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February 12, 2014

Steven Allen Rife

NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — He was born in Richlands, Virginia and was the son of Leonard and Geneva Fuller Rife of Bastian, Virginia. He graduated from Whitewood High School Class of 1975 and worked as a coal miner for Jewell Smokeless throughout the years. He enjoyed being in the outdoors especially if that meant spending time fishing. His passion was playing music with his friends.

Those who survive him are: His Daughter: Courtney Jade Rife Irizarry and husband, David of Charleston, SC; Granddaughter, Ariana Nicole Irizarry; Sisters: Charlene Cooper and husband, Graham of Bastian, VA, Sharon Stover and husband, Leon of Bastian, VA, Deborah Brewster and husband, Tommy of Bristol, TN; Brother, Charlie Rife of Rocky Gap, VA; Loving companion, Connie Vanhoose;  His former wife, Tammy Hackworth Rife of Charleston, SC; His faithful canine companion, Alice.

Funeral services for Steven Allen Rife will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands, Virginia with the Rev. Earl Cole and Minister David Harris officiating. Interment will follow at the Greenhills Memory Gardens in Claypool Hill, Virginia. Pallbearers will be: David Rife, Sherman Fuller, Mike Harrison, Jeff Horn, Roger Vandyke and Danny Newman. Honorary pallbearers are: Bud Sluss, Tim Harris, Gabriel Harris, Tommy Brewster, Leon Stover, and Graham Cooper. Visitation for Steven Rife will be on Wednesday evening from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, Virginia.

Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands Virginia is in charge of arrangements and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com.

 

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