Joseph W. Hukill, 72, of New Cumberland, WV, passed away Sunday, December 14, 2008 at the Weirton Medical Center. Born December 30, 1935 in Bethany, WV, he was the son of the late James P. and Barbara Inez Owens Hukill, Sr. He was also preceded in death by his sister Tillie Kuzma. With over 32 years of service, Mr. Hukill retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as an operator in the Construction Department. He was Protestant by faith and a member of the WSX 25-Year Club and the Masonic Lodge #171. He served in the United States Army. Joseph is survived by his sons Joseph Hukill and his wife Gina of Bathe, PA, Virgil Hukill and his wife Robin of Weirton and Jeffery Hukill and his wife Tracey of New Cumberland; daughters Justina Smiley and her husband Daniel of Hernando, FL, Tracy Wade and her husband Kenneth and Jamie Ashcraft and her husband Charles all of Weirton; brothers James and Jack Hukill also of Weirton; sisters Jane Hukill and Sandy Davis of Florida and Sara Robinson of Weirton; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and his life-time companion Evelyn Robinson Hukill of New Cumberland. Friends will be received Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where funeral services will be conducted at 11AM Wednesday. Reverend Marvin Taylor will officiate. Interment will be in Kadesh Chapel Cemetery, Beech Bottom, WV. Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. I visited Joe several weeks ago at the hospital. He was a life long friend, we went to school together, rode the same school bus, graduated in the same class, 1955, I am glad I knew him. I loved him like a brother…Betty Jo

  2. Please accept our condolences on your loss. We are very sorry that we were not able to travel back to Weirton to be with you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Dave and Carol

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