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Kenneth J. McNavish

February 21, 2018

Kenneth J. McNavish, 75, of Lynchburg, died Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family. To send condolences, please visit

Leah Christine France

February 20, 2018

Leah Christine France, 84, of Madison Heights, died Tuesday, February 20, 2018. She was the wife of the late Leonard Stanley France. Leah was born September 20, 1933 in Bloomingdale, Ohio a daughter of the late Clarence Blythe Hawkins and Ella Ens

James Preston Pearce

February 20, 2018

James Preston Pearce, 82, of Big Island, died Tuesday, February 20, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents Roy Albert Pearce and Christine Clark Pearce; a daughter, Diane Marie Pearce; a sister Gracia Louise Burton; and a brother Henry Eugene

Frances Sprouse Jordan

February 19, 2018

Frances Sprouse Jordan, 94, of Lynchburg, passed away, February 19, 2018. She was the wife of the late Edward Franklin Jordan. She was born in Lynchburg on May 9, 1923 the daughter of the late Lynwood Sprouse and the late Gertrude Sprouse Sprouse.

Hannah Molnar Quick

February 18, 2018

Hannah Molnar Quick was received into heaven on February 18, 2018. Hannah was born in Tula, Russia on December 12, 1998. Her loving parents, Eric (Kati) Molnar and Julie (Brian) Quick excitedly welcomed her into their family on November 24, 2000.

Carolyn Phillips

February 15, 2018

Carolyn Hammond Phillips, 91, of Lynchburg, passed away, February 15, 2018 at Runk and Pratt Memory Care, Leesville Rd. She was born in Clearfield, Pa., on May 21, 1926. She met her future husband while attending school in Lynchburg in 1945. She i

Lucy Ann Stillwell Merchant

February 15, 2018

Lucy Ann Stilwell Merchant, 59, of Monroe, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018. Lucy was born on June 17, 1958, in Lynchburg, a daughter of Patsy Stilwell and the late Vincent Stilwell, Sr. Along with her mother, Lucy is survived by her son

Dorothy Redderoth Pesco

February 15, 2018

Dorothy Jane Pesco (nee Redderoth), age 94, went home to the Lord on Thursday, February 15, 2018.  Dottie was born in Newark, NJ, on September 29, 1923 to Rudolph and Thusa Mae Redderoth.  She was predeceased by her parents; her husband of 62 years

Clara Bell Gurkin

February 14, 2018

Clara Bell Gurkin, 99, died Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at Westminster-Canterbury in Lynchburg, Virginia. She was born on Federal Street in 1918.  She was predeceased by her parents, Clara Cox Bell and W. J. Davis Bell, and a brother, W. J. Davis


Leonard William Comer

February 14, 2018

Leonard William Comer, 79, of Rustburg, died Wednesday, February 14, 2018. He was the husband of Regina Frances Flanigan Comer for 56 years. Born Friday, August 26, 1938 in Rich Creek, Va., Leonard was a son of the late Earnest Eugene Comer and th

Peggy Cook Moses

February 12, 2018

Peggy Cook Moses, 73, of Lynchburg, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018. She was the loving wife of Harry “Dickie” Moses for 42 years. Born on November 3, 1944, in Rhodell, W.Va., Peggy was a daughter of the late Walter Cook and the late Sal


William Russell Young

February 12, 2018

William Russell “Bill” Young, 82 of Lynchburg, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018. Bill was born in Prospect, Va. and graduated from Farmville High School. Bill was a U.S. Army veteran and later attended both Kansas University and the Universi

Lekisia Dailey Turner

February 11, 2018

Lekisia Dailey Turner Early Sunday morning, February 11, 2018, God in His infinite wisdom came down and carried Lekisia Dailey Turner, one of his most beautiful angels, back to Heaven. Lekisia was born on December 29, 1974 to the late Danny Ray


Ronald Lee Wimmer

February 11, 2018

Ronald Lee Wimmer, 73, of Amherst, died Sunday, February 11, 2018. He was the husband of Nina Haviland Wimmer for 28 years. Born Tuesday, July 04, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pa., Ron was a son the late John E. Wimmer and Dorothy Cotter Wimmer. In ad

Edgar Starke Sydnor

February 11, 2018

Edgar Starke Sydnor, age 74, passed away on February 11, 2018 at Westminster Canterbury in Lynchburg, Virginia. Starke was born on November 30, 1943 and raised in Lynchburg. He graduated from E.C. Glass High School in 1962 as Senior Class President a

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