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Lonnie Dewitt Gunn

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Lonnie Dewitt Gunn

Age 70, of Huntington, WV, formerly of Calhoun County, passed away on Monday, September 09, 2013 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington.

Lonnie was born on February 22, 1943 to the late Dewitt Gale and Pauline Moore Gunn.

Surviving is his daughter Tamara Gunn and son Billy Gunn both of Dover, Ohio; sister Loretta Gunn-Smith of Reedy, WV and Patsy Arnold (Forrest) of Spencer, WV; half-brother David Hughes of Millstone, WV.

Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, September 13, 2013 at Mt. Zion Methodist Church, Mt. Zion, WV.

Burial will follow in the cemetery.

Morris Funeral Home, Wayne is in charge of the arrangements.

Zetta Mondola Peterson

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Zetta Mondola Peterson

Age 81, of Grantsville WV, passed away September 05, 2013 at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, OH.

Born on June 06, 1932 in Wyoming County, WV, she was a daughter of the late Fulton and Ritta Cozart Duncan.

She is survived by sons, James Easterling of Nevada and Franklin Brice; two daughters, Wanda Patrick of Warren OH and Brenda Jagers; several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Brice Peterson as well as several brothers and sisters.

At her request, her remains were cremated.

A private burial will follow at the family farm in Big Springs at a later date.

Calhoun County Man on the Run

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Update:

He has been arrested and is behind bars.

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Police in Calhoun County are looking for a man who took off from the county’s magistrate court in Grantsville Tuesday night.

Joseph Kute had been on home confinement after an earlier arrest on stalking and reckless driving charges but he allegedly violated the terms and was set to face a magistrate.

Kute ran from the building, jumped in the Little Kanawha River, swam across and ran into the woods according to court officials.

Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center: Calling All First Responders - Thursday, September 11, 2013

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High School Cross Country 2013: CHICK FIL A INVITATIONAL - Boys

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CHICK FIL A INVITATIONAL
MINERAL WELLS, WV
09.07.13
Boys’ Results

                                             SCORES
    1. Fairmont Senior High School          99    14. Grafton High School                 375
    2. Williamstown High School            148    15. Ravenswood High School              383
    3. Ritchie County High School          149    16. Herbert Hoover High School          383
    4. Keyser High School                  192    17. Roane County High School            390
    5. Webster County High School          237    18. Licking Valley high School          393
    6. Granville Christian Academy         275    19. Wheeling Central Catholic           396
    7. Oak Glen High School                287    20. Cameron High School                 411
    8. Buffalo High School                 289    21. North Marion High School            416
    9. Sherman High School                 299    22. Doddridge County High School        423
   10. Belpre High School                  313    23. East Fairmont High School           495
   11. West Side High School               318    24. Wyoming East High School            550
   12. Wirt County High School             363    25. Paden City High School              555
   13. St Marys High School                364    26. Weir High School                    667


