Edward William Gorby Sr., 76, of Bridgeport, Ohio, passed Thursday January 11, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.

He was born in Moundsville, WV on November 27, 1941, a son of the late Edward and Mary Regiec Gorby.

Edward was a retired employee of Bayer Chemical, a U.S. Army Veteran, an avid bowler and a Catholic by faith.

Edward is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Sally Ann (Skvarka) Gorby; sons, Edward William Gorby (Tammy) of McMechen, WV, Steven Allen Gorby (Megan) of Butler, PA; brother, James Regiec of Moundsville; a sister, Phyllis Hanselman (George) of Egg Harbour, NJ; and 10 grandchildren.

Friends will be received Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 3 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, Ohio, with Rev. John Mucha officiating. Interment will be private at Halcyon Hills Cemetery.

The family would like to express a special thanks to Dr. George Sokos and Judy at WVU Institure, the Medical Park Girls and Stonerise.

Memorial contributions may be made in Edward’s memory to Pulmonary Hypertension Association, 801 Roeder Road, Ste. 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Offer online condolences at www.wilsonfuneral homes.com.