Who we are
We are a local family-owned funeral home that has served the communities of Ohio and West Virginia for over 125 years. Our goal is to provide all of the families we serve a respectful and dignified service at a fair price. Whether a traditional service or more contemporary-style service, or just a simple cremation we try to meet all the needs of the individuals and families we serve.
Ronald Gale Tidd
Ronald Gale Tidd, 72, of Newport passed away at 5:00 am, Saturday, July 13, 2019, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus with his family at his side.
He was born January 20, 1947, in Newport to Clyde Raymond Tidd and Mary Gail Duffy Tidd. Ron was employed at Par Mar Oil Company for 41 years.
John C. Cox
John C. Cox, 67, of Marietta passed away at 8:25 am, Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 19, 1951, in Akron, Ohio, to the late Harvey Cox and Ruth Patterson of Marietta.
John was employed by the Marietta Police Department for 5 years and later employed by AEP as a lineman. He was a Cleveland Browns fan and loved his dogs and his Daisy Dukes.
Helen Duff Robinson
Helen Duff Robinson, 86, of Pleasant Ridge passed away July 11, 2019, at Harmar Place with her family at her side. She was born July 28, 1932, in Washington County to Ottmire and Margaret Jane Kitts Duff.
On July 7, 1955, she married Raymond A. Robinson, Sr. who preceded her in death on October 7, 1998. Helen had worked at various restaurants in the area including Broughton’s and The Hill Top. She was a life member of VFW Auxiliary Post 5108 and was a past member of the Fearing Volunteer Fire Department that she helped organize. She was an avid quilter and enjoyed watching her hummingbirds.
Ruby Ellen Carpenter
Ruby Ellen Carpenter, 89 of Marietta, pass away July 8, 2019 at Arcadia Nursing Home in Coolville. She was born March 13, 1930 in Bristol, WV to Virgil and Mary (Haddix) Furner.
Ruby was married to John R. Carpenter who preceded her in death May 27, 1993.Date of Death: Mon, 07/08/2019 Services: Thu, 07/11/2019 11:30 am Read More
Dr. Phyllis Baker
Dr. Phyllis Baker died peacefully Monday morning July 8th 2019 with her beloved husband of 68 years, Lawrence Emerson (Larry) Baker, at her side. Phyllis passed in the comfort of her home in Devola where for the last four years Larry had lovingly cared for her surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature that brought them both so much joy.
Phyllis was born in Point Pleasant West Virginia and moved to Ohio as a young girl where she attended school in New Matamoras. She was blessed to meet her soul mate Larry at an early age and pursue her life goals with a loving and supportive partner. Her love of learning led her to obtain three degrees beginning with a Bachelors degree from Marietta College, followed by her Masters from Ohio University, and ultimately her PhD from The Ohio State University. Along the way her work led her to impact many lives as she mentored and encouraged others to pursue their life long learning dreams.Date of Death: Mon, 07/08/2019 Services: Fri, 07/12/2019 11:00 am Read More
Patty J. Barth
Patty J. Barth, 84, of Waterford passed away 2:00 pm, Friday, July 5, 2019 at Harmar Place. She was born June 10, 1935 in Parkersburg to Leonard and Leverna Trier Brown. Patty was employed at the Lafayette Hotel and was a member of the Marietta Celebration Center.Date of Death: Fri, 07/05/2019 No Services Planned at This Time Read More
John R. Wright
John R. Wright, 84, of Beverly, OH passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio. He was born August 2, 1934, in Marietta, Ohio to Robert Wright and Mary (Becker) Wright.
He was a member of the Beverly Baptist Church. He served in the Korean War and was honorably discharged from both the United States Marine Corps and the United States Army. He worked as a police officer for the Marietta Police Department and retired as an Electrical Engineer from RJF.Date of Death: Wed, 07/03/2019 Services: Mon, 07/08/2019 11:00 am Read More