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Byrd Prince, Jr.

1929 – 2016

Byrd Prince, Jr., 86 of Fallsburg passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at home.

Mr. Prince was born in Crum, West Virginia on December 29, 1929 to the late Byrd and Essie Meade-Prince.

Byrd loved his family and enjoyed playing his guitar and singing gospel music and was a Veteran who served his Country selflessly and honorably in the United States Army. He attended the Savage Memorial Church and various area churches. He was self-employed as a logger and also owned Prince Grocery.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings including George Curtis Prince, Lowell Thomas Prince and Beatrice James.

He leaves behind a loving and devoted family including his wife Myrtle M. Mills-Prince of Fallsburg; nine children; Dianne Lynn Raylor of South Hampton, England, Larry Joe Prince and Cecil Prince both of Bolts Fork, Ky., Sammy Keith Prince and James Lowell Prince both of Fallsburg, Ky., Kimberly Sue Ayers,Donna Lynnette Prince and Beverly Ann Moss all of Chicago, Illinois, and Sherry C. Spillman of Fallsburg, Ky.; one brother Jesse Donald Prince of South Bloomfield, Ohio; one sister Eunice Collen Prince of Cardington, Ohio; 25 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandschildren as well as many nieces, nephews, friends and extended family all of whom will cherish his memory.

Funeral Services will be held at the Fallsburg Tabernacle Church in Fallsburg on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm with Pastor Greg Caudill officiating. Burial will follow at the Prince Family Cemetery in Fallsburg with military honors.

Visitation for family and friends will be at the church on Friday, May 27, 2016 from 6-9 pm.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com

 Robert “Bob” Allen Gussler

1945 - 2016

Robert “Bob” Allen Gussler 70 of Blaine, KY passed away Saturday May 21, 2016 at the Pikeville Medical Center following a brief illness.

Bob was born August 2, 1945 at Adams, KY the son of the late Leonard and Marie Moore Gussler. He was a retired farmer and timber cutter. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Freddie Gussler.

Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years Marjorie Carter Gussler; a daughter Tammy Gussler-Skaggs and husband Robert of Blaine, KY; a sister Joann Collins of London, OH; two brother-in-laws; a step grandson and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday May 24th at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens at Louisa, KY.

Friends may visit the family on Monday from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Willa Iris Bryan

1937 - 2016

Willa Iris Bryan, 78, of Catlettsburg, Kentucky was called home to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

She was born on September 5, 1937 to Joe and Pearl Kelley (deceased). Iris is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Thomas Bryan. Iris and Thomas were blessed with 3 wonderful children, Cheryl Ratcliff (Michael), Brenda Bryan and Tom Bryan (Tina) all of Catlettsburg. Iris was known as Nan-Nan to her grandchildren; Jennifer Eerenberg (Brian), Joseph Diamond and Jacob Bryan. And to her great grandchildren;  Kaden Neese, Isabella and Julianna Eerenberg. She was loved and survived by 3 siblings; Pat Castle (Bill), Bob Kelley (Charlene), and Sue Yates (Don).

Iris will be missed by all her family and friends. She was a kind and gentle soul always wanting to take care of others;  she was truly a giver in all things. Iris fulfilled her dream by being a fabulous mother and homemaker. She was a member of Buchanan Chapel where she attended many years and served her Lord proudly. Although Iris will be greatly missed here on earth there is great rejoicing in Heaven today.

Services for Iris will be conducted 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Buchanan Chapel with Pastor Keith Workman and Rev. Michael Ratcliff officiating. Burial will follow at Buchanan Cemetery.

Visitation for Iris will be 6:00 PM  until 9:00 PM Monday at Buchanan Chapel, under the direction of Young Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be left for the family at http://www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com/

Frank Wheeler 

1947 - 2016

Frank Wheeler, 68, of Louisa, KY went to be with the Lord on Saturday May 21, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Frank was born Aug. 21, 1947 at Philadelphia, PA the son of the late Carl and Olga Mostes Wheeler. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister Joan Wheeler. Frank was a retired Kentucky Power Co. employee in the maintance department. He is a United State Army Veteran serving in Viet Nam with the 101st Airborne Division.

Survivors include his loving wife Janet Kelly Wheeler, a daughter Kelly Antoinette Wheeler Holbrook and husband Jerry; a son Matthew Franklin Wheeler and fiancé Causby Muncy; brothers Ronald Wheeler, George Wheeler, Mike Wheeler, John Wheeler, and James Tryforos; two sisters Mia Pharris and Carol Anderson; a step sister Judy McBride; grandchildren Christopher Morris Eddy, Gavin Carson, and Jocelann Carson; and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday May 25th at 11:00 am at the Wilson Funeral Home with Revs Jesse Fyffe, Mike Roberts, and David Boggs officiating. Burial will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East 100 Veterans Memorial Drive Greenup County, KY. with military honors.

Friends may visit the family on Tuesday from 6:00 PM to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.

Jerald  Wayne Doss

1945 - 2016

Jerald  Wayne Doss, 71, of Louisa, Kentucky passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Emogene Dolin Hospice House in Huntington, WV. 

Jerry was born February 19, 1945 in Madison, WV a son of the late Elmer Rexall and Maxine Mae McMellon Doss. He was a retired retail manager and was a member of the First United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Lycans Doss and a niece, Kelly Dawn Helms.

Survivors include, two daughters, Amia  O’Brian of Louisa, Ky.; Angie (Jay) Meredith of Louisa, Ky.; brother, Fred (Alisha) Doss of Sod, WV.; sisters, Karen Sue Doss of Alum Creek, WV; Diane (Carrie) Lucas of Lexington, Ky.; Cathy (Lynn Rogers) Lucas of Charlotte, NC; Pamela (Mick) Robinson of Cape Coral, Fla.; grandchildren, Brooke Keesee and Zachary Keesee both of Louisa, Ky.; nephew, Freddie (Tammy) Doss Jr. and their children Olivia and Lucas of St. Albans, WV.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Ray Payne officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6:00 until 9:00PM Monday, May 23, 2016 at First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to, First United Methodist Church or Emogene Dolin Hospice House.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.youngfuneralhomeinc.com