Donald V. “Don” Van Scoy, 62, of White Hall, WV, passed away on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Steubenville, OH on April 3, 1956, a son of the late Leonard and Rose Marie (Kyle) Van Scoy.
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Don is survived by two children: Derek Van Scoy of Parkersburg and Casey Van Scoy of Parkersburg’ three step-children: Amber Benincosa and husband Jonathan of NC, Josh Watson of Fairmont who was a wonderful caregiver during his illness, and T.J. Watson of Charleston; three siblings: his twin brother Ronald J. Van Scoy and wife Margaret of Morgantown, sister Jean Van Scoy Chrzaszcz and husband John of Morgantown, and brother Michael Van Scoy and wife Jodi of Austin, TX; six grandchildren: Psyron LeMay, Jackson LeMay, Asher Benincosa, Nadia Benincosa, Silas Watson, and Navaeh Brinkley; as well as several nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents Donald was preceded in death by his wife Cheryl Lynn Van Scoy in 2015.
Don was a graduate of University High School and then received his certification as a corrections security officer. He began his career working at Moundsville Penitentiary, Salem Correctional Center, and then served many years as head of security at Niosh in Morgantown. Don was an avid fisherman, enjoyed golfing, and loved sports, especially WVU and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was very family oriented, had an outgoing personality, and loved being around people.
Family and friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home 329 E. Main Street Clarksburg, WV, on Friday, December 21, 2018 from 12Noon until 2pm. Committal services will then follow at 2:30 at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens Chapel of Peace Mausoleum, followed by entombment. Online condolences, www.davisweaverfuneralhome.com The Davis-Weaver Funeral Home is honored to serve the Van Scoy Family during this time.