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 Ivan “Buck” Turner, 84, of Cabins, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at his home.

 Born July, 7 1937, in Onego, W.Va., he was a son of the late Ted Turner and Zona Mae (Davis) Turner.

 In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Herman Turner and Roosevelt Turner.

 Buck is survived by his wife of 44 years, Carolyn S. (Reed) Turner; one daughter, Connie (Brent) Wimer of Onego; two sons, Jeremy (Rebecca) Turner of Lahmansville, W.Va., and Billy Reed and fiancé Debbie Burns of Maysville, W.Va.; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; one sister, Dorothy Warner of Onego; three brothers, Bruce “Pete” (Helen) Turner of Cabins, Joe (Mary) Turner of Onego, and Jake Turner of Bloomery, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

 Buck retired from William A. Hazel Construction, Chantilly Va. He enjoyed spending time with his family and his dog Newton. Buck loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. 

 To honor Buck’s wishes, his body was cremated. A celebration of life service was Saturday afternoon at South Branch Baptist Church, Petersburg, W.Va., with Pastor Matt Perrine and Pastor Coleman Clark officiating. 

 Memorials may be made to the family c/o Carolyn Turner, 73 Dolly Road, Cabins, WV 26855. 

 Arrangements were by Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg. Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

 Howard Raymond Cheshire Jr., 78, of Patterson Creek Road, Burlington, W.Va., died Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at the Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.

 Born May 30, 1943, in Romney, W.Va., he was a son of the late Howard “Sam” and Velma (Rotruck) Cheshire. He also was preceded in death by one great-grandson, Carter Cheshire; four brothers; an infant and Roy, Jerry and Harry Cheshire; and two sisters, Patricia “Pinky” Cheshire and Sandra Wilfong.

 Mr. Cheshire grew up in Mineral County, W.Va., working hard on his family farm. He retired from American Woodmark as a cabinet maker. He also helped his Uncle Ted at his slaughterhouse in Hampshire County and worked in the apple orchards.

 “Junior” as he was known to family and friends, loved spending time in the outdoors, with his greatest passion being hunting, especially in turkey and buck season. He enjoyed caring for his gardens and farm animals and especially loved his little dog “Molly.” He enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 Surviving is his wife of 55 years, Lillie “Virginia” (Keplinger) Cheshire; his children, Michael “Mike” Cheshire and Janie of Lahmansville, W.Va. and Lisa Lambert and husband Keith of Romney; four grandchildren, Michael Cheshire, Harmoni Annadale, Heavenli Fleming and Tyler Lambert and 10 great-grandchildren, Trae Hartwell, Mchilee, Kayden, Otto and Aubree Cheshire, Trinity Moyers, Layla Miller and Lennox, Sage and Emmett Lambert. Also surviving is a brother, Billy Cheshire and six sisters, Ruby Leatherman, Darlene Newhouse, Diane McAvoy, Ruth Leatherman, Marg Rotruck and Mary Lou Rotruck and several nieces and nephews.

 At Mr. Cheshire’s request, there will be no visitation.

 A memorial service will be conducted at the Harness Run Church of the Brethren, Patterson Creek Road, Burlington, on Sunday, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m. with Pastor John Ellifritz officiating.

 The Smith Funeral Home, Burlington Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

 Condolences and personal reflections to the family may be left after Mr. Cheshire’s obituary at smithfuneralhomes.net.

 Billy George Goldizen, 71, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Jan. 14, 2022, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.

 Born June 8, 1950, he was the son of the late Kelly George Goldizen and Elva Lee (Simpson) Goldizen. On July 26, 1969, Billy married Carolyn Bernell (Carr) Goldizen, who survives in Petersburg.

 Mr. Goldizen was a man of God who faithfully attended Brake Covenant Brethren Church. He graduated from Petersburg High School, later completing schooling becoming a master electrician and plumber. He was employed by Petersburg Oil Company where he also gained many certifications in oil and gas. In addition to being a lifetime farmer, Billy loved hunting and being outdoors as well as spending time with his family.

 In addition to his wife, he leaves behind to cherish his memories a daughter, Kimberly Knick (Samuel) of Petersburg; a son, Nathan Paul Goldizen (Angie), of Maysville, W.Va.; two brothers, Wayne Goldizen (Sharon) of Petersburg and Jerry Goldizen of Petersburg; six grandchildren, Allison Myers (Ryan), Brendon Knick, Eric and Christian Phares and Jacob and Devin Vance; and six great-grandchildren.

 In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son and two sisters, Donna Carr and Nancy Ours.

 The family will receive friends Wednesday, Jan. 19, from 6-9 p.m. at the Basagic Funeral Home, Petersburg.

 Funeral services will be held at the Brake Covenant Brethren Church, Thursday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Craig Howard officiating. Interment will be in the Billy Goldizen Family Cemetery, Petersburg.

 In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Brake Covenant Brethren Church Outreach Fund, 176 N. Mill Creek Rd. Petersburg, WV 26847.

 Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.

 Leona (Judy) Whetzel, 82, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center, Petersburg.

