Charleston Obituaries

Charleston Obituaries

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  • Thursday Aug 20 | via 

    Jerry Hanson

    He was born in Charleston, W.Va., son of Clovetta Watson Hanson and the late David Hanson of Belpre, Ohio. He is survived by his brother, John Hanson of Statesville, N.C.; his sister, Tamara Hanson Drain of Statesville, N.C.; his son, Zack Hanson and grandson Bryson Hanson of Parkersburg.


  • Monday Aug 17 | via The Miami Herald 

    Batman impersonator hit, killed while checking engin...

    In this March 27, 2012, photo, Leonard Robinson, dressed as Batman, poses for a photo outside his home in Owings Mills, Md. Authorities say, Robinson, known for visiting hospitalized children dressed in his Batman costume, died, Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, in a crash on Interstate 70, in western Maryland.


  • Monday Aug 17 | via 

    Batman impersonator who did charity work dies on roa...

    In this Aug. 15, 2015 photo provided by Linda Weekley, Leonard Robinson performs at SummerFest in South Charleston, W.Va. The Maryland man who delighted thousands of children by impersonating Batman at hospitals and charity events died when he was hit by a car while standing in the fast lane of Interstate 70, checking the engine of his custom-made Batmobile, police said Monday, Aug. 17, 2015.


  • Saturday Aug 15 | via The Review 

    Freda May McCullough, 66

    Freda May McCullough, 66 of Chester, went to be with the Lord surrounded by her loving family on Saturday morning, Aug. 15, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born Jan. 18, 1949 in Braxton County W.Va., a daughter of the late John W. and Virginia Cutlip Miller.


  • Friday Aug 14 | via The Chronicle-Telegram 

    Farris R. Jones

    Farris R. Jones, 61, of Elyria, died Friday, July 17, 2015. He was born November 20, 1953 in Charleston, West Virginia and moved to Elyria, May 18, 1956.


  • Thursday Aug 13 | via 

    Mary King

    Mary Virginia "Miss Ginn" King, 72, of Spencer, departed this life Wednesday, August 12, 2015, at the H.J. Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston, after an extended illness. She is survived by her husband of nearly 54 years, Michael; two children, Kelli King of Martinsburg and Doug King of Greenville, Ind.; two grandchildren, Wylie and Carli both of Greenville.


  • Thursday Aug 13 | via Weirton Daily Times 

    Fred Pepe

    He was retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel as an electrician and was a Navy Veteran who served during World War II.


  • Friday Aug 7 | via The Times Bulletin 

    Jack R. Trinosky

    He was born on Oct. 30, 1953, in Charleston, West Virginia, the son of the late Betty Stonestreet and he was raised by his grandparents, Charles and Margaret Stonestreet. Other family members include two sons, Luke Trinosky and Joe Trinosky, both of Indianapolis; two stepsons, Tommy Williamson of Van Wert, and Matthew Williamson of Fort Campbell, Kentucky; one brother, Johnny Kilgoar of New River, Arizona; one sister, Margaret Tappan of Black Canyon City, Arizona; eight grandchildren, Corrine Trinosky, Margaret Trinosky, Julie Trinosky, Jacob Williamson, Ryne Williamson, Alivia Williamson, Westyn Williamson, and Cash Williamson, and special uncle and aunt, Jack and Laura Stonestreet of Hurricane, West Virginia.


  • Jul 30, 2015 | via Times Observer 

    Donald Conaway Jr.

    Donald E Conaway, Jr., engineer, entrepreneur and founder of Checon Corporation of Attleboro, MA died peacefully on Monday July 27, 2015. He was a resident of Little Compton, RI.


  • Jul 28, 2015 | via The Medina Gazette 

    Patsy M. Fisher

    Patsy M. Fisher, 80, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015, in Medina. Patsy was born May 25, 1935 in Marmet, West Virginia, to the late Nile and Mary Annabelle Dunlap.


  • Jul 26, 2015 | via KYTX-TV News 

    W. Va. escort may have unwittingly slain Ore. serial...

    Police say a West Virginia woman who killed a man she met online after he attacked her could have taken the life of a serial killer without knowing it, according to multiple reports. The death of Neal Falls, 45, has also opened up possible links to several other unsolved murders in Nevada and Ohio, mostly of apparent sex workers, reports the Charleston Gazette-Mail.