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Gregory F. "Shad" Fromhart

April 13, 1954 - February 11, 2019

Gregory F. “Shad” Fromhart, 64, of Moundsville, WV, died Monday, February 11, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV while comforted by his loving family. He was born April 13, 1954, in Glen Dale, WV, the son of the late Frederick and Betty (Black) Fromhart. He was a former long-time employee of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation at Benwood, Steubenville, and Yorkville where he was a skilled electrician In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his dog, Holly. Shad was an easy going loyal friend, whose humor and generosity of time and attention were displayed quietly but with love. He was a loyal and attentive husband and best friend. Also, a loving father who instilled confidence in his sons with life lessons shared experiences and honest guidance on topics from auto mechanics and hunting to sports, careers, and financial investments. An indispensable member of his extended family of in-laws, Shad’s willingness to use his skills to make their lives, homes, and experiences better will long be remembered, appreciated and missed. Shad was an avid hunter, fisherman, and outdoorsman who relished his time at the family camp on Fish Creek with his family and friends. He was a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers and West Virginia University Mountaineers fan, and car enthusiast. He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Moundsville, the American Legion, and Knights of Columbus Council 1907 of Moundsville. He was quick to volunteer for any chore that would advance a worthy cause. He was the brother and friend who would do favors whenever someone approached him with need. He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Carpenter) Fromhart of Moundsville; two sons, Joshua Fromhart of Moundsville and Jacob Fromhart and fiance’, Stacey Seiler, of Pittsburgh, PA; three brothers, David, Jeff (Daunetta) and Brad (Denise) Fromhart of Moundsville; his Mother-in-Law, Helen Carpenter of Moundsville; several nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. Friends will be received Thursday, February 14, 2019, from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm and again on Friday, February 15, 2019, from 10 to 10:45 am at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, February 15, 2019, at 11 am at St. Francis Xavier Church with Rev. That Son serving as Celebrant. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel

118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041


Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel

118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041


Date: Friday, February 15, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel

118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041


Service Information

Date: Friday, February 15, 2019

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

Moundsville, WV


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