Salem Center, Salem, WV.
He was born in Lorain, Ohio on Dec. 10, 1953, the son of the late Jesse William and Annabelle Tingler Reeder. Also preceding him in death was his sister, Anna Faye Reeder.
Keith was a professional truck driver, carpenter and loved to sell cars. Keith loved selling and working on cars, he loved his friends and family and was a joy to be around. He will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving family, son; Julias Smith of Cleveland, OH, brother; Ronnie Reeder of Youngstown, OH., and sister; Teresa E. Hosey of Morgantown, several grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews, 3 aunts; and 2 great-nephews.
Funeral services were held at 1:00pm on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home,
Sutton, with Pastor Delmas Singleton officiating. Friends called after 12:00 at the funeral home.
Greene-Robertson Funeral Home was honored to be serving the Reeder family. Online condolences were sent to greene-robertsonfuneralhome.com
Jerome D. Roche
Jerome D. Roche, 75, of Heaters WV passed away at home Saturday October 18, 2014. He was born April, 17, 1939 in Boston Massachusetts to parents James and Gertrude Roche.
Jerome leaves behind his wife Alice Burroughs-Roche, whom he married January 9, 2001 in Arlington VA. He also leaves his step daughter Nancy Rose of Little Birch WV. In addition to his wife and daughter he leaves 3 Brother in-laws, Kirk Lane Burroughs of Heaters WV, Donald Burroughs of Heaters WV and Ronald Burroughs also of Heaters WV and a sister in-law Judy Burroughs of Exchange WV.
Jerome spent several years serving our country in the United States Army as a military policeman. He continued his career as a policeman and detective in Washington D.C. until he retired from law enforcement in 1988 with twenty years of service. Jerome loved his work as well as listening to country music and enjoying delicious foods and Ice cream.
Graveside services will be held at a later date. Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family at stockert-paletti.com
Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Roche family during this time.
Edith Dobbins, 86, of Gassaway went to be with her Lord on October 25, 2014 at her daughter’s residence, following a long illness.
She was born July 1, 1928 in Clay County.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Dobbins and two infant daughters.
She is survived by two daughters, Malisia Holmes (Junior) of Birch River and Margaret Bennett (Wade) of Gassaway; sons, Frankie Dobbins and Foster Dobbins both of Gassaway, Howard Dobbins and Jerry Dobbins (Tammy) both of Kentucky; five sisters, one brother. Also Cindy Stout of Gassaway and Debbie Dobbins of Kentucky; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Pastor Bryon Bukovesky officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Chapel.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.