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Joseph McKinley Cheeks, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1928
Brooke County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 2012
Jefferson County
Ohio, USA

CHEEKS, Joseph McKinley, 84, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away December 2, 2012, at Valley Hospice, Steubenville, OH.

He was born January 18, 1928, in Wellsburg, WV, to the late Joseph Henry and Chloe Mason Cheeks. He was an employee of the Wellsburg U.S. Postal Service for 34 years retiring in 1989 and a member of the Wellsburg Christian Church. He was also an Army veteran during World War II.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his son, James V. Cheeks, whom passed April 19, 1954, two grandchildren Marlo A. Cheeks and Jason T. Cheeks. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Maloney Cheeks, who he married December 1, 1951; four sons, Joseph Cheeks and his wife, Elizabeth, of Pittsburgh, PA, Thomas Cheeks, Randy Cheeks and his wife, Karen, Jeffrey Cheeks, all of Wellsburg, WV; two daughters, Kathy Taylor and her husband, Timothy, of Weirton, WV, Lisa Kolb and her husband, Robert, of Follansbee, WV; eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 4-8 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home, 1515 Charles St., Wellsburg, WV. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 6, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Aaron Miller officiating. Interment will be at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV with full military grave side rites by the Ohio Valley Memorial Squad.

Online condolences can be made to

Posted in The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register December 4, 2012

Son James Vincent Cheeks
Granddaughter Marlo Alexi Cheeks
Grandfather Charles Henry Cheeks
Grandmother Ella Edwards Westlake Cheeks
Family links: 
  Joseph Henry Cheeks (1904 - 1944)
  Chloe Marcella Mason Cheeks (1905 - 1951)
  James Vincent Cheeks (1952 - 1954)*
  Richard Henry Cheeks (1923 - 1984)*
  Robert Lee Cheeks (1925 - 1925)*
  Joseph McKinley Cheeks (1928 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Franklin Cemetery
Brooke County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Myra IV 💕
Record added: Dec 02, 2012
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Joseph McKinley Cheeks, Sr
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Thank you for your service Joseph. Rest in Peace.
- Carol Taylor-Lanza
 Added: Feb. 22, 2015
Rest in eternal peace
- Myra IV 💕
 Added: Dec. 2, 2012

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