Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

December 23, 2012

Bill Houston Cruey

BANDY, Va. — Bill Houston Cruey, age 64, of Bandy, Virginia, passed away Friday, December 21, 2012 in a Bristol, Tennessee hospice house following a lengthy illness.

He was born in Tazewell County and was the son of the late Paul and Essie Ward Cruey.

He was a lifelong resident of the area and was a disabled miner from Koch-Raven Coal Company in Raven, Virginia. He was of the Holiness faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Joe Cruey.

Survivors are: His wife: Linda Jackson Cruey; six sons: David Cruey and wife, Renee of Richlands, Virginia, Bobby Cruey and wife, Tammy of Richlands, Virginia, Chris Jackson of Speculator, New York, Randy Cruey of Bandy, Virginia, Ricky Cruey of Bandy, Virginia, Matthew Cruey of Bandy, Virginia; four sisters: Dolly Armes of Richlands, Virginia, Loretta Dowdy and husband, Lee of Ana coco, La., Lorraine Richardson and husband, Berk of Leesville, La., sister at heart: Shirley Jamison of Swords Creek, Virginia; one brother: Jerry Cruey and wife, Barbara of Richlands, Virginia; special nephew: Jerry Wayne Cruey. Nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services for Bill Cruey will be conducted Monday, December 24, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands, Virginia with the Rev. Dannie Short officiating. Interment will follow at Greenhills Memory Gardens at Claypool Hill, Virginia. Members of Bluefield, Virginia Rescue Squad will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held Sunday evening from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. 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:

Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Marjorie Price Gibson

    NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Marjorie Price Gibson, age 94 of North Tazewell, VA died Friday, July 25, 2014 at Heritage Hall Health Care in Tazewell, VA.

    July 27, 2014

  • James Gianato James Gianato

    KIMBALL — James Gianato, age 87, of Kimball, WV, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center after a short Illness.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Donnette Hall Donnette Hall

    BURKES GARDEN, Va. — Donnette Hall age 73 of Burkes Garden, VA, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital in Tazewell, VA.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kirby Winfred Cole

    WHITEWOOD, Va. — Kirby Winfred Cole, age 80 of Whitewood, Virginia passed away on Saturday, July 26, 2014 in a local Richlands Hospital following a lengthy illness.

    July 27, 2014

  • Hazel Stovall

    PRINCETON — Hazel Stovall, 85, of Princeton died Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at her home.

    July 27, 2014

  • James “Jake” Jackson Jr. James “Jake” Jackson Jr.

    BLUEFIELD, Va. — Beloved husband, father, brother, and grandfather, James “Jake” Jackson, Jr. age 65 of the Mudfork community in Bluefield, VA went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 25, 2014.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norman Richard "Rick" Anderson

    ECKMAN — Norman Richard "Rick" Anderson age 57 of Eckman, WV, formerly of #9 Filbert, WV, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at Princeton Community Hospital after a short illness.

    July 26, 2014

  • Ms. Hazel Thompson Church Ms. Hazel Thompson Church

    PURLEAR, N.C. — Ms. Hazel Thompson Church, age 79, of Purlear, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 at her home.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Die-Alma “Patty” Duty

    AMONATE, Va. — Die-Alma “Patty” Duty, age 55 of Amonate, Virginia, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center following a long illness.

    July 26, 2014

  • Jerry Elwood Hayes Jerry Elwood Hayes

    FREDONIA, N.Y. — Jerry Elwood Hayes, 78, of Webster Road, Fredonia, NY and formerly of Coaldale, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in New York.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo