John Wayne Cantrell
John Wayne Cantrell, 59, of Sabraton, passed away July 10, 2016 at home, in his sleep.
He was born September 7, 1956 at Gassaway.
John had a great sense of humor. He was a natural artist and an avid outdoorsman. He loved running the hills of West Virginia and up and down the Elk River. He travelled across the country and loved adventure.
He was preceded in death by his father, Overton Lee “Obie” Cantrell.
John is survived by son, John Wayne Cantrell II of Morgantown; mother, Letha White Cantrell of Gassaway; sister, Nancy Cantrell-Byrd of Westover; brother, Steven Lee Cantrell of Ft. Bragg, NC; companion, Melodie Hatch of Sabraton.
Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, July 16 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway with Pastor Allen Legg officiating. Burial will be in the Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway.
Visitation will be two hours prior to service.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Johnny Dale Drake
Johnny Dale Drake, 69, of O’Brion Creek, Duck, died July 10, 2016 at Clay Health Care Center, Big Otter.
He was born May 14, 1947 in Clay County a son of the late Dora Boggs Morris and Lloyd Johnny Drake.
He was a lifelong resident of Clay County and a loving, caring member of his family and community.
He enjoyed gardening, cooking, animals, hunting and spending time with his friends reminiscing about the good old days.
He is survived by two sisters, three brothers, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many cousins.
Thanks to John Morris for all the care and help for the family for many years.
Thanks to Clay Health Care Center for taking good care of him.
He is lovingly missed but fondly remembered by his family, friends and neighbors.
Johnny’s body was cremated.
A memorial graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, July 16 at the Rollyson Cemetery, O’Brion with Pastor Gene Copen officiating.
Condolences may be extended to the family at www.roachfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.