                                    Boys’ Small School Race

                                       INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

  FIN   NAME                     TEAM                                     NUM    RESULTS   PTS
    1.  Johnny Hogue (12)        Ritchie County High School              1486    16:23.9     1
    4.  Brettley Harris (11)     Webster County High School              1532    16:42.4     3
    6.  Caleb Pell (11)          Roane County High School                1495    17:01.5     5
    7.  Daniel Cooper (10)       Ritchie County High School              1483    17:22.1     6
    9.  Glenn McMillan (11)      Wirt County High School                 1590    17:24.7     8
   13.  Austin Hayes (10)        Webster County High School              1533    17:50.3    12
   20.  Hunter Deem (10)         Ritchie County High School              1484    18:12.3    19
   33.  Caleb Ferguson (12)      Doddridge County High School            1377    18:38.9    31
   38.  Trey Heaster (9)         Doddridge County High School            1379    18:49.3    36
   39.  Kyle Humphrey (11)       Webster County High School              1534    18:50.2    37
   41.  Caleb Shirey             Roane County High School                1497    18:51.7    39
   42.  Travis Pickering (09)    Ritchie County High School              1489    18:52.3    40
   51.  Brady Ohrn (10)          Wirt County High School                 1591    19:16.0    48
   55.  Seth Backus (9)          Braxton County High School              1349    19:23.0     -
   85.  DJ Lynch (12)            Wirt County High School                 1589    20:08.6    75
   92.  Shane Robinson (11)      Wirt County High School                 1592    20:24.3    82
   93.  Bradley Leggett (12)     Ritchie County High School              1487    20:24.9    83
  102.  Adam Romano (11)         Webster County High School              1536    20:42.9    89
  105.  Hunter Hayes (9)         Doddridge County High School            1378    20:57.7    90
  112.  Tyler Ray (9)            Webster County High School              1535    21:08.4    96
  126.  Caleb Whitney (11)       Braxton County High School              1352    21:18.9     -
  129.  Troy Fisher              Roane County High School                1493    21:23.2   110
  130.  Alex Pavolak (11)        Roane County High School                1494    21:23.6   111
  135.  William Baker (11)       Calhoun County High School              1373    21:41.5     -
  145.  Ben Rock (9)             Doddridge County High School            1382    22:02.7   122
  147.  Logan Given (10)         Webster County High School              1531    22:12.1     P
  148.  Marcus Pena              Roane County High School                1496    22:16.6   125
  152.  Aaron States (10)        Granville Christian Academy             1420    22:23.5     -
  157.  Thomas Elliot (12)       Ritchie County High School              1485    22:29.7     P
  163.  Holden Hunter (9)        Braxton County High School              1351    23:01.0     -
  165.  Andrew Mahaney (9)       Ritchie County High School              1488    23:09.4     P
  176.  Colten Oliver (9)        Doddridge County High School            1380    24:37.2   144
  180.  Shelton Crimm (9)        Doddridge County High School            1376    24:54.9     P
  184.  David Hughes (11)        Braxton County High School              1350    25:44.0     -
  186.  Randal Williams (9)      Webster County High School              1538    26:03.5     P
  188.  Brad Tallman (11)        Wirt County High School                 1593    26:34.3   150
  199.  Chase Bravard (9)        Licking Valley high School               306    35:05.6     -


                                          TEAM RESULTS

         TEAM                                     NAME                    FIN    RESULTS    PTS

     1.  Fairmont Senior High School              Matt Strand (10)         10      17:25      9
                                                  Jacob Van Horn (10)      12      17:41     11
                                                  Drew Trefz (10)          25      18:15     24
                                                  Justin Okel (10)         26      18:15     25
                                                  Zack Linger (12)         32      18:37     30
                                                  Gage Clemens (10)        35      18:44
                                                  Dalton Okel (11)         77      19:52

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:30:13     99

     2.  Williamstown High School                 Chandler Antill (11)     14      17:54     13
                                                  Kelton Hutchins (09)     27      18:26     26
                                                  Austin Hall (11)         28      18:26     27
                                                  Matthew Maloney (12)     34      18:41     32
                                                  Dylan Stansberry (12)    53      19:18     50
                                                  Blake Williams (12)      57      19:25
                                                  Chris Berman (11)        58      19:28

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:32:45    148

     3.  Ritchie County High School               Johnny Hogue (12)         1      16:23      1
                                                  Daniel Cooper (10)        7      17:22      6
                                                  Hunter Deem (10)         20      18:12     19
                                                  Travis Pickering (09)    42      18:52     40
                                                  Bradley Leggett (12)     93      20:24     83
                                                  Thomas Elliot (12)      157      22:29
                                                  Andrew Mahaney (9)      165      23:09

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:31:13    149

     4.  Keyser High School                       Leland Henderson (9)     11      17:28     10
                                                  Jordan Lawrence (11)     18      18:09     17
                                                  Pierce Miller (11)       36      18:44     34
                                                  Wesley Minshall (11)     64      19:37     58
                                                  Jeremy Robertson (9)     83      20:07     73
                                                  Tyler Stephens (11)     111      21:07
                                                  Ethen Whitlock (12)     133      21:36

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:34:05    192

     5.  Webster County High School               Brettley Harris (11)      4      16:42      3
                                                  Austin Hayes (10)        13      17:50     12
                                                  Kyle Humphrey (11)       39      18:50     37
                                                  Adam Romano (11)        102      20:42     89
                                                  Tyler Ray (9)           112      21:08     96
                                                  Logan Given (10)        147      22:12
                                                  Randal Williams (9)     186      26:03

