Obituaries for Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Published 9:49 am Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Roy Stumbo

July 22, 1939 — Dec. 7, 2014


Roy Levon Stumbo, 75, of Willow Wood, passed away Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at the St. Mary’s Medical Center-Ironton Campus. The Lawrence County native was born July 22, 1939, a son of the late Roy E. and Violet McGuire Stumbo.

Mr. Stumbo attended Waterloo School and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was retired from the Gallipolis Developmental Center, where he was a supervisor. He was a former pastor for the Palestine United Baptist Church in Scottown, where he was also a member. He was a member of the DAV, VFW, a former barber and loved fishing.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by first wife, Karla Kelley Stumbo; and second wife, Doris McComas Stumbo.

He is survived by two daughters, Debra K. (Alvin) Stumbo Carpenter, of Pedro, and Tamra D. (Robert) Stumbo Tredway, of Willow Wood; a son, Roger L. (Michelle) Stumbo, of Scottown; a brother, Loren Stumbo, of Gallipolis; three sisters, Rose Mannon, of Willow Wood, Betty (Richard) Thomas, of Scottown, and Carol (Roger) Glassburn, of Bidwell; seven grandchildren, Ryan Carpenter, Trent Carpenter, Stephanie Ross, Shelley Callicoat, Brad Carpenter, Carrie Clary and Leah Stumbo; and 13 great-grandchildren, Sierra Ross, Ericca Ross, Levi Ross, Tucker Ross, Isabelle Carpenter, Tayden Carpenter, Jocelyn Carpenter, Teegan Carpenter, Bronx Carpenter, Emzy Carpenter, Remee Carpenter, Dafney Clary and Wyatt Clary.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home with pastor Charles Turley and his grandson, pastor Trent Carpenter officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery and visitation will 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Tim Callicoat, Robert Tredway, Heath Fliehman, Brad Carpenter, Ryan Carpenter and Trent Carpenter. Donations can be made to A Heart Life Ava, P.O. Box 1220, Gallipolis, OH 45631. To offer condolences to the family, please visit



Kimberly Insco

Kimberly Lea Insco, 42, of Chesapeake, died Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hall Funeral Home and Crematory in Proctorville. Burial will follow in Ridgelawn Memorial Park in Huntington. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at