Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

May 24, 2013

Stanley M. Hill

BRISTOL, Va. — He was born June 25, 1936 to the late Leonard and Myrtle Hill of Tazewell, Va.

He was a graduate of Tazewell High School and McClain’s Business School. He spent four years in the Air Force. He was retired division manager for Smith’s Transfer Corporation. Upon retirement, he went to work at Atlanta Motor Line and Ryder Logistics. He was an avid sportsman, participating in area senior leagues. He also loved to paint and read.  

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Bernice Barnett Hill; his children, Stephen Hill and wife, Robin of Blountville, Tenn.; Kim Arrants and husband, John of Bristol, Tenn.; three granddaughters, Laura Singer and husband, Steven; Makayla and Breannah Arrants; two great-granddaughters, Ella and Maya Singer; brother, Mike Hill and wife, Robin of Tazewell, Va.; two sisters, Drema Brescia and husband, Tony of Christianburg, Va., and Sandra Karnes and husband, Elbert of Abingdon, Va.; mother-in-law, Alberta Barnett of Bandy, Va., along with several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 25, 2013 in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Ron Reeves, Don Necessary and Bill Carmody officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Military Rites conducted by the Bristol VFW Honor Guard.  Pallbearers will be Eric Karnes, Nick Brescia, Steve Dobler, Terry Smith, David Simmons and Elmer Simmons. Honorary pallbearers will be Brian Herring, Don Necessary and Bill Carmody.  The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday at Akard Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to The National Kidney Foundation, 1622 East Parham Rd., Richmond, VA 23228 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Email condolences may be sent to the family at akardfh@akardfuneralhome.com

Akard Funeral Home, 1912 W. State St., Bristol, TN (423) 989-4800 is serving the family of Mr. Hill.   

 

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Ms. Bessie Stacy Keene

    CEDAR BLUFF, Va. — Ms. Bessie Stacy Keene, age 92, of Cedar Bluff, Virginia departed from this life on Saturday, April 19, 2014 in a local Richlands hospital.

    April 21, 2014

  • Leonard (Bob) R. Richard Jr. Leonard (Bob) R. Richard Jr.

    SUMMERFIELD, Fla. — Leonard (Bob) R. Richard, Jr., 69, went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 17, 2014.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rev. Aaron Thomas Godfrey Rev. Aaron Thomas Godfrey

    CHICAGO, Ill. — Rev. Aaron Thomas (Tommy) Godfrey, of Chicago, formerly of Bluefield, W.Va. made his transition on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in the Vistas Hospice Unit of Mercy Hospital in Chicago.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Earl French Hadden Earl French Hadden

    WILMINGTON, N.C. — Earl French Hadden, of Wilmington, NC died April 17, 2014 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Frances Loredith Yates Frances Loredith Yates

    BIG ROCK, Va. — Frances Loredith Yates, Age 77, Big Rock, Virginia passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home, Grundy, Virginia.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Sonja Fay Kirk Davis

    NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Sonja Fay Kirk Davis, age 36, of North Tazewell, VA died Thursday, April 10, 2014 at her home.

    April 20, 2014

  • Lurinda Virginia Whittaker Walters Lurinda Virginia Whittaker Walters

    BLUEFIELD — Lurinda Virginia Whittaker Walters, 87, of Bluefield, died Sunday, April 13, 2014  Kissito Healthcare of Bland County in Bastian, VA.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Janice Ann Ollis

    BLUEFIELD — Janice Ann Ollis, 61, of Bluefield, formerly of Bramwell, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the home of her daughter.

    April 20, 2014

  • Helen JoAnn Lester Helen JoAnn Lester

    PANTHER — Helen JoAnn Lester, know to most as "Grandma", 76, of Panther, WV, passed away peacefully April 17, 2014 at her home.

    April 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • George Pearis Damewood III George Pearis Damewood III

    WARRENTON, Va. — George Pearis Damewood III of Warrenton, VA passed away April 16, 2014 at Sunrise Assisted Living, VA on his 88th birthday.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo