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Gary Dean Allen

July 30th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Gary Allen PhotoGary Dean Allen, 65, of Dunbar passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at home.

He was a retired master mechanic from Love Lexus. Gary was an avid fisherman, he loved camping and was a strong Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Penguins fan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Kathleen Allen; and siblings, Sharon, Jeff, Patrick, Eric, Renee, Michael and Lee.

Gary is survived by 3 daughters, Melissa Minger of NC, Megean Allen of St. Albans and Lindsay Allen of Dunbar; grandchildren, Dylan, Jackson and Mia; and brothers William “Bill” and Jason Allen.

A memorial service will be held at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek. Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service.

Gerald “Kenny” Ryan

July 29th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Kenny RyanGerald “Kenny” Ryan, 80, of Alum Creek went to be with the Lord Friday, July 28, 2017.

He was a 1954 graduate of Duval High School, where he loved and played in all sports.  Kenny retired from FMC with 35 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his son, Mark; parents, Fred and Flossie Ryan; brothers, Curtis and Eugene; sisters, Iola, Lois, Gertrude and Ada.

Kenny is survived by special friend, Lois Harper; daughter, Marilyn Preston; grandchildren, Melinda Stanley and Chris Preston; sister, Lou Cassle; and many nieces and nephews.

Service will be 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastors Chester Bird and Oshel Bell officiating.  A private burial will be held at a later date in the Mays Family Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Kyle “Dusty” Justice

July 26th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (7 Comments)

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KYLE “DUSTY” JUSTICE

Kyle (Dusty) Justice, 94, of Sod went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston after a short illness.

A member of the Greatest Generation, Kyle served in the U. S. Army from 1943 – 1946 during WWII. He retired from the Boilermakers Local 667 in 1984. He was a member of the McCorkle Free Will Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge AF&AM 71 Griffithsville.

Kyle was preceded in death by an infant son, Rodrick Lee; parents, Clayton and Lyda Pauley Justice; brothers, Arvil, Kelva, Ernest and Eugene; and sister, Janet Adams.

He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Eloise Dunlap Justice; daughter Valerie (Gary) Smith of Alum Creek; brother, Glen Justice of Sod; grandson, Eric (Melissa) Smith of Griffithsville; great grandchildren, Sydney and Evan Smith of Pocatalico, Katelyn (Landin) Harper, Ethan and Megan Brogan all of Griffithsville; and two great great grandsons, Dylan and Carson Harper.

Service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the McCorkle Free Will Baptist Church in Sod with the Pastors Isaiah Hatfield and Frank Chapman officiating. Burial will follow at Lively Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by the Alum Creek VFW Post 4768. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

 

Cynthia Renee Bays

July 26th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (6 Comments)

Cynthia Bays photo 2Cynthia Renee Bays, 57, of Sod went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 25, 2017 with her family by her side.

She was a member of the McCorkle FreeWill Baptist Church.

Cynthia was preceded in death by her parents, Frankie & Norma Griffith; brother, Brian; and brother-in-law, Pat Dunlap.

She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Chuck; son, Chad and daughter-in-law, Kathy, whom she loved as her own; sister, Pamela Dunlap brother, Randy (Debra) Griffith; and sister-in-law, Kim Griffith.

Service will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 28, at the McCorkle FreeWill Baptist Church with Pastor Isaiah Hatfield officating. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Sumerco. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to special friends Debbie Hedrick and Brenda Flowers for all their love and support.

Paula King

July 25th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (5 Comments)

Paula King photoPaula Jo King, 63, of Dunbar went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 24, 2017 at Thomas Memorial Hospital in South Charleston.

She retired from the West Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

Paula was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Vonda Matthews; stepson, Joey King; and brother, Samuel Quentin Matthews.

She is survived by daughter and love of her life, LeAnne (Danita) King; step-daughter, Edna King (Jack) of Quinby, FL; grandchildren, Tyler, Markell, Remington, Amanda and Skyler; brother, Steve L. Matthews; and sisters, Marla Belk and Vonda Matthews.

A memorial service will be 5:00 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Rev. Ronnie Nida officiating.  Burial will follow at Forks of Coal Memorial Park.   The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service.

 

Euna May King

July 25th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (3 Comments)

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Euna May King, 66, of Alum Creek passed away Monday, July 24, 2017 at the home of her son, Paul King.

She was preceded in death by her son, James King III; parents, Rex and Sarah Angel; siblings, Tom, Sissy, Corbet, Larry and Portlee; and newphew, Tracy.

