Victor Church, 90, of Spraggs, Pa., passed away on March 24, 2023, at Rolling Meadows Care Facility in Waynesburg, Pa. His wife of 64 years, Gail Moore Church, preceded him in death in 2015.
Victor was born on May 25, 1932, to the late John F. Church and Grace Anderson Church. He was a 1951 graduate of Clay-Battelle High School. His work experience included garage mechanic, gas company employee, chemical plant worker and ironworker, and he retired from Penndot after 37 years as a project engineer. He enjoyed watching football and college softball and doing the crossword puzzle in the daily paper. He also liked feeding the hummingbirds in the summertime. He was a member of the of the Scottish Rite of Masons and the Syria Shriners for 50 years. He was a member of the Waynesburg Lodge #153 F & AM of Pennsylvania Northern Masonic Jurisdiction. He was a 32nd degree member. He was affiliated with the Spraggs Methodist Church.
Surviving are his son, Danny (Karen) Church, of Wana; two daughters, Donna (Tim) Tuttle, of Wana, and Debra (Mark) Williams, of Miracle Run; nine grandchildren: Kim (Scott) Sullivan, Keith Church, Todd (Pam) Foley, Shawn (Colleen) Tuttle, Beth (Eric) Jones, Tracey (Jay) Wade, Ashley (Greg) Hunt, Cody Tuttle and his fiancé Nina Nyugen and Adam Williams; 15 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Velda Moore, of Wadestown; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his four brothers, Bill, Howard, Ed and John Church; two sisters, Wilma Phillips and Loreen Kiger; and his daughter, Denise Church.
The family would like to express gratitude and appreciation for his care by his Amedysis caregivers, Misty, Hope, Melissa, Daniel, Erica and Kirsten; and the staff at Rolling Meadows who cared for him, including Amber, Beth and Wendell.
Friends may call at the Owen-Neely Funeral Home, 5894 Mason-Dixon Highway, Blacksville, from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Rose Saunders officiating.