Alexander “Alex” Joseph Fedak, 17, of Short Creek, WV, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, in Myrtle Beach, S.C., as the result of an automobile accident.

He was born in Wheeling on April 21, 1997, a son of Jeff Fedak and Lamprine Marie (Orend) Woodford.

Alex was entering his junior year at Wheeling Park in auto mechanics; played football, track, and wrestling at Warwood; junior soccer and baseball at West Liberty.

Alex is survived by his parents, Kevin and Lamprine Marie (Orend) Woodford of Short Creek, with whom he resided; sisters: Haley Ritter, Lauren Woodford and Angelina Woodford; a brother, Kevin Woodford, all of Short Creek; grandparents, Carol Woodford of Cadiz; Tom Woodford of Martins Ferry, Sally and Fred Orend of Bridgeport, Jeff and Glenda Fedak.

Friends will be received Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, OH, and also on Friday, July 25, 2014, at West Liberty Christian Church, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Dennis Arnold officiating. Interment will follow at West Liberty Prall Cemetery.

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