Donor List Page

The Ridge Runner Train would like to acknowledge
the generous patronage of the following
Companies, Organizations, and Individuals
without whose support, this project would
not have been possible ...



RJ Mine Service, Inc.

RAIL FOUNDERS – $50,000 to $74,999.99

Danny and Lecia Smith

CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRY - $25,000 to $49,999.99

Hugh I. Shott Foundation
James C. Justice Companies, Inc.

RAIL BARONS - $10,000 to $24,999.99

Citizens Building Supply
Classic Coal Sales, Inc.
Eastern Tank and Utility Service
Woody Construction Company

TRAIN MASTERS - $5,000 to $9,999.99

1912 Charitable Foundation
Acme Wood Preserving, Inc.
Art and Teresa Riley - In memory of Evans Riley
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
City of Bluefield, WV*
Embroidery Works
Ethel Bowen Foundation
Marshall Miller and Associates
Moodi Abada, Architect
Norfolk Southern Foundation
Pemco Corporation
Peters Equipment Company
Skewes Family Foundation
Town of Bluefield, VA*

*Indicates services only donation

ENGINEERS - $1,000.00 to $4,999.99

59 News
Adventure Radio Group WHIS/WTZE 1440am/1470am
Bluefield Garden Club
Brewster, Morhous, Cameron
Charles and Dafney Peters
Chuck White Landscaping
City of Bluefield, WV*
D.E. Thompson
Dave’s Garage
First Community Bank
Frank L. Smoot Charitable Trust
Frye Roofing, Inc.
George M. Cruise Foundation
Grubb Photo Services
Janice Neece Puckett Borel
Johnson Granite, Inc.
Katherine B. Tierney Charitable Foundation
Little Buddy Radio WGAG 93.1*
Mary Raub
McGonagle Home Improvements
Katherine B. Tierney Charitable Foundation
Little Buddy Radio WGAG 93.1*
Mary Raub
McGonagle Home Improvements
Mercer County Commission
Mercer Fellowship Home
Richard and Karen Preservati
Richard Sexton
Robert and Sharon Perkinson –
In honor of Elizabeth and Jay Stevens
Ron and Zane Campbell
State Electric Supply Company
Stelio & Betty Tracy Corte Foundation
Steve Coleman Photography
Stewart’s Top Shop
The Wade Center*
UFP Mid-Atlantic
William Thompson
WVVA-News 6

*Indicates services only donated

Conductors - $500-$999.99

Bill and Brownie Cole
Buster Large
C & C Sales
Carl and Linda Thomas
David Almond
David and Carolyn Toney
Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 857
Fred and Cathy Muth
J. Marvin Coleman Family Trust
James H. Drew Exposition
Jim and Bea Paine
K & K Music
K.A. Ammar
Lynn and Russ Burney –
In memory of Ralph McCue
Marshall and Sharon Miller
Mike Romeo
Norfolk Southern Corporation
Patricia Compton
Paul and Carol Cole
Pocahontas Chapter NRHS
Princeton Times
Robert and Cynthia Jones
Ronald and Linda Whalen
Walid and Mary Azzo
Yvonne Fife

Charles & Terri Cole – In memory of Frank Oliver
Ridge Runner Engineer

Kelly Young – In memory of Frank Oliver,
Ridge Runner Engineer

Breakman $ 250 - 499.99

Austin Triston Fife
Bluestone Interiors
Brady Ellison
Edward Shutt –
In memory of Joshua Lee Shutt
and, in honor of Kim
Elizabeth’s Boutique
Gerald Carter
Goodykoontz Drug Store
Herley Bailey
John and Kathy Shott
Justin, Tyler and Samantha Stephens
Lambert’s Wrecker and Auto Service
Manicures and More
Michael’s Photography de Nemours
Mike Vinciguerra
Mountaineer Express Mart
Nick and Jeannie Ameli
Paper and More Outlet
Raymond Oliver
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Shops at Willow Crossing
The Shops at Willow Crossing

