The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


May 23, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, May 23, 2013



Gary Lavon Boley

Gary Lavon Boley, 73, of Victor, died May 15, 2013, at CAMC - General Division in Charleston.

Born March 28, 1940, in Nicholas County, he was the son of the late Denver and Sarah Tully Boley.

He was an elder in the Ansted Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. This was the focus of Gary’s life.

He left the Hico area when he graduated from high school and spent most of his working life in the Cleveland, Ohio, area. Some of those years were spent owning and managing Gary’s Transmission Shop in Berea, Ohio. He finished his working years as a school bus driver in Strongsville, Ohio, and Fayette County.

Gary married Marjorie Mitch in 1958. This union bore two children. After Marge’s death, he married Chandos Casteen Boley.

Surviving: his wife, Chandos Smith Casteen Boley; daughter, Laura Snowberger and husband Bob of Strongsville, Ohio; son, Gary Boley Jr. of Cleveland, Ohio; brother, Timothy Boley of Hico; sister, Sharon Chaney of Strongsville, Ohio; stepchildren, Larry, Leonard and Brenda Casteen; grandchildren, Jacob and Joe Snowberger; and great-grandchildren, Landen and Dayton Snowberger.

Mr. Boley was cremated. A memorial service was held May 18 at Kingdom Hall in Mount Lookout, with Speaker Keniman Belcher officiating.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.


Scott Allen Carmichael

Scott Allen Carmichael, 43, of Lookout, died May 13, 2013, at Plateau Medical Center, Oak Hill, following a long illness.

Born July 10, 1969, in Beckley, he was a disabled FEMA inspector and instructor, and attended the Hilton Village Baptist Church.

Surviving: his parents, Wallis Franklin Carmichael and Ann Virginia (Hefner) Carmichael of Lookout; a daughter, MacKenzie Lenn Carmichael of Piney View; and brothers, Michael and Stephen Carmichael, both of Lookout.

Funeral service was May 18 the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Rainelle, with Pastor Eric Keister officiating. Burial followed in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville.

Donations of sympathy may be made to the Hilton Village Baptist Church, P.O. Box 166, Lansing, WV 25862.

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Rainelle.

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