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Alva "Smokey" Stover

December 29, 1941 — October 4, 2021

Alva "Smokey" Stover, 79, passed away on October 4, 2021 following a lengthy illness.

He was born on December 29, 1941 in Ameagle, West Virginia the son of Will and Madge (Dunbar) Stover.

"Smokey" was a conductor on the Norfolk and Southern Railroad for over 30 years.  He was a kindhearted man who lived a simple life; he would do anything for anyone.  He enjoyed hunting and the outdoors; he even loved just getting on his riding mower and cutting the lawn.

He is survived by his loving wife and best friend Nancy (Walker) Stover; his children: Alva (Sally) Stover, Angie Stover, Lloyd Stover, Jeffery (Nina) Stover, and Brian (Tina) Stover; his step-children, who he loved as his own: Sheryl (Carl)  Eble, Eric Drakes, amd Matthew (Mellisa) Drakes; 20 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; his sister Diane Hall and his brother Will "Tiny" Stover; his former wife and mother of his children Ruth (Moles) Stover.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son Steven (Tammy) Stover; his daughter Sherry Durr; his sisters Christine Jarrell, Alice Jean Woodard, Audrey Shea and Sue Ann Workman; and his brothers: Eursel, Lonzo and Robert.

In honor of "Smokey's" wishes no public services will be held.

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