Walter Huggins Jr.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Walter C. Huggins Jr. passed away June 8, 2007, after a short illness at the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center in Johnson City, Tenn. Funeral arrangements are pending.
MOUNT VERNON — Leslie O’Dell of Decatur Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at his home. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Bartley A. Railing
COLUMBUS — Bartley Alan “Bart” Railing was born Oct. 20, 1959, and passed away on June 10, 2007, after a short illness.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Velma Railing; and brother, Terry Call.
Bart is survived by wife, Laura (Davis) Railing; brothers, Brad (Jenny) Railing, Mitchell (Kris) Railing; and sister, Vina (Todd) Keener. Also survived by nieces and nephews, Wendy and Alan (Courtney) Railing, Blake and Vanessa Williams and Chase Keener, Justine Yoder, Terry and Ryan Call; and great-nephew, Leelynd Railing. Also survived by father and mother-in law, Don and Jeanne Davis; and sister and brothers-in-law, Julie (John) Keckstein, Don Jr., Mark, Scott (Beth) and Brian (Dominica), and the seven Davis nephews. Bart will be sadly missed by a host of extended family and friends of the Railing and Davis families.
Born and raised in East Liverpool, Ohio, Bart later moved to Danville with his family and graduated in 1979 from Danville High School, where he played football for the MBC Champion Blue Devils. He received a LIUNA academic scholarship to The Ohio State University, graduating in 1985, and remained a loyal Buckeye. After graduation, he and Laura moved to Washington, D.C., where he worked for the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service, where he was involved in numerous emergency evacuations of U.S. citizens and other nationals during times of unrest. He later became the Global Director of Security for International SOS. In 2000, the couple moved back to the Columbus area where Bart started his own travel security company, Risk Services International. He was an early expert in worldwide corporate security and journeyed around the world to meet with contacts and business associates.
Memorial service to be held on Saturday, June 16, at 11a.m. at Schoedinger Worthington Chapel, 6699 N. High St. (half mile south of I-270). Visiting hours are one hour prior to the service. Private burial in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens on Monday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Danville Athletic Boosters, c/o Mitch Durbin, P.O. Box 116, Danville, OH 43014.