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Joseph M. Hornak

July 5, 1955 - March 1, 2019

HORNAK, Joseph “Joe” M., life-long resident of Marshall County W.Va., entered into Heaven on Friday, March 1, 2019 at the age of 63 with his loving family by his side at Allegheny General Hospital.

Joe is survived by his loving wife Scherry M. (Beihl) Hornak; four children, Jennifer (Blair) Haught, Jill (Tom) Gantzer, Chris (Katelyn) Hornak, and Nathan (Michael) Hornak; two sisters, Theresa (Mike) Vavrock, and Libby (Larry) Defibaugh; three grandchildren, Ella, Aiden, and Owen Haught; one niece and 5 nephews; and lifelong family friend Melody A. Henderson.

Joe was born on July 5, 1955 in Wheeling, WV to the late Joseph E Hornak and Betty L (Cartright) Hornak.  He attended the Vineyard Church in Wheeling, W.Va.  Joe was dedicated to serving God and read his bible daily.  He worked for Warren Distribution in Glen Dale, W.Va.  Prior to that, Joe worked at the LaBelle Cut Nail Plant in Wheeling for 33 years.

Joe was an avid golfer and enjoyed golfing regularly with his friends.  Many of those friendships were made with his co-workers from LaBelle and Warren Distribution.  Joe always had a great sense of humor and had a talent for being able to bring smiles to everyone he met. Joe was a devoted family man and loved his family with all of his heart.

Friends will be received on Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 10 am until time of funeral service at 1 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, with Pastor Barry Bullman officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, 1685 National Road, Wheeling.

Joe’s family requests donations made in his memory to be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231 or through www.TMCFunding.com

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm

Location:

Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Location:

Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling

1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003


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