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Obituaries for Week of June 30

Roger Harold Clagg, 73, of Hurricane, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
Roger was retired from CSX as a clerk. He loved his family.
He was born September 12, 1948, in Charleston, to the late Harold and Eva Clagg.
He is survived by his wife of 48+ years, Alice Hess Clagg of Hurricane; children, Joseph Clagg of South Charleston and Jessi Egnor (Travis) of Hurricane; sister, Sharon Rutherford of Culloden; grandchild, Wolfe Egnor of Hurricane; and many other extended family and friends.
Funeral service was Friday, June 24, 2022 at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, with Pastor Ritchie McNeil officiating. Burial was in Forest Memorial Park, Milton.

Lacy Russell Compton, 61, of Scott Depot, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 23, 2022.
He was born on February 16, 1961, in Louisville, KY, to the late Harlan and Jacqueline Compton.
Lacy was a retired South Charleston Police officer. He was a 100% disabled veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, Delmer Jarrell Jr.; and granddaughter, Cassie McDonald.
Lacy is survived by his loving wife, Mary Kay Compton; son, Robert Martin and wife Alecia of Odenton, MD; daughters, Michele Martin of Beckley, Marva Russell and husband Jason of Hometown, Tina Mason and husband Michael of St. Albans; grandchildren, Joshua Tincher of Ashland, KY, Kayla Wriston and husband Dakota of Beckley, Cody Mason and wife Miranda of Charleston, Preston Tincher of Scott Depot, Jacob Pomeroy of Hometown, Dennis Martin of Oberhausen, Germany, Cory Mason of St. Albans, Lucas Pomeroy of Hometown; great grandchildren, Jonah, Owen, Demi, and Harper; brothers, Joseph Compton and wife Brenda of Alum Creek, Richard Compton of Alum Creek, Mike Compton and wife Margaret of Louisville, KY; and many nieces and nephews including Susie and Joey Compton.
Graveside service was held Wednesday, June 29 in Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery, Dunbar.

Patricia Ann Davis, 80, of Hurricane, passed away on June 17, 2022 at CAMC Teays Valley.
She was born to the late Douglas Cook and Grace DeHart Towe on February 5, 1942 in Pulaski VA.
Patricia was Co-Founder and Operator of D & L Logistics with Landstar Ranger and had served in the US Air Force, where she met her late husband Arthur C. Davis in 1961.
Patricia, through the years was an avid golfer with Art and friends, loved gardening, fishing, cooking and being outdoors, whether hunting for mushrooms, ginseng or stuff to add to a wreath. She enjoyed sharing her homemade poundcakes with the neighbors and to her last day, fed the wild rabbits in her yard shredded carrots and apples.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Charles D. Cook and son in-law, Randy Lipscomb.
She is survived by her children, Debbie Lipscomb of Fraziers Bottom and Scott Davis (Wendy) of Culloden; grandchildren: Jessie Kyle (Eric) of Apex NC, and Dani Payne (Phillip) of Wilmington NC and Jordan Harris (Charlie) of Lester, WV; great grandchildren: Emma Kyle, Easton Kyle, and Jada Harris; sisters: Hilda Wirt (Don), Betty Ratcliff, and Ava Stilwell (Jim); and her brother, Ronnie Cook. As well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Graveside service for Patricia was Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane.

Kenneth Michael “The Boat Man” Eads, 62, of Hometown, passed away June 21, 2022, at home.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sharlee Ann Gott Eads; children Samaria (Jason) Cobb, Sam (Jenn) French, Lindsay Wheeler and Michael (Brittany) Eads; grandchildren Aidan Wheeler, Iayne Wheeler, Ethan Eads, Caysen Eads, Brady French, Addison French and Morgan Cobb; sisters Carol Payne and Daisy (Ed) Squirts and brother Roger Eads.
A tribute to the life of Kenny was held Friday, June 24, 2022 at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Darren Persinger officiating. Burial was in Haven of Rest Memory Gardens.

David Lee Erwin, 72, of Hurricane, peacefully entered into the arms of his Lord and Savior on June 18, 2022. He was born on October 29, 1949, to the late Webb and Mary Erwin.
David proudly served his country in the US Army, was a retired chemist with Union Carbide/Bayer Chemical, and served as a deacon at Main Street Church of Christ in Hurricane, WV. David loved the Lord and sought to serve and honor Him in many ways. He cherished spending time with his grandchildren and ALWAYS had the biggest smile on his face when they were around. David was an avid car enthusiast who collected and restored many classic cars over the years and enjoyed displaying them at local cruise-ins and car shows. He enjoyed Marshall football, going to Outback Steakhouse with his family, and cooking up the best hot dogs in town!
David is survived by his sons: Todd and Mary Erwin of Carrollton, TX and Tony and Annie Erwin of Hurricane, WV; his beloved grandchildren: Tommy, Kallyn, Kate, Evan, Asher, and Audrey; and his siblings: Diane Erwin and Dan Erwin both of Hurricane, WV, among several other family members.
A Memorial Service for David was held Friday, June 24, 2022 at Main Street Church of Christ, Hurricane, with Elder Doug Minton officiating. Burial was in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Hurricane.

