Lamarion Tyqua Harvey

Jun 11, 2024

Lamarion Tyqua Harvey departed this life on, June 11, 2024 at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC.  He was born, October 3, 2009 in Lynchburg, VA to Stephanie Harvey and Barry Preston. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother Mary Harvey and his great grandmothers Mary Anderson Ferguson and Emma Harvey; great grandfathers Mack Anderson and Finice Jones.


Victor Adkins

Jun 10, 2024

Heavens curtain parted and god accepted the presence of his servant, Victor Tyrone Adkins, Sr, on Monday, June 10, 2024.  He was born on May 21,1953 in Lynchburg, Virginia to the late John Adkins, Sr. and the late Flossie Adkins. He was proceeded in death by his brother Lewis Adkins.

 Victor was retired from the United States Army after rendering 21...

James M. Bates

Jun 1, 2024

COL (Ret) James M. Bates, Jr., better known as “Chip”, passed away on June 1, 2024, at the age of 68.


“Chip” was born on September 16, 1955, and grew up in Lynchburg, VA.  He graduated from E.C. Glass High School in 1973, went on to attend William & Mary, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and later earned a Master...

Joseph T. Carderelli

Jun 12, 2024

Joseph T. Carderelli, age 79, of Lynchburg, Virginia, passed away on June 12, 2024. He was the son of the late Joseph Carderelli and Eunice Shultz Carderelli, and husband of the late Gayle Krchmar Carderelli for 38 years.

Joseph was born on September 24, 1944, in Syracuse, New York. He was a proud veteran in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves....

Clarence Odell Sigmon

Jun 12, 2024

On June 12, 2024, Clarence Odell “Speedy” Sigmon, age 90, departed on his final journey. He was born on February 12, 1932, in Dry Fork, VA, the son of William Odell Sigmon and Mary Lee Hickman Sigmon Milton. He was preceded in death by his parents and stepfather, James Oscar Milton; and a brother, Curtis and two sisters Lucille and...

Peggy Jo Cole Nichols

Jun 10, 2024

Peggy Jo Cole Nichols, 86, of Roanoke, Virginia passed away on June 10, 2024. She was the loving wife of the late Theodore Verba Nichols.

 Peggy was born on July 16, 1937, in Rainelle, West Virginia to the late Hubert Jennings Cole and Sarah Lorena Shawver Cole. She attended college at William & Mary where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts...

Joseph John Sapyta

Jun 9, 2024

Joseph John Sapyta, 83, of Lynchburg, Virginia, passed away on June 9, 2024. 

Joseph is survived by his wife, Susan Kathryn Bedel Sapyta; three children, Kathryn Susan Winkelmann (Karl), Elizabeth Jane Whiting (Jeff), and Joseph Bedel Sapyta; four grandchildren, Karley Susan Winkelmann, Alyson Elizabeth Winkelmann, Madyson Rose Whiting, and Samuel Patrick Sapyta.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony Sapyta...

Betty Frances Eubank King

Jun 9, 2024

Betty Frances Eubank King, 91, of Bedford, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at Forest Health & Rehab. She was born on May 24, 1933, in Bedford to the late Richard Louis Eubank, Sr. and Frances Eliza Bell Eubank. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Evine “Shorty” Elbert King; son, Michael James...

Donalyn Henry Moore

Jun 8, 2024

Donalyn Mae Henry Moore, 81, of Moneta, Virginia passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2024 at Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.  She was the daughter of the late Dr. Donald Edward Henry and Marilyn Mae Howlett Henry.

Donalyn was born on April 14, 1943, in Oneida, NY. She attended school at Canastota Central Schools, then pursued her education in a Bachelors in...

Jimmy Loyd Settles

Jun 8, 2024

Jimmy Loyd Settles, 80, of Moneta, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2024.  Jimmy was born on July 25, 1943, in Bedford, VA.  He was the son of the late Clarence Edward Settles and Margaret Marie Nester Settles.

Jimmy retired from Norfolk & Southern Railroad.  In previous years he enjoyed going to the beach and fishing with family and friends.  ...