Joey Duckworth age 54 a resident of Rt. 3 Philippi, passed away
unexpectedly Friday, June 5, 2009 in Broaddus Hospital. He was born
May 3, 1955 in
Grafton, a son of the late Betty Duckworth. Surviving are:
Two Sons; Jason Duckworth of Belington
Joel and wife Kayla Duckworth of Fairmont
One grandson; Allen Parsons of Belington
Companion of six years, Pamela Franyutti
Mr. Duckworth was preceded in death by two uncles and aunts, Gus and Martha
McVicker, and Cassell and Edna Duckworth, and by his grandparents,
Samuel and Ida Duckworth
He was a coal miner for Badger Coal, Philippi Development, and Spruce Fork.
He was an avid artist in his youth, and enjoyed drawing and wood
burning. He enjoyed working outdoors, playing online games,
socializing with friends at the Medallion restaurant and spending time
with his grandson.
Mr. Duckworth was Pentecostal by faith.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St.
Philippi, WV on Monday, June 8, 2009 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday,
June 9, 2009 from 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. the service hour with Pastor Bryan
Headley officiating. Interment will follow in the Philippi Masonic Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at
Wright Funeral Home Services.