The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


March 26, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, March 27, 2014

Richard Earl Eads

Richard Earl Eads, 66, died March 14, 2014.

Richard was born in Minden on Aug. 8, 1947, son of the late Walter I. and Hilda L. Eads.

He spent most of his life in Page.

He was a devout Christian of the Baptist faith.

He enjoyed fishing, woodworking and spending time with his family. He had retired from Cannelton, Ind. after a 30-year career in coal mining.

Surviving: his wife of almost 47 years, Ellen J Eads; his daughters, Christy Brenemen of Oak Hill and Renee (Pat) Burmer of Princeton; his brother, Walter I. (Edna) Eads of Lexington, Ky.; and many other relatives and friends.

Abiding by his wishes he was cremated and there will be no memorial services. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in Richard’s honor.

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Arrangements by Roselawn Funeral Home, Princeton.

Vickie Jo Lopinsky Fleming

Vickie Jo Lopinsky Fleming, 57, of Hilltop, died March 21, 2014, at her home after a short illness.

Born Dec. 17, 1956, at Oak Hill, she was the daughter of the late Henry Andrew and Frances Louise Graham Lopinsky. She also was preceded in death by a brother, Andrew Lopinsky, and a sister, Gencie Lopinsky.

She was employed by the Fayette County Board of Education as a cook at Fayetteville High School.

Vickie was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill.

Surviving: her husband, Ray K. Fleming; daughters, Kelly Schrader (Mark) of Oak Hill, Lisa Sullivan (Ricky) of Lochgelly, and Racheal Woods (Jimmy) of Hilltop; grandchildren, Ray A. Sullivan, Mattie Fleming, Paige Woods, Andrew Schrader, Dustin Woods and Derrick Sullivan; a great-grandchild, Noah Sullivan; her brothers and sisters, James Victor Lopinsky (Sandy) of Columbus,  Ohio, Emma Davis of Oak Hill, Frances Pemberton (Pee Wee) of Lochgelly, Paul Lopinsky and Michael Lopinsky (Jane), all of Madison Heights, Va., and Teddy Lopinsky (Jonna) of Huddleston, Va.; and many nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian burial was March 24 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill, with Father Carlos Melocoton Jr. officiating. Burial followed at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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