PIERPOINT, Kenneth E., 82, of Tiltonsville, OH, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer at Liza’s Place Wheeling with his family at his side on March 31, 2013.

Born October 2, 1930, son of the late Zacquill and Lucy (Archer) Pierpoint. He was retired from Labor Local 809, Steubenville, OH.

He enjoyed his work and had an excellent reputation of good work ethic as quoted by his supervisor: “Ken did the work of 10 guys.”

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Eva Pearl (McKinney) Pierpoint; his sons, Rick (Dorothy) Pierpoint; Ken (Carolyn) Pierpoint; daughters, Viki Lynn (Greg) Menedis and Lisa (Mike) Tolbert, Grandchildren, Greg (Opal) Pierpoint, Amanda (Pierpoint) Whiting, Melissa Pierpoint, Bryan and Lance Pierpoint, Sean and Matthew Dilley; great- grandsons, Easton Varner and Gavin Dilley; great- granddaughter, Molly Dilley; life long friends, Raymond and Tom Darnell and Donald and Delores Baker; neighbors Bob and Jamie Eugeni and Kenney Brindley and Melissa Bensie; several nieces and nephews He was preceded in death by his parents, Zacquill and Lucy Pierpoint; brothers, Donald, Waldo (Bob) and Roy; sisters Elizabeth Northcraft, Margarite Hannager and Alice Marie Metts.

Ken’s family extends its heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to Valley Hospice for its kindness, caring and friendship during this difficult time.

Family and friends will be received to pay tribute to Ken and celebrate his life on Friday, April 5 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Furbee Funeral Home, 217 Main Street, Middlebourne, WV and from 10 until the time of the service at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 6. Burial will follow at Archers Chapel Cemetery, Middlebourne.

Donations may be made in Ken’s name to Valley Hospice, 10686 Ohio 150, Rayland, OH 43943.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at www.furbeefuneralhome.com.