obituaries

Jerry Lynn Hammock

Jerry Lynn Hammock, 69, of Boyce died Tuesday July 19, 2016 at his residence. He was born December 27, 1946 in Wichita Falls, Texas, the son of Claudie William and Ruby Sanders Hammock. Jerry served in the U.S. Submarine Service on the USS Chivo, the USS Gato, USS Bluefish, and USS Silversides, which after being […]

Robert Lynwood Rutherford, Jr.

Robert Lynwood Rutherford, Jr., 61, of Winchester, died Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Winchester, Medical Center. He was born March 1, 1955 in Virginia, the son of Robert L. and Josephine Campbell Rutherford. Mr. Rutherford had worked for several automotive businesses in the Winchester area. Surviving are two brothers and a sister. Arrangements are private. […]

Christos George “Chris” Spanos

Christos George “Chris” Spanos, 87, of Winchester died Saturday, July 16, 2016 in Evergreen Health & Rehabilitation Center, Winchester. He was born December 14, 1928 in Winchester, the son of George and Elizabeth Spanos. He was married to Betty Jean Lewis Spanos for 66 years. Professionally, he was a manager for Drug Fair Corp. in […]

Laurence Freeman Rader

Laurence Freeman Rader, 80, of Winchester died Saturday, July 9, 2016 in Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center. He was born August 27, 1935 in Loudonville, Ohio the son of Freeman and Emma Daubonmire Rader. He was married to Jewel Hendricks Rader for 59 years. He was a member of the Braddock Street United Methodist […]

Lucille Mae Philippi Herwick

  Lucille Mae Philippi Herwick, 92, of Winchester, formerly of Connellsville, PA died Thursday, July 7, 2016 in her daughter’s  residence. She was born October 28, 1923, in Somerset County, PA, the daughter of Bruce and Marie Nicholson Philippi. She was married to John H. Herwick for 57 years.  Mr. Herwick preceded her in death […]

Charles Hamilton Harbaugh, Jr.

Charles Hamilton Harbaugh, Jr., 93, of Winchester died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in Winchester Medical Center. He was born October 25, 1922 in Philadelphia, PA the son of Charles Sr. and Minnie Hall Harbaugh. He was married to Gladys Moorhead Harbaugh for 44 years.  Mrs. Harbaugh preceded him in death. Charles was a Veteran of […]

John Thomas Miller

John Thomas Miller, 91, of Winchester, died Saturday, June 25, 2016 in a local nursing home. He was born April 23, 1925 in Needmore, WV the son of Emery H. and Bessie Alice Miller. Mr. Miller had worked for American Brake Shoe. Surviving is his granddaughter, Tammy K. Price of Cross Junction. Burial will be […]

Neal Steven Johnson

Neal Steven Johnson, 63 of Winchester died Sunday, June 26, 2016 in Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center.  He is survived by his sister, Janet M. Hart of Bristow, VA. Private arrangements are by Phelps Funeral & Cremation Service.

Douglas Allen Herring

Douglas Allen Herring, 77, of Winchester, died Saturday, June 25, 2016 in Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center. He was born May 30, 1939 in Winchester the son of Joseph Paul and Ethel Sirbaugh Herring. As a young man, Doug worked for H.B. Butler Orchards and Zeropak. He then worked for Washington Gas for over […]

Faye Elizabeth Cook

Faye Elizabeth Cook, 67, of Winchester died Tuesday, June 21, 2016 in Winchester Medical Center. She was born November 1, 1948 in Winchester the daughter of Emual Edward and Genevieve Carter Newlin. She was married to William Lynn Cook for 48 years. Faye was an avid Bingo player and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary […]

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Winchester, VA 22604
Phone: (540) 722-2424

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Winchester, VA 22601

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