Obituaries

James Bartgis
B: 1932-10-17
D: 2016-05-28
View Details
Bartgis, James
Carl Townsend
B: 1938-04-01
D: 2016-05-27
View Details
Townsend, Carl
Rev. Larry Foster
B: 1949-06-01
D: 2016-05-26
View Details
Foster, Rev. Larry
Rebecca Manor
B: 1984-06-29
D: 2016-05-25
View Details
Manor, Rebecca
Timothy Bradley
B: 1956-02-14
D: 2016-05-24
View Details
Bradley, Timothy
Kenneth Thurston
B: 1940-07-08
D: 2016-05-23
View Details
Thurston, Kenneth
Gail Tinsman
B: 1940-08-12
D: 2016-05-23
View Details
Tinsman, Gail
Newton Bray
B: 1933-06-09
D: 2016-05-23
View Details
Bray, Newton
John Koestner
B: 1933-09-02
D: 2016-05-20
View Details
Koestner, John
Kenneth Jacobs
B: 1918-04-18
D: 2016-05-19
View Details
Jacobs, Kenneth
Jeffrey Reynolds
B: 1963-07-30
D: 2016-05-19
View Details
Reynolds, Jeffrey
Gabriel Hurst
B: 2014-12-13
D: 2016-05-19
View Details
Hurst, Gabriel
Kenneth White
B: 1943-05-05
D: 2016-05-19
View Details
White, Kenneth
Philip Stevens
B: 1941-12-08
D: 2016-05-17
View Details
Stevens, Philip
John Ferguson
B: 1961-11-09
D: 2016-05-16
View Details
Ferguson, John
Francis Harmon
B: 1942-05-17
D: 2016-05-15
View Details
Harmon, Francis
Jerry Boyd, Sr.
B: 1943-04-19
D: 2016-05-14
View Details
Boyd, Sr., Jerry
James Williams
B: 1943-03-07
D: 2016-05-13
View Details
Williams, James
Theodore Snyder
B: 1944-02-06
D: 2016-05-13
View Details
Snyder, Theodore
Daniel Luttrell
B: 1977-09-01
D: 2016-05-13
View Details
Luttrell, Daniel
Robert Lewis
B: 1946-07-23
D: 2016-05-11
View Details
Lewis, Robert

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
327 West King St.
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: (304) 263-8896
Fax: (304) 263-9248

Who You Should Call First

It really depends on how and where the death occurred. Where a death has been anticipated, call your attending physician.

If the death is unexpected, call emergency services first. If there are no emergency services or doctor available in your area, or you are concerned or uncertain about the circumstances surrounding a death, contact your local coroner’s office or the Office of the Chief Coroner.

The other first calls you should make include:

1. The funeral home
2. Immediate family members
3. Employers
4. Your Pastor
5. Your close friends

When you think about it, these calls are being made for two distinct reasons:

  • To notify the authorities and obtain assistance in dealing with the body
  • To notify the social circle, and gather family and friends together for support

Naturally the first of those reasons takes priority, because it is your responsibility to care for your loved one. In fact, we think of this as one of the final acts of love that you can take. Placing their body in the care of professionals can be a relief, and will give you the space to make those calls involved in the second category of outreach: the purely social notifications that will surround you with support.

If you need additional advice about who to call, and when, reach out to us. We’ll be pleased to be your ally during this difficult time.