William Ronald Napier of Proctorville
William Ronald Napier, 82, of Proctorville, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, September 28, 2012 at the Lavalette United Methodist Church by Rev. Carol McKay and Rev. Jon Kidwell. He was born January 19, 1930 at Wayne, WV, a son of the late William and Irene Osburn Napier. Bill was a retired welder for Hubble Industries and was a member of Lavalette United Methodist Church and also a 32 degree mason and member of Wayne Masonic Lodge # 18, A.F. & A.M. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict and was a member of VFW Post 9738 in Guyandotte. Survivors include his wife, Betty Haynes Napier; three sons, William R. Napier, Jr. (Sandra), and Andrew C. Napier (Tara), all of Proctorville, OH, and Warren D. Ray (Becky) of Huntington, WV; a sister, Agnes Woods of South Charleston, WV; a brother, Herman Smith Napier of Meridian, Idaho; seven grandchildren, Kristin, Taylor, Miranda, Kimber, Donnie, Scott and Mike; three great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Lavalette United Methodist Church or the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House.
Friends may call from Noon until service time Friday at the Lavalette United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Huntington, WV , with military graveside rites conducted by American Legion Post #93, Kenova and graveside rites conducted by Wayne Masonic Lodge #18, A.F & A.M. Morris Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.