The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


September 19, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, Sept. 19 2013

Charlotte Bocook

Charlotte Ruggles Bocook, 94, of Fayetteville, died Sept. 13, 2013, at Hidden Valley Nursing Home, Oak Hill.

Born June 10, 1919, at Winona, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Laura Morris Ruggles. She also was preceded in death by her husband, David Hamilton Bocook; and her son, David William Bocook.

Mrs. Bocook was a homemaker.

Surviving: her daughters, Debbie (Bobby) Green of Fayetteville and Sandra (Cecil) Lowry of Napa Valley, Calif.; granddaughters, Michelle Lynn (George) Buehler of Elizabethtown, Ky., and Hollie (Thomas) Beckwith of Lexington Park, Md., Barbara Barnhart of Jackson, Calif., Karen Canzoneri of San Mateo, Calif., Amy Neilsen of Laguna, Calif., and Jennifer Carruthers of San Mateo, Calif.; many great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Private graveside services were held Sept. 15 at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.

Online condolences may be sent at

Memorials may be made in her memory to Alzheimer’s Association WV Chapter, 1111 Lee St. E., Charleston, WV 25301;; 1-800-491-2717.

Arrangements by Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.


William Frazer Epperhart

William Frazer Epperhart, 62, of Indian Creek, died Sept. 13, 2013, from a courageous battle with black lung.

Born Sept. 28, 1950, in Oak Hill, he was the son of the late Edward Clayton Epperhart Sr. and Thelma Faye McMillion Epperhart. He also was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Ann Epperhart, and a brother, Johnny Epperhart.

Mr. Epperhart retired from Cline Resources after 36 years of service. He was a lifelong member of the UMWA Local 9177.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, working on automobiles and being with his family and friends.

Surviving: his daughter, Tina Marie Epperhart; a grandson, William Bailey Fritz III; brothers, Robert Adams and wife Wilma Jean, Edward Epperhart Jr., and David Epperhart and wife Linda, all of Fanrock, Larry Epperhart and wife Teresa of Kopperston, and Timmy and Jimmy Epperhart of Fanrock; sisters, Elizabeth Neely and husband Ray of Columbus, Ohio, Norma Jean Jackson of Nashville, Tenn., Carol Sue Short of Brier Creek, Brenda Morgan of Fanrock, Betty Holleman and husband Paul of Indian Creek, and Linda Vance and husband Tommy of Fanrock; and special friends, Kermit and Louise Justice.

Funeral services were Sept. 16 at Calfee Funeral Service Chapel, with the Rev. Ralph Whitten officiating. Interment followed at Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Bowers Hospice House, PO Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service, Pineville.

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