Alvin Morgan Virtue
Died April 14, 2004
NEW CUMBERLAND – Alvin Morgan Virtue, 85, formerly of Wintersville, Ohio, died Thursday, April 14, 2004, at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, Pa.
He was born in Hollidays Cove, W.Va., Dec. 31, 1918, a son of the late Velma Belle Davis and Earl B. Robertson.
He was a member of the Brentwood United Methodist Church, Wintersville, Ohio, and served with the United States Navy during World War II as chief aviation mechanic. He was previously employed in the advertising department of the Herald Star. He was retired from Signode Steel as a seal press operator.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Millard Virtue whom he married Sept. 11, 1942, in Norfolk, Va. He also is survived by three daughters, Linda Lea (David) White of Moutn Airy, N. C., Karen (Jim) Reaggle of Lisbon, Ohio, and Barbara (Charles) Barnhart of New Cumberland, W.Va.; one half-brother, Clarence Virtue; and six grandchildren, Todd (Ginger) Channels, Eden (Bill) Schwinn, Delaine Bossick, Dana (Van) Zander, Char (Paul) Conley and Tamara (Kevin) Cornish; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a half-sister, Anna Mary Williamson.
The Rev. David Martin will conduct the services at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 17, 2004, a the Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home, Inc., 3721 Main St., Weirton, W.Va. Burial in Fort Steuben Burial Estates, Wintersville, Ohio. A military cemetery service will be conducted by the Weirton VFW post No. 2716 Firing Squad, Evertt Maki American Legion Post No. 10 Honor Guard and Tri-State Marine Corps Club.
Friends will be received from from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.