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Obituaries

FRANK FULLERTON

Frank David Fullerton, 73, of Glen Dale, WV, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at home surrounded by family. He was born July 18, 1946, a son of the late Frank Dameron and Bertha L. (Wetzel) Fullerton. Dave is survived by his loving wife, of 52 years, Penny (Meyers) Fullerton; two ...

JOAN GAINER

Joan Gainer, 88, of Wheeling, W.Va. died Sunday, February 16, 2020 in Wheeling Hospital. She was born March 19, 1931, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late George F. and Marguerite Chute Merge. She was Catholic by faith and worked for L.S. Good Department Store in Wheeling. She was a graduate ...

WILLIAM STEWART

William James Stewart, 75 of Follansbee, WV, died on Sunday at Acuity Specialty Hospital, Weirton, WV. Cremation arrangements are under the director and care of the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV.

PATRICIA McGUIRE

Patricia McGuire, 88 of Sistersville, WV died Monday, February 17, 2020 at her home. A longtime resident of Powhatan Point, Ohio she was born April 26, 1931 a daughter of the late Ralph and Rose (Miller) Thomas in Ned, PA. Patricia was a Methodist by faith and a home maker. She loved her ...

DOROTHA BOYD

Dorotha Estella Edgemond Boyd, 79, passed away February 10, 2020, at Montefiore Center in Cleveland, Ohio. She was born to the late Dorotha Estella Standiford Edgemond and William Rose Edgemond on September 14, 1940, in Dallas Pike, WV, and graduated from Triadelphia High School in ...

EUGENE WALKER

Eugene Harold Walker, 80 of Follansbee, WV, died Sunday at WMC, Weirton, WV. Arrangements private at James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717.

LINDA PHILLIPS

Linda J. Phillips, 72, of Bellaire, OH died Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at her home. She was born July 20, 1947 in Bellaire, a daughter of the late Steve and Mildred McVicker Holub. Linda was retired from Martins Ferry Beauty Salon and a Methodist by faith. She was also a member of Bellaire ...

CHARLES RIGGS

Charles “Chuck” Edward Riggs, 43, of Wheeling, passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. He was born on July 30, 1976, in Wheeling son of Charles Wilson and Teresa Riggs. Chuck was a loving, devoted father and son and a faithful companion. His character and kindness was such that ...

BECKY CUMBERWORTH

Becky Cumberworth, 84, formerly of Cadiz, died Wednesday. Friends may call Friday from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz.

RUTH RAPER

Ruth Mildred Wolfe Raper, 92, resident of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. She was born on April 2, 1927 in Short Creek, WV, daughter of the late Wilford and Mildred Pratt Wolfe. Ruth was a 1945 graduate of Warwood High School, and was a former ...

ARLEEN VAN FOSSEN

Arleen Van Fossen, 68, of St. Clairsville, died Feb. 18. Visitation Friday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Toothman Funeral Home, St. Clairsville, where services will be Saturday at 11 a.m.

ADDA THORNTON

Adda Belle Thornburg Thornton, 92, of Elm Grove, WV, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, February 17, 2020. She was born July 6, 1927, in Ohio County, WV, daughter of the late Leon and Isabel Settel Thornburg. Adda was a graduate of Triadelphia High School & West ...

LOIS LEONARD

Lois Ann Leonard, 63, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Sunday, February 16, 2020. She was born February 4, 1957, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Roy and Jacqueline Hunt. She was Catholic by faith and a loyal employee of the Highland’s McDonalds. She was loved not only by her co-workers, but her ...

CAROL MANNING

Carol Manning, 75, of Wheeling, died February 12, 2020. Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling.

MERLE CHAPLIN

Marshall County dairy farmer Merle Lee Chaplin 83, of Moundsville, WV passed away Monday February 17, 2020 at home. He was born June 15, 1936 in Marshall County son of the late Dane and Virginia Richmond Chaplin. Chaplin was a member of the milk marketing Cooperative for over 50 years. ...

LAWRENCE “LARRY” PIKO

Lawrence “Larry” Emil Piko, 75, of Wheeling, died Saturday, February 15, 2020. Selflessness is defined as concern more with the needs and wishes of others than with one’s own. This statement epitomizes the life and legacy of Larry Piko. He approached life with an infectious smile, ...

BEVERLY WELLS

Beverly Mae Wells, 48 of Colliers, WV died on Tuesday at Weirton Medical Center. Viewing Thursday 11 am til service at 2 p.m. at the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV.

FRANCES “LYNN” GAMCIK

Frances “Lynn” Gamcik, 73 of Benwood, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV. She was born December 15, 1946 in Huntington, WV daughter of the late James and Anna Strank Taylor. Lynn was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Moundsville ...

ADDA THORNTON

Adda Belle Thornburg Thornton, 92, of Elm Grove, WV, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020. Friends will be received on Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Homes, 166 Kruger Street, Wheeling, WV (304-242-2311) where services will be held on Friday, ...

NICHOLAS COSENZA III

Nicholas Samuel Cosenza III, 62, of Weirton died Sunday, February 16, 2020. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at Saint Paul’s Roman Catholic Church.