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:35:12    237

     6.  Granville Christian Academy              Jeffrey Yohman (10)      19      18:11     18
                                                  Jon Benvie (11)          24      18:14     23
                                                  Paul Hodge (9)           74      19:49     66
                                                  Reed Haga (10)           87      20:11     77
                                                  Caleb Large (10)        106      20:59     91
                                                  Jay Chapin (11)         110      21:05
                                                  Taylor White (11)       137      21:45

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:37:24    275

     7.  Oak Glen High School                     Tanner Gorby (10)        30      18:33     28
                                                  Brock Smith (12)         31      18:33     29
                                                  Cody Tropek (12)         45      19:08     42
                                                  Skylar Lamp (12)         91      20:23     81
                                                  Dakota Warren (9)       124      21:17    107
                                                  Brandon Rhodes (12)     128      21:22
                                                  Ryan DeBee (11)         139      21:50

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:37:54    287

     8.  Buffalo High School                      Hayden Harrison (10)      3      16:36      2
                                                  Conner Lamb (12)         52      19:18     49
                                                  Jacob Dye (12)           54      19:22     51
                                                  Andrew Hayson (11)       84      20:08     74
                                                  Devin Rich (10)         132      21:36    113

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:37:00    289

     9.  Sherman High School                      Zachary Cannday (10)     21      18:13     20
                                                  Nicholas Carrier (11)    40      18:50     38
                                                  Thomas Bowles (12)       66      19:38     59
                                                  Nathaniel Selbe (10)     89      20:17     79
                                                  Blake Nelson (10)       120      21:15    103

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:38:13    299

    10.  Belpre High School                       Cray Sistrunk (10)        5      16:45      4
                                                  Kyle Windland (11)       15      17:57     14
                                                  Matthew Lopreste (11)    71      19:46     63
                                                  Joel Starner (12)       108      21:03     93
                                                  Kenny Shultz (10)       169      24:07    139
                                                  Hunter Burkey (10)      196      29:18

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:39:38    313

    11.  West Side High School                    Nathaniel Evans (12)     43      18:58     41
                                                  Justin Cochran (9)       70      19:45     62
                                                  Ben Helmandollar (11)    72      19:47     64
                                                  Justin Grimmette (11)    75      19:49     67
                                                  Jeremiah Schollar (10)   95      20:28     84
                                                  Matt Evans (10)         167      23:44
                                                  Wesley Helmandollar (9) 191      26:53

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:38:47    318

    12.  Wirt County High School                  Glenn McMillan (11)       9      17:24      8
                                                  Brady Ohrn (10)          51      19:16     48
                                                  DJ Lynch (12)            85      20:08     75
                                                  Shane Robinson (11)      92      20:24     82
                                                  Brad Tallman (11)       188      26:34    150

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:43:46    363

    13.  St Marys High School                     Johnathon Haddox (12)    62      19:33     56
                                                  Brenden Miller (10)      78      19:57     70
                                                  Trenton Barnhart (11)    82      20:03     72
                                                  Michael Houser (11)      88      20:12     78
                                                  Richard Butler (10)     101      20:39     88
                                                  Reed White (10)         159      22:33
                                                  Cody Wolfe (10)         172      24:24

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:40:24    364

    14.  Grafton High School                      Steven Carder (9)        17      18:03     16
                                                  Gavin Watkins (11)       86      20:11     76
                                                  Kody Norris (9)          90      20:20     80
                                                  Baylen Rogers (11)      116      21:11     99
                                                  Brandon Forester (10)   121      21:15    104
                                                  Bryan Rosencrance (10)  140      21:52
                                                  Ben Flohr (10)          174      24:31

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:41:00    375

    15.  Ravenswood High School                   Jameson Cooper (9)       48      19:10     45
                                                  Jon Hayman (12)          76      19:51     68
                                                  Chase Jarrell (11)       81      19:58     71
                                                  Riley Heatherington (9) 100      20:37     87
                                                  Colby Marks (9)         131      21:23    112
                                                  Dustin Anderson (9)     151      22:23

