Denver G. Loy, 88, of Glen Dale, W. Va., passed away Sunday, December 13, 2015 in Reynolds Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 15, 1927, a son of the late Granville and Gertrude C. Loy. Denver was a WWII, Navy Veteran, a member of the American Legion Post 46, and Masonic Lodge Post #333. Denver worked for the Corp. of Engineers, Pittsburgh District for 35 years on Locks & Dams. He retired from Montgomery Lock and Dam in Industry, PA. A Methodist by faith, who enjoyed golfing, camping and fishing; and loved being with his family.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Jeff Loy and one brother, Delbert Loy.
Denver is survived by his loving wife, of 67 years, Doris (Greenwood) Loy; two children, Steve Loy of McMechen, and Kathy Chavanak of Glen Dale; one sister, Miriam Eckert of East Liverpool, Ohio; two daughters-in-law, Nancy and Marta Loy; one son-in-law, Bob (Debbie) Chavanak; seven grandchildren, Chris (Ingrid) Loy of Wellsburg, W. Va., Steve (Samantha) Loy of Wooster, Ohio, Jennifer (Dr. Tony) Parravani of Westover, W. Va., Trista (Brian) Hanlin of Pataskala, Ohio, Rob (Randi-Jo) Chavanak of Benwwod, Sam Chavanak of Benwood, and Justin (Clarissa) Loy of Las Angeles, Cali.; five geat-grandsons and five great-granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Altmeyer Funeral Home Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 215 Marshall Street, McMechen, from 2 pm until time of service at 5:30 pm, Wednesday, December 16, 2015.l
Memorial contributions may be made to Moundsville Soup Kitchen, Feeding Body and Soul, Simpson United Methodist Church, 800 Seventh Street, Moundsville, WV 26041 or Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 1127 Fairmont Pike, Wheeling, WV 26003.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com.