September 24, 1951 - - June 28, 2017
Carl William “Bill” Blankenship, 65, of Salem, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.
He was born September 24, 1951, a son of the late William Frank Blankenship and the late Helen McDaniel Ayers. As a young man, Bill enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served in the Vietnam War. He was a very proud patriot and historian of our country. He was the ...
September 01, 1950 - - June 19, 2017
John Scott Roberts, 66, of Salem, passed away Monday, June 19, 2017.
John was a United States Navy veteran, and retired as a maintenance supervisor with Virginia Tech. He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard L. Roberts, Sr. and Vivian Johnson Roberts, and his sister, Elizabeth Claire Roberts.
Survivors include his brothers, Howard L. Roberts, Jr. and wife Teresa, Jame ...
Irwin McNeely Sr
January 22, 1928 - - June 15, 2017
Irwin Hollar McNeely, MD
Irwin H. McNeely, MD, 89, died June 15, 2017 in Salem, Virginia.
He was born January 22, 1928 in Nash County, North Carolina to the late Lester Howard and Mamie Hollar McNeely. He was preceded in death by his brother, Harold McNeely and his sister, Evelyn McNeely.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Emogene Powell McNeely of Blacksburg, ...
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 ...
August 30, 1923 - - June 11, 2017
Longtime Roanoke resident, Morton C. Rosenberg, 93, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Brandon Oaks Nursing home from complications due to Parkinson’s Syndrome. He spent almost his entire life in Roanoke except for two years at Virginia Tech, three and one-half years in the Merchant Marines during the Second World War and then another two years at the University of Virg ...
November 01, 1930 - - May 16, 2017
Wayne Allen Shelor, 86, of Salem, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 16, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents, Emmett Houston and Irene Ridinger Shelor; brothers, Robert Jackson (Jack) Shelor and wife, Madeline, Frank Shelor and wife, Jean, Harvey Shelor, Harold Shelor and wife, Doris.
Left to cherish his memory are former wife, Patsy Shelor; children, Leslie S. Whitma ...
June 21, 1965 - - May 12, 2017
Roger ‘Wayne’ Sizemore, 51, of Salem, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 12, 2017.
He is survived by his parents, Roger L. and Carol Hawks Sizemore; three daughters, Kasey Sizemore and her mother Anne, Mackenzie and Rylee Sizemore and their mother Dawn; brother, Randy Sizemore (Bob Lystrup); sisters, Sherri Marion (Charlie), and Teresa Barker; nieces, Tara Dingess (Jo ...
September 05, 1957 - - May 11, 2017
Misty Gale Barbour, 59, of Roanoke, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at LewisGale Medical Center in Salem.
She was born in Roanoke on September 5, 1957, a daughter of the late Dalton Julius Barbour and Jean Delores Parrish Barbour. A lifetime resident of the Roanoke Valley, Misty was a proud veteran of the United States Army and served in 64 Charlie and the 82nd Airborne Divi ...
June 23, 1993 - - May 07, 2017
Tyler Kaden Croke, 23, of Salem, Va. and El Paso, Texas went to be with the Lord, Sunday May 7, 2017.
Tyler graduated from Salem High School as class of 2011. He was the captain of his youth ice hockey team. Tyler was a United States Army combat veteran that served overseas in Afghanistan.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Dr. Alan J. Atha; paternal grandpar ...
December 12, 1923 - - April 10, 2017
George White Snead, of Salem, was born at home on December 12, 1923 in Shawsville, Virginia, and died on April 10, 2017. George was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-five years, Ann Andrews Snead. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth “Lin” Snead Melchionna and her husband, Olin R. Melchionna, Jr.; two granddaughters, Ann Andrews Melchionna, and The Rev. Elizabeth ...