LONGWORTH, Graham Henry, 75, of Moundsville, W.Va., died Saturday, June 23, 2018, at home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born December 20, 1942, in Bolton, England a son of the late Horace and Olive Beddows Longworth. He arrived in the United States on March 21, 1952, and became a legal U.S. citizen in 1960. He was a graduate of Moundsville High School and the North American Conservation School. He was Christian by faith. He was an avid Hunter, fisherman, farmer, and outdoorsman. He took great pride in passing these traits on to his sons and grandsons. He was a member of the NRA, Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited, Bass Masters, and the National Wildlife Turkey Federation.
He is survived by his loving wife, Delores Rickman Longworth, who he married June 27, 1964; two sons, Graham “Hank” and his wife Julie Myers Longworth of Moundsville, and Daniel and his wife Jeannette Hartley Longworth of Moundsville; four grandsons, Hank Allen and his wife Ally Willis Longworth of Moundsville, Daniel Longworth and his fiancé Cassy Platt of Moundsville, Joshua and his wife Sydney Wagstaff Longworth of Wellsburg, W.Va., and Oscar Wojtowicz of Moundsville; four great-grandsons, Silas, Duke, and Sawyer Longworth, and Colton Platt; one aunt, Lillian Komorowski of Moundsville; many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Special thanks to Melvin and Jean Longworth, Pete and Lillian Ranicar, and John and Audrey Hodgson of England for making my wife their family.
The family would also like to especially thank the staff at Valley Hospice for all of their care and support through this difficult time.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, from 2-7 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, where funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at 11 am with Pastor Sharmune Burgess officiating. Interment will follow in Greenview Cemetery, Moundsville.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com