OBITUARIES

Obituaries — Page County


David P. McClure


David Paul McClure, 64, of Luray, died on Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Sentara RMH Medical Center after a long battle with kidney disease.

He was born on March 9, 1952, at the San Diego Naval Base and was a son of the late Donald and Alverta McClure.

Mr. McClure was a 1974 graduate of the University of Iowa and ROTC. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Air Force and flew B52 bombers at the end of the Vietnam War, retiring as a captain. He worked for BF Goodrich’s Engineered Products Division in Ohio and for the last 22 years served as the president and CEO of the United States Internet Industry Association. He was a member of the Scottish Clan MacLeod and attended the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games.

He is survived by three children, Ryan McClure of Luray, Allison Haedt of Columbus, Ohio, and Kevin McClure of Wilmington, N.C.; his companion, Dena Nutty; a sister, Pam Batley of Waco, Texas; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, “Mac” McClure.

A memorial service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 8, at the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Kidney Fund (kidneyfund.org).



Roy W. McDaniel


Roy Wayne McDaniel, 52, of Shenandoah, died on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.



A memorial service was conducted on Sunday, July 3, at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton.



Memorial contributions may be made to the Kyger Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.



Online condolences may be sent to the McDaniel family by visiting www.kygers.com.



Catherine Kibler


Catherine Kibler, 65, of Luray, died on Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg.



She was born on Feb. 26, 1951, in Luray and was a daughter of the late Charles Ashby Atkins and Retha Mildred Duncan Comer.



Mrs. Kibler worked for Wallace Business Forms for more than 20 years as a payroll manager.

On Dec. 7, 1969, she married Phillip Steven Kibler, who survives.

Surviving in addition to her husband are four daughters, Deana Hilliards and Penny Kibler, both of Stanley, Stephanie Kling of Luray, and Tara Knight of Harrisonburg; a son, Phillip Steven Kibler II of Luray; a brother, Stuart B. Atkins of Rileyville; a sister, Louise Mauck of Luray; her stepmother, Irma Atkins of Luray; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Connie Lou Sours.



A funeral service was conducted on Sunday, July 3, at the Calvary Independent Brethren Church in Stanley by the Rev. Charles Turner. Burial was in the Calvary Independent Brethren Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Luray Volunteer Fire Department, 1 Firehouse Lane, Luray, Va. 22835; or to the Calvary Independent Brethren Church, 1294 Mount Zion Road, Luray.



Munson memorial


A celebration of life service for Charles Sola Munson will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, at Lake Arrowhead in Luray.



Jackie L. Vaughan 




Jackie L. Vaughan, 45, of Shenandoah, died on Sunday, July 3, 2016, at her home. 

Arrangements are being handled by the Lindsey Kyger Funeral Home in Shenandoah.



Janet F. Bennington


Janet Flick Bennington, 84, of Elkton, died on Sunday, July 3, 2016, at Sentara RMH Medical Center.

She was born on July 4, 1931, in Elkton and was a daughter of the late Joseph V. Flick Sr. and Mary Frazier Flick.

Mrs. Bennington owned and operated Sports R Fun in Elkton for a number of years, was a member of the Elkton Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Elkton. She volunteered at EAUS, was a member of the EACC Senior Group and the Young at Heart group of Shenandoah.

On July 24, 1950, she married George Edward Bennington, who died on July 8, 2004.

She is survived by a son, Victor Bennington of Elkton; a brother, James Flick of Harrisonburg; two sisters, Hazel Burner and Betty Secrist, both of Shenandoah; two granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Calvin and Joseph Flick; and a sister, Evelyn Dearing.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 8, at the Evangelical United Methodist Church by the Rev. David Vaughn. Burial will be in East Lawn Memorial Gardens near Harrisonburg.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton. Friends may also call at the home of her son at any time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Evangelical United Methodist Church Building Fund, 513 E. Spotswood Ave., Elkton, Va. 22827.

Online condolences may be sent to the Bennington family by visiting www.kygers.com.



Elsie C. Spitler


Elsie Catherine Spitler, 91, of 316 Sixth Ave., Luray, died on Monday, July 4, 2016.

She was born on July 15, 1924, in Luray and was a daughter of the late James Franklin Batman Sr. and Eva Earle Judd Batman.

Mrs. Spitler was a graduate of Luray High School and worked as a clerk for the Town of Luray. She was a member of the Luray United Methodist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star for 54 years.

In 1946, she married Bernard Oswald Spitler, who died on March 13, 1981.

She is survived by a son, Gregory B. Spitler and wife Margaret of McGaheysville; a daughter, Susan Miller and husband Michael of Fredericksburg; three grandchildren, Christopher Miller of Ruther Glen, Lisa Baggett of Lynchburg, and Jason A. Spitler of Luray; and four great-grandchildren, Jadon Baggett and Nathan Baggett, both of Lynchburg, Elena Baggett of Lynchburg, and Pierce Miller of Ruther Glen.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia A. Bushey; three sisters, Eileen B. Griffin, Louise Virginia Batman and Mary B. Atkins; and two brothers, James Franklin Batman Jr. and Richard Earl Batman.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 8, at the Luray United Methodist Church by the Rev. Erich Bennett. Burial will be in the Beahm’s Chapel Cemetery in Luray.

The family will receive friends at the church on Friday one hour prior to the service, from 10-11 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lu ray United Methodist Church or to the Order of the Eastern Star.


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