Arch M. Talbert, 65, of Weirton, died at his home, Sunday, September 2, 2018, as a result of a house fire. The same fire also claimed the life of his only daughter, Melissa Talbert.
Arch was born on February 7, 1953, in Sutton, WV, to the late Charles and Irene Hoover Talbert.
He was also preceded in death by his wife of 39 years, Shirley Stillwagoner Talbert, on July 8, 2017.
Arch worked for over 32 years in facility maintenance with Weirton Medical Center. A dedicated employee, Arch often could be found walking to and from the medical center. His dedication to helping others did not end at work as Arch lovingly cared for his wife, Shirley, who had lifelong cerebral palsy.
Friendly and kind, Archie will,be best remembered,for his positive attitude, no matter what life challenges he faced.
He was a member of the Weirton Heights Church of Christ.
Arch will be remembered with love by his young granddaughter, Terra Everhart; his sisters, Shirley Clarke of Decatur, AL, Phyllis, Talbert of Gary, WV, and Martha (Bill) Nesselrotte of Charleston, WV; his foster brother; his brothers and sisters in law, Deborah Suttles (Jim) of Toronto, OH; Jim Stillwagoner (Darlene) of Berea, KY, Dennis (Shari) of Weirton and Ronald Stillwagoner (Sharon) of Toronto; nieces, nephews and many of friends he made along his way.
Visitation for Arch and his daughter, Melissa, will be 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday, at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV.
Funeral services will be celebrated at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Minister Steve Smithbauer will preside.
Arch will be laid to rest in Chestnut Ridge Cemetery.
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