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Feds say broken rail caused Fayette County trail derailment
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Feds say broken rail caused Fayette County trail derailment

February’s derailment of a CSX oil train in Fayette County, which sparked a fire that destroyed one home and forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents, was caused by a broken rail, an investigation by the Federal Railroad Administration has...

Funerals for: October 09, 2015

Baber, Norman M. 2 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Brown, Cora 11 a.m., Highlawn Baptist Church, St. Albans.

Cline, Nealie 1 p.m., Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert.

Coleman, Horace W. Jr. ...

Garland O. Gibbs

Garland O. Gibbs, 73, of Mason, passed away Oct. 7, 2015 at CAMC Teays Valley after an extended illness. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Union Cemetery, Letart. Arrangements by Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason.

Edith L. Harrison

Edith Louise Harrison, 76, of Buffalo, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 at Hubbard Hospice House following a short illness. She was a graduate of Buffalo High School and a majorette in the high school band. She was a member of Buffalo United...

Patrick E. Lewis
Patrick E. Lewis

Patrick E. Lewis, 55, of Scott Depot, passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 6, 2015. He was born Jan. 8, 1960 in Gassaway.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elneda Lewis.

Patrick was employed as an environmental resources program manager...

William T. Lawson, Jr.
William T. Lawson, Jr.

William Thomas Lawson, Jr., affectionately known as "TomTom," of Charleston, passed Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 at home after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Reed Lawson.

Tom is survived by his children, Tiata, Jamall,...

Travis S. Cogar, Sr.
Travis S. Cogar, Sr.

Mr. Travis Scott Cogar, Sr., 37, of St. Albans, passed away Oct. 8, 2015.

Travis was a contractor and worked with Cogar and Sons for 18 years.

He is survived by his parents, Paul and Nancy Cogar and Rita Shaffer Meadows; children, Kaly...

Michael James Kiser
Michael James Kiser

Michael James Kiser, 56, of Kentuck, passed away Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 at CAMC Memorial Hospital following a sudden diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

Mike was born May 8, 1959 in Ripley, a son of James and Phyllis Skeen Kiser. He graduated from...

Michael K. Gollihugh

Michael Keith Gollihugh, formerly of Pratt and Fayetteville, N.C., and most recently Charleston, was called to the Lord on Oct. 6, 2015. He was preceded in death by his loving parents, Donald and Carol Macleery Gollighugh, formerly of Pratt and later...

Ruth Johnson
Ruth Johnson

Virginia Ruth Johnson, 87, of Zela, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 at the Summersville Regional Medical Center Extended Care Facility. Born Aug. 16, 1928 in Zela, she was the daughter of the late William H. and Hazel Fitzwater Brown. She was also ...

George "Tom" Linger Jr.
George "Tom" Linger Jr.

George Thomas "Tom" Linger Jr., 87, of Marmet, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 7, 2015 at Eastbrook Center, Kanawha City.

He retired from Appalachian Power with over 30 years of service and was a member of Reynolds Memorial United...

John Francis
John Francis

John Francis, 81, of Hurricane, husband of Rosemary Jones Francis, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015 at Cabell Health Care Center, Culloden.

He was born Aug. 27, 1934, in Whitman, a son of the late Morgan and Iva Mae Dyer Francis. His sister,...

Neva Carolyn Miller

Neva Carolyn Miller, 78, of Huntington, died Oct. 7, 2015. Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, at Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville, with visitation two hours prior.

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