Rail Ties $250.00

Bill and Carol Litz Carper
Bluefield Shrine Club
Bluefield Shrine Patrol
E.T. Boggess Architect, Inc.
Jerry Bovenizer
John S. Shott - In memory of Col. Ned Baker
Mercer Funeral Home
Raymond Oliver -
In memory of grandfather, W. F. Oliver
William Merva- In memory of Madeline Merva

Rail Ties $200.00

Ann Bivens
Blankenship and Associates Insurance Service
Bluefield High School Marching Band
Bluefield High School R.O.T.C.
Bluefield State College Community Choir
Dr. Stephen and Barbara Poolos
Eunice Jones
Lions Club of Bluefield
Randolph and Elizabeth Tilley -
In honor of Charles David Tilley, Amber D. Burton,
Heath M. Burton, Reece L. Burton

Rail Ties $150.00

Elizabeth Payne Perry - In honor of Catherine Corte Perry,
Ward Bowen Perry, Jr. and Libby Perry
Frank and Gina Wilkinson - In honor of Annie, Caroline and Frankie
Lindsey Optical, Dr. Zane Lawhorn, Dr. Scott Carpenter
Marilyn Tinder - In honor of Jennie and Claire Bailey
Ronald and Rheda Gallimore -
In honor of Jessica Gallimore and Alyssa Rhinehart
Ronnie and Kelli Cruey

Rail Ties $100.00

Al Modena
Ann Hillier
Betty Cutlip
Bill and Jonna Looney
Bill Reynolds
C. Dale Harman
Caroline Nuckolls
Cindy J. Romano
City of Bluefield, WV Historical Society
Clifton and Vera Neal
Craven and Shires Funeral Home
D. Keith and Rebecca A. McKenzie
David Olive
David Tolliver -
In honor of Cross and Case Tolliver
David Warden - In memory of Frank Oliver
for his service on the Ridge Runner
Dennis Clark - In memory of Dave C. Clark
and Danny “Red” Clark
Dennis Pullins
Dick Johnson
Don Pellilo
Donald Dye
Donald Neal
Doris Sue and Norris Kantor
Dr. Betty Rader
Ennis Cooper
Frank and Cookie Johnson
Fred Dodson
G. Ross Boyce
Gene and Judy Bailey
Genoa Park Central Reunion
Harold and Drenda Shrewsbury
Harold Brewster
Hebert - In memory of Richard Clark
J. F. Graham
Joel Scholr and Kathy Wides Scholr
John and Delia Kersey
John Beckett -
In honor of Keth, Anthony and Preston
Linda and Clifton Burnette
Lindy Charles Wade
Lon and Bonnie Hopkins
M. Denise Campbell
Marc and Patricia Meachum
Mary McCue
Mary Raub - In honor of Kaitlyn Raub
Mary Raub - In honor of Thomas W. Raub
Mercer County Historical Society
Michael Smith
Mike Vinciguerra
Mountain State ENT and Facial Plastic Surgery -
In honor of Bea Paine
Mountaineer Bowling Lane
Nancy Ameli
Nelson Walker - In honor of 13 grandchildren
Nick Person
Of Glenwood Park
Ollie Law - In memory of Karen
and in honor of Amy, John and Davis
Paper and More
Patsy Cox - In memory of Harry C. Thacker
Peter Richardson - In memory of Fred Burton
Ramey Motors
Randle Grant
Raymond Oliver
Richard Ammar
Richard and Patricia Reese
Robert and Cathy Buzzo
Robert Jackson
Robert Little
Ruby Coppinger - In memory of Betty Clarkson
Stephen and Wendy DeGray
Stephen Blaydes
Stewart White
W. Burnett
Warlick Furniture Store, Inc.
Waymon and Patty Pence