Euna is survived by her daughter, Carol (Jody) Cavender of Cross Lanes; son, Paul (Deidra) King of Eleanor; brother, Harvey Angel; sisters, Della (Roger) Clay and Vicky Wright; sister-in-law, Janet Angel; grandchildren, Brooke, Ryan and Justin King, Robert, Cayla and Ike Rader.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Bruce Michael Wilson

July 22nd, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (4 Comments)

Bruce WilsonBruce Michael Wilson, 66, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, formerly of Alum Creek, WV went peacefully to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 19, 2017 surrounded by family.

He attended the Reynoldsburg Church of the Nazarene. Bruce retired from the U. S. Navy with 21 years of service and also retired from T.M. Associates Management.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Gertie Wilson and brother, Teddy Wilson.

Bruce is survived by his wife of 45 years, Patricia of Reynoldsburg; daughter, Susan M. (Damian) Dowling of Reynoldsburg; son, Michael P. (Emma) Wilson of Worthington, OH; grandsons, Damian, Tyler, Zachary Dowling, Henry and Walden Wilson; brothers, Jack (Terri), Terry and Bill (Beverly) Wilson; sisters, Rosemary (Steve) Pauley and Pam Lawson.

Service will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastor Dennis King officiating. Burial will follow at the Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery in Dunbar. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

There will be a memorial service held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Renoldsburg Church of the Nazarene on Thursday, July 27, 2017.

Ervin Athel Eskew

July 21st, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (1 Comments)

Ervin EskewErvin Athel Eskew, 83, of South Charleston went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at home.

He was a retired welder for Kanawha Manufacturing.  Ervin attended Hilltop Baptist Church.  He loved hunting, fishing and hunting ginseng.

Ervin was preceded in death by his wife, Dreama; brother, Alfred; sister, Virgie; and parents, Kyle and Edith Eskew.

He is survived by daughters, Sandy (Bob) Black, Debbie Ewing and Jacqueline Eskew (Brandon Oldham); sons, Joseph (Ashley) Eskew and Dale Eskew;  brother, Burlin (Sue) Eskew; sister, Linda Bailey; and seven grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Service will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastors Jim Lennox and Frank Chapman officiating.  Burial will be  11:00 a.m. Monday, July 24, at Graceland Memorial Park in South Charleston.  The family will receive friends Sunday 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home

Teresa A. Lowery

July 20th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (21 Comments)

Teresa LoweryTeresa A. Lowery, 60, of Alum Creek, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at CAMC – Memorial Division in  Charleston, WV.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, Robert “Bobby” Lowery, in April 2013.

Teresa graduated from Duval High School in 1975 and from WVSU in 1978.  She was an elementary school teacher in GA, TN and WV for over 30 years.  She was a member of the Alum Creek Independent Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by her son, Robert Aaron Lowery (wife, Lauren) of Charlotte, NC; parents, Oshel & Rosemary Bell of Yawkey; sisters, Debbie (Max) Hill of St. Albans and Kim (Frank) Chapman of Alum Creek;  niece, Melinda (Brian) Greathouse of Dunbar; aunt, Connie Stowers of Aurora, OH; and mother-in-law, Patsy Lowery of Alum Creek.

Service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Curry Funeral Home  with Pastor Frank Chapman and Dr. Max Hill officiating.  Family and friends will gather one hour prior to the service.  Burial will follow at Orchard Hills Memory Gardens in Yawkey.

Renee` Darlene Bowling

July 18th, 2017 | Posted by curryfuneralhome in Obituaries - (8 Comments)

Renee BowlingRenee` Darlene Bowling, 46, of South Charleston, formerly of Sumerco, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017 at home.

She was welcomed into Heaven by her Savior and reunited with her late father, Sidney Junior Allen and many other loved ones.

Renee` is survived by her daughter, Danielle Bowling and her companion, Clinton Gibson of Culloden; sons, Dustin Bowling and Blake Rutledge of Sumerco; mother, Janet Hill of South Charleston; brother, Robbie Allen and wife, Lisa, of South Charleston; sister Rita Smith of Sumerco; and five grandchildren whom she loved dearly, Riley, Will, Mary, Brooklynn and baby Raygen.

She had just moved one week before her passing to Kenna Homes in South Charleston and her mother would like to thank her new neighbors for making her feel so welcome in her very short time there.

Service will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Curry Funeral Home in Alum Creek with Pastor Craig Gillenwater officiating and assisted by Dakota Smith. Burial will follow at the Anderson Cemetery in Sumerco. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions toward the funeral service.