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Andrew "Andy" George Kovach

October 25, 1930 ~ February 6, 2018 (age 87)

Andrew “Andy” George Kovach, 87, of Clarksburg, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at his residence.  He was born October 25, 1930; son of the late Joseph and Anna Kovach of old Bridgeport Hill

Andy is survived by his loving wife, Carolyn Lehosit Robinson Kovach; one brother, Stephen Kovach of Chambersburg, PA; three step-daughters, Nancy  and Craig Walker of Morgantown,  Susan and Jeff Greaser of Fairmont, Rebecca Schmid of Zurich, Switzerland; one step-son, Michael and Lea Robinson of Crozet, VA; eleven grandchildren, Jessica Kwiatkowski, Daniel Walker, Samuel Walker, Sarah Castano, Thomas Robinson, Richard Robinson, Carter Brown, Amelia Robinson, Grace Schmid, James Schmid, and Noah Schmid; five great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers, John Kovach Sr, Joseph Kovach, Paul Kovach, and George Kovach in infancy; nephew, John Kovach, Jr.

Andy graduated from Victory High School. He was a United States Air Force veteran and was an Aviation Mechanic Technician serving at the Ramstein Air Base in Miesenbach, Germany. He attended West Virginia University.  Andy worked at Pittsburgh Plate and was in business with his brothers in building new homes.  Andy and his brothers were co-owners of Central WV Vaults until his retirement.  He was a member of the Rolls Royce Owners Club and was a Classic Car enthusiast.  He made his own car parts and could rebuild anything.  Andy was a devout Catholic, was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and loved to sing in the choir.  He was also a member of the VFW and Clarksburg Elks.

Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Dr, Clarksburg, on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 3-7PM where a vigil service will be held at 6:30pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Hall on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11:00AM with Father D. Kent Durig as celebrant.  Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Mausoleum.

Online condolences may be sent to DavisFuneralHomeWV.com.  Davis Funeral Home is honored to assist the Kovach family.

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