The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


July 10, 2013

Obituaries — Thursday, July 11, 2013


Richard Eugene Wood

Richard Eugene Wood, 85, of Glen Jean, died July 9, 2013.

Graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5250 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley.

There will be no visitation.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by High Lawn Funeral Home Chapel, Oak Hill.

Randolph ‘Red’ Zimmerman

Randolph “Red” Zimmerman, 61, of Hico, died July 3, 2013, at Cabell-Huntington Hospital due to complications for a recent illness.

Born Dec. 5, 1951, in Hico, he was the son of the late Robert and Betty Zimmerman. He also was preceded in death by a brother, David Zimmerman, and father-in-law, Dan Nutter.

Randy served in the United States Army in the early 1970s.

He was also a 30-year volunteer at the Fayetteville Methodist Church Food Pantry in Fayetteville and well known within the community for always helping others in need. Randy loved gardening, listening to country music, NASCAR, and his pets.

Surviving: his loving, devoted wife of 39 years, Reda Zimmerman; sons, Randy Zimmerman and wife Jennifer of Hico, Terrance Zimmerman and wife Sara of Meridianville, Ala. and Gunnery Sergeant Robert Zimmerman (USMC) and wife Andrea of Okinawa, Japan; grandchildren, Tyler, Madisyn, Katelyn, Lauren, Matthew, Juliet, Mackenzi, Cadence, and Evie Faye; brother, Rick Zimmerman and wife Chris of Hico; sisters, Nancy Compton of Fayetteville, Cynda Gill of Bartonsville, Pa., Rose Carte and husband Richard of Hico, Jeanie Cole and husband Danny of Hico, Diane White of Hilltop and Melody Simms and husband Scott of Hico; aunt, Charlene Crist and husband Clarence of Ansted; uncle, Willo Foster and wife Barbara of Ohio; mother-in-law, Betty Nutter of Canvas; family friend, Amanda Ramsey of Craigsville; many nieces, nephews, special friends, and his special canine companion “Bud.”

Funeral services were July 7 at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Ansted with Pastor Kenny Hayes, Pastor Bob Piotrowski, and Rev. Freddie Parkins officiating. Burial followed at Legg Family Cemetery on Stringtown Road in Hico.

Condolences may be sent to Reda Zimmerman, 1793 Stringtown Road, Hico, WV 25854.

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