BUCHNER, Joseph "Joey" Franklin, 24, of Benwood, WV, passed away Friday, November 09, 2012, at his residence.
Joey was born July 15, 1988, in Glen Dale, WV.
He was a former employee of Northwood Health Systems, Baptist by faith and loved to play his guitar in his spare time.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Mary Jo Martinez and his maternal grandmother, Naoma Williams Starkey.
Joey is survived by his mother and father, Marcia Starkey Buchner and Joe Buchner of Benwood, WV; brother, Doug (Carla) Knowlton of Cameron, WV; three sisters, Marie (Rick) Wilson of Fairchance, PA, Melinda (Justin) Gilmore of Benwood and Elisha (Cory) Oszust of Moundsville, WV; maternal grandfather, D. Vane Starkey; nine nieces and three nephews; several aunts and uncles.
A private memorial service for Joey will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Onami National Alliance of Mental Illness, P.O. Box 6027, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Arrangements entrusted to CARE Funeral and Cremation Services, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville.