1924 - 2014
William Cook, 89, of Fort Gay, W.V. passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Louisville, Ky. He was born August 7, 1924 in Radnor, W.V. a son of the late Dot and Malta Lemaster Cook. He was a retired welder for ACF Industries and was a member of Fort Gay Freewill Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Lutie Cook York.
Survivors include, two sons, William "Willie" Cook of Fort Gay, W.V. and Michael Thompson of Louisa, Ky.; five daughters, Judy Kyker of Athens, Alabama; Brenda Cook of South Point, Ohio; Wilma Meek of Columbus, Ohio; Shirley Collins also of Columbus, Ohio; Mary Cook of Salem, Ind.; one sister, Lutie Slusser of Columbus, Ohio; 17 Grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Young Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Darrell Ratliff officiating. Burial will follow at the Cook Cemetery, Radnor.
Visitation will be 6:00 til 9:00 pm Wednesday at Young Funeral Home.
Earnest Ray Endicott
1942 - 2014
Earnest Ray Endicott “Captain Ernie”, 71, of Port Orange, Florida, went to his eternal home on March 4, 2014. A visitation will be held 3:00 til 6:00 PM, Monday, March 10, 2014 at Young Funeral Home, Louisa, Ky.
A Graveside service will be conducted 11:00 AM Tuesday March 11, 2014 at the Endicott Cemetery, Fort Gay, W.V.
Born at Fort Gay, West Virginia on November 23, 1942, he passed from the world after a long illness. He was preceded in death by many beloved family members including: his father, Sherman Endicott, his mother, Magdalene Fluty Endicott, his brother, Charles Endicott, his sister, Juanita Endicott, as well as his niece, Dawn Endicott and nephew, Rick Endicott.
Earnest is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Maxine Holt Endicott; his sons, Earnest Ray Endicott, Jr. and Christopher Michael Endicott (Lori), and his step daughter, Angela R. Schmidt and brother, Jene (Nancy) Endicott. Also surviving Earnest are his 6 cherishedgrandchildren, Joey Schmidt, Jaylon Endicott, Justine Endicott, Audbree Maxine, Emma Raya Endicott, and Ashlyn Chris Endicott. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Earnest’s name to the Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia.
Alice Ewers Queen
1927 - 2014
Alice Ewers Queen, 86, of Louisa, KY. passed Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Jordan Center Center in Louisa, KY. She was born December 26, 1927 at Charlottsville, VA. a daughter of the late Ossie and Minnie Dixon Ewers. She was a secretary for the Lawrence Co. Board of Education, member of the Louisa United Methodist Church, Methodist Women's Club and local bridge club. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard "Sheepie" Queen and a grandson, James Brian Queen.
Surviving is two daughters; Grace Elaine and Jim Strickland of Jackson, TN., and Doris Rebecca and John Bertram of Cleveland, Ohio, one son; James H. and Jenny Queen II, of Louisa, KY., Grandchildren; Christopher and Michael Bertram, Jamie Johnson, Michael and Robert Strickland, and 5 Great Grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11am Monday at the Louisa United Methodist Church with Rev. Wayne Watts officiating.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 on Sunday at Young Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Louisa, KY.
Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Thomas Richard Osborne
1951 - 2014
Thomas Richard Osborne, 62, of Louisa, KY went to be with the Lord on Thursday March 6, 2014 at Cabell Huntington Hospital following a brief illness.
Tom was born Sept. 25, 1951 in Louisa, the son of the late Tommy Nelson and Claire Louise Nolan Osborne. He was a retired coal miner, United States Navy Veteran, and member of the Bear Creek Apostolic Church. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Carol Lynn Blackburn Osborne, and a sister.
Survivors include three sons Thomas Jr., Billy, and James all of Louisa, five brothers and five grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday March 8th at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Spriggs officiating. Burial will follow in the Blackburn Cemetery Louisa, KY.
Friends may call after 6:00 pm Friday March 7th at the Wilson Funeral Home.
John Daniel Blankenship
1964 - 2014
John Daniel Blankenship, 49, of Huntington, W.V. passed away Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, W.V.. He was born September 4, 1964 in Ashland, Ky. a son of Earl Calhoun Sr. of Ortonville, MI. and Joy Darlene Blankenship Calhoun of Ashland, Ky. He was a laborer for Ross Brothers Moving.
In addition to his parents survivors include, Special Friend, Johnda Kelly of Huntington, W.V.; sisters, Kimberly Bryan of Ashland, Ky.; Melissa Calhoun of Waterford, MI.; Mary Moore of Louisa, Ky.; brothers, Ronald Calhoun of Ashland, Ky.; Earl Calhoun Jr. of Huntington, W.V.; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be conducted 2:00 pm Friday at Berry Cemetery, Louisa, Ky. with Jimmy Bevins officiating.
Visitation will be 11:00 am til 1:00 pm Friday at Young Funeral Home.
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