Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

November 1, 2013

Raymond W. “Red” Tabor

FALLS MILLS, Va. — Raymond W. “Red” Tabor, 78, of Falls Mills, VA, entered into his eternal rest Sunday, October 27, 2013 at the University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA from injuries sustained in an accident.

Born in Falls Mills, VA, he was the son of the late George E and Annie Marie Harris Tabor. He was a member of the Falls Mills United Methodist Church. “Red” was a kind hearted soul who never met a stranger. He saw the good in everyone and was very accommodating and helpful to those who were in need. He loved farming and growing a garden. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Donald Edward Tabor, an infant brother, James Roger Tabor and sister, Margaret Marie Berbert.

Those left to cherish his memory are his siblings, Jerry Tabor and wife Janet of Bluefield, VA, Judy Bryant and husband Ivan of South Hill, VA, Connie Owen of Roanoke, VA, Randy Tabor of N. Tazewell, VA, Brenda Perkins and husband Ray of Bluefield, VA and Anthony Tabor of Falls Mills, VA.

A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Tabor will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Falls Mills United Methodist Church with Dr. Ken Sprinkle officiating. Burial will follow in the Tabor Cemetery, Falls Mills, VA. Pallbearers will be Cole Davis, Hunter Broyles, Tim Brooks, Keith Tabor, John Broce, Bill Epperson and Darrel Anderson. Honorary pallbearers will be Bub Smith, Richard Jessee, Bob Walk and Arnold Mitchem.

Friends may visit with the family tonight from 7-9 p.m. at the Falls Mills United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Falls Mills United Methodist Church in Mr. Tabor’s memory.

Dudley Memorial Mortuary in Bluefield, VA is serving the Tabor family.

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Glen Kahle Belcher Glen Kahle Belcher

    BLUEFIELD — Glen Kahle Belcher, 82 of Bluefield, WV went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 28, 2014.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Betty Jo Gray Betty Jo Gray

    Betty Jo Gray, 76, of the Springfield Center in Lindside, formerly of Princeton Towers, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at her residence.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Juanita Bourne Coon

    Juanita Bourne Coon, age 75 of the Gratton community in Tazewell, VA died Monday, July 28, 2014 at Welmont Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN.

    July 30, 2014

  • Charles Harold Wade Charles Harold Wade

    Charles Harold Wade, 86, of the Old Athens Road, Princeton died suddenly Sunday afternoon at Princeton Community Hospital.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wanda Howery Davis

    Wanda Howery Davis, age 55 of Tazewell, VA died Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV.

    July 30, 2014

  • Evelyne Robinette “Bunny” Cox Evelyne Robinette “Bunny” Cox

     Evelyne Robinette “Bunny” Cox, age 79 of the Gratton community in Tazewell, VA died Monday, July 28, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Nathaniel “Boo Boo” Saunders

    Nathaniel “Boo Boo” Saunders, age 67, of Rocky Gap, VA passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

    July 29, 2014

  • Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge

    BLUEFIELD — Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge. The angels came on the evening of Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. and took Dorothy home to be with her Lord and family.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • Charles Ray Ellison Sr.

    PRINCETON — Charles Ray Ellison, Sr., 72, of the Courthouse Road, Princeton, died late Sunday night, July 27, 2014 at his residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Wallace Gray “P.I.” Yates

    NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Wallace Gray “P.I.” Yates, age 93 of North Tazewell, VA passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his daughter's home.

    July 29, 2014