Gonchoff, Joseph Michael, 47, of Moundsville, W.Va., died Monday, November 10, 2014 at home surrounded by his family.
He was born October 27, 1967, in Glen Dale, W.Va., a son of Mary Virginia (Kuhn) Gonchoff and the late Frank Gonchoff. He worked as a Customer Service Representative for Pepsi-Co in Moundsville. He was a member of the American Legion Post 3 in Moundsville, and an honorary member of the Roughneck Motorcycle Club. He was the owner of the Gonchoff Auction House and a veteran of the U.S. Army and National Guard.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one niece, Ciarra Sagona, and one nephew, C.C. Day- Sagona.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by four children, Kayla (Thomas) Clayton of Wheeling, W.Va., Michael (Ashley) Gonchoff of Moundsville, John (Kendra) Gonchoff of Moundsville, and Chad Gonchoff of Moundsville; two brothers, Steve (Kari) Gonchoff of Moundsville, and Frank (Tonia) Gonchoff of Moundsville; three sisters, Dianna (Rodney) Wallace of Moundsville, Jeannie (Cliff) Conner of Bradford, Pa., and Kelly (Russ) Sagona of Spring Hill, Fla.; three grandchildren, Cameron Michael Clayton, Ashton Michael Gonchoff, and Braylon Christian Ronald Nickerson; several nieces and nephews; and one grandchild on the way.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 12-5 pm & 7-9 pm and Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 10 am until time of Funeral Service at 11 am at the CARE Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville with Rev. Rocky Wills officiating. Interment with military honors by the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad will follow at Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, Fla. 32256.