The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


November 14, 2012

Obituaries - Thursday, November 15, 2012

Orville Barker Jr.

Orville Barker Jr., 66, of Hilltop, died Nov. 5, 2012, at home.

Born June 6, 1946, at Terry, he was the son of the late Orville and Myrtle Virginia Jeffery Barker. He also was preceded in death by his brothers, Billie E. Barker, Lester L. Barker, David W. Barker and Kenneth Ray Barker; and a sister, Bonnie S. McQuerry.

Mr. Barker was a retired self-employed carpenter.

Surviving: his sister, Betty L. Adkins and husband Lee of Garrettsville, Ohio; and his brother, Herbert Barker and wife Nancy of Racine, Ohio.

Funeral services were Nov. 8, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Rev. Danny Damron officiating. Burial followed at High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

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

Ronald Mark Chapman Jr.

Ronald Mark Chapman Jr., 38, of Mount Hope, died Oct. 31, 2012, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley.

Born Dec. 20, 1973, at Beckley, he was the son of Ronald Mark Chapman and his wife, Lisa, of Beckley, and Roberta Vipperman Clark and her husband, James, of Mount Hope.

Surviving, in addition to his parents: his wife, Renee Hall Chapman; children, Savannah Brooke Chapman and Zachary Jordan Brown, both of Mount Hope, Cheyenne Dakotalynn Chapman of Virginia, Devin Michael Hobart of Ohio and Peyton Olivia Chapman of Bolt; sisters, Evelyn Marie Dwier of Crab Orchard, April Dawn Chapman of Mount Hope, and Tabitha Rice of Crab Orchard; and brothers, John Chapman of Crab Orchard and James Chapman of Beckley.

Funeral services were Nov. 4, at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope, with Rev. Jerry Tyree officiating. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

John D. Hart

John D. Hart, 68, of New Vienna, Ohio, died Nov. 10, 2012, in the Highland District Hospital.

Born Oct. 9, 1944, in Ansted, he was the son of the late Arnold and Nettie Neff Hart. He also was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Hart, and sister, Norene Emogene Hart.

John was a graduate of Ansted High School.

He had worked and retired from DHL in Wilmington, Tecumseh Products, where he was a supervisor for 17 years, and worked for the Schwann food service.

John attended the Lee’s Creek Church of Christ.

He was a member of the Masonic Lodge 343 of Nevada, Ohio; the Elks Lodge 129 of Washington C.H., Ohio; and the Moose Lodge 1167 of Delaware, Ohio.

Surviving: his wife of 32 years, the former Kay Safford; his children, Dennis Dean Hart and Dennise Dawn Hart, both of Summersville, Vince Stineman of O’Fallon, Ill., and Angel (Mitch) Dials of Lewis Center; grandchildren, Aspen Prather, Denver Prather, and Emily Stineman; nine nieces and nephews; 16 great-nieces and nephews; one great-great-nephew; sisters, Ruth Hogg of Ansted, Joella Herbert of Fayetteville, and Patsy McGraw of Ansted; and brothers, George Hart of Landrum, S.C., and Allen (Felicia) Hart of Ansted.

Funeral service was Nov. 14, in Ebright Funeral Home, Frankfort, Ohio, with Rev. Dan Bill officiating.

In keeping with John’s wishes, following the funeral service, cremation took place.

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