DIERKES, Richard F, 65, of Wheeling, WV, died Friday, July 13, 2012 in Wheeling Hospital.
He was born September 7, 1946 in Wheeling, a son of the late James and Doris Dierkes.
He was a retired employee of AEP Cardinal Plant, an Army Reserve veteran, a member of the Cave Club and IOLA Club, and a loyal WVU and Steeler fan.
Surviving is his wife, Judy DeMuth Dierkes, two children, Sean (Robin) Dierkes of Glen Dale, WV; Tracey Dierkes of Warren, OH; one brother, Albert Dierkes of Wheeling; one sister, Deanna (Bret) Myers of Morgantown, WV; a granddaughter, Addalynn Dierkes, a brother-in-law, Kenny (Sandy) DeMuth of Wheeling; sister-in-law, Constance Terretti of Columbus, OH; several nieces and nephews.
Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2012 with Msgr. Bakhos Chidiac officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family or to the American Cancer Society.
Offer condolences online at www.altmeyer. com.