CLARKSBURG — Patricia Jo “Patty” Starkey, age 65, of Clarksburg, WV, departed this life on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at the United Hospital Center, Bridgeport, WV.
She was born in Pittsburgh, PA, on Feb. 22, 1948, a daughter of the late William E. Shinn and Charlotte A. (Morton) Shinn.
She is survived by the love of her life and best friend, her husband, Robert W. Starkey; three sons, Michael and Kim Harris, WI, Jeff and Michele Harris, Clarksburg, and Chad Harris, WI; four stepsons, Jeff and Lisa Starkey, Akron, OH, Brent and Lori Starkey, Lubbock, TX, Matt Sponaugle, Clarksburg, and Chad and Melissa Sponaugle, Clarksburg; two brothers, Charles H. and Diane Shinn and Richard A. Shinn; four sisters, Shirley A. and Gus Quertinmont, Virginia R. and John Marshall, Betty Jane and Frank Gallo and Margaret A. “Peggy” Bennett; several grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Shinn, and an infant niece.
Patty was Pentecostal by faith.
She enjoyed working in the yard and working in her home.
Friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main St., Clarksburg, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, with Brent Starkey presiding. Interment will be in the Elkview Masonic Cemetery.