July 21, 28


To: Robert L. Christopher Jr.

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the authority of that certain Real Estate Deed of Trust (the “Deed of Trust”) as executed by Robert Christopher Jr. to the Trustees as therein named for said Lender, said Deed of Trust bearing date of the 11th day of July, 2006, and of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Monongalia County, West Virginia, in Trust Deed Book No. 1484, at Page 642, and default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by the aforesaid Deed of Trust, and further, said Lender having executed that certain Appointment of Substitute Trustee appointing and substituting Keith J. Pappas as the Trustee of the aforereferenced Deed of Trust instrument, and that the said Trustee has been formally instructed by said Lender, the owner and holder of the Note evidencing said indebtedness, to advertise and sell the property as hereinafter described, on the terms and provisions as more particularly set forth in said Deed of Trust. Therefore, I, Keith J. Pappas, the undersigned Trustee, will on Thursday, the 5th day of August, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., offer for public sale to the highest bidder, for cash, at the main entrance of the Monongalia County Courthouse, situate at 243 High Street, Morgantown, West Virginia, the real estate as conveyed by said Deed of Trust and therein described as follows, to wit:

All of that certain tract or parcel of real estate, together with the buildings and improvements thereon, situate, lying and being in Union District, Monongalia County, West Virginia, and being more particularly bounded and described as follows, to-wit:

BEGINNING at a stake in the line now or formerly of E. B. Collins; thence with same, N. 80° W. 94 poles to a stone; thence N. 36° E. 54.5 poles to a stone pile and pointers; thence S. 55° E. 23.5 poles to a rock oak; thence N. 22° 15’ E. 136 poles to a stake; thence leaving the original line and running by a partition line and a line of land now or formerly of C. Lloyd Ryan, S. 47° E. 58.5 poles to the original outline of the whole tract of which the subject parcel was a part; thence with the same, S. 22° W. 142.5 poles to the beginning, containing 64 acres, more or less.

There is excepted and reserved that portion of the aforesaid 64 acres that is North and East of West Virginia Route No. 69/3, estimated to contain 5 to 6 acres.

The ownership of the oil and gas has been specifically excluded from the terms and provisions of said Agreement, as well as the right to receive any payment resulting from the Lessors’ ownership of the oil and gas.

There is excepted and reserved from the operation of the within conveyance all of the coal, oil and gas, within and underlying said real estate.

Being all the same real estate conveyed to Robert L. Christopher, Jr. from Kenna J. Weaver and Patricia A. Weaver, by Deed dated the 23rd day of June, 2006, of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Monongalia County, West Virginia, in Deed Book 1320, Page 370.

THIS SALE is made subject to any prior liens, assessments or mortgages, persons in possession and the rights of any tenants therein and said property is being sold “as is,” and “where as,” without any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the condition of the improvements, the availability of utilities, whether latent or patent defects may exist therein or thereon, the existence of any defect respecting the quality or marketability of the title thereof, matters which would be revealed by an accurate survey or visual inspection of the premises, the improvements thereon and its boundaries.

TERMS OF SALE: Said real estate and other property will be sold for cash in hand on the day of the sale or other terms as may be acceptable to Lender on said day and date. All persons intending to be present at said time and place of sale, and intending to bid, must register with Trustee, showing a valid proof of identity and evidence of source of funds or bank letter authenticating credit availability in amounts equivalent to any proposed bid, plus costs. All bids may be freely assigned to qualified parties or entities, subject to Lender’s consent. Purchaser shall pay all transfer tax stamps, property taxes, advertising, recording costs, deed preparation and closing costs incurred pursuant to said bid, purchase and transfer. The undersigned Trustee reserves the right to continue said sale from time to time and to reject any and all bids or offers at any time.

The undersigned further reserves the right to sell the property subject to that certain Deed of Trust of Kenna J. Weaver (deceased) and Patricia A. Weaver, dated the 23rd day of June, 2006, of record in the aforesaid Clerk’s office in Trust Deed Book 1479, at Page 222.

Federal Tax Lien: Pursuant to 26 USC §7425, of the Internal Revenue Code, any federal tax lien which may attach against the subject property would entitle the United States to the right to redeem the property within a period of 120 days after the date of such sale or the period allowable for redemption under local law, whichever is longer.

DATED this 9th day of July, 2021.

Keith J. Pappas, Trustee
176 Fayette Street
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: (304) 292-0821
Fax: (304) 292-0514