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Sharon Williams

Died : Oct 23, 2023

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Christiansburg, VA

"Sharon J. Williams, 86, passed away on October 23, 2023. Sharon was born in Scranton, PA and moved to Long Island, NY with the love of her life, the late Delbert P. Williams. They enjoyed camping at Short Beach, sunsets on the Sound, climbing to the top of lighthouses, and trips to Montauk until his passing in 2013. Sharon moved to Blacksburg, VA in 2017, where she discovered beauty and peace in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Sharon is survived by loving family members in Connecticut, Massachusetts,...Read More

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Keith Elden Johnson

Nov 21, 1934 - Feb 05, 2024

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Christiansburg, VA

Keith Elden Johnson, 89, of Christiansburg, formerly of Covington, passed away Monday morning, February 5, 2024, at his residence. He was born November 21, 1934, in Covington, to the late Oscar Millison and Opal Mae (Wolfe) Johnson. He married Emily Carol (Miller) Johnson on May 23, 1959 in Christiansburg; she preceded him in death April 10, 2004.Keith will be missed and remembered by his children, Keith Eric (Beverly) Johnson of St. Paris, Karen G. (Delbert) Davis of Christiansburg, and Kevin S. (Virginia) Johnson of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren Christine (Emile) Martin, Elizabeth (Lewis) Winecoff, Nicole (Anthony) Helman, Ashley (Justin) Wolford, Travis Johnson, Collin (Morgan) Johnson; great-grandchildren Madison Winecoff, Dylan Gaston, Madeline & Mason Winecoff, Kora Wilden, Mikayla Cadena, Connor Wolford, Rylee Wilden, Emilee Wolford, Mack Johnson and Josephine Helman. He was preceded in death by all his siblings, Ralph, Don, Carl, Dick, Gene and Ronald Johnson, and Lois Lacey.Mr. Johnson attended Covington schools and served in the National Guard. He retired from Delco-Moraine after 30 years of service, and had also owned and operated Johnson’s Lawnmower Repair for 27 years. He was a member of Christiansburg United Methodist Church, a 63-year member of the Masonic Lodge Mt. Olivet #226 in Christiansburg, Eastern Star and Scottish Rite, Odd Fellows and Christiansburg Kiwanis. Keith also was a 31-year member of the Christiansburg Fire Department and had served on Christiansburg Village Council.A memorial service to honor his life will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, February 9, at Christiansburg United Methodist Church, 7 E. Third St., Christiansburg, with Pastor Mark Atterholt officiating. Masonic and Fire Department services will also be held. Friends may visit with the family from 3-5 p.m. Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements are in care of Moore Funeral Home, Covington. Online condolences may be left for the Johnson family at moorefh.com.

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Donald G. Mottesheard

May 14, 1935 - Feb 21, 2024

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Christiansburg, VA

Donald G. Mottesheard passed away at Commonwealth Senior Living in Christiansburg, Virginia on February 21, 2024. Don was a member of Unity Christian Church in Radford. He graduated Milligan University in Elizabethton, Tennessee and then served in the U.S. Army. After teaching school for a few years in Pulaski, Virginia, he then worked for the City of Radford for 38 1/2 years.He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Ray and Allie Hurst Mottesheard, sisters Helen Augusta Mottesheard and Geneva Leona Mottesheard, brothers Clifton Hurst Mottesheard, and Samuel Ray Mottesheard, and a nephew Gary Noel Mottesheard. Survivors include his brother Max Garland Mottesheard, nieces, Candace Mottesheard Smith (Lenny) and Donna Jean Laux (Richard Slagter), nephews Jerry Wayne Mottesheard, Jeffery Mottesheard (Linda), Phillip Mottesheard (Jenny) and many others family members and friends.The family will receive friends at Unity Christian Church from 4-6 pm on Thursday February 29. The funeral service will follow at 6 pm. Interment will be on March 1 at 11 am in the West View Cemetery in Radford, Virginia with a military service.The Mottesheard family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com

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Douglas P. McCarthy

Apr 17, 1984 - Feb 11, 2024

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Christiansburg, VA

Douglas P. McCarthy, affectionately known as Doug, passed away on February 11, 2024 in Christiansburg, VA. He was born to Patrick and Bridget McCarthy on April 17, 1984 in Springfield, MA. He grew up in Ludlow, MA and enrolled in the Navy in 2006 aboard the US Oak Hill (LSD 51). Doug was a dedicated and proud brother, leaving behind his two sisters, Kathryn and Jennifer, his brother Joseph and his wife Kathleen. Doug was a proud uncle of three nieces, two nephews, and had countless aunts, uncles, cousins; whom he loved dearly. As a soldier, Doug served two deployments and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, serving in the Vessel Board Search and Seizure Team. He was trained in Blackwater and spent years traveling the world. Doug’s brilliance was noted in his journalism and his natural way with words. He shared his world with his poetic words that captured the hardships and truths of life. He channeled this by helping and advocating for Veterans by establishing numerous federal grants to help homeless Vets. Doug was naturally drawn to helping others. His love and support will be missed dearly. A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 10:30am at St. Elizabeth’s Parish, 181 Hubbard St., Ludlow, MA followed by a Veteran’s sendoff at St. Aloysius Cemetery. Remember Doug with his own words: “And though I’m not right here with you, you’re not alone, I promise this is true.” To offer online condolences to Doug’s family, please visit www.nowakfuneral.com. To to the family or in memory of Douglas P. McCarthy, please

