The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


December 26, 2012

Obituaries - Thursday, December 27, 2012


Charles E. Mahan

Charles E. Mahan, of Fayetteville, died Dec. 23, 2012, at home.

 Arrangement are incomplete at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville.

Marvin Ray Rogers

Marvin Ray Rogers, 56, of Ansted, died at his residence Dec. 22, 2012.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at the old Gus Rule family cemetery on Upper Horseshoe Road at Ramsey, with Rev. Freddie Parkins officiating. Burial will follow there in the cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace of Ansted.

Robert A. Shuff

Robert A. Shuff, 77, of Ames Heights, died Dec. 17, 2012, following a short illness.

Robert was born July 3, 1935, in Lansing, the son of the late Clyde Shuff and Russie Pike Shuff.

Robert was a retired roof bolter for the coal mine industry and a past employee of Class Six River Runners.

Surviving: his loving wife, Norma of Ames Heights; a daughter, Sonja Horrocks of Water Town, N.Y.; a son, Robert Kevin Shuff of Crawley; a brother, John Shuff of Lansing; grandchildren, Jesse Horrocks, Toni Hiatt, and Audrey Shuff; and great-grandchildren, Rebecca, Aylan and Levi.

Graveside service was Dec. 23 at Lansing Cemetery in Lansing, with Pastor Kenny Hayes officiating. Burial followed in the cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to

Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home of Ansted.

Ronnie Zane Williams

Ronnie Zane Williams, 65, of Maple Fork, died Dec. 21, 2012.

A memorial service will be at a later date.

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

Kevin Wayne Wilson

Kevin Wayne Wilson, 48, of Beckley, died Dec. 6, 2012.

Born Nov. 23, 1964, in Montgomery, he was the son of Nancy Jean Steverson and the late David Louis Wilson Sr. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Kelly E. and Myrtle Wilson; maternal grandparents, Bettes A. and Georgie Wall; brother, Keith Wilson; sister, Lydia Ann Wilson; and uncles, Thomas A. Wall and Harold Allen Wall.

Kevin liked music, playing the guitar, camping, fishing, and loved animals.

Surviving: his mother, Nancy J. Steverson of Beckley; brother, David Wilson Jr. of Atlanta, Ga.; aunt, Peggy Blankenship of Atlanta, Ga.; uncles, Bettes Lee Wall of Oak Hill and Raymond Wall of Topeka, Kan.; niece, Amber Wilson of Atlanta, Ga.; nephews, Dustin Wilson of Atlanta, Ga., and Jeremy Wilson of Long Beach, Calif.; and cousins, Kelly Dorsett of Atlanta, Ga., and Briggette Moore of Atlanta, Ga.

Services were Dec. 21, at Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley, with Pastor Gene Miller officiating. Burial followed at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

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Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.

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