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:40:59    383

    16.  Herbert Hoover High School               Josh Mcclung (11)        16      18:00     15
                                                  Matthew Hopkins (9)      47      19:09     44
                                                  Noah Toops (11)          63      19:33     57
                                                  Garrett Burgess (12)    155      22:28    129
                                                  Michael Stover (11)     168      24:05    138
                                                  Kyle Oliver (9)         189      26:41

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:43:15    383

    17.  Roane County High School                 Caleb Pell (11)           6      17:01      5
                                                  Caleb Shirey             41      18:51     39
                                                  Troy Fisher             129      21:23    110
                                                  Alex Pavolak (11)       130      21:23    111
                                                  Marcus Pena             148      22:16    125

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:40:54    390

    18.  Licking Valley high School               Griffin Butler (10)       8      17:24      7
                                                  Kole Johnson (10)        73      19:47     65
                                                  Joey Moran (11)         115      21:10     98
                                                  Kolton Chesser (11)     123      21:16    106
                                                  Sam Lehman (10)         138      21:48    117
                                                  Cowan Stevens (9)       173      24:25
                                                  Jacob Clark (9)         187      26:20

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:41:25    393

    19.  Wheeling Central Catholic                Caleb Estep (10)         49      19:10     46
                                                  Nathaniel Foster (10)    56      19:23     52
                                                  Aric Varlas (10)        114      21:09     97
                                                  Colin Spangler (10)     117      21:13    100
                                                  Kylor Basich (12)       118      21:13    101
                                                  Jacob Buck (10)         192      26:54

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:42:08    396

    20.  Cameron High School                      Skylar Canas (12)        22      18:13     21
                                                  Cole Clutter (10)        46      19:08     43
                                                  Dylan Coulter (12)       68      19:40     61
                                                  Ben Hart (09)           154      22:27    128
                                                  Cody Miller (09)        197      29:35    158

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:49:03    411

    21.  North Marion High School                 Richard Stalnaker (10)   23      18:14     22
                                                  Alex Myers (12)          37      18:48     35
                                                  Robert Burkett (10)      99      20:33     86
                                                  Frankie Thomas (9)      162      22:57    133
                                                  Cody Jackson (10)       171      24:20    140

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:44:52    416

    22.  Doddridge County High School             Caleb Ferguson (12)      33      18:38     31
                                                  Trey Heaster (9)         38      18:49     36
                                                  Hunter Hayes (9)        105      20:57     90
                                                  Ben Rock (9)            145      22:02    122
                                                  Colten Oliver (9)       176      24:37    144
                                                  Shelton Crimm (9)       180      24:54

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:45:03    423

    23.  East Fairmont High School                Jacob Morris (10)        50      19:11     47
                                                  Jacob Nuzum (10)         67      19:39     60
                                                  Ryland Rexrode (9)      119      21:14    102
                                                  Evan Flohr (9)          164      23:05    134
                                                  Jacob Sansom (9)        190      26:44    152

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:49:53    495

    24.  Wyoming East High School                 Michael Hayworth (11)    61      19:32     55
                                                  Joey Lupardus (12)      107      21:01     92
                                                  Corey Mckinney (9)      144      22:02    121
                                                  Zach Cook (9)           149      22:17    126
                                                  Tanner Trent (11)       195      29:15    156

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:54:07    550

    25.  Paden City High School                   Jacob Pierce (9)         98      20:32     85
                                                  Cade Crislip (9)        122      21:16    105
                                                  Dean Frye (11)          136      21:43    115
                                                  Travis Leonard (10)     142      21:54    120
                                                  Tyler Kiger (10)        156      22:29    130
                                                  Aaron Heasley (9)       179      24:53

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:47:54    555

    26.  Weir High School                         Hayden Vida (11)        127      21:19    108
                                                  Noah Woods (12)         146      22:08    123
                                                  Tyler Virtue            166      23:22    136
                                                  Bryce Vida (12)         178      24:51    145
                                                  Nick Vandruff (11)      194      29:08    155

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               2:00:48    667

         Scott High School                        Zach Marcum (11)         65      19:38
                                                  Nick Weeks (12)         113      21:08

