Semon Prado

October 8, 1927 - November 20, 2021

10/08/1927 - 11/20/2021

Past Services

Tuesday November 23, 2021
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel
118 Grant Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041
304-845-4560 | Directions
Wednesday November 24, 2021
Parkview Cemetery
Wheeling, WV 26003
Wednesday November 24, 2021
10:00 am
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
Moundsville, WV

Semon Prado, 94, of Moundsville, WV, passed away on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at his residence.
He was born on October 8, 1927 in Ford City, PA, son of the late Calixto and Gregoria (Hurtado) Prado.

Semon was a pipe fitter for the former Triangle Conduit, member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, social member of the VFW Post 437, member of the American Legion Post 1 and a WWII Army Veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Tony Prado and sisters, Maggie Prado Skvarka and Virginia Springfield.

Surviving are his wife of 72 years, Phyllis Lee (Norris) Prado of Moundsville; sons, Danny Prado of Moundsville and Ricardo (Jo Ann) Prado of Martinsburg, WV; siblings, Rita Angalich of Glen Dale, WV, Deane Maxwell of Moundsville, Mary (Rich) Gaudi of Washington, PA, and Chet (Vikki) Prado of Hixson, TN; two grandchildren, Tirra (Ronnie) Keiter of Delre, WV and Dax (Shannon) Prado of Charlestown, WV; and two great-grandchildren, Celeste and Trent Keiter.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 4pm to 6pm with a rosary service at 6pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes and Kirby Vance Chapels, 118 Grant Ave., Moundsville, WV 26041. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church at 10am with Rev. That Son serving as celebrant. The family would appreciate that masks would be worn during viewing hours.

Interment will follow at Parkview Memorial Gardens in Wheeling.

Special thanks to Dr. Holloway, Toni, Denise and Valley Hospice and its nurses.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 912 7th St. Moundsville, WV, 26041.

Online condolences can be made to the family at

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Michael and Judy Hince
1 year ago

Dear Danny, Michael and I are saddened to learn about your beloved father’s passing. May God wrap His loving arms around you and your mom.

Jeanie Campbell
1 year ago

Danny – so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. I know how close you were to your father as well as your mother. May it ease your pain to know that your father is now in God’s loving arms.
Jeanie Campbell

Cindy Lightner-Meeker
1 year ago

Danny, Rickie, and Mrs. Prado, I’m so sorry for your loss.

The Workman’s
1 year ago

Sorry for your loss loss Coach prayers for you and your family

Paula Phillips
1 year ago

So very sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Keeping you and family in my prayers.

Ruth M. Anderson Bertrand
1 year ago

Mrs. Prada, Danny, Rickie and family – I believe The Lord sends people to help others and I have been blessed to be able to help the Prado family – I am thankful for being able to help him and his family – Mr. Prado has gone to heaven to be with the Lord an become Angel, I send many prayers for all

Holly Woods
1 year ago

Mr. Danny Prado and family
We are sending our thoughts and prayer for your loss. My sister and I were students at MJHS.
Holly L. Woods and Dr. Melissa R. (Woods) Miller, DO

The Stephens Family
1 year ago

Blessings for your family during your loss. You will be in our prayers.