Kevin Lee “Squid” Cuichta Jr., 26, of Barnesville, OH, passed away Friday, November 30, 2018, at his residence.

He was born March 12, 1992 in Glen Dale, WV.

He was a Christian by faith, cook at the Barnesville Kentucky Fried Chicken, and served a short stint in the U.S. Army. Squid also loved to play Dungeons and Dragons, Ingress and LARP.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Donna Jean White; paternal grandfather, Chester Cuichta and maternal grandfather, Rick Hanlin.

Surviving are son, Angelus Cuichta of Barnesville; father and mother, Kevin Sr. (Jennifer) Cuichta of Moundsville, WV; four sisters, Rebecca Perry of Toronto, OH, Emily (Steven) Kuhn of Shadyside, OH, Alicia Estadt of St. Clairsville, OH and Jen Hershberger of Massillon, OH; brother, Sam Hershberger of Barnesville; paternal grandmother, Barbara Cuichta of Glen Dale, WV; maternal grandmother, Barbara Hanlin; several aunts, uncles and cousins and his pet cat, Kibo.

A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at CARE Funeral & Cremation Service, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville with Dr. Mitch Johnston officiating.

Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, Moundsville.

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Arrangements were entrusted to CARE Funeral & Cremation Service, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, WV.