Obituaries (Funeral Homes)

Ricky Dennis McCoy, better know as "Catfish", age 59, of Triplett Lane, Blowing Rock, passed away Tuesday afternoon, August 28, 2018, at his residence.

William Mark Hardin, better known as Mark, age 71 of West Jefferson, died Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Wilkes Regional Medical Center.

John Arnold Quick of Deep Gap, NC died unexpectedly but peacefully surrounded by his 3 sons on Thursday August 23, 2018. 

Mr. Fred York Waddell, age 74 of West Jefferson, died on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.

Ray Boone, age 83, of Wanna B. Lane in Burnsville, the Arbuckle community, died Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Brian Center Health & Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Kermit Ralph Pruitt, age 74 of Sparta, NC passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.

Sam ‘Bo’ Hughes, age 62, of Emerald Lane in Spruce Pine, died Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Brian Center Health & Rehab in Spruce Pine.

Mr. Jerry Willard Osborne, age 73, of Crumpler passed away Tuesday evening, August 21, 2018 at Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia.

Vernie Alice Roten Blevins age 94 of Lansing died on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Forest Ridge Assisted Living Center.

Betty Lou Holloway McKinney, age 71 of Sparta, NC passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.