William Carl Colvin

William Carl Colvin, 69, of Weirton, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, at his home.

Born November 26, 1944, in Pleasants County, WV, he was a son of the late Ernest Earl and Edith Pearl Higgins Colvin.

Carl was a former employee of Weirton Steel, who in 1972 started Colvin Excavation and Sanitation, where he was the owner and operator until 2009.

Red loved his work and helping others. He was always the first one to lend a hand. A member of the NRA, he was an outdoorsman, who loved hunting and spending time down in Pleasants County.

He also was preceded in death by his brothers, John Phillip and Roger Lee Colvin; a sister, Martha McQuillian and great-grandson, Brenden Colvin.

Mr. Colvin is survived by his wife of 47 years, Judy Ann Metz Colvin; whom he married on June 5, 1967; a son, William Scott Colvin and his wife, Sharilyn of Weirton; his favorite daughter, Roseanna Finney and her husband, Stephen of Wheeling, WV; brothers, Ernest (Beulah) Colvin of Estill Springs, TN, Tommy Colvin of Tennessee and David (Betty) Colvin of Weirton; sisters, Hazel (Charlie) Bunner and Faye (Hosea) McDonald all of St. Mary’s, WV, and Edna (Pearley) Pifer of Ellenboro, WV; grandchildren, Timothy William Shugart, Andrew Scott Colvin and Mariah Lynai Colvin; and great-grandson, Gavin Matthew Shugart.

Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesday and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV.

Additional visitation will be held Friday 9 a.m. until the time of services at 10 a.m. Friday at the Voice of the Pentecost Church, 106 Mendenhall Street, Weirton, WV. Pastor Robert Keenan will officiate.

Interment will follow in Maple Lane Cemetery, Hebron, WV.

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