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George

Benjamin

Filer

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April 4, 2019

George Benjamin Filer, 85, of 6011 Potts Creek Road died Thursday, April 4, 2019, at his home. Mr. Filer was born January 15, 1934, in Midlothian, Maryland a son of the late Benjamin and Hanna Davies Filer. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He had retired in 1991 as the Purchasing Manager for the former Hercules, Inc. plant. He was a member of Pinnell Chapel United Methodist Church; Covington Lodge #171 AF the Clifton Forge Shrine Club; the Scottish Rite and Kazim Temple. He was a former member of the Boiling Springs Fire Department and Rescue Squad. He was a licensed pilot who loved to fly and enjoyed playing golf. Surviving are his Wife of 61 years, Jane Hearn Filer, of Covington; his Son and Daughter-in-law, George Filer, Jr. and Regina, of Bluefield; his Daughter and Son-in-law, Valerie and Gratten Hepler, of Covington; five grandchildren, Delbert Gratten Hepler,III, and his wife, Lindsey, of Boston, MA, Captain George Benjamin Hepler and his wife, Kaeleigh, of Quantico, Brian Filer of Tennessee, Keith Filer of Bluefield, WV, and Mark Filer and his wife, Delyn, of Tennessee; great grandson, Talon Filer, of Bluefield, WV; one brother, Charles Filer, and his wife, Jean, of Maryland; three Sisters, Lois Lewis and her husband, Marvin of New York, Rosalie Doty of Arizona and Betty Knotts of Maryland and a number of nieces and nephews. In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated. The funeral service will be held Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home. Interment will be made in Lone Star Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Delbert Gratten Hepler, III and Captain George Benjamin Hepler. The family will receive their friends for one hour before the service at Arritt Funeral Home. The family suggests that donation in Mr. Filer's name be made to the Boiling Springs Fire Department and Rescue Squad; 5407 Potts Creek Road; Covington, VA 24426 or to Mountain Regional Hospice; P.O. Box 637; Clifton Forge, VA 24422. Cemetery Information Thursday, April 11, 2019 Lone Star Cemetery 6115 Potts Creek Rd. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Thursday, April 11, 2019 01:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Delores Tucker (Glory)

Mar 1, 2024

I just want to send my condolences in the loss of your loved one and my cousin. I have so many wonderful memories of growing up in The Gap and in Low Moor. She was such a wonderful lady and I know you will miss her.

Glory Tucker.

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David Cook

Feb 29, 2024

You are in my thoughts and prayers. Enjoyed my years working with Mable and her infectious spirit. She will be truly missed. May God grant you his perfect peace in your time of loss.

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William Jones

Feb 29, 2024

I am praying for your family. David and Kamila.

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William Jones

Feb 29, 2024

I am praying for your family. David and Kamila

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Nicole Sadler

Feb 29, 2024

He also had a daughter, his firstborn, Nicole Sadler. The only one of his children that shared his last name.

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Jenny Haynes

Feb 28, 2024

David. Kamila and Mrs Fisher, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Angie has been a special friend for a very long time. I hope if there is anything I can do for you all please let me know.

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Karen Phillips

Feb 28, 2024

Me and grandma would always listen to music

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SYLVIA

Feb 28, 2024

ALWAYS HELPFUL AND ALWAYS WITH A SMILE IN HER DAYS AT VALERO. SHE WILL BE REMEMBERED AND MISSED.

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Jack Williams

Feb 28, 2024

Enjoyed the services in church playing piano for 5 years rest in peace, Pastor Debbie

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Robin Bartley Simmons

Feb 27, 2024

So Shocked, Mary (Angie) we grew up together and she was always a bright spot in my life, had not talked to her for a couple months. We always had fun in whatever we were doing. Prayers for the family, she loved her family so much. Love You My Dear Friend will never forget all our good times.

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Pearl bland

Feb 27, 2024

Iam so sorry to hear of your mom's passing, she will be missed prayers the family

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Lucinda brugh

Feb 27, 2024

She was a wonderful lady she loved her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren she will be missed gone but not forgotten

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