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Flanner and Buchanan - Washington Park East
Monday October 26th, 2015
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Flanner and Buchanan - Washington Park East
Monday October 26th, 2015

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Kimberly "Bo" Rife

Kimberly "Bo" Woodrow Rife 67 of Roscoe, passed away on Thursday March 4, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. Born in Williamson, WV on August 30, 1953, the son of Woodrow and Eunice Atwell Rife.

Bo received his Bacholer of Science degree from Virginia Tech in Engineering. He worked as an engineer for Alpha Natural Resources and enjoyed gardening at home.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years Bonnie Lou Terrill Rife, a son Craig Rife of Roscoe, 2 daughters; Christie (Thomas) Savage of Boyers,PA and Melissa (Nathan) Dennison of N. Strabane, 3 grandchildren Dakota and Nicholas Dennison and Pierson Savage, a brother Kirk Rife of North Carolina and two sisters; Dee Lersch and Jo Bradshaw both of Texas.

There will be no public visitation.


I am blessed to have known Bo and married his daughter Christie. He will be remembered forever. A donation has been made in his name to Grindstone Ministries. Grindstone Ministries Inc. partners with organizations in the fight against human trafficking.

Tom Savage Jun 26 2021 12:00 AM

Bo was a wonderful father and husband, I learned so much from him growing up. He will absolutely be missed and I am thankful he was my dad. We will also miss and love you dad.

Craig Rife Mar 7 2021 12:00 AM

Dad, I will carry the depth of your loss for all of my days. You will be missed in so many moments moving forward and especially as my son grows. I can only hope that your grandson will grow into the kind of man that would make you proud. You have overcome so much in your lifetime that I am truly humbled to be called your daughter. I remember when you used to tell stories of your childhood days and I've always thought that you've had the most extraordinary childhood. You did indeed have an incredible childhood, but even greater was your ability to face everything with such intelligence, courage and a quiet stubborn assurance that anything can be persevered. You remain, even in sickness and death, the strongest person that I have ever known. We love and miss you beyond measure our beloved daddy and pappy.

Christie Savage Mar 7 2021 12:00 AM