Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

September 18, 2013

Gary Eugene Burnopp

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — BLUEFIELD — Matthew 11:28 “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”

Gary Eugene Burnopp, age 50, of Route 4 Box 143-A, Bluefield, W.Va., passed away on Monday, September 16, 2013 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

Born on May 20, 1963 in Bluefield, he was a son of Donald E. and Doris Tabor Burnopp of Bluefield. He had been a lifelong resident of Bluefield and was of the Baptist faith. He was an auto-body worker.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Bonnie Ann Farrow.

Survivors in addition to his parents include: wife, Pamela Kay Howard Burnopp of the home; daughter, Ashley Elizabeth Burnopp of Bluefield; granddaughter, Emily Kay Burnopp of Bluefield, Va.; sister, Glenna Curran and husband, Brendan of Bluefield; adopted son, Gary M. Morgan of Bluefield; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, September 20, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with Pastor Eddie Mabe officiating. Burial will follow at the Perdue Cemetery in Brushfork with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

Friends may call on Friday from 2:00-3:00 at the funeral home.

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, W.Va. 24701 is serving the family.