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **                 40:46

         Braxton County High School               Seth Backus (9)          55      19:23
                                                  Caleb Whitney (11)      126      21:18
                                                  Holden Hunter (9)       163      23:01
                                                  David Hughes (11)       184      25:44

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:29:26

         Sissonville High School                  Martin Dye (10)         177      24:44
                                                  Thomas Crutchfield (10) 181      25:03

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **                 49:47

         Tucker County High School                Walker Blosser (11)      94      20:25
                                                  Devon Anderson (11)      96      20:30
                                                  Josh Kincaid (9)        103      20:43
                                                  Zach Southern (12)      161      22:41

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:24:19

         Tyler Consolidated High School           Dylan Reynolds (12)      29      18:32
                                                  Ryan Dalrymple (12)      44      19:07
                                                  Daron Weekley (10)      125      21:18
                                                  Kamryn Milhoan (9)      185      25:55

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:24:52

         Magnolia High School                     Jacob Pancake (11)       79      19:57
                                                  David McIlvain (11)      80      19:58

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **                 39:55

         Calhoun County High School               William Baker (11)      135      21:41

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **                 21:41

         Wirt County High School                  Glenn McMillan (11)       9      17:24      8
                                                  Brady Ohrn (10)          51      19:16     48
                                                  DJ Lynch (12)            85      20:08     75
                                                  Shane Robinson (11)      92      20:24     82
                                                  Brad Tallman (11)       188      26:34    150

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:43:46

         Pikeview High School                     Jason Weitzel (11)        2      16:34
                                                  Garett Butler (12)       69      19:44
                                                  Austin Hazelwood (11)   109      21:04
                                                  David Pendleton (9)     193      29:05

                                                  ** TEAM TOTAL **               1:26:27

Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center: Calling All First Responders - 09.11.13

The Gilmer Free Press

GED classes Are Available in Both Gilmer and Calhoun Counties - Register for First GED Test

The Gilmer Free Press

GED classes are available in both Gilmer and Calhoun counties.

Calhoun County classes will be held at the Career Center on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM.

Gilmer County classes will be held at St. Marks Church on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM. (St. Marks is located one mile from Glenville; across the street from the fire station.)

Due to changes in the GED program, the GED test is now free.

However, candidates must first pass a OPT Practice Test prior to taking the full-length GED test.

If you cannot attend a GED class to do this, please call 304.354.6151 and we will schedule a time for you to take the practice test.

The first GED test of the school year will be given at the Career Center on September 18th-19th.

Candidates must register a week in advance.

Delores Jean Carte

The Gilmer Free Press

Delores Jean Carte

Age 73, of the Evergreen Hills community, Cottageville, WV, passed away September 04, 2013, at her home.

She was born May 04, 1940, in Grantsville, WV, a daughter of the late Lane K. and Gladys G. (Putnam) Roberts.

Her brother, Gary Roberts also preceded her in death.

She was a seamstress, and was co-owner and operator of J&J Fabric Shop in Cottageville and Millwood for 29 years. She was a 22 year member of the VFW Post #5501 Ladies Auxiliary, Ripley, an Honorary Citizen of Mooseheart, and a Woman of the Moose. She enjoyed crafts, playing bingo.

She was a Baptist by faith.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph Hershel “Joe” Carte; sons, Rick (Marie) Ash and Tom (Felicia) Wilson all of Spencer, WV; and Timothy (Sandy) Wilson of LeRoy, WV; daughters, Ranell Ash Windland of Spencer, and Marlyn “Marty” Carte of Cottageville; step-daughters, Regina Carte (Richard) Newbrough of Albany, OH; Beverly Carte (Butch) Price of Wharton, WV; and Brenda “Binky” Carte (Joel) Fraier of Cutler, OH; 19 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; brother, Delmas (Judy) Roberts of Winfield, WV; sister, June McDowell of Bolivia, NC, and a sister-in-law, Sue Roberts of Millstone.

The family would like to express their appreciation to, Monica, Sherry and Kathy, for the wonderful care given to Jean.

In keeping with her wishes, there will be no public services.

Contributions in her memory are preferred to: HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd, West, Charleston, WV 25387.

Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, is providing arrangements.

