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David Metcalfe "Dave" Santonas

August 7, 1952 - June 26, 2019

David Metcalfe Santonas, 66, of Glen Dale, WV, passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.

He was born August 7, 1952, the son of the late William and Bettie Lou (Metcalfe) Santonas. Dave was a member of Glen Dale Methodist Church, a sport enthusiast and followed the Steelers, WVU, New York Yankees and Boston Celtics most of his life. He took pleasure in being in nature, especially the mountains and Canaan Valley.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by an infant sister, Alexa Santonas.

Dave is survived by his loving wife, of 45 years, Lou (Fox) Santonas; three children, Kate Lynn (Josh) Doty of Belmont, OH, Jordan (Claire) Santonas of Glen Dale and Jacob (Jade) Santonas of Benwood, WV; two sisters, Mary (Steve) Morris of Morgantown and Cathy Santonas of Glen Dale; six grandchildren, Delaney and Dailey Doty and Byron, Henry, Monroe and Sawyer Santonas, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends will be received for a memorial gathering Sunday, June 30, 2019 from noon until time of services at 2 pm, at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, with Dr. Rev. John Lepp as celebrant. Stories from family and friends may be shared following Rev. Lepp’s service.

Dave was a very well-liked man, who was extremely caring and kind man. He was a devoted family man and family was his top priority. He was an excellent father, pappy and husband. Dave was one of the good guys.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital by clicking here or to the Canaan Valley Refuge Fund by clicking here.

Condolences and fond memories may be shared to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

 

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, June 30, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel

118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041


Service Information

Date: Sunday, June 30, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel

118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041


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