John Starkey

John Howard Starkey

Thursday, March 16th, 1939 - Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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John H. Starkey Sr., age 80 of School Street, Grafton, WV passed away Sunday, December 15, 2019 at his residence.
He was born March 16, 1939 in Clarksburg, WV a son of the late Cecil and Jean (Lafferty) Starkey.
He is survived by his domestic partner, Donna R. (Lehew) Goodnow, of Grafton; son, John H. Starkey, Jr. and wife Lydia of Newport, NC ; two “step children” as they were to John, Catherine J. Alderman of Flemington and Leah M. Denken Berger and husband David also of Flemington; six “step grandchildren”; eight “step great-grandchildren”; also survived by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Okey and Ray Starkey.

John was self-employed as a carpet installer for over 60 years.
He enjoyed fishing, listening to music and woodworking.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
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