William Lee Boblett, Sr. of Huntington
William Lee Boblett, Sr., 72, of Huntington, WV. passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was born December 1, 1940 in Hookersville, WV. a son of the late Ivan Lee and Lula Audria Young Boblett. Bill was a graduate of Beth Haven Seminary in Louisville, Ky., Marshall University and Faith Bible Theological Seminary in Milton, Florida. He was the senior pastor at Prosperity Baptist Church in Beckley, WV. for 5 years, Locust Grove Baptist Church for 18 years, where he retired and was given emeritus status and the Wayne Baptist Church for 3 years. He also served as interim pastor for various churches. Bill was also on the Pastoral Care Staff at the St. Mary’s Medical Center and a member of the Twelve Pole Association of the West Virginia Baptist Convention. Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by one sister Joyce Peeling and step-father Burton Phillips. Survivors include his beloved wife Shirley Boblett; two sons and a daughter-in-law William L. Boblett, Jr. (Gabrielle) of Catlettsburg, Ky, and Christopher Allen Boblett of Huntington, WV., one daughter and son-in-law Audria V. Clutter (Rod) of Evansville, Ind.; one brother Randall Boblett of TN. and one sister Garnet Byrne of Kent, Ohio; seven grandchildren Ashley Adkins, Alyssa Boblett, Melina Boblett, Clay Adkins, Brandi Boblett, Peyton Boblett and Kate Boblett and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at the Locust Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Randall Robertson and Pastor Fred Ferguson officiating. Visitation will be 6-8 P.M. Monday, March 4, 2013 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. The family request in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions be made to the Locust Grove Baptist Church Building Fund 2888 Rt. 75 Huntington, WV. 25704 or Hospice of Huntington P.O. Box 464 Huntington, WV. 25709. The family wishes to thank hospice for their wonderful care. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.