January 30, 1927 - - October 23, 2017
Arthur Boyd “A.B.” Hoback, 90, passed away at his home in Salem on Monday, October 23, 2017.
A.B. was raised in Wythe County. A graduate of Rural Retreat High School, he missed his graduation ceremony in 1945 because Uncle Sam requested his service in the U.S. Army once he turned 18. He was stationed in France, working with The Stars and Stripes military newspaper. Afte ...
July 27, 1936 - - October 16, 2017
Roy Eugene Hedge, 81, of Salem, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017 at his home in Salem. He was with devoted wife and caregiver, Betty, and surrounded by his family. Roy was born in Pulaski County, Virginia to the late Glenn and Margaret Scott Hedge on July 27, 1936.
Along with his parents, Roy was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Hedge; and nephew, Robbie Hedge. ...
November 08, 1935 - - June 13, 2017
George Martin Hoffman, 81, of Salem, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Henry, IL, a son of the late Sylvester and Thelma Bush Hoffman and had been a Salem area resident since 1977. He was Honorably Discharged from the United States Navy after twenty years, which included service during both the Korean War ...
November 30, 1930 - - March 29, 2017
John R. Hinkle, 86, of Salem, passed from his earthly home Wednesday, March 29, 2017. He joins his father, Charles Raymond Hinkle; mother, Leah Beall Hinkle; sister, Celestine Rhind Hinkle; brother-in-law, Charles William Rhind; along with his two furry friends, “Duke”, his Weimeraner, and “Count”, his Chesapeake Bay Retriever. Left to cherish his memory is his loving a ...
December 06, 1944 - - January 03, 2017
Neal Hinnant, 72, of Roanoke went to the big bar in the sky, Tuesday, January 3, 2017. He was a Air Force veteran and worked for the US Postal Service. Neal was also a sports fanatic. Left to cherish his memory is his son, Aaron Hinnant; grandaughter, Victoria "Tori" Hinnant; and special friend, Ann Whitenack. Online Condolences may be expressed at www.johnmoakey.com.
Frank Hammersley Jr
August 04, 1927 - - September 25, 2016
Frank “Peanut” Hammersley, Jr., 89, of Salem, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016.
He was born in Lynchburg, a son of the late Frank and Elizabeth Hammersley and had been a Salem area resident for most of his life. Frank proudly served his country during WWII in the United States Navy. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Hammersley; a ...
January 05, 1930 - - August 06, 2016
Bobby Lee Horne, 86, of Salem, was dispatched home on Saturday, August 6, 2016, ceasing a worldly struggle with a failing body. He and his love now dance thru eternity.
He was born in Roanoke, a son of the late Burrell David and Lois Hairfield Horne. He started work early and matured quickly. A long term resident of the area, he attended local schools before graduating from Lea ...
April 06, 1927 - - April 08, 2016
Benjamin Morgan Hancock, 89, of Salem, VA went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 8, 2016. He was born April 6, 1927 in Franklin County, VA son of the late, William and Mary Montgomery Hancock. He was preceded in death by wives, Virginia Hancock and Janie Hancock; son, Wayne Hancock; mother-in-law, Mae Cundiff; granddaughter, Amy Hancock; son-in-law, Kevin Manning; brother, ...
May 25, 1919 - - February 16, 2016
Ernest Hersel Hancock, 96, of Salem, VA passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016. He was born May 25, 1919 in Patrick County, VA a son of the late William and Nannie Adams Hancock. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Pencie Hancock; and sisters, Myrtle Plybon and Lillian Garst.
Mr. Hancock was a member of House of Prayer in Roanoke and Blackberry Baptist Church ...
Wayne Herkness II
July 24, 1917 - - November 30, 2015
Wayne Herkness II, 98, of Roanoke, VA, and Lewisburg, WV, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 30th.
Herkness was born in Plainfield, NJ, in 1917. His parents were the late Lindsay Coates Herkness and Carlota LaLanne Herkness of Philadelphia, PA. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1939 and served on destroyers in the U.S. Navy, commanding first the USS Alden and ...