PITCOCK, Stewart W., 90, of Weirton, passed away Friday, June 21, 2013, in the Weirton Medical Center.
Born April 17, 1923, in New Cumberland, WV, he was the son of the late Herman and Catherine McCormick Pitcock.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Nettie Elizabeth Jones Pitcock, who died April 8, 2010; brothers, Wayne, Sherman, Robert, Gale and Kenneth Pitcock; and sisters, Ruth Redick and Dorothy Wargacki.
With over 36 years of service, Mr. Pitcock retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as a crane operator for the Finish Product Warehouse. He was a lifetime member of the New Cumberland VFW 3526 and the WSX 25-Year Club. Corporal Pitcock served in the Asiatic Pacific Theater where he was a gun crewman, having served as cannoneer of a 105 war howitzer for the United States Army during World War II.
He is survived by his son, Gary A. Pitcock and his wife Bernice; and granddaughter, Jaime Halligan her husband Kurt all of Weirton
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St., Weirton, WV, where funeral services will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday. The Reverend William Stout will officiate.
Interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens where military services will be conducted by the New Cumberland VFW 3526 Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to Weirton Lions Club, 89 Braxton Road, Weirton, WV 26062.
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