Anthony William Thompson

Anthony Thompson, 52, of 1674A Oak Ave, Buena Vista, Virginia died Monday, July 1, 2014 in Buena Vista.

          He was born July 15, 1961 in Staunton, Virginia, the son of the late Willie and Ruby Campbell Thompson.

          He was employed at Ocala Gas Company in Ocala, Florida, Anton Trucking in Goshen, Luck Stone Trucking, Moffett Paving and Excavating in Staunton, and Meade Trucking Company in Verona.

          He was a member of the Goshen Fire Department, Goshen Baptist Church, an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with his family, and driving his 1977 black Trans Am.

          He is survived by his 4 sisters; Shirley Craft and husband John of Staunton; Sandra Heizer of Greenville; “Willie” Frances Watkins and husband Tom of Roanoke; and Betty Gail Hudson of Ocala, FL; 8 nephews and 5 nieces; and close friend and caregiver Debbie Fitzgerald.

          He was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law, Robert Hudson and Harold Heizer.

          A funeral service will be conducted at Craigsville Funeral home at 2 p.m, July 5, 2014 with Pastor Scott Reese officiating. Interment will be in Goshen Baptist Church Cemetery.

          The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to service.

          Memorial contributions may be made to the Goshen Fire Department.

    Arrangements are being handled by Craigsville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at http://www.craigsvillefuneralhome.com.

 

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Donald “DZ” Zane Campbell

2011-12-31 12 34 17Donald “DZ” Zane Campbell, 43, of 1010 Seth Drive, Apt 206, Staunton, Virginia died Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Staunton, Virginia.
He was born August 12, 1970 in Staunton, the son of Zane G. Campbell and the late Peggy Woods DeLoach.
He was formally employed by the Augusta Correctional Center.
He was an avid sportsman and fan of UVA, the Dallas Cowboys and the NY Yankees. He was also a sanctioned umpire.
He is survived by his wife, Renee Byram Campbell of 1010 Seth Drive, Apt 206, Staunton, Virginia 24401; his father, Zane G. Campbell and friend Evelyn Staton of Stuarts Draft; step-father, Tommy DeLoach of Craigsville; 2 children: Brooklyn Elizabeth Dare Campbell of Buena Vista and Dakota Lee Widner of Churchville; 2 step-sons: Travis Roadcap of Staunton and Hank Roadcap of Craigsville; 1 brother, Cecil Dwight Becker, Jr and wife Connie of Richland, MO; a former wife, Shannon Mays Campbell of Buena Vista; a former mother in law, Donna Mays of Buena Vista; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Peggy Woods DeLoach.
A funeral service will be conducted at Estaline Valley Church of the Nazarene at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 29th with Pastor Billy Curry officiating. Interment will be in Craigsville Community Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be William E. “Billy” Mays, Tony Campbell, Tracy Campbell, Harry Buster, James Justice and Philip Byram.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 28th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Craigsville Funeral Home and at other times at the home of Tommy DeLoach at 2518 Estaline Valley Road.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Brooklyn E. Dare Campbell College Fund; C/O Zane Campbell, 2405 Indian Ridge Road, Stuarts Draft, Va 24477.

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David Earl Eberwien

David Earl Eberwien, 70, of 70 Stillwater Drive, Craigsville, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at his residence.
He was born April 30, 1944 in Richmond, Virginia, the son of the late Chris Eberwien and Eva Gunn. He was retired from Phillip Morris Park 500 in Hopewell, Virginia. He was a veteran of the United States Army 101st Airborne having served during Vietnam. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He loved to read. He was a loving husband and father.
He is survived by two children David Bryant Eberwien & wife Charlee of Chesterfield, Virginia and Timothy Earl Eberwien & wife Alice of Nelson County, Virginia; a brother, Averette “Fritz” Eberwien of Oilville, Virginia; a half-brother, Gary Gunn of Powatan, Virginia; two half-sisters, Doris Gleason of Powatan and Deloris Gunn of Florida; an uncle Ed Hildebrandt & wife Stella of Craigsville; 5 grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 23, 2014 at the Craigsville Funeral Home with Pastor Claude Williams officiating. Interment will be in Craigsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services from 1-2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Online condolences may be made to http://www.craigsvillefuneralhome.com

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Harvey Lee Goff, Sr.

