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George Michael "Mike" Tribett

January 25, 1949 - July 26, 2019

George Michael “Mike” Tribett, 70, of McMechen, WV, died Friday, July 26, 2019, at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling.

Mike was born on January 25, 1949, the son of the late George and Dorothy (Shuttlesworth) Tribett. He graduated from Union High School in Benwood in 1967. Mike worked for CSX Railroad and retired as a yardmaster, with 47 years of service. He was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers and the WVU Mountaineers.

Mike is survived by his loving wife, Tonya (Purtiman) Tribett, 15 years of marriage but were together for 24 years; three daughters, Tammy Tribett of Gainesville, VA, Missy (Jason) Jordan of Milton, WV and Christy (Billy) Brown of Bristow, VA; three grandsons, Noah and Cohen Jordan and Gavin Brown; two granddaughters, Caroline Tribett and Payton Brown; his mother-in-law, Judy Purtiman of McMechen; father-in-law, James Purtiman of Bridgeport, OH; sister-in-law, Tammy (Ron) Marsh of Moundsville, WV, and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association by clicking here.

Condolences may be left to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.

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