Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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July 11, 2013

Jerry L. Pocrnich “Porkchop”

IKES FORK — Jerry was born April 5, 1960, a son of the late Stanley and Phoebe Witten Pocrnich of Wilmore, WV.

He was a retired Conductor for Norfolk Southern Railroad, he loved to garden and was an avid University of Tennessee Fan.

Those left to cherish Jerry’s memory are his loving wife of 31 years, Sherry Lockhart Pocrnich; and his special dog Hayley; mothers and fathers-in-laws, Roy and Lish Lockhart of Wilmore, WV; Brother and sisters-in-law Paul and Michele Hare of Ikes Fork, WV; a special niece and nephew, Jessica and husband Brandon Dale, of Princeton, WV and Mikey Hare of Ikes Fork, WV.

  Funeral services will be conducted Friday July 12, 2013 at 1 o’clock with Reverend Russell King officiating at the Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Iaeger, WV. Burial will follow in the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Hare, Brandon Dale, Brian Cook, James Keith, John Garlic, Danny Honosky,  Seth McBryde, and Jeff Preece. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Hare Jr., Brian Harrison, Aaron Cox and Jason Cox.

Friends may visit with the family at The Fanning Funeral Home Chapel in Iaeger, WV Thursday, July 11, 2013, from 6 to 9 P.M.

Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger is assisting the Pocrnich Family.

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