GoffHarvey Lee Goff, Sr. , 90, of 185 Estaline Valley Road, Craigsville, Virginia died Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at his residence with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born April 26, 1924 in Augusta Springs, Virginia, the son of the late John Brandy and Florence Fridley Goff.
He was employed with General Electric in Waynesboro as a supervisor in the Relay Department until his retirement.
He was a US Army combat veteran of WWII. He was a corporal landing on Omaha Beach the second day of the invasion of Normandy, earning numerous ribbons and citations. .
He was a member of Augusta Springs United Methodist Church; a graduate of Craigsville High School Class of 1942; a charter member of the Augusta Springs First Aid Crew; past president of the Augusta Springs Fire Department; Treasurer of the former Craigsville Moose Lodge; and a member of the Craigsville VFW. He was a big fan of the New York Yankees and Nascar drivers Dale Earnhardt, Sr. and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. He loved his cat, Baby.
He is survived by his wife, Pauline Gaugler Goff of Craigsville; two children, Harvey Goff, Jr. & wife Krystal and Sandra Goff all of Staunton, Virginia; Step Children, Paige Blakely of New Smyrna, Florida, Paul Blakely of Hyattsville, Maryland and Karolyn Colvin of Verona, Virginia; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.; special friend Jeff Lasher of Staunton, Virginia.
He was preceded in death by 4 sisters, Beulah Corbin, Daisy Bazzrea, Bessie Harlow and Lorraine Sprouse; and 3 brothers, Glenwood, John and Billy Goff.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Craigsville Funeral Home with Pastors Tyler Clem and Michael Herring officiating. Interment will be in Craigsville Community Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Grandsons, Matthew and Josh Goff, friends, Fred Stephenson, Jr., Anthony Stephenson, Lewis Corbin, Steve Smiley, Gene Wallace and J.P. Fridley. Honorary Pallbearers will be his nieces and nephews attending the service.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday evening at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Shenandoah.

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Thelma Juanita Shiflett Woods

Woods Thelma Juanita Shiflett Woods, 78, of 140 E. Railroad Ave, Craigsville, Virginia passed away Friday morning, May 09, 2014 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.
Thelma was born October 19, 1935 in Fordwick, Virginia, to the late Gallant Shiflett and Dora Woods Shiflett. She was married to her loving husband, Gilbert Woods whom she married on January 7, 1954 a union that lasted 60 years. Thelma was a homemaker; and a member of the Craigsville Holiness Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
In addition to her husband she is survived by a daughter, Kathy Woods of Craigsville; a son, Ricky Woods of Craigsville; 3 grandchildren, Crissy Tubbs & husband Josh of Wetumpka, Alabama, Clint Woods & wife Heather and Beth Woods all of Craigsville; 6 great grandchildren, Grace, Rachel, Mariah & Sarah Tubbs and McKenzie & Landon Woods; a brother, William Shifflett of Craigsville; and a sister, Dolly Fridley of Staunton, Virginia.
She was preceded in death by five brothers, Lloyd, Albert, Fred, Pat and Dewey Shiflett; a sister Helen Wilcher; a daughter-in-law, Hope Woods.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 12, 2014 at Craigsville Holiness Church with Brother Garey Wilson officiating. Interment will be in Craigsville Community Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Larry Wilcher, Gary Wilcher, Cody Wilcher, Charlie McLain, Hampton Cash and Daryl Gregory. Honorary Pallbearers will be Brothers of the Church.
The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m., Sunday evening at Craigsville Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Craigsville Holiness Church, 201 E. Craig Street, Craigsville, Virginia 24430.
Arrangements are being handled by Craigsville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at http://www.craigsvillefuneralhome.com.

