Arch Lewis Burkey Jr.

April 12, 1955 - August 19, 2015

04/12/1955 - 08/19/2015

Past Services

Friday August 21, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Friday August 21, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday August 22, 2015
1:30 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Sunday August 23, 2015
Halcyon Hills Memorial Park
R.D. #3, Box 245
Sherrard, WV

Arch Lewis Burkey Jr., 60, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at his residence.


He was born April 12, 1955 in Glen Dale, WV, the son of the late Arch Lewis Burkey Sr. and his wife Beulah.


Arch was a retired coal miner for Consol, member of the Pleasant Valley Lions Club, member of the UMWA, loved to play with his band, Gang Up On The Hill and was an avid Nascar fan.

In addition to his parents, Arch was preceded in death by his sister, Martha Tyndall and several aunts and uncles.


Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Joyce (McLaughlin) Burkey of Moundsville; step-mother, Della Maxine Burkey of Moundsville; three children, Archie Lewis (Trish) Burkey of Cleveland, OH, Eric (Krissy) Burkey of Buckhannon, WV and Jaklyn (Bruce) Kotson of Moundsville; two sisters, Cathy (Dominic) Marcholli of Cleveland and Linda (Burl) Matthews of Colerain, OH; eleven grandchildren with and one on the way and several nieces and nephews.


Friends will be received Friday, August 21, 2015 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, where funeral services will be held Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 1:30 pm with rev. Gregory Blair officiating.


Interment will follow at Halcyon Hills Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Sherrard, WV.


Online condolences may be expressed at


Notify of
6 Condolences
Inline Feedbacks
View all condolences
8 years ago

I’m so sorry for your loss. Please take comfort in Gods promise found in Rev 21:4, John 5:28,29.

Kim (Hartley) Bryan
8 years ago

Joyce and family, so sorry for your loss, always will remember Arch fondly, knowing him while growing up in the Valley. A fine neighbor and friend.

Patricia Wylie
8 years ago

Dear Joyce & family,
We were heartbroken to hear of the loss of this wonderful man! He always spoke of his family and truly loved each one of you. Arch was so very likable and always had a smile on his face . He will truly be missed by all who knew him. May God be with you and comfort you in your loss. You will be in our prayers. Dr. Patricia Wylie
* “Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.”

Gino Delbert
8 years ago

Good miner, good man.

Shelly Buzzard
8 years ago

So sorry for your loss.

Linda & Burl Matthews
8 years ago

There are no words to express your loss, you will be with us always.