Gordon D. McKee

The Gilmer Free Press

Gordon D. McKee

Age 87, of Millstone, WV, son of George and Nora Ball McKee departed this life September 05, 2013 at Roane General Hospital in Spencer, WV after an extended illness.

Gordon graduated from Calhoun County High School with the class of 1944. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served his country in World War II.

He was a Christian and a member of Albert’s Chapel Methodist Church in Sandridge, WV where he was a faithful and dedicated Sunday school teacher for 50 years.

Gordon retired from Consolidated Natural Gas Corporation in 1981 with 36 years of service. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, gardening and in later years working jigsaw puzzles.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brothers Rev. Glendon McKee, Arco E. McKee and sisters Arleta McKee Sturm and Flo Mckee Hall.

He is survived by his loving and faithful wife of 66 years, Mary Ella Moore McKee, his high school sweetheart and best friend whom he married on January 12, 1947.

His three daughters, Myra Lynn and husband Joseph Painter of Gandeeville, WV; Debra Jo and husband Rodney Young of Elkview, WV and Karen Jane and husband Gary White of Gainesville, VA; devoting his life and love to all three.

Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Mary Beth (Painter) and her husband Jeff Tanner, Matthew Gordon Painter and wife Michelle, Rebecca Ann (Young) and husband Art Kelly, Brian Stephen Young and wife Kimberly, Ryan K. Foroughi and wife Angela, Cyrus K Foroughi and Sophia N. Foroughi. Ten great grandchildren, Caleb, Cole, Ella and Lucy Kelly, J.D. and Jebediah Painter, Zane and Brock Tanner, Rylee and Brody Young. He is also survived by his beloved sister, Lenelle McKee Stalnaker and sister-in-law Eileen McKee and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Stump Funeral Home in Arnoldsburg, Monday, September 09, 2013, 11:00 AM with Rev. Rick Swearengin and Rev. David Weaver officiating.

Burial will follow in the Sand Ridge Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4:00-7:00 PM Sunday at the funeral home.

Loris “Jim” Simmons

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Loris “Jim” Simmons

Age 77, of Ashland, Ohio, passed away September 04, 2013, at Samaritan Hospital in Ashland.

On October 21, 1935, in Beatrice, WV (Ritchie County), Mr. Simmons was born to Charles and Carmel (Lemon) Simmons.

He had been a resident of Ashland since 1963 and worked 30-plus years at F.E. Myers Company until his retirement in 2001. Jim served with the U.S. Army, loved the outdoors, enjoyed the Atlanta Braves and squirrel hunting.

On September 01, 1963, Mr. Simmons married Rosa Lee Scott, who survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Lisa (Randy) Honaker of Westerville, Ohio; one son, Kevin (Natalie) Simmons of Ashland, Ohio; three brothers, Paul (Lois) Simmons of Belleville, WV, Norman Simmons of Calhoun County, WV, and Gary Simmons of Newark, WV; and one sister, Jane Davis of Ellenboro, WV.

Mr. Simmons was preceded in death by his parents; a brother-in-law, Emmett Davis; and a sister-in-law, Kathy Simmons.

Funeral services were first held Saturday at Heyl Funeral Home, 227 Broad St., Ashland, Ohio, with Dick Riley officiating.

In an additional service, friends may visit with the family Monday from Noon until the service time at 1PM at Matheny Whited Funeral Home, 97 Juliana St., Elizabeth, WV, with Michael Hardbarger officiating.

Interment will be at Fought Cemetery in Newark, WV.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to your local Humane Society or the charity of the donor’s choice.

High School Football Results - 09.06.13

West Virginia High School Football Results:

 

