BRADCOVICH, George, 90, of Wheeling, WV, died Sunday, September 29, 2013, in Peterson Hospital.
He was born September 5, 1923, in Wheeling, a son of the late Fabian and Anna F. Pogacic Bradcovich.
He was a retired diesel mechanic with Tower Lines Trucking, a member of the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, Teamsters Local 697, Cave Club, Elm Grove Civics, Elm Grove Eagles 1891, served 35 plus years with the Mt. Olivet Volunteer Fire Dept. and an Army veteran of WWII.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers, Willie, Tony and Alex Bradcovich; three sisters, Anne Pyle, Violet Justus and Kate Roark.
Surviving are his loving wife of 64 years, Eleanor L. Keller Bradcovich; four children, Pastor MaryAnn Nolte of Glen Dale, WV, Karen (Larry) Jones of Wheeling, Kathie (Tom) Parrill of Martins Ferry, OH, Mike (Julie) Bradcovich of Florida; one brother, John Bradcovich of Wheeling; one sister, Josephine McCracken of Strongsville, OH; eight grandchildren, Rob (Antoinette) Nolte, Lori Ann Kettlewell, Theresa (Norman) Fonner, Mike (Cassie) Bradcovich Jr, Kristie (Cliff) Hartley, Amy (Leon) Somers, J.T. Parrill, Melissa Jones; six great-grandchildren, Robbie Rochelle Nolte, Melanie Kettlewell, Kayla Kettlewell, Troy Fonner, Andrew Fonner, Kaydence Bradcovich.
Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling.
Friends then received 10 a.m. Friday, October, 4, 2013, until the time of the funeral services at 11 a.m. at the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church with Rev. Greg Markins officiating.
Interment and military honors in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Mt. Olivet Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 6895, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Offer condolences online at www.altmeyer.com.