Burke Walton Fox1,2,3

M, #40352, b. 13 Jan 1941, d. 20 Jan 1941
Father*Forrest William Fox2 b. 20 Feb 1896, d. 23 Dec 1948
Mother*Irene G. Blake2 b. 2 Sep 1899, d. 9 Aug 1985
Birth*13 Jan 1941 Burke Walton Fox was born on 13 Jan 1941 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV.1,2 
 He was the son of Forrest William Fox and Irene G. Blake.2 
Death*20 Jan 1941 Burke died on 20 Jan 1941 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV.1 

Citations

  1. [S2683] WV Death Certificate online at www.wvculture.org,.
  2. [S235] Births, Civil Records Ancestry.com. West Virginia, Births Index, 1853-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.
  3. [S237] Obituary, Jeannette Sue Fox, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Monday, 22 October 2012, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x699458167/…, accessed January 2013.

Charles Henry "Chuck" Balding1,2

M, #40353, b. 27 Jun 1925, d. 10 Jun 2000
Father*David Leroy Balding b. circa 1890
Mother*Georgia Marie Payne b. 23 Sep 1905, d. 26 Nov 1978
Birth*27 Jun 1925 Charles was born at Kincaid, Fayette Co, WV, on 27 Jun 1925.1,2 
 He was the son of David Leroy Balding and Georgia Marie Payne
Marriage*9 Apr 1949 He married Forrest Ann Fox at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 9 Apr 1949. Charles H. Balding, age 23, single, b. Kincaid, res. Oak Hill, par. David L. & Georgia; radio announcer; Forrest Ann Fox, age 19, single, b. Ansted, res. Oak Hill, par. C.E. [sic] & Irene; md by A.A. Angle at Oak Hill.2 
Death*10 Jun 2000 Charles died on 10 Jun 2000 at Richmond, VA, at age 74.
OAK HILL ­ Charles Henry "Chuck" Balding, an early WOAY radio and television personality, died Saturday, June 10, 2000, of a heart attack at his home in Richmond, Va. He was 74.

Mr. Balding was best known for his Juke Box Revue program on WOAY radio in the late 1940s. He was the first announcer for both WOAY radio and television. A sportscaster, he did play-by-play broadcasts for the Oak Hill Red Devils. He also worked for New River Supply Co. in Oak Hill.

Mr. Balding later was manager of KXII-TV in Sherman, Texas, and then was employed by Broadcast Systems in Austin, Texas. At the time of his death he was employed by Professional Products Inc. in Richmond.

A 1943 graduate of Montgomery High School, he attended Hampden-Sydney and Emory and Henry colleges in Virginia and Baylor University in Texas.

He was a Methodist and active in the Young People's Group at Oak Hill Methodist Church, serving as lay leader. He was manager of the American Legion baseball team in Oak Hill and a catcher for the Page Mining Co. baseball team. He also was a member of the Oak Hill Alumni Association.

Mr. Balding served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He also was a licensed pilot.

Born June 27, 1925, in Kincaid, he was the son of David Leroy and Georgia Marie (Payne) Balding.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Forrest Ann (Fox) Balding; and a brother, Franklin Delano Roosevelt "Bud" Balding.

Survivors include two daughters, Lisa Carter-Loubat and her husband, Jean Loubat, of St. Louis and Melanie Hale and her husband, Tim, of Sherman, Texas; a brother, Leroy and his wife, Alma, of Charleston; a sister, Joyce B. Wood of Beckley; a brother-in-law, James Lee Wood Jr. of Beckley; two grandsons, Nathaniel and Zachary Hale; and two granddaughters, Christina Carter of Dallas and Candace Hale of Sherman.

Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Mr. Balding's brother, Leroy, will preside at graveside rites in High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill, at 1 p.m. Thursday.

Pallbearers will be Nathaniel Hale; Larry Balding, nephew; Jared and Ben Eren, grand-nephews; James Lee Wood Jr. and Matt Thompson. Zachary Hale will serve as honorary pallbearer. There will be flower memorials by Christina Carter and Candace Hale, granddaughters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Chuck Balding Scholarship Fund of the Oak Hill Alumni Association, P.O. Box 462, Oak Hill, WV 25901.

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.1 
Burial*15 Jun 2000 His body was interred on 15 Jun 2000 at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, at High Lawn Memorial Park.1,3 

Partners and Children

Marriage*9 Apr 1949 He married Forrest Ann Fox at Oak Hill, Fayette Co, WV, on 9 Apr 1949. Charles H. Balding, age 23, single, b. Kincaid, res. Oak Hill, par. David L. & Georgia; radio announcer; Forrest Ann Fox, age 19, single, b. Ansted, res. Oak Hill, par. C.E. [sic] & Irene; md by A.A. Angle at Oak Hill.2 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Charles Henry Balding, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Wednesday, 14 June 2000, online at http://files.usgwarchives.net/wv/raleigh/obits/June00/…, accessed January 2013.
  2. [S2712] WV Marriages Fayette Co, WV.
  3. [S221] Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society., Fayette County Cemetery Records, Vol. II: Highlawn Memorial Park Cemetery (Fayette-Raleigh Genealogical Society, 2002),.

(?) Wagner1

M, #40354
Marriage* (?) Wagner married Carolyn Lee Fox, daughter of Forrest William Fox and Irene G. Blake.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage* (?) Wagner married Carolyn Lee Fox, daughter of Forrest William Fox and Irene G. Blake.1 

Citations

  1. [S229] Deaths, Civil Records Ancestry.com and Ohio Department of Health. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.

Carol J. (?)1

F, #40355
Marriage* Carol J. (?) married Thomas William Fox, son of Forrest William Fox and Irene G. Blake.1 

Partners and Children

Marriage* Carol J. (?) married Thomas William Fox, son of Forrest William Fox and Irene G. Blake.1 

Citations

  1. [S237] Obituary, Jeannette Sue Fox, Beckley (WV) Register-Herald, Monday, 22 October 2012, online at http://www.register-herald.com/obituaries/x699458167/…, accessed January 2013.