Chester B. Cuichta

March 22, 1939 - July 24, 2016
Chester B. Cuichta

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CUICHTA, Chester B., 77, of Glen Dale, W.Va. died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at home surrounded by his family.

He was born March 22, 1939 in Benwood, W.Va., a son of the late Walter E. and Mary (Ronevich) Cuichta. He was Protestant by faith and a retired coal miner from Shoemaker Mine. He was a member of the Moose Lodge 1087 in Moundsville, The Moundsville Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 499, where he was past president, and past president of Local UMWA #1473. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Huntington.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Chester Allan Cuichta, two brothers, Andy Cuichta and Irvin Cuichta, and two sisters, Jane Ebbert and MaryAnn Schultz.

He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara (Allen) Cuichta of Glen Dale; two sons, Kevin Lee (Jennifer) Cuichta of Moundsville, and David Lee (Ana) Cuichta of East Brunswick, N.J.; one brother, Walter Cuichta of Interlachen, Fla.; three grandchildren, Kevin Jr., Rebecca, and Emily; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

At Chester’s request, there will be no visitation. Interment with military honors will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Marshall County Animal Shelter at 37 Animal Shelter drive, Moundsville, W.Va. or through

Arrangements have been entrusted to the CARE Funeral Home, 1500 Second Street, Moundsville, W.Va. 26041.

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  • July 25, 2016
    Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Chester B. Cuichta, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete. I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with the family of..... US Navy Veteran, Chester B. Cuichta, “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • July 27, 2016
    Sara Jo Anderson says:
    Barb: my loving thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • July 30, 2016
    Sandy Sisson and Jim Sisson says:
    Barb, so sorry for your loss of a wonderful man. I always looked forward to seeing you both when Jim's band played in your area I knew you and Chester would be there. Love to you and your family. Sandy and Jim Sisson