Josef Kutscherenko - Morgan County Herald: Obituaries

Josef Kutscherenko

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Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:03 am

Josef “Joe” Kutscherenko, 68, of Beverly, Ohio, died on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, WV.

He was born on May 7, 1951, in Amberg, Germany, son of Ivan and Ilona E. Kersco Kutscherenko.

He graduated from Morgan High School in 1970 and had been a mechanic at Central Ohio Coal Company for many years, retiring in 1999. He had been a member of the Beverly-Waterford Jaycees and a member of the United Mine Workers Union. Joe especially enjoyed watching his family and grandsons participate in tractor pulling competitions.

He was married on November 20, 1971, to Karen Huck Kutscherenko who survives. He is also survived by five children, Troy Kutscherenko and wife Tabitha of McConnelsville, Tara Kutscherenko of Waveland, Mississippi, Meredith Kutscherenko of Zanesville, Andy Kutscherenko of McConnelsville, and Courtney Kutscherenko of Independence, Louisiana; seven grandchildren, Juwan Hollins, Cody Townsend, and Tiara, Amari, Brady, Wyatt and Luke Kutscherenko; one great-grandson, Carter Kutscherenko; two brothers, John and Robert Kutscherenko; and two sisters, Ila Wright and husband Ray and Susan Kutscherenko, all of McConnelsville; and several nieces, nephews, and brothers and sisters-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Frank Kutscherenko; brother-in-law, James Huck; nephew, Shane Huck; and a great-nephew, Emmett Wright.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, with Father Tim Kozak officiating.

Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at the St. Bernard Social Hall in Beverly.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Karen Kutscherenko for the purpose of building an announcers tower at the Morgan County Fairgrounds in memory of Joe.

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