"West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F158-XVN : 10 March 2018), Betty Pinson in entry for Orison Runyon, 08 Nov 1952; citing Mingo, West Virginia, County Records, 14701, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 1,984,254.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Orison by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Orison:
Runyon-777 and Runyon-891 appear to represent the same person because: Hello my name is Danny Hatfield, I was born and raised on Blackberry Creek, Ransom, Ky. Stella Gladys Runyon Smith ( Aunt Glad ) was a sister to my Grandmother, I was raised next door to my Grandmother Melda Elizabeth Runyon Hatfield, and down the road from Aunt Glads and my Grandmothers brother Earnest Beckham Runyon ( Uncle Boots ) we should merge your Orison and my Orison