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Doris A. Preston

1944 -- 2017


Doris A. Preston, 73, of Louisa, KY went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, WV.

Doris was born December 8, 1944 to the late Frank and Irene (Davis) Boyd. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters Willa Margaret Webb, Jewel Abrams, and Juanita Preston.

Survivors include her children Sheila Kaye (Joe) Bowen of Ft. Gay, WV, Curtis (Neffie) Preston of Paintsville, KY and Eddie Lee (Sandy) of Louisa, KY; grandchildren Megan, Kyle, Shelby, Nadalee, Jessica, Annie, and Josh; 3 great grandchildren; sisters Carol Sue Lacks of Worthington, KY, Darlene Sartin of Ft. Gay, WV, Peggy Fitch of Louisa, KY; and Patricia Lacks of Raceland, KY; and brothers Billy Joe Boyd of Flatwoods, KY; Tommy Boyd of Louisa, KY; and Charles Ed Boyd of Raceland, KY.

Funeral services for Ms. Preston will be conducted Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darin Featheroff officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverview Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be Monday, December 18, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ms. Preston.


Robert W. Scrocca Jr. 

1952 -- 2017

Robert W. Scrocca Jr. 65 of Louisa, KY formerly of New York passed away Friday Dec. 15, 2017 at the Three Rivers Medical Center following a brief illness.

Bob was born July 18, 1952 at Queens/Jamaica New York, the son of the late Robert W. and Lenore Cesario Scrocca. He was an accomplished Rock Guitarist who won first prize at the Battle of the Bands competition in the 1970s.

There will be no local services; interment will be in the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery at Sleepy Hollow, New York. 

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.



James E. "Jim" Slone

1953 -- 2017

James E. “Jim” Slone, 64, of Hager Hill, formerly of Webbville, went to be with his Lord Tuesday, December 12, at his home after an extended illness.

Jim previously served as Fire Chief of Webbville Volunteer Fire Department and formerly worked in the coal mines. He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Eugene Slone; a brother, Ronnie Slone; and a sister, Patsy Mollette.

His survivors include his mom and stepdad, Kathryn (George) Marshall; two daughters, Sheila (Jeremy) Marcum of Webbville; Betty (Terry) Hinkle of Westwood; and one son, James Brandon (Tish) Slone of Hager Hill; three grandsons, Dustin Marcum and Austin Marcum (Autumn Justus) and Gavin Fairchild; three granddaughters Madison and Laiken Moore and Marena Fairchild, two sisters, Sue Hopson and Kathie (Don) McClelland, and five brothers, Frank (Mary) Slone, Danny Slone, Billy Joe (Pepper) Slone, Rocky (Faye) Slone, and Kevin (Andrea) Slone; and a host of beloved family and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday Dec. 14, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Eulas Adams and Bro. Buell Webb officiating. Burial will follow in the Webbville Cemetery Webbville, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday from noon until time of services at 1:00 pm at the funeral home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.