Class A:
Class A:    Trimble, OH (2-0)  #1 Wahama (1-1)  12-7     #2 Madonna (2-0)  Tusky Catholic, OH 33-6     Westinghouse, PA #3 Wheeling Central (2-0)  14-35     #4 Greenbrier West (2-0)  Richwood (1-1)  46-7     #5 St. Marys (2-0)  Wirt County (0-2)  7-6     Clay-Battelle (2-0)  Allegheny, PA 49-28     River, Ohio Bishop Donahue (2-0)  21-59     BYE Week East Hardy (1-0)    South Harrison (0-2)  Gilmer County (2-0)  0-18     Hannan (1-1)  Hundred (0-2)  56-0     Fayetteville (1-1)  Midland Trail (0-2)  46-0     Twin Valley, VA Montcalm (1-1)  40-39     Frankfort (AA) (2-0)  Moorefield (1-1)  37-34     Grafton (0-2)  Notre Dame (1-0)  16-27     Petersburg (0-2)  Pendleton County (2-0)  13-22     Parkersburg Catholic (2-0)  Pocahontas County (0-2)  28-0     Tygarts Valley (0-2)  Tucker County (2-0)   0-49     Meadow Bridge (2-0)  Tug Valley (1-1)  32-14     Doddridge County (2-0)  Tyler Consolidated (0-2)  26-12     BYE Week Valley - Fayette (1-0)    Cameron (1-1)  Valley - Wetzel (1-1)  26-9     Paden City (0-2) Van (1-1)  14-41     Magnolia (0-2)  Williamstown (2-0)  14-15

 

 

Class AA:
Class AA:    #1 Wayne (2-0) Chesapeake, OH 63-7     #4 Wheeling Park (AAA) (2-0)  #2 Bridgeport (1-1)   17-14     Berkeley Springs (0-2)  #4 Keyser (1-1)  0-59     North Marion (0-2) #5 Fairmont Sr. (2-0)  14-62     Oak Glen (0-2)  Beaver Local, OH 7-30     Braxton County (0-2)  Clay County (1-1)  20-37     BYE Week East Fairmont (1-0)    Chapmanville (1-1)  Herbert Hoover (1-1)  28 14     Summers County (2-0)  James Monroe (0-2)  28-19     Man (1-1)  Mount View (0-2)  40-0     Lincoln (2-0)  Philip Barbour (1-1)  24-13     Independence (1-1)  Pikeview (1-1)  6-9     Nicholas County (1-1)  Poca (0-2)  21-14     Webster County (0-2)  Ravenswood (1-0)  36-61     Roane County (1-1)  Ritchie County (1-1)  24-44     Buffalo (0-2) River View (2-0)  16-54     Liberty - Harrison (0-2)  Robert C. Byrd (1-1)  13-28     Lincoln County (0-2)  Scott (1-1)  21-46     Calhoun County (0-2)  Sherman (1-1)  15-23     Liberty (Raleigh) (0-2)  Sissonville (2-0)  0-48     Mingo Central (1-1)  Tolsia (0-2)  20-19     Harrison Central, OH (1-1)  Weir (0-2)   46-14     Westside (1-1)  Wyoming East (2-0)  6-35

 

 

Class AAA:
Class AAA:      #1 Martinsburg (2-0)  Sherando, VA (1-1) 27-13     Coolidge, D.C.  #2 Morgantown (2-0)  8-66   #3 Bluefield (AA) (1-1)  Princeton (2-0)  29-32   #3 Cabell Midland (2-0)  Winfield (1-1)  63-19   Riverside (0-2) #5 Capital (1-0)  7-68 Taylor Alderdice, PA Brooke (1-1)  19-21     Hampshire (2-0)  Elkins (1-1)  30-7     Spring Valley (1-1)  Huntington (2-0)  6-40     Nitro (1-1)  Hurricane (1-1)  7- 70     Mountain Ridge, MD Jefferson (2-0)  6-28     Bellaire, OH   John Marshall (0-1)  37-14     Hedgesville (1-1)  Millbrook, VA 37-21     Oak Hill (2-0)  Musselman (0-2)  48-35     BYE Week Parkersburg (1-0)    Linsly (2-0)  Parkersburg South (1-1)  33-14     George Washington (2-0)  Paul Blazer, Ashland 35-14     Ripley (0-2)  Point Pleasant (2-0)   7-63     Lewis County (1-1)  Preston (0-2)  48-24     Logan (2-0)  Shady Spring (0-2)  39-0     St. Albans (0-2)  South Charleston (1-1)  16-75     Washington (2-0)  Spring Mills (0-2)  75-0     Buckhannon-Upshur (0-2)  University (2-0)  0-63     Greenbrier East (1-1)  Woodrow Wilson (1-1)  35-52

 

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High School Cross Country 2013: Calhoun Invitational - Boys

