Alex S. Rich

February 8, 1923 - April 26, 2018

02/08/1923 - 04/26/2018

Past Services

Visitation
Sunday April 29, 2018
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Visitation
Sunday April 29, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Cemetery
Monday April 30, 2018
Riverview Cemetery
Moundsville, WV
Directions
Service
Monday April 30, 2018
11:00 am
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions

RICH, Alex S., 95, of Moundsville, W.Va., died Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Shadyside Care Center.

He was born February 8, 1923, in Benwood, W.Va., a son of the late Joseph A. Rich and Felicia DeGenova Rich. He was a member of the Hillview Terrace Church of Christ in Moundsville. He was a retired technician and electrician from the Bayer Corp. and was a U.S. Army veteran serving in WWII.

He was a member of the Sons of Italy, the VFW Post 437 in Moundsville, the American Legion Post 3 in Moundsville, and an Eagle Scout.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Rocco Rich and Joseph Rich, three sisters, Mary C. Southy, Florence “Flo” Merritt, and Jenny Wietcha, one grandson, Matthew West, and one great-grandson, Tucker Yates.

He is survived by his loving wife, Naomi J. Harlan Rich; one son, Blane A. Rich of Moundsville; two daughters, Janet L. (Michael) West of New Martinsville, W.Va., and Linda J. (Dr. David) Neal of Dallas, Texas; two sisters, Virginia “Gina” Bologna of St. Clairsville, Ohio, and Pauline (Frank) Bolonca of Wheeling; one brother, Ralph (Frances) Rich of McMechen, W.Va.; eight grandchildren, Valerie (Brian) Forester of Tenn., Felicia (Antonio) Seda of Atlanta, Ga., Dr. Davina (Dr. Ernesto) Prada of Dallas, Texas, Adam West of New Martinsville, W.Va., Samantha (Brock) Vazquez of Newport News, Va., Justin Rich of Wheeling, Rebecca (Michael) Yates of Parkville, Md., and Alexa (Tyler) Foreman of Wheeling; seventeen great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Sunday, April 29, 2018, from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, W.Va., where funeral services will be held Monday, April 30, 2018, at 11 am. Interment will follow in Riverview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the West Virginia School of Preaching through www.TMCFunding.com

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com

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LARRY MCWHORTER
4 years ago

Thoughts and prayers are with Naomi and the Rich family.

Kathy Guzek Holpp
4 years ago

I haven’t seem Alex and Naomi for quite sometime now, but they were always so nice, I pray for Gods comfort and peace for Naomi and the children,during this time.

Kathy Guzek Holpp
4 years ago

I haven’t seen Alex and Naomi for quite sometime now,but they were always so nice,. Prayers for Naomi and children during this time.Gods peace and blessings surround you and keep you,

Lisa (Howard) Creamer
4 years ago

God Bless Aunt Naomi and all of family to get through this difficult time. Uncle Alec was an awesome (funny) Christian man that will be missed dearly by so many. He is at peace now with our lord.

Vicki Lough
4 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with Naomi and the family. Alex and Naomi were very good neighbors and I am so glad that I had the privileged of knowing them. Alex always had a smile and a joke for everyone. He loved teasing my girls .We will all miss him. He was a great man and God just received a wonderful angel.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
4 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Alex S. Rich, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army WW II Veteran, Alex S. Rich, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †