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Jack Hively

Jack HivelyPopular
Posted by: LindaCottrellLiss   (See more photos from LindaCottrellLiss)   2014/7/19 12:55
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Do you recognize this young soldier identified on photos as Jack Hively.  Circa 1940's.  This pic was in the Ralph Lowery photo collection donated to the RCHS earlier this year.  Ralph's gt grandmother was a Hively....
Any comments or information on this young man is appreciated.  Contact contributor at WVRoots@aol.com

Hubert Frank "Frank" Bise

Hubert Frank "Frank" BisePopular
Posted by: Fred Smith   (See more photos from Fred Smith)   2014/7/7 13:57
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Frank Bise was born in Reedy District, WV, on 8 July 1923, son of Oscar W. Bise and Vesta M (Ball) Bise. He served in the US Army during WWII (9 Feb 43 to 22 Dec 45)as a truck driver with the 270th Ordance Motor Vehicle Distribution in France. He hauled, rations, gasoline, ammunition and supplies. He married Mary Alice Hetzer and lived most of his life in Reedsville, OH. He died March 4, 1999 in Parkersburg, WV and is buried in the Reedsville Cemetery, Reedsville, OH.

Brooks Griffith -- WWII Navy

Brooks Griffith -- WWII NavyPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2011/7/21 17:59
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Brooks Dallas Griffith, the oldest Son of George L. and Bess Wright Griffith, was born August 15, 1921 in Looneyville, West Virgina. He died July 6, 2011 in Valencia, California, and is buried in the Veteran's section of Eternal Valley Memorial Park, Newhall, California.

He served in the US Navy during WWII as well as with the Navy Reserve during the Korean Conflict.

Warren Red Shafer

Warren Red ShaferPopular
Posted by: winegen   (See more photos from winegen)   2011/2/5 13:05
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s/o Sheldon Porter shafer and Eliza Lowery
h/o Ivy Pearl Sinnett

Served in the Army during WWI

H. W. "Bill" Pursley - WWII Navy

H. W. "Bill" Pursley - WWII NavyPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2010/10/8 19:50
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Harry "Bill" Willis Pursley
(May 18, 1915 - September 14, 2010)

H.W. ?Bill? Pursley, 95, of Parkersburg, died Tuesday, September 14, 2010, in Eagle Pointe, Parkersburg.

He was born May 8, 1915, at Pasco, Roane County, a son of the late Emery Morey and Lillie Mae Bell Pursley.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Wright Pursley, November 5, 1998.

Mr. Pursley was a retired construction worker.  He was a member of the Woodbine Baptist Church, Manassas, VA, and a Navy veteran of World War II.  Also, he was an avid fisherman.

Survivors include two sons, Stan Pursley of Parkersburg and Steve Pursley of Jackson, GA; a daughter, Susan Shappell of Fredericksburg, VA; five grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, September 18 at noon in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Ron Fisher officiating.  Burial, with military rites, will be in the Clover Cemetery, Clover.  Friends may call Saturday two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.


Woodrow C Taylor Korean War 1953/54

Woodrow C Taylor Korean War 1953/54Popular
Posted by: country877   (See more photos from country877)   2009/12/20 11:34
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Woodrow Taylor This was took when he was stationed in the Korean War in November 13th 1952/October 1954
Born in Roane County.May/25/32.Son of the Late Alcie (Peggy) Rhodes of Ryan WV.

Dannie Solomon Moore - WWI

Dannie Solomon Moore - WWIPopular
Posted by: richard   (See more photos from richard)   2008/10/18 13:56
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Dannie Solomon Moore, 1896-1962, son of Joseph and Josephine Salyers Moore, married Clara Gale Smith on April 6, 1918. Served in WWI.

James Harrison Hodam

James Harrison HodamPopular
Posted by: SherryWVRN   (See more photos from SherryWVRN)   2008/7/28 10:01
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This picture shows James Hodam with with his aged father Adam Hodam, his son Robert M Hodam,his grandson Lowell Adam.   James served with the Co. C, 17th Va Cavalry for the duration of the war.  He was wounded at New Creek, WV and had his horse shot out from under him at Gettysburg.  He was also present for Lee's surrender at Appomatox.  His family has the rifle he carried all through the war.

Anne & Darwin Looney

Anne & Darwin LooneyPopular
Posted by: rjnida   (See more photos from rjnida)   2007/11/25 17:20
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Lawrence Darwin Looney b.08 Nov 1913, Newton, WV
d.15 Sep 1983, Akron, OH
Son of Henry C. and Clara (Hoff) Looney

Jack Nida

Jack NidaPopular
Posted by: rjnida   (See more photos from rjnida)   2007/11/25 17:02
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Born 02 Dec 1930 at Amma, Roane Co., WV
Currently living at this location.
USAF 1951-1954 Supply Sgt.

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