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William Ray Rymer

October 31st, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

William Ray Rymer, 79, of Alum Creek passed away Sunday, October 31, 2010 after a long illness with asbestos complicated by other various illnesses. He was a faithful and loyal member of Forks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church since 1972, where he served as a youth director, Sunday school teacher, trustee, and usher.  He was retired from Union Carbide after 28 years of service, was a longstanding member of the Griffithsville Masonic Lodge #71 AF & AM, as well as, the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tiffany Sloan (formerly know as William R. Rymer, Jr.) And brother, Robert Ross, and nephew, Ronnie Ross.  He will be rememberd by his loving wife of 58 years, Pauline; 2 Daughters: Donna (Eric) Saul and Cindie Beach; Grandchildren: Joshua Saul and partner, Jennifer Hughes; Jake (Jennifer) Saul; Zachary, Austin and Jesse Beach; Sister: Betty McComas; Brother: Jimmy (Anna Gae) Rymer; Sister-in-law: Lucille Ross; favorite niece: Nancy (Larry) Pauley; Nephew: David (Diane) Saul; Kent (Carol) Rymer; Bob (Jean) Ross; and Niece: Cindy Ross along with several other loving grand nieces, nephews and family members.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, November 2, 2010 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at Forks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church. Service will follow at 2:00 pm with Rev. Jody Pistore, Pastor Keith George, and Rev. Gale Pauley officiating. Burial with Masonic Graveside Rites conducted by the Griffithsville Masonic Lodge will be in Orchard Hills Memory Gardens, Yawkey. 

The family wishes to express a special thanks to Dr. Hossam Tarakji, Dr. Zaid Kawash, Dr. Rob Keith; nurse, Vera Standish, the loving and compassionate staff of Thomas Memorial Hospital and the many kind, loving friends who visited.  William will be remembered for his quick wit and sense of humor; his kind, gentle spirit and faithfulness to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to Forks of Coal Missionary Baptist Church, PO Box 506, Alum Creek, WV 25003.

Robert W. Smith

October 23rd, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Robert W. Smith, “Mule Man Bob Smith”, went for his last mule and wagon ride on October 23, 2010.  He was born in Sutton, WV on February 24, 1941. He graduated from Gassaway High School in 1959. Her retired from Direct Mail after 32 years of service. 

Bob is survived by his wife Paula of 47 years, also son Lewis, daughter Pilar, and grandchildren Emily, Cordairo, Mitchelle, and ScottiAnn. He was preceded in death by parents Wayne and Mable Smith of Gassaway.  Bob loved raising and showing his mules. One of his greatest accomplishments was helping to start the Central WV Mule and Donkey Show in Flatwoods, 18 years ago. He was a character, and when they made him, they broke the mold. He will be greatly missed by all. 

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, send donations in his name to Hospice Care, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. West, Charleston, WV 25312.

Margaret Smith Bozek

October 20th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Margaret Smith Bozek, 92, of Alum Creek went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 20, 2010. 

She was preceded in death by her children:  Norene Bradshaw, Carolene Settle, Roger & Michael Smith, Shelia Horvath.   She is survived by: Children: Anna Slade, James & Danny Smith, Irene Dotson, Montana Hager, Kathy Horvath, Lynn Bozek;  35 Grandchildren; 47 Great Grandchildren; and 17 Great Great Grandchildren.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00pm on Sunday, October 24, 2010.  Pastor Frank Chapman will be officiating at the service at Lively Cemetery.

 

 

 

Lillian M. Carpenter

October 19th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Lillian M. Carpenter, 83, of Tornado formerly of Ashford, died at home on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 after a long illness. 

She was preceded in death by her husband: Junior Carpenter; parents: George & Vernie Cummings; sister: Stella Soughters, and special brother-in-law Lonza Holstein; and brother: George Cummings.

She is survived by daughters: Vickie (Mike) Alderman – Tornado, WV and Linda Elkins – Charleston, WV;  son: Kenny Carpenter – South Charleston, WV; sister: Virginia Holstein – Sissonville, WV; 9 Very Special Grandchildren; 10 Great Grandchildren and 3 Great GreatGrandChildren.

Services will be at 1:00pm on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at Curry Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Fairley McCormick officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Lewis.  Visitation with family and friends will be from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers contributions toward the funeral service would be appreciated.

Ronald E. Smith

October 18th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Ronald E. Smith, 55, of Sumerco, went peaceably in his sleep at home after a long illness on Monday, October 18, 2010.

He was a Christian which was demonstrated by the kindness and compassion and sacrificial love he showed to everyone. A dedicated husband, father, brother and friend. He was also a disabled coal miner.