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Travis Marvin Burleson

Jan 18, 1927 - Feb 14, 2024

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Christiansburg, VA

Travis Marvin Burleson, 54, departed this life on Sunday, February 18, 2024, at his home in Christiansburg. Travis loved working with his hands and making old things new again. He was skilled at many tasks such as plumbing, roofing, flooring and concrete work. He was also in his element when fishing. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Josie Burleson; and father, Ronald Burleson.Travis leaves behind his beloved children, Trevor Wayne Burleson, Ronnie Tré Burleson, and Ember Rain Burleson; his parents, Darlene and Jesse Wilkerson; brothers, Ronald Lee Burleson and Dallas Jeffrey Burleson; several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 p.m. Friday, February 23, 2024, at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford.Interment will be private.The Burleson family is in the care of the Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com

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Glenda Gail Custer

Died : Feb 07, 2024

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Christiansburg, VA

"Glenda Gail Custer, 64, of Christiansburg, Va., went to be with the Lord on February 7, 2024. She is preceded in death by her parents, Buford and Barbara Wheeling; brother-in-law, Lindsey Akers; nephew, JP Fisher; granny, Margaret Blount; grandma, Macie Wheeling; and great aunt, Mary Blount. Left to cherish her memory are, her husband of 37 years, Darrell Custer; son and daughter-in-law, Jonathan and Ashley Custer; daughter and son-in-law, Jamie and Correy Hazzard; grandchildren, Lilah, Kenslee, Scarlett, and Tucker; sisters, Linda Kinzer, Brenda Fisher and Vicki Akers; nieces, nephews, many special friends, and church family. She was a member at Walton P.H. Church for over 30 years and loved the Lord with all her heart. She always let people see Jesus through her and was the best example for her family and friends. She loved everyone. (Bless Their Hearts) The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 11, 2024, from 2:00- 5:00 P.M. at Walton Pentecostal Holiness Church, 4003 Morning Glory Rd. Radford VA., 24141 Funeral services will be conducted Monday, February 12, 2024, at 2:00 P.M. at Walton Pentecostal Holiness Church, with the Pastors Lee Sarver, Nathan Phillips, Jerry Shepherd, Wayne Poston, and Kevin Poston officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens."

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Mary Lynn Arrington Hockett

Jun 29, 1950 - Feb 04, 2024

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Christiansburg, VA

"Mary Lynn Arrington Hockett, age 73, of Christiansburg, died, Sunday, February 4, 2024 at her home. She was born in Christiansburg, Va. on June 29, 1950 to the late Walter Reid and Eunice Smith Arrington. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Phil Arrington. She graduated from Blacksburg High School in 1968 and was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Christiansburg. She was formally employed at the Vintage Cellar. She loved her children and grandchildren, Virginia Tech football tailgating, high school reunions, the gourmet cooking club, and traveling. She is survived by her husband of 52 years. Robert D. Hockett, daughter and son-in-law, Lauren and Shawn Reed, son and daughter-in-law, Robbie and Tanya Hockett, grandchildren, Brody, Cooper, Nora, Natalie, Luke, sister, Diane Arrington, brother, Tommy Arrington, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Susan and Jim Gray, a niece and several nephews; as well as many special friends. Funeral Services will be conducted Friday, February 9, 2024 at 11:00 am in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 4-6 pm Thursday evening at McCoy Funeral Home 150 Country Club Dr. SW, Blacksburg. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to American Stroke Association, PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX, 75284-0692."

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Ruth Ann Crockett

Died : Feb 07, 2024

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Christiansburg, VA

"Ruth Ann Crockett, 76, of Christiansburg, VA went to be with the Lord on February 7, 2024. She passed away peacefully at home in her sleep. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Fred Crockett; parents, Herman L. and Agnes M. Bowles; and brothers, John R. and infant George Bowles. She is survived by her daughters Tammy Rutrough of Christiansburg; daughter and son-in-law Diana and Jeff Vaught of Blacksburg; son and daughter-in-law Mark and Connie Crockett of Riner; grandchildren: Taylor Crockett, Kaitlynn and Cody Sowder, Ethan and Abi Crockett, Austin and Jordan Crockett; great-granddaughters: Aubrie and Aria Crockett, Sadie Sowder, and a new baby Crockett on the way; and canine companion of 10 years, Beckley. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Montgomery County Friends of Animal Care and Adoption PO BOX 133 Christiansburg, VA 24068. A graveside funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, February 10, 2024 at 2:00 PM at Sunset Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Dalton officiating."