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Calhoun Invitational
Calhoun County Park
Boys
September 03, 2013

Boys Team Scores
1.  Roane
2.  Wirt
Also Competing - Calhoun

High School Boys
1. 	Glenn McMillian 	19:02 	Wirt
2. 	Caleb Pell 		19:15 	Roane
3. 	Caleb Shirey 		20:46 	Roane
4. 	Brady Ohrn 		21:27 	Wirt
5. 	Troy Fisher 		21:45 	Roane
6. 	Shane Robinson 		22:05 	Wirt
7. 	DJ Lynch 		22:14	Wirt
8. 	Marcus Pena 		23:14 	Roane
9. 	Alex Pavalok 		23:19 	Roane
10.	William Baker 		25:09 	Calhoun
11. 	Brad Toman 		29:28 	Wirt

Daniel Joseph Cottrill

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Daniel Joseph Cottrill

Age 26, of Chapel Rt., Gassaway, WV, passed away on August 31, 2013.

He was born August 31, 1987 in Granstville, WV.

Daniel was a 2005 graduate of Braxton County High School and a 2007 graduate of West Virginia University at Parkersburg. He was a welder and boilermaker. He had an immense passion for ATV racing and was very dedicated to his niece and nephews. He also enjoyed music, golfing, movies, and was an avid Star Wars fan.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Amelia Nicole Cottrill; paternal grandparents, William D. and Audrey Cottrill.

Surviving; mother and stepfather, Margaret M. Polino Nicholas and David Nicholas of Chapel Rt., Gassaway; father, Marvin Gene Cottrill of Perkins; sisters, Elizabeth Anne King and husband, Zachary of Chapel and Gina Marie Cottrill of Pittsburgh, PA; brothers, Steven Joe Cottrill (Dendra) of Rosedale, Christopher Nicholas and Cory Nicholas; niece, Aubrey Lynn King; nephews, Alexander James King, Marshall Cottrill and Isaac Cottrill; maternal grandparents, Raymond and Dorothy Polino of Chicago, IL.

Service will be 11 AM Saturday, September 07, 2013 at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Burial will be in the Collins Community Cemetery, Stumptown.

Friends may call from 6 to 9 PM Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities, Attention: Amy DeWalt, 451 44th St., Penthouse Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15201.

Geraldine “Gerry” Hope Rampp

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Geraldine “Gerry” Hope Rampp

Age 76 years old, of Mansfield, Ohio died Saturday, August 10, 2013, at the Sterling House in Mansfield.

She was born in Clarksburg, WV, on August 20, 1936.

She was a 1954 graduate of Bridgeport High School and received a bachelor’s degree in physical education from West Virginia University in 1958.

She was director of Girl Scout Day Camp in Calhoun County, WV during the summer of 1958. She taught at Madison High School, Mansfield, before retiring in 1991. She received her master’s degree from Kent State University in 1977. While at Madison, she was a basketball coach; she also did family counseling and elementary school counseling for local private schools.

Miss Rampp was one of the first single women in Ohio to adopt children in 1974, James and Kathy, and later adopted Joshua. She loved camping, traveling and taking photographs. She was also an active member of Peace Fellowship Chapel until her death.

Surviving are daughter, Katherine Crocker; two sons, James Rampp and Joshua Rampp; three grandchildren, Gerri Clark, Faith Rampp and Rachel Huddleston; one great-grandchild, Korbin Rampp, and one sister, Helen Rampp Morris of Grantsville, WV; and Delora Morris, the daughter of Miss Rampp’s life partner of 26 years, Dorothy K. Baker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George Rampp and Virginia Hope Lawman Rampp; three sisters, Marguerite Rampp Shriver of Weston, WV, Virginia Rampp Murdoch of La Canada, CA, and Jeanne Rampp Hart of Houston, Texas.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM. on Sunday, September 08, 2013, at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond Street, Mansfield, Ohio, conducted by Rev. Dan Dickman.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service, from 1-2 PM, at the funeral home.

A memorial service will also be held in Bridgeport, WV on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, with burial in Benedum Cemetery, Bridgeport.

Donations can be made to your local chapter of the ASPCA or the Parkinson’s Foundation, in the name of Gerry Rampp.

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