Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Bobby Joe Muir Obituary

As published on the Hurst Scott Funeral Homes website:

Bobby Joe "Toad" Muir, age 76, of Raven, Virginia passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands, Virginia. Bobby Joe was born in Raven, Virginia and was the son of the late Robert Junior Muir and Sadie Viola Cline Rose Campbell. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Bobby Joe was a retired miner and lived all his life in the Raven area. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and brother. He will be missed by all those who knew and loved him and especially by his special grandson and best buddy, Cooper Hurst. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Dana Sayers; one grandson, Josh Mercer; infant sister, Betty Lou Muir; and two brothers, Billy Eugene Muir and Jerry Allen Muir.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nell Ball Muir; two daughters, Becky Fox and husband, Mike of Richlands, Virginia, and Tina Muir and Ronnie Hurt of Raven, Virginia; two sisters, Faye West and husband Roy of Claypool Hill, Virginia, and Bonnie Ball of Florida; one brother, Bradley "Sonny" Muir and wife Shirley of Raven, Virginia; seven grandchildren, Greta Hurst, Heather Sayers, Holly Cantrell and husband Travis, Joey Fox; PFC Elijah Stiltner, Robert Muir, and Zachary Muir; two step-grandchildren, Shawn Combs and Jared Combs; nine great grandchildren, Bailey Hurst, Addison Hurst, Cooper Hurst, Kaleb Cantrell, Robbie Cantrell, Katie Cantrell, Ella Ringstaff, Kenzlee Muir, and Masun Muir; five step-great grandchildren, Zoe Combs, Ava Combs, Mia Combs, Bryce Combs and Brianna Combs; and best friend, Don Rose and a host of family and friends.

Funeral services for Bobby Joe "Toad" Muir will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands, Virginia with Rev. Dannie Short and Austin Burke officiating. Entombment will follow at Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery and Mausoleum, Richlands, Virginia. Members of the John Ratliff American Legion Post #164 will conduct military graveside rites. Pallbearers will be: Joey Fox, Robert Muir, Zach Muir, PFC Elijah Stiltner, Bernard Cline, Terry Osborne, Austin Burke, and Shawn Muir. Honorary pallbearers will be: Mike Fox, Ronnie Hurt and Wayne Johnson.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm -- 9:00 pm on Thursday evening at Hurst-Scott Funeral Home; 1401 Second Street, Richlands, VA. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home of Richlands is in charge of arrangements and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at

Bobby Joe "Toad" Muir Obituary, Hurst-Scott Funeral Home

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