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Michael Steve Hall

Jun 20, 1957 - Feb 11, 2024

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Christiansburg, VA

Michael Steve Hall, 66, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2024, at his home in Christiansburg. Steve was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. He was a natural born salesman, selling everything from insurance to steaks. He was preceded in death by his wife, Arleen Patricia Ford-Hall.Survivors include his parents, Thomas Lee and Catherine Louise Blackwell Hall; daughter, Krystine Atkinson (Chris); sons, Craig Hall (Leigh) and Ezra Ford; grandchildren, Catherine Wirt, Thomas Wirt, Abigail Atkinson, Tyler Atkinson, and Margaret Ford; brothers, Sherman Hall (Nancy) and Tim Hall (Dana): and numerous other relatives and friends.The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Funeral services will begin at 7 p.m. with Rev. Leon Alley officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday February 15, at Rockford Church Cemetery in Fairlawn.The Hall family are in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford.www.Mullinsfuneralhome.com

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Shaye Lea Havens Somervell

Oct 13, 1999 - Feb 10, 2024

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Christiansburg, VA

Shaye Lea Havens Somervell, 24 of Christiansburg, Virginia departed this life February 10, 2024 in her home. Born October 13, 1999 in Blacksburg, Virginia she was a daughter of Ivan Gill Jr and Rachel Havens Slusser. She carried with her the spirit of her beloved hometown throughout her life, embodying the close-knit community's values of friendship and kindness. Shaye's career as a cook at Burger King was more than a job; it was an opportunity to spread joy and connect with her community. Her infectious laugh and generous nature made her a favorite among both regular customers and colleagues. A passionate basketball fan, Shaye's enthusiasm for the game was evident whether she was playing on the local courts or cheering from the sidelines. Her love for the sport was paralleled only by her ability to make people smile. Shaye's sense of humor and her genuine interest in the happiness of others were her most remarkable traits. Above all, Shaye cherished the time spent with her family and friends. Her presence was a source of comfort and joy, and the memories created during those precious moments will be treasured forever. Shaye is preceded in death by her father, Ivan Gill Jr; grandmother, Linda Kast; and a brother, Jordan. Left to cherish her memory are her mother, Rachel Slusser; brother, Dakota Bourne; niece and nephew, Everleigh Bourne, and Lane Davis; aunt, Mary Alice Dodson (Jermire); great-aunt, Pam Dent (Jeff); cousins, Brogan Davis, Gavin Davis (Lauren Adkins), Dee Dee and John Somervell, and many other close family members. The family will receive friends in a time of visitation on Friday, February 16, 2024 from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel. There will be a funeral service conducted on Friday, February 16, 2024 at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Poff officiating. Funeral services will conclude at Angels Rest Memorial Gardens where she will be laid to rest. While the family appreciates gifts of love, in lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Kendall Funeral Home to assist in offsetting funeral expenses. A guestbook is available to send condolences to the family by visiting www.kendallfuneralhome.com. The staff of Kendall Funeral Home are honored to serve the family of Shaye.

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Shaye Lea Havens Somervell

Oct 13, 1999 - Feb 10, 2024

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Christiansburg, VA

Shaye Lea Havens Somervell, 24 of Christiansburg, Virginia departed this life February 10, 2024 in her home. Born October 13, 1999 in Blacksburg, Virginia she was a daughter of Ivan Gill Jr and Rachel Havens Slusser. She carried with her the spirit of her beloved hometown throughout her life, embodying the close-knit community's values of friendship and kindness. Shaye's career as a cook at Burger King was more than a job; it was an opportunity to spread joy and connect with her community. Her infectious laugh and generous nature made her a favorite among both regular customers and colleagues. A passionate basketball fan, Shaye's enthusiasm for the game was evident whether she was playing on the local courts or cheering from the sidelines. Her love for the sport was paralleled only by her ability to make people smile. Shaye's sense of humor and her genuine interest in the happiness of others were her most remarkable traits. Above all, Shaye cherished the time spent with her family and friends. Her presence was a source of comfort and joy, and the memories created during those precious moments will be treasured forever. Shaye is preceded in death by her father, Ivan Gill Jr; grandmother, Linda Kast; and a brother, Jordan. Left to cherish her memory are her mother, Rachel Slusser; brother, Dakota Bourne; niece and nephew, Everleigh Bourne, and Lane Davis; aunt, Mary Alice Dodson (Jermire); great-aunt, Pam Dent (Jeff); cousins, Brogan Davis, Gavin Davis (Lauren Adkins), Dee Dee and John Somervell, and many other close family members. The family will receive friends in a time of visitation on Friday, February 16, 2024 from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel. There will be a funeral conducted on Friday, February 16, 2024 at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Gary Poff officiating. Funeral services will conclude at Angels Rest Memorial Gardens where she will be laid to rest. While the family appreciates gifts of love, in lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Kendall Funeral Home to assist in offsetting funeral expenses. A guestbook is available to send condolences to the family by visiting www.kendallfuneralhome.com. The staff of Kendall Funeral Home are honored to serve the family of Shaye.

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