Mason C. Hopkins, Jr., 81, of Pt. Pleasant, formerly of Eleanor, passed away Monday, June 20, 2022 at Cornerstone Hospital, Huntington, following a long illness. He was a retiree of Monsanto Chemical Corp., and a member of Kanawha Valley Lodge No. 36 A.F &.A.M. in Buffalo. He attended Midway United Methodist Church, Eleanor Presbyterian, and enjoyed visiting other churches in the area.
Born September 23, 1940, he was the son of the late Mason C. Hopkins, Sr. and Suzanne Hopkins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandsons, Corey Alexander, and Brian Hopkins.
He is survived by his children, Michael (Brenda) Hopkins of Hurricane, Cheryl (Wayne) Lively of Hurricane, and Lisa (Mike) Young of Winston-Salem, North Carolina; grandchildren, Robert (Lindsey) Cobb, Jr. of Red House, Chastity (Matt) Fryer of Ashland, Kentucky, and Joshua (Jondanae) Cobb of Ashland, Kentucky; 6 great-grandchildren; brother, John (Beverly) Hopkins of Red House; and sister, Jeannie (Buzz) Alford of Georgia.
Burial wasd in Beech Grove Cemetery, Eleanor.

Clytie Jewell “Judy” Lovejoy, 80, of Red House, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022 at her home. Born in Marlinton, WV, she was the daughter of the late Norman S. Gibson and Ethel Lineberry Gibson. She was raised in Poca and was a 1959 graduate of Poca High School.
Judy was a retired bookkeeper, and held many other side jobs over the years, including being a long-time custodian at Raynes Funeral Home. She loved cooking, gardening, quilting, planting flowers, and spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dayton Lovejoy.
She is survived by her sons, Norman “Jake” Lovejoy, and David (Cathy) Lovejoy, both of Red House; her grandchildren, Ashleigh (Matthew) Crawford, and Aaron (Lorena) Lovejoy, both of Red House, Amy (T.C.) Sowards of Hurricane, and Katarina Lovejoy of Galax, Virginia; her great-grandchildren, Mason Crawford, Jaxon Crawford, and Berkleigh Sowards; her sister, Shirley Johnson, and brother, Lee Gibson, both of Galax, Virginia, as well as extended family and many friends.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Terrance Alan McDaniel, 72, of Red House, formerly of St. Albans, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on June 26, 2022, at home.
He attended Charleston High School and retired from Metso Minerals. He loved to hunt, fish and cookouts with the family. He especially loved taking the grandchildren on outings.
He was born in Charleston on February 26, 1950, to the late Cecil Allison and Ella Margaret McDaniel. He is also preceded in death by his daughter Michelle.
He is survived by his wife and best friend of 36 years, Mrs. Beth McDaniel; children Melissa, Cynthia and David; sister Sandy Patty (Jim); brother Greg; grandchildren Justin (Susan), Stephanie (Seth), Michael, Gwen (Chris), Thomas, Savannah (Josh), Aiden and Seth; 8 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
At his request there will be no services. Terry will be sadly missed.

Warren Edwin Pauley, 84, of Hamlin, went home to The Lord on April 29, 2022. He passed away peacefully, with his wife and children by his side at home. Anne Gibson, a cherished and beloved friend, was present also.
He was under the care of Hospice of Huntington, Phyllis Brown was the wonderful angel and beloved friend who was his care giver. Laura Henderson was his caring nurse. Many thanks for all that they have done.
He was a son of the late Bradie and Kathleen Pauley. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Raymond Pauley; and two sisters, Elaine Pauley and Deborah Vannatter.
He loved the outdoors, deer hunting, fishing, and camping. His passion was cutting wood. He loved singing and had a beautiful bass voice. He was a Deacon at The Hamlin Church of Christ for years and an avid teacher of God’s Word. He currently attended Main Street Church of Christ, Hurricane.
Teresa and Steven want it to be known that he was a wonderful father, always having time to spend with us as children. Linda- he was a loving and caring husband for 63 years.
He retired from Union Carbide with 35 years’ service. He served in the US Navy from 1955-1959 as a machinist mate. He loved his time in the Navy and was very proud of his service.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 63 years, Linda Mae Pauley of Hamlin; daughter, Teresa Anne Pauley of Hamlin; son, Steven Wayne Pauley(Vickie)of Troutman, NC; granddaughter, Marquita Ireland (David); great-grandsons, Bentley and Maverick Ireland of Statesville, NC; two grand-sugar gliders, Lizzie and Elmo; sisters, Betty Cottrell of Scott Depot and Joan Bartlett of Teays Valley; brother, Dwain Pauley of Hurricane; several nephews; and many other extended family and friends.
A memorial service will be held July 9, 2022 at 11:00 am at Main Street Church of Christ , 2582 Main Street, Hurricane.

Peter David Scheer, Sr. of Culloden, went to his long home on June 19th, 2022. He leaves behind his loving sister Donna Sigler of Largo, FL; his two children Patricia (Scott) Todd of Honobia, OK and Peter Scheer, Jr of Hurricane. He also leaves behind 5 grandchildren Keith (Sarah) Todd, Jennifer (Mark) Webb, Jacob (Bri), Caleb and Liberty Scheer; and 5 great-grandchildren: Todd, Luke, Huck, Mattie, and Flint.
Pete Sr. was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church of Culloden. He wore many hats during his 73 years of life, but the most prominent part of his life was spent preaching the word of God and proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ – that Jesus died for your sins, he was buried and rose again the third day according to the scriptures. Philippians 1:21 — For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
A memorial service time will be announced in the near future.

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