Published 12:55pm Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Chet Richendollar
Chet Richendollar, 72 of Parkersburg, W.Va.,  passed away Friday,  Feb. 28. 2014, at the St. Mary’s Medical Center, Huntington, W.Va.
He was born in Hanging Rock, the son of the late Leroy and Mary Ellen Brown Richendollar.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and had retired from the Ravenswood Aluminum-Constellium Company after many years of service.
He enjoyed playing the guitar and traveling with his motor home as well as spending time with his family. He was a member of the Gihon United Methodist Church and enjoyed playing the guitar during services.
He is survived by his wife, Rita Lynn Bond Richendollar, of Parkersburg; his daughter, Lea Ann Lee (Mike), of Marietta; his grandchildren, Chelcee, Tarrin and Coty Lee, of Marietta; his sister, Roma Lee Brammer, of South Point; his nephews, Lance Brammer, of South Point, and Lowell Blevins (Linda), of Ashland, Ky.; his aunt, Jean Howell, of Ironton; his mother-in-law, JoAnn Bond, of Vienna, W.Va.; and his brother in law, John Jack, of Vienna.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Donna Blevins; his nephews, Gregory Brammer and Steve Blevins; and his sister-in-law, Carolyn Jack. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Riverview Cemetery at Williamstown with the Rev. Jim Eakle officiating. There will be full military graveside rites by Parkersburg American Legion Post  No. 15.
The Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family at www.

Infant Fetty
Infant Landon Ray Fetty, 31-week-old son of Gary and Roberta (Bobbi) Fetty, of Ironton, died Sunday March 2, 2014, at the Cabell Huntington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Brown Funeral Chapel in Ironton.

Mickel Chinn
Mickel A. Chinn Jr., 52, of Kenova, W.Va., died Monday, March 3, 2014, at The Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, W.Va. A celebration of Mickel’s life will be at a later date. Hall Funeral Home in Proctorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

James McCoy
James Peter McCoy Jr., 93, of Proctorville, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He is survived by his wife, Bernice McComas McCoy. Arrangements are pending at Hall Funeral Home.

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