Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Obituary Archives

November 16, 2012

Herbert F. “Spicie” Johnson Jr.

WAPAKONETA, Ohio — Herbert F. “Spicie” Johnson Jr., age 81, of Wapakoneta, Ohio, formerly of Raven, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2012 in Portsmouth, Ohio.  

He was born in Bevinsville, Kentucky and was the son of the late Virginia Alexander Johnson and Herbert Johnson Sr. He served his country in the U.S. Army and worked as a general mechanic for Barnett, Inc. of Richlands, Virginia for many years and also worked part time as a mechanic on Gene Ball's farm. He had spent a good part of his life in the Raven area before moving to Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Hess Johnson.  

He is survived by: His son, Lewis W. Johnson and wife Paddy of Chillicothe, Ohio; grandchildren, Jeremy Johnson of Naples, Fla. and Sommer Green of Hillsborough, Ohio; great-grandchildren, Camryn Green and Christian Green. Several brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and a host of friends also survive him.

Funeral services for Herbert “Spicie” Johnson Jr., will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, Virginia with the Rev. Larry Ramey officiating. Friends and family will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow at the Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery in Richlands, Virginia. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Casey-Shortt VFW Post No. 9640. Friends may call from 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.   

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

1
Text Only
Obituary Archives
  • JoAnn Dunn Harless JoAnn Dunn Harless

    JoAnn Dunn Harless, 51 of Rich Creek, VA passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 at her home following an extended illness.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Reba Jennings Moye Blevins Reba Jennings Moye Blevins

    Reba Jennings Moye Blevins of Daniels, WV, died July 20, 2014.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • David Lee Schrom David Lee Schrom

    David Lee Schrom, 41, of Henderson, NV formerly of War passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014 in Henderson.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • George Thomas Haynes George Thomas Haynes

    George Thomas Haynes 89 of Stewart St. Welch, WV passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margaret “Jean” Baker Margaret “Jean” Baker

    Our most beautiful and beloved mother and grandmother woke up in the arms of Jesus, Tuesday, July 15th, 2014, healed and whole and reunited with her husband, James Edward Baker.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Johnny E. Welch

    Johnny E. Welch, 72, of Leesburg, Florida, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

    July 23, 2014

  • Giovanni "Johnny" Monarchi

    Giovanni "Johnny" Monarchi, 81 of Callaway, MD formerly of Ashland, WV passed away on July 17, 2014 in Callaway, MD

    July 23, 2014

  • Mary Jane Copolo  Hodges Mary Jane Copolo Hodges

    Mary Jane Copolo  Hodges, 84 of Orlando went Home to her Savior on July 19, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Archie Ward  “Rusty” Lester Archie Ward “Rusty” Lester

    Archie Ward “Rusty” Lester, age 79 of Tazewell, VA went to receive his reward and be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014. He was a patient at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Harvey Lee Henley Harvey Lee Henley

    PRINCETON — Harvey Lee Henley, 68, of Princeton, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

Local News
Editorials