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Biographies

The Veterans Memorial Database will feature biographies on veterans whose names appear on the wall. These veterans have been selected primarily due to the assistance of family members, who have donated photographs, letters, and other primary documents. To donate materials, contact Debra Basham at (304) 558-0230.

World War I
Lane Schofield Anderson
Timothy Lawrence Barber
Louis Bennett Jr.
Edward Leo Blake and William Thomas Blake
John Morgan Brawley
Charles Basil Bumgarner and Ray Clarence Pettit
Benjamin Harrison Carr
Hoddie Wilbur Daniels
Addie Duffield
Harry Carl Froehlich
Cecil Smith Hall
Victor Hamilton
Edmund Caskie Harrison
George Dayton Jackson
James Done Kerns
Harry A. Layfield
Clyde Lex Lester
Clio Bradford McKeever
Ralph Henry McKown
Charles Asa Moffett
Denver Lee Mullins
Bruce McKinley Noble
Roy Earl Parrish
James Elliott Reed
Lloyd Floyd Reed
Mark S. Reed
Walter Deco Reed
William C. Rhodes
James Grover Richardson
William Aschman Riheldaffer
Lester Scott
Wayne Sellards
James Frances Settles
William Howard Southall
Edmond David Stewart Jr.
Jacob Bruce Triplett
Foster Vandervander
Forrest Grey Williams
Sherman H. Williams


World War II
Opie Lee Abbott
Emwood Calvin Ables
Howard Lacy Ables
John P. Ables
Thomas Joseph Abruzzino
Robert Lee Acord
Paul Adamos
Paul Andrew Adamovich
Bernard W. Adams
Charles Kendrick Adams Jr.
Coy Adams
Edgar G. Adams
Gaylerd David Adams
Glenn Gene Adams
Harold W. Adams Jr.
Howard V. Adams
James Forest Adams
Joseph Adams Jr.
Lawrence E. Adams
Leo Carl Adams
Sid Adams
Warren Steele Adams
Donald E. Addison
Albert Benton Adkins
Alison Wright Adkins
Amon Adkins
Clifford Adkins
Conley Odell Adkins
Elbie Adkins
Elmer Adkins (of Kanawha)
Elmer Adkins (of Wayne)
Lee Hamilton Adkins and Damon Erskin Adkins
Robert Harold Adkins
Sullivan John Africano
Elwyn Alford Allen
Forrest William Armentrout
Jack Sterling M. Arnett
Arlen Richard Baldridge
Enoch Bales Jr.
Marvin Everett Bales
Woodrow Wilson Barr
Eugene William and Kermit Becker
Gale Carson Bland
Ralph Lewis Boone
Sherald Perry Brady
Willard Burkhammer
Angelo Canei
John Ohley Casdorph, Jr.
Jesse Herbert Chaffin
Thomas Edgar "Jock" Clifford
Valentino Cerrini Colombo
Clarence Calvin Comer
Irvin Franklin Conley
Andrew Fred Cook Jr. and Dallas Harry Cook
Donald Moore Cookman
Charles Edward Craft
Russell Dale Cresse
Dennis Howard Daniel
William Adrian Bias Davenport
Harlan G. Davis
Clarence Lewis Dragoo
Joseph Easter
Tony Esposito
Friend Elmus Fair
Edgar J. Farley
James Robert Feeney
Robert Edward Femoyer
Kermit Camden Fisher
Ira V. French
William Miller Frye Jr.
James Howard Galloway
James Junior George
Joseph Irwin Grant
Silbert Pershing Greene
Jimmie Gyovai
John C. Hammat Jr.
Lawrence Nelson Harris
Homer Harold Hash
James Harold and Gene Edward Hayes
Russell S. Hayes
Clinton Monroe Hedrick
Clarence C. Herrick
Roger Louis Hicks
Jess Willard Hudnall
Aubrey Festus Hughes
Thedford Thomas Hughes and Lamer Lynell Hughes
John Warden Hunt
Herschel Ashby Jarrell
Oliver Morris Johnson
Burman, Johnnie, and Ozro Jones
Raymond Harrison Jones (WW II) and Thomas Dale Jones (Korea)
William Pinkney Jones
Carl L. Keller
Jonah Edward Kelley
Owen David Kerens
James Columbus Kerns
Hilton Snowdon Kessel
James H. Kimbler
Kermit Dale Kuhn
John Marion Legg (WW II) and Mancel Neely Legg (Korea)
Virginia Louise Link
Melvin Grey Livesay
Orville Andrew May
James Fields Mayenschein
John Ryan McCulloch
Jessie Carrington McGhee
John Clark McKinney III
Parker Meikle
Everett Eugene Metheny
Dallas Watson Miller
Harvey Loyal Myers
John Beard Newman
Kermit Reed Orders
Ralph Ohley Osborne
Lloyd Bryan Paugh
William Henry Pennington Jr.
Omer Jessie Perdue
Lawrence E. Perry
Russell Hamilton Peterson
Mike Plasha
Glen Edmond Pryor
Cleon Wilson Raese Jr. and Donald Walter Raeses
Michael Alphonse Rafferty
Rexal Dane Reed
Bill W. Richardson
William Amol Ronk
Abraham Clotten Sams
Robert Luther Sibley Jr.
Leo Smith
Samuel Ralph Smith Jr.
Charles Joseph Spainhour
Joseph Dewitt Specht
James Aubrey Stewart
Grafton Samuel Stidger
Willie Ray Stollings
William Doy Stone
Carl Edward Tatterson
Herbert Joseph Thomas Jr.
Lawrence Wade Thompson
Albert Hanley Totten
Orville Bias Tully and Grant Perry Tully
Cletus Wellington Tusing
Jack Wayne Wade
Johnnie Arvil Wallace
Howard Randle Ware
James J. Waters
Vernon Watkins
Clifford Dale Watson
Charles Chipley Wetzel
Perry Paul Williams
Charles Frederick Wilson
Charles Henry Wilson Jr.
Russell Dawson Woods

