Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

December 29, 2012

William Clinton (Willie) Gomillian

BLUEFIELD — William Clinton (Willie) Gomillian, age 57, of Bluefield, was called home to God on Christmas day, Dec. 25, 2012 at Princeton Community Hospital after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Willie was born to the late Johnnie James Gomillian and Arthmae Lois Jefferies Gomillian on Jan. 2, 1955 in Charlotte, N.C. He attended Charlotte public schools and was employed as a cook. He was last employed as a cook at Princeton Community Hospital until he became disabled. At the hospital, Willie was known for his famous "Willie Burgers.”

He was a member of Faith Center Church in Bluefield.

In addition to his parents, Willie was preceded in death by two brothers, Johnny Jr. and Charles; and one sister, Maxine.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories, his beloved wife, Patricia Godfrey Gomillian; daughter, Florence "Shenae" Barnes; special daughter and caregiver, Tammy Y. Godfrey; stepson, Kevin E. Murray of Charlotte, N.C.; two brothers, Reginald (Katrina) Gomillion of Charlotte, N.C., and Jason Gomillion of Wilmington, N.C.; one sister, Christine Gomillion of Charlotte, N.C. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funerals services will be held today (Saturday), Dec. 29, 2012 at noon at Faith Center Church in Bluefield with Bishop Frederick M. Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell.

Friends may call one hour prior to service.

Richardson Funeral Home of Bluefield is in charge of arrangements.

Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • Glen Kahle Belcher Glen Kahle Belcher

    BLUEFIELD — Glen Kahle Belcher, 82 of Bluefield, WV went home to be with the Lord Monday, July 28, 2014.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Betty Jo Gray Betty Jo Gray

    Betty Jo Gray, 76, of the Springfield Center in Lindside, formerly of Princeton Towers, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at her residence.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Juanita Bourne Coon

    Juanita Bourne Coon, age 75 of the Gratton community in Tazewell, VA died Monday, July 28, 2014 at Welmont Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN.

    July 30, 2014

  • Charles Harold Wade Charles Harold Wade

    Charles Harold Wade, 86, of the Old Athens Road, Princeton died suddenly Sunday afternoon at Princeton Community Hospital.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wanda Howery Davis

    Wanda Howery Davis, age 55 of Tazewell, VA died Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV.

    July 30, 2014

  • Evelyne Robinette “Bunny” Cox Evelyne Robinette “Bunny” Cox

     Evelyne Robinette “Bunny” Cox, age 79 of the Gratton community in Tazewell, VA died Monday, July 28, 2014 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, WV.

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • Nathaniel “Boo Boo” Saunders

    Nathaniel “Boo Boo” Saunders, age 67, of Rocky Gap, VA passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

    July 29, 2014

  • Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge

    BLUEFIELD — Dorothy Mae Smith Hoge. The angels came on the evening of Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. and took Dorothy home to be with her Lord and family.

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • Charles Ray Ellison Sr.

    PRINCETON — Charles Ray Ellison, Sr., 72, of the Courthouse Road, Princeton, died late Sunday night, July 27, 2014 at his residence.

    July 29, 2014

  • Wallace Gray “P.I.” Yates

    NORTH TAZEWELL, Va. — Wallace Gray “P.I.” Yates, age 93 of North Tazewell, VA passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his daughter's home.

    July 29, 2014