He is survived by: Wife: Rita; Children: Matt Smith (Krista) – Sumerco; Chrissy Smith (Fiance’Adam Price) of St. Albans; Walter, Kimberly, Shawn, Timothy, Justin, Roy, Ashley, Karen, Kristina, Dakota, Joseph, Jeremy, Cristian, Alex, Yana, Anna, Emily, Teaghan, Tyler, Sidney, Destiny, & Isaiah – all at home; 3 Sisters: Corrine Mollohan; Midge (Norm) Justice; Phyllis (Bruce) Cooper; and one  Brother: Gary (Wilma) Smith.   He was also loved and will be missed by many neices, nephews, mother and father-in-law, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. 

Funeral services will be at 3:00pm on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Richard McCallister and Pastor Butch Loftis. Burial will be in the Midkiff Cemetery. Friends and family may call one hour prior to the service.

Ramona R. McCormick

October 17th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Ramona R. McCormick, 79, of Alum Creek, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 17, 2010, at home surrounded by her family.

She was preceded in death by:  Her husband: Donald H., sister: Macel Williams, and brother: Jackie Holstein.  She was a Baptist.

She was survived by  4 Sons: Roger Dale (Melody) McCormick,  Donald C. (Darla) McCormick, Daniel J. (Carrie) McCormick and Timothy Dale McCormick; 4 Sisters: Juanita Thomas Vallie Turley; and Zona Linville Connie Parsons; 4 Brothers: Gene, Murl, Doug & Roger Holstein; 7 Grandchildren: Andrea (Jeremy) Nunn, Sarah, Josh and Jacob McCormick, Kristen Bowles, Matthew and Kaitlyn McGrath; 3 GreatGrandchildren: Jayden and Kaylee Nunn and Dylan Bowles.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00am on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Pastor Frank Chapman officiating.  Burial will be in Forks of Coal Memorial Park at Alum Creek.  Friends and family may gather Tuesday, October 19th from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Boulevard W., Charleston, WV 25312-2536.

Billy Joe Kirk

October 17th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Billy Joe Kirk, 51, of Evans passed away Sunday, October 17, 2010 at CAMC Memorial after an apparent heart attack..

He is survived by his wife, Robin; Son: Clayton E. Kirk; Daughter: Junie L. Kirk; Parents: William E. And Junie Kirk; Grandson: Roy Douglas Jones and two brothers: Mark & Timmy.

Service will be 4:00 pm Thursday, October 21, 2010 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Rev. Tommy Roberts officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston. Friends may gather one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Harless Street

October 12th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Harless Street, 75, of Spurlocksville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at home.  He was retired from Marathon Oil Refinery in Detroit, MI and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents Simon & Goldie Keen Street and two brothers, Jack & Buddy of Michigan.  

Survived by loving and devoted wife of 26 years, Jo;  Four daughters and one son of Delaware; Two Stepsons; Two Stepdaughters; 20 Grandchildren; 10 Great Grandchildren; Two Sisters from Pineville.  

Memorial Service will be 2:00pm on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at the Left Fork Baptist Church with Pastor Randall Kinder officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd., W. Charleston, WV 25312-2536. The family thanks everyone for their help, food and prayers. Special thanks to Sherri and many others from Hospice.

 

Kenneth D. Thompson

October 12th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (0 Comments)

Kenneth D. Thompson, Age 74, of Pinch, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at CAMC – Memorial Division after a long illness.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene, and was a member of Noah’s Ark Full Gospel Church at Jordan Creek.   He is survived by his sons,  Kenny and Keith; Daughter: Sue Wall; 3 Brothers; 1 Sister; 5 GrandChildren; and 6 Great GrandChildren. 

Funeral will be 2:00pm Sunday, October 17, 2010 at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek, with Pastor Roger Mullins officiating. Burial will be at Graceland Memorial Park on Monday, October 18, 2010 at noon.  Family and friends will gather from 1:00 – 2:00pm Sunday, at the funeral home.

Jesse James Smith

October 10th, 2010 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Jesse James Smith, 16, of Sod went home to the Lord after a life long battle with Muscular Dystrophy.  He was preceded in death by his father James C. Smith, Jr. and brother Joshua Posey.  He was a Christian. 

He is survived by his mother and step-father; Kathy and Eric King, brother; Michael Richie, sisters; Danielle Smith, Jamie Smith and Andrea Adkins, step-grandmother; Rosie Sergent, step-great grandmother; Catherine Dearien uncles John and Robert Smith and aunt Leslie Soulchin. 

Funeral service will be 3:00 pm Monday October 11 at Curry Funeral Home 2097 Childress Road Alum Creek with Rev. Clinton Craddock officiating. Burial will follow at the Smith Family Cemetery at Sod. Family and friends will gather from 1 to 3 pm Monday at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the funeral home for burial expences.