Korea
Loren Vincent Adams
James Shellace Armentrout
William Ora Artrip
George Milton Barrick Jr.
Gilbert Henry Booth
Robert Haymond Burke
Teddy Ray Chandler
Cornelius H. Charlton
Boyers Morgan Clark Jr.
Robert Gray Clatworthy Jr.
Charles Edward Criss
Daniel Dee Cunningham
Kenneth Earl Cunningham
Ray Edward Dowler
John Robert Elwell
Murry Neil Fowler
Andrew Lee Greer
Jackie Paul Hackett
Otmer Franklin Hodges Jr.
Allen Edward Hunter
Lonnie Bryant Hylton Jr.
Jack Robert Hyre
Raymond Harrison (WW II) and Thomas Dale Jones (Korea)
Darwin Keith Kyle
John Marion Legg (WW II) and Mancel Neely Legg (Korea)
Buhl Jennings Mace
Aubrey Chester McClung
Vance Ballard McWhorter
Lawrence Alexander Meredith
Junior Everette Michael
Alfred Eugene Mitchell
Jesse Muncy
Francis Junior Nuce
Margaret Fae Perry
Ralph Eugene Pomeroy
Junior Ellsworth Reed
Bobby Jack Ruddle
Darrell Wesley Scarbrough
Kenneth Shadrick
Oral Raymond Sharp
Clarence Edmond Shreve
William Edward Shuck Jr.
Clarence Virgil Slack Jr.
Robert Elbon Stalnaker
James Haynes Thomas
Frank Beckwith Tucker
Kennie Varney
Jack Leo Walker
Cook Wikel Jr.
Richard Gene Welch
Carl Emmons West
Paul Russell West
William Henry Whitman
Theodore Remington Woo
James Edwin Woods

Vietnam
Edward Cody Adams
James Clarence Adams
Charles Frederick Armentrout
Raymond Lee Armentrout
Stanley William Armentrout
Dale Clarke Bailey
Earl Roger Biggs
Wayne Douglas Boyer
Roger Lee Byus
William Lee Carr Jr.
Ted Howard Christian Jr.
Karol Clay
David Jim Collins
David Samuel Cook
Glenn Vincent Davey
Jackie Lee Dickens
James Edward Duncan
Clarence Edward Hagey
James Lewis Hatcher
Mark Joseph Haverland Jr.
Larry Steven Heater
James Ralph Heeter
Guy Richard Hively
Charles David Hoffman
Romey Earl Hughart Jr.
Thomas Alan Johnson
Whyley Elton Josh
John Alda Kemp
Fred Michael Kerns
Wayne Huffman Kidd
Cecil Wilbert Kittle Jr.
Donald Gene Lanham
Charles Wesley Lantz
Gary Wayne Martini
Arthur Nello McMellon
Harry Carlyle McMicken
Charles Willard Miller Jr.
Chester Aubrey Mollett
Frankie Zoly Molnar
Gary Wayne Morgan
Philip Larry Nichols
Perry Thomas Rose
David Lee Sackett
James Ray Sargent
Donald Francis Schnably
Roger Lee Simpson
Harry Richard Sine Jr.
Joseph Slavensky, Jr.
Ray William Stotler
James Lawrence Taylor
Donald Webb
Darrell Charles West
William Carl Whitlatch, Jr.
John Ray Williams
Larry Gail Williamson

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