 Born Feb. 5, 1939, in Dorcas, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Glona Lee Judy. In addition to her mother, Leona was preceded in death by her husband, Olie W. Whetzel in 2020; one daughter, Nancy Lou Whetzel; and one brother, Delmer Judy.

 She is survived by one daughter, Bonnie Bland (Rodney Swick) of Upper Tract, W.Va.; one son, Lindsey (Wendy) Whetzel of Dorcas; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

 Graveside services were Monday morning at Maple Hill Cemetery, Petersburg, with Pastor Doyle A. Patch officiating.

 Memorials may be made to the family, c/o Bonnie Bland, 2122 Ridge Road, Upper Tract, WV 26866.

 Arrangements were by Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg. Condolences to the family may be left at www.schafferfuneralhome. com.

 Ronald Franklin Reynolds, 80, of Moorefield, died Monday, Jan. 3, at his home on Jenkins Run Rd.

 Born Oct. 23, 1941, in Petersburg, he was the son of the late William Franklin Reynolds and Rada Alice (Riggleman) Reynolds. He was also preceded in death on March 16, 2003, by his wife, Wilda Mae (Stump) Reynolds, whom he married Jan. 19, 1962; one brother, Dale Reynolds; two sisters, Donna Vance and Shirley Bryam; one infant son, Ronald F. Reynolds Jr.; and two granddaughters.

 Mr. Reynolds attended Petersburg High School and Charity Baptist Church, Moorefield. He worked for many years at Virginia Electric Power Co., Mount Storm, where he retired as a control room shift supervisor.

 He is survived by three daughters, Wilda Fox of Huntington, Rhonda Reynolds of Dorcas and Karen Mullan of Petersburg; four sons, Michael Reynolds and William Reynolds, both of Petersburg, Ronald Reynolds and Robert Reynolds, both of Moorefield; two sisters, Penny Ours of Petersburg and Loretta Allen of South Carolina; three brothers, William “Bill” Reynolds of Kennedale, Texas, Roy Reynolds of Maysville and Larry Reynolds of Jordan Run; 18 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren.

 Funeral services were Friday morning at the Basagic Funeral Home chapel, Petersburg, with Pastor Matt Perrine officiating. Interment was in the South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens, Petersburg.

 Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or at https://www.stjude.org/

 Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.

 Juanita (Dolly) Lloyd, 76, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at her home.

 Born Oct. 23, 1945, in Medley, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Guy Jerome Dolly and Bessie Marie (Heavner) Dolly.

 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Carl Dolly and Sheldon Dolly.

 Juanita is survived by her husband, Frank E. Lloyd; three sons, Tim (Jenny) Dayton of Maysville, W.Va., Stacey (Beth) Dayton of Petersburg and Trent (Kami) Dayton of Maysville; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one sister, Arvella (Roger) Sites of Medley; one brother, Larry (Teresa) Dolly of Keyser, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

 Juanita was an assistant director of Potomac Valley Transit in Petersburg and retired in 2015 after 38 years of service. She was a former board member of Grant County PSD. Juanita was a board member of the Lahmansville Cemetery and was a member of Potomac Valley Baptist Church, Maysville.

 Funeral services were Saturday afternoon in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with Pastor Ted Anderson officiating. Interment followed in the Lahmansville Cemetery, Lahmansville, W.Va.

 Those who wish to remember Juanita in a special way may make memorials to the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.

 Condolences to the family may be left at www. schaefferfuneralhome.com.

 James “Jeremy” Humphrey, 45 of Martinsburg, W.Va., departed this earth Jan. 4, 2022.

 Born March 21, 1976, at the U.S. Naval Hospital at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, he was was the son of James “Jim” Humphrey of Petersburg, W.Va. and the late Rebecca “Becky” Humphrey.

 Mr. Humphrey graduated from Hedgesville High School in 1994. Prior to graduating from high school, Jeremy attended schools in Martinsburg and Petersburg, W.Va. He was employed by Navy Federal Credit Union in Winchester, Va. 

 He is survived by his father, Jim Humphrey (Donna); one sister, Denise Reiff (Dan); one niece, Kayla Plotner (Will); and one nephew, Brady Reiff. He is also survived by his significant other, Courtney Lehman and her son, Kolter Haskin.

 A celebration of life service was Sunday afternoon at the Rosedale Funeral Home.

 Memorial contributions can be made to Hedgesville High School (Drama Department) with check memo to say: James Humphrey Memorial. Checks can be sent to 109 Ridge Road, N. Hedgesville, WV 25427.

 Condolences can be sent to www.rosedalefuneral.com.

 Local obituary courtesy of Basagic Funeral Home, Petersburg. 

 Bobby Otis Kite, 77, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.

 Born March 24, 1944, in Petersburg, he was the son of the late Otis Lee Kite and Virginia Adeline (Kesner) Bouldin. In addition to his parents Bobby was preceded in death by his stepfather and mother, Cletis “Lightning” Bouldin and Beatrice Kite; and brother-in-law, Andy Del Negro.

