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Wanda Faye (Berg) Rexrode, born September 12, 1948 in, Petersburg W.Va., of Maysville, W.Va., passed away Thursday Dec. 17, 2020, at her residence at the age of 72.

Wanda was the daughter of the late Arlie Thomas Berg and Lottie (Nesselrodt) Berg. 

Johnnie Rexrode, born March 22, 1947, of Maysville, passed away March 20, 2024.

Johnnie was the son of the late John Harold Rexrode and Francis Rexrode, stepmother Janet Rexrode.

Johnnie and Wanda were preceded in death by their son, Bryant Harold Rexrode.

In addition to her father and mother, Wanda was preceded in death by two brothers, Rev. Glenden Berg, and Lowell Berg; and one sister, Juanita Berg.

In addition to his father, mother and stepmother, Johnnie was preceded in death by one sister, Diana Alejo; and one brother, Danny Rexrode.

Johnnie and Wanda are survived by one daughter, Connie and Heliodoro Garcia Cisneros of North Carolina.

Wanda is survived by two sisters, Lenora and husband Marcus Groves of Hubbard Ohio, Alma Shillingburg of Petersburg; three brothers, Leonard Berg of Petersburg, Donald Berg of Fayetteville, N.C., and Leo and wife Darlene Berg, of Roanoke, Va.; sister-in-law, Sue Berg of Petersburg; three grandsons, Johnnie Engle, Kevin Engle and fiancé, Sabine and Andrew White; great-grandsons, LJ and Jackson, Caleb, Camden and Carter; and several nieces and nephews. 

Celebrations of their lives were held March 29, 2024, at the Petersburg Church of God with Pastors  Stephen and Yvette Noel officiating.

Per Johnnie and Wanda’s request they were cremated. They will be laid to rest at the Lahmansville Cemetary, Lahmansville, W.Va.                 (5-28-24)

Hilda Frances (Kimble) Rohrbaugh, 79, of Maysville, W.Va., passed away Friday, May 17, 2024, at the home of her son, Tim and Dawn Rohrbaugh.

Born July 12, 1944, in Upper Tract, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Obed Berkley Kimble and Virgie Edith (Landis) Kimble.

In addition to her parents, Hilda was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Lee Rohrbaugh in 2014; one daughter, Cindy Rohrbaugh Crites; three sisters, Ina Gladys Whetzel, Rosetta Hartman and Louretta Huffman; eight brothers, Richard Kimble, Raymond Kimble, Harlan Kimble, Donald Kimble, Obed Kimble, Bobby Kimble, Roy Kimble and Eston “Bud” Kimble.

Hilda was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She is survived by one son, Tim Rohrbaugh and wife Dawn of Maysville; two grandchildren, Jami Rohrbaugh and wife Johanna and Dareck Kuykendall and wife Stephanie; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Hilda was a 1964 graduate of Petersburg High School. She worked at the Moorefield and Petersburg sewing factories for many years and was a member of Potomac Valley Baptist Church, Maysville. 

Funeral services were Monday morning in the chapel of Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with Pastor Ted Anderson and Pastor Matt Perrine officiating.   

Interment was in Maysville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the family, c/o Tim Rohrbaugh, 149 Deer Ridge Drive, Maysville, WV  26833. 

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


Jesse M. Martin, 77, of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Sunday, May 5, 2024, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.

Born April 6, 1947, in Portland, Maine, he was the second of five children born to Louis “Woody” Martin and Mary L. Johnson Martin. 

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Bonnie Martin and their infant son Jeremy; his nephew Mark Boulos; his older sister, Pat Boulos; and his youngest brother, Jon Martin. 

Jesse is survived by his wife, Rachel Martin; his daughter, Emma Alberto (Lu); his son, Isaac Martin (Michelle); his sister, Mary Jo Martin (Stephen);  his  brother, Kevin Martin (Deb); his three beloved grandchildren, Owen, Luigi and Amelia; as well as nieces and nephews.  

Jesse was raised in Portland, where he attended Cheverus High School, and shared countless, story-worthy adventures with his best friend, Paul M.  At 17, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and completed two tours of duty in Vietnam. He later attended the University of Southern Maine, where he studied, and fell in love with art, theater, and literature. 

Jesse’s professional career started as a counselor at Portland’s Little Brothers program for troubled youth. He went on to manage programs, write grants, help develop vocational programs (eg: Clean Sweep), and help run an agency serving intellectually and developmentally disabled adults (Motivational Services). 

In the early ‘90s Jesse and his wife, Rachel, started a family and moved to the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia, where Jesse eagerly jumped into cattle farming, grape growing and wood working. Jesse was an avid hiker, reader, and lover of art and poetry. But his greatest joy was being “Poppy” to his three adoring grandchildren. He was the sayer of sayings and the keeper of memories and will be deeply missed. 

Jesse did not wish to have a public service but condolences may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com           (5-21-24)

Junior Cain, 96. of Petersburg, W.Va., passed away Sunday, May 12, 2024, at Grant Rehabilitation and Care Center, Petersburg.

Born May 26, 1927, in Moorefield, W.Va., he was a son of the late Sterling Phillip Cain and Ida Rebecca (Funkhouser) Cain. 

In addition to his parents, Victor was preceded in death by his wife, Leona Mae (Hott) Cain in 2019; one son, Victor P. Cain; one grandson, Jonathan “Duke” Davidson; son-in-law, David Fertig; and one sister, Shirley Cain.

He is survived by four daughters, Shirley Cain Helmick of Cabins, W.Va., Anita Cain  Haggerty (Danny) of Purgitsville, W.Va., Karen Davidson Fertig of Keyser, W.Va. and Bonnie Davidson  Crites (Bubby) of Petersburg; three sons,  Galen Cain (Sherry) of Maysville, W.Va., Wayne Davidson of Fort Ashby, W.Va. and Keith  Davidson (Donna) of Keyser; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren;  one brother, Delmar “Buzz” Cain (Mary Catherine) of Staunton, Va.; and  several nieces and nephews.

Victor’s early life was rooted in the values of hard work. He was a truck driver at Petersburg Blocks Inc. for 40 plus years. His presence at family gatherings was not just expected but essential. He was the heart of every celebration, the one who brought smiles with his endless jokes. Victor’s sense of humor was infectious and his ability to lighten any mood was one of his most beloved traits. He was a Christian by faith.

Funeral services were Wednesday afteroon in the chapel of Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg, with Pastor Frank Ketterman officiating.   

Interment was in Olivet Cemetery, Moorefield, W.Va.

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


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