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Kenneth Eugene Puckett

Kenneth Eugene Puckett, 81, husband of Della Sprouse Puckett, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2:40 a.m. at his residence after a lengthy battle with health issues, leaving behind a very special friend, Larry Reid.
Born August 28, 1932 in Craigsville, he was the eldest son of the late Harry P. Puckett and Mildred Martin Puckett.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Julia Puckett; a brother, Harry Lee Puckett; an infant great grandson, Toby Puckett; and several uncles and aunts.
He retired from Southern Stainless Steel Corp. of Waynesboro. Prior to that he worked with Powell & Company as a refrigerator mechanic and making walk-in freezers. After working with Jordon’s Refrigerator and Montgomery Ward, Kenneth served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict on the USS Ingersoll DD652 with 4 years of service as a cook.
Kenneth was an avid cook, loved to spend time with family, study his Bible and at one time was a wonderful Sunday School teacher.
He was a member of Estaline Valley Church of the Nazarene; American Legion Post 2216; loved to cook, hunt and woodworking; and was an avid outdoorsman .
He is survived by his wife, Della Mae Puckett of Craigsville; 3 children, Steve Puckett & wife Deborah of Greenville, Virginia, Gary Puckett & friend Margaret and Kevin Puckett & wife Vonda all of Craigsville; 12 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Wayne Puckett & wife Linda and Charles Puckett & wife Delores all of Craigsville; 2 sisters, Betty Eagle & husband Bill of Rainelle, West Virginia and Daisy Blevins & husband Donald of Swoope, Virginia; and a special friend, Larry Reid.
N A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Estaline Valley Church of the Nazarene. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Michell Simmons, Thomas Puckett, Danny Kaye, Curtis Wilcher, Wade Clifton, Larry Reid, Larry Wilcher, Thomas Humphries Harvey Sprouse and Ron Sprouse.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8:00 p.m. at the church.

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Lindy Gene Lockwood

Lindy Gene Lockwood

Rev. Lindy Gene Lockwood, 85, of 1310 South Braddock Street, Winchester, VA was welcomed home by the Savior to His eternal reward on April 26, 2014 at his home. He was born May 8, 1928 in Chattanooga, TN to Fred and Nellie Lockwood.
He and his wife, Patsy Combs Stone, were married on April 27, 1972.
Lin was a minister of the Gospel for 65 years, building and pastoring churches and evangelizing nationwide in Tent Crusades and Revivals. For many years he broadcast the Gospel through a television and satellite ministry, REVIVAL FOR AMERICA. In 1978, he and his wife, Pat, established the Joyful Sound Church in Augusta Springs. For the past 9 years he was the Pastor of the Calvary Pentecostal Church of God in Winchester.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Glen, Wayne, and Al Lockwood, one sister, Melcena Searfoss.
In addition to his wife he is survived by three sons, David (Ginny), James Joel (Anne), and Lindy G, Jr., five daughters, Loretta (Freddie) Montgomery, Ruth Lockwood, Tammie (Michael) Herring, Tina (Kevin) Persinger, Rebecca (William) Tittle.
He is also survived by three brothers, Ken (Frankie), Donald, Sr., Paul (Becky) Lockwood, and three sisters Dorothy Eison, Barbara (Wayne) Palframan, Ellen (Bob) Lahiere, a brother-in-law, Wayne Searfoss, sister-in-law Shirley Lockwood and numerous nieces and nephews.
Grandchildren: Brandy Hicks, Dustin Lockwood, Darcie Bryant, Nathan Hunt, Tasha Garner, Sarah and Anna Herring, Jordyn and Austin Lockwood, Marta Persinger, Daniel and Michael Tittle, Christina Peters, Joshua and Bethany Lockwood and 11 Great-Grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday, April 29, 12:00 p.m. at Joyful Sound Church, 45 Joyful Sound Lane, Augusta Springs, VA, followed by a Remembrance of Life service at 2:00 p.m., officiated by Rev. Randall Lawrence.
Burial will be at Miller Memorial Gardens in Augusta Springs, VA. Pallbearers will be, Dr. Richard Miller, Rev. Glenn Young, Rick Stephenson, Chuck Litzenberg, Don Bosserman, Johnny Campbell, Emmett Campbell.

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