Victor Gooch

GOOCH, Victor “Jay,” 62, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Liza’s Place.

He was born January 3, 1951, in Wheeling, a son to the late Avery and Clara (Shepherd) Gooch.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Francis, Robert, Walter, Larry, and Richard Gooch.

He is survived by three brothers, Franklin (Maggie) Gooch of Triadelphia, W.Va., Edward Gooch of Wheeling, and Ricky Gooch of West Liberty, W.Va.; seven sisters, Marilyn Fry of Wheeling, Gloria (David) Green of Triadelphia W.Va., Joyce Shearer of McKees Rocks, Pa., Donna (Tom) Chance of Warwood, W.Va., Kathy (David) Skaggs of Texas, Nita (Ray) Tredway of West Liberty, and Rhea Gooch of Wheeling; several nieces and nephews; and companion, Janice Reed.

Friends will be received on Monday, July 22, 2013 from 2-8 p.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dennis Arnold officiating. Interment will follow in Prall Cemetery in West Liberty, W.Va.

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