Rail Ties - $50.00

Allen Jonas
Alli and Gray Forlines
American Legion Post 14
Annette Osborne
Arthur and Barbara Carroll
Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home
Betty Bailey
Betty Lilly
Bill Browning
Bluewell Women’s Club
Butch and Lovetta Currence
Carl Mariotti -
In honor of grandchildren, Camden, Hailey, Jackson
Danny, Pete and Donna Bellini
David Katz
Debrah Ammar
Donald Hammond
Doris Laws
East River Mountain Garden Club
Elizabeth Gearheart - In memory of Arthor R. Devault
Elizabeth Gearheart -
In memory of Rudolph L. Gearheart
Elizabeth Jeffery
Elizabeth Meachum
Elizabeth Nelson
Floriene Austin
Food City
Frances Dellis
Fred Browning
Ghost Riders Motorcycle Club
Gracie and Clara Ann McCaskill
H. Harvey
H. Kiser
Harry Farmer
Helen Bailey
Helen Payne
Herman Bressler
J. Bailey
James Owrey -
In honor of Juliette Elizabeth Monteleone
James Owrey - In memory of Luke G. Simplicio
James Shott
Jay Kelly - In honor of the Monaco Family
Jim and Carolyn Ratcliffe
Jim and Jane Carter
Jim and Tonia Russell
John and Pat Zachwieja
Joseph Hunnicutt
Joyce Gillespie
Kristen Bane
Helen Payne
Herman Bressler
J. Bailey
James Owrey -
In honor of Juliette Elizabeth Monteleone
James Owrey - In memory of Luke G. Simplicio
James Shott
Jim and Carolyn Ratcliffe
Jim and Jane Carter
Jim and Tonia Russell
John and Pat Zachwieja
Joseph Hunnicutt
Joyce Gillespie
Kristen Bane
Lioness Club of Bluefield
Little Garden Club
Lloyd Mikels
Lois Henderson -
In memory of Nay Nay (Naomi C. Shadbolt)
Lois Wells
Mark Lightfoot
Mark, Janet and Steven Wood
Martha Williamson
Mary Freeman -
In honor of Dr. and Mrs. Bhasker Pujari
Mary Glah
Mike Shaw
Monty Ramella - In honor of grandson, Landon T. Hicks
Nationwide Insurance
Ralph Tinney - In honor of Alexis N. Plaster
Ralph Tinney - In honor of Zachary L. Plaster
Raymond Oliver
Rhonda Keaton
Richard and Bev Bezjak
Richard and Margie Crigger
Richard Pawlak
Riley Vest Post No. 9
Robert and Anita Martin
Robert Radspinner
Roy and Ann Riffe
Roy and Elizabeth Pruett
Steve Dehart
Steve Williams
Teresa Stewar
Tony Morris - In memory of Tony and Rena Lotito
VFW Post 9696
W.G. Gordon
William Oliver -
In memory of grandparents,
Frank and Ernestine Oliver
Willie Maxwell -
In memory of William E. Maxwell (NS Engineer)

- $50.00 and under

Art Mead
Benny and Marietta Buckner
Chris Kidd
Clarence Pace
Connie Saunders
Connie Wheby
Curt and Marcella Scot
Don Rice
Elmer Bay
Emily Waugh –
In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene S. Stowers, Sr.
Fowler Family Reunion Fund
Frances Wayland
Fred Gilmore
Gloria Jones
Helen Arnold
Helen Counts
Jack Sarver –
In memory of Janet Sarver
Jack Sarver –
In memory of Mr. and Mrs Clyde C. Sarver
James Gianato

James Owrey – In honor of Al Modena
James Williams
Jane Hicks
Janet Gunn - In honor of Mason Gunn
Jennifer Luppold
Joan Monaco
Joanne Yost
Joe Austin
Judy Johnson
Karen Sowder
Keith and Debbie Mann
Patty Hudson
Peggy Atwell
Rebecca Steorts
Richard Crigger
Richard Crigger
Robert Bruch
Robert Bruch
Robert Duff
Robert Duff
Sam Larry
Vivian and Donald Farmer

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West Virginia Transport Company

Danny and Lecia Smith

emergency same day loans

human services and community development

James C Justice Companies

Citizens Coal and Supply Company