Dean W. Motta

November 23, 1966 - July 29, 2017

11/23/1966 - 07/29/2017

Past Services

Visitation
Wednesday August 02, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Service
Wednesday August 02, 2017
1:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions

Dean W. Motta, 50, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.
He was born November 23, 1966, the son of Ella Mae (Kingsley) and the late Harold Mariano Motta. Dean was a US Army Veteran. After college, he went on to work for the CIA for 5 years, and later became a Deputy Sheriff for 6 years. Dean enjoyed golfing, fishing and above all being with his family and friends. Dean valued greatly the honor of the brotherhood.
Dean is survived by his loving wife, of 7 years, Sam (Levenson) Motta; his mother, Ella Motta; three sisters, Robin (Eddie) Holley, Teri Nolan and Kim Durnan; four uncles, Wesley, Walter, James and Gene Kingsly; three nephews, Josh Holley, Tim Nolan, and Cody Durnan; four nieces, Amanda Holley, Kayla Durnan, Brittany Nolan, and Amy Holley; one great-niece, Avianna Gray; his brothers in arms from Nicholas County; Justin Beaver, Jared Bennett, Brandon Tucker, Jerry Hall, Jeff Davis, Doug Gordon, Aaron Evans, Buddy Stapleton, and Ronny McClung, Ohio County; Brandon Brooks, Kris Waechter, Chad Heckler, Jay Bracher-Musty, and Josh Norman.
Family and friends will be received Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 10 am until time of service 1 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, with Pastor Aaron Evans officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family to help with upcoming expenses during this difficult time at www.tmcfunding.com (Click Here).
Condolences may be offered online at www.altmeyerfuneralhome.com.

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skyla groves
2 years ago

I know your birthday was yesterday but Happy birthday up in Heaven I still miss and love you deeply it helps me when i look at your picture of me and you because it makes me feel your still here………

Skyla Ann Groves
2 years ago

Today is the day that I should give all of my love and my heart to you Dean was my brother figure and still is my brother and I will love and miss him❤️❤️❤️♾♾♾♾♾♾

Skyla
3 years ago

I love you still I can’t wait to see you again Dean Motta

Teri Nolan (Motta)
4 years ago

It’s been a year Dean that you have left us & I think of you so often that some days r worse than others! You were such an amazing brother & I will always love you & hold a very special place in my heart when I think of you! Until we see each other again I miss you!!!

Teri Nolan (Motta)
4 years ago

My brother Dean has been gone now for almost 5 months & it still doesn’t seem possible!! He was the best brother that any sister could ever had! He was a person to look up to & a mentor for everyone & he was just an amazing brother whom I will & was & always will be forever proud of!!! I love you so much Dean your in my thoughts every single day!! I feel like you are still out there working & patrolling the streets for everyone’s safety!! Xoxo miss you deeply!!

Roberta Mosley Dillenburg
5 years ago

I went to high school with Dean, he was in my History Class, very nice guy! Teri, so sorry for your loss and your families loss. Prayers going out to all. R

eduardo delgado
5 years ago

Even though we didnt know each other that long, maybe 2 years, you were a great person and supervisor… I know you will be missed . RIP Dean

The Sipos Family
5 years ago

So very sorry for your loss.

Ann Covington (Correia)
5 years ago

We grew up in Florida together. We were distant cousins. My family sends their deepest sympathy and prayers your way during this difficult time.
Thank you Dean for your service to our country. RIP.

Patricia Waechter
5 years ago

Thank you for your service Officer Motta. My son has such kind words about you. He will miss you. RIP Sir