 He is survived by his wife, Martha “Marti” (Keplinger) Kite; five children, Tabbetha “Tabby” (Eddie) Sites of Petersburg, Robert “Bobby” (Sabrina) Kite of Petersburg, Tiffanie (Roger) Wilkinson of Bridgeport, W.Va., Bill (Clara) Bauserman of Seymour, Ind. and Russell (Jennifer) Bauserman of Ashburn, Va.; 14 grandchildren, Stephanie Sites, Matthew Sites, Megan Kite, Jon Kite, Travis Harding, Logan Thorne, Mollie Wilkinson, Emma Wilkinson, Kaylee Bauserman, Hunter Bauserman, Tanner Bauserman, Sophia Bauserman, Heather Trumble and Sarah Trumble; three great-grandchildren, Allie Zirk, Ashlynn Zirk and Gabe Funk; one sister, Joyce Del Negro of Petersburg; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.

 Bobby graduated from Petersburg High School Class of 1963. He worked in Virginia as a union carpenter for 20 years and later owned and operated Kite’s Chicken Ranch in Petersburg for the past 35 years. Bobby was a member of the Mountain State Car Club and was an avid outdoorsman. He loved watching John Wayne movies, but above all he loved spending time with his family and enjoyed his social breakfast club with his buddies. He was a member of Dorcas Baptist Church and attended Rig Assembly of God Church and Cornerstone Family Fellowship.

 Family will receive friends today (Tuesday) from 5–8 p.m. at the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg.

 Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, in the chapel of Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with Pastor P.J. Landis and Pastor Steve Davis officiating. Interment will be in the Sites Cemetery, Elkhorn Road, Petersburg.

 Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Family Fellowship, Dorcas Baptist Church or charity of choice.

 Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com.

 Randal Lee Stump, 60, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.

 Born Feb. 9, 1961, he was the son of the late Raymond Delbert Stump and Velma Elizabeth (Alt) Stump. In addition to his parents, Randy was preceded in death by one sister, Debra Stump Bennett; and one brother, Keith L. Stump.

 He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Kathy (Lambert) Stump; three daughters, April (Eric) Brown of Petersburg, Ashley (Donald) Hall of Petersburg and Angela (Shawn) Harris of Petersburg; five grandchildren, Chevy Brown, Anthony Rodgers, Elizabeth Clark, Kenna Hall and Cadence Brown; one sister, Peggy (Dick) Hughes of Petersburg; one brother, Delbert W. Stump of Petersburg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 Randy was a graduate of Petersburg High School Class of 1979. He worked 20 years at Hanover Shoes in Franklin, W.Va. until their closing. He was a mechanic for Terry’s Shop in Petersburg for 20 years. He enjoyed farming, hunting and fishing with his grandchildren.

 Funeral services are today (Tuesday), 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Greg Rotruck officiating.

 Interment will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Franklin.

 Memorials may be made to Schaeffer Funeral Home or Landes Ruritan Club, 5337 Franklin Pike, Petersburg, WV 26847.

 Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com. 

Maurice Richard “Tom” Mowery Sr, age 89, of Petersburg, died July 28, at Pendleton Manor, Franklin.
Born Oct. 30, 1931, in Upper Tract, he was the son of the late Dayton Mowery and Edith Blanche (Streets)Mowery. He was also preceded in death by one son, Maurice R. “Ricky” Mowery Jr.; one daughter, Renee Dixon; three brothers, Orville Mowery, Gordon “Trig” Mowery and Delbert Mowery; and three sisters, Mabel Flanagan; Viola “Toots” Shreve; and Thelma Leona Hedrick.
Mr. Mowery attended school in Pendleton County and later received his GED. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired after 42 years from General Motors in Baltimore, Md.
He is survived by one daughter, Sherri Parsons of Baltimore; one sister, Nancy Sites of Upper Tract; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were Monday afternoon at the Basagic Funeral Home chapel, Petersburg with the Rev. Larry Hakes officiating. Interment was in the South Branch Valley Memorial Gardens, Petersburg.
Memorials and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.          (8-3-21)

 Carolyn Sue (Ray) Crites, 71, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Friday afternoon, Sept. 24, 2021, at her home.

 Born July 24, 1950, in Petersburg, she was the daughter of the late Robert Lee Ray and Hazel Elizabeth (Muse) Ray.

 She was a graduate of Elk Garden High School, class of 1968.

 Carolyn loved spending time with her family and traveling places. She also enjoyed making crafts in her free time and spending time with her special granddaughter.

 Surviving is her loving daughter, Erica Glotfelty and fiancé Sam Kessel of Oakland, Md.; special granddaughter, Nicole Glotfelty of Oakland; and life companion and best friend, Jim Crites and furry friend, Bella of Petersburg.

 Also surviving are two brothers, several nieces and a nephew.

 A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

 Condolences, shared memories and photos may be left on Carolyn’s tribute wall at www.fraleyfuneralhome.com.

 Arrangements are under the direction of the Fraley Funeral Home, Moorefield.

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