Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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March 4, 2014

William Lee “Bill” Honaker

MONTCALM — William Lee “Bill” Honaker, age 86, of Box 98, Montcalm, WV, passed away on Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Maples Health Care in Bluefield, WV.

Born on December 21, 1927, in Montcalm, he was a son of the late Lacy Lee Honaker and Pearl Martin Honaker. He lived in Montcalm his entire life and was retired from Consolidated Coal Company in the engineering department with 35 years of service. He was a member of the Bramwell Church of Christ. Bill was baptized on January 12, 2014 at the Maples Nursing Home.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Virginia Lusk; and granddaughter, Crystal Lynn Johnson; sisters, Sally Taylor, Mae Mitchell, Pauline Honaker, Shelby McMillan and Syble Miller; and brother, Joseph Honaker.

Survivors: Brothers: Ryland Honaker and wife Dolly of Chicago, IL, Gerald Honaker and wife Betsy of Rt. 4, Bluefield, WV. Sisters: Leona Hoffer of Wisconsin, Gloria Glass of Bluefield, Judy Peck and husband Steve of Rock; 3 great-grandchildren. Special Pet: Windy

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with Minister Paul Delida officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. Serving as pallbearers will be Quincy Adams, Michael Shrewsbury, Rodney Shrewsbury, Jerry Honaker, Jimmy Perkins, Ryland Honaker and Stephen Peck. Friends may call on Thursday evening from 5:00 - 7:00 PM prior to the service. A committal service will be held on Friday morning at 10:00 AM at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

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