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Richard Klug

August 16, 1942 - May 3, 2015

Richard Michael Klug, 72, of Moundsville, W.Va, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Shadyside Care Center, Shadyside, Ohio.

Rich was born August 16, 1942 in Wheeling, W.Va., a son of the late Phillip M. and Mary Catherine Estep Klug. He was the retired owner of Klug Brothers Asphalt Co. and was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Moundsville. He was the founder of the Marshall County Public Service District #2 Water Service and was a master fabricator who enjoyed building and re-building cars, motorcycles and tractors. He was also a Harley Davidson motorcycle enthusiast and an accomplished musician who loved playing the bass guitar and drums.

In addition to his parents, Rich was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara C. Lucci Klug, in 2002.

He is survived by his three sons, Patrick Klug of Moundsville, Matthew F. Klug and his wife, Anne of Wheeling and Timothy C. Klug and his wife, Mandy of Powhatan Point, Ohio; two brothers, Dennis E. Klug and his wife, Amy Jo and Mark J. Klug and his wife, Christine, all of Moundsville; a sister, Mary Kay Klug McCray of Moundsville; four grandsons, David, Jakob, Jack and Jonah Klug; three granddaughters, Amanda Kae, Gracie and Lucy Klug; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-9 pm, Wednesday, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel, 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville, where a vigil service will be held at 7 pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am, Thursday, May 7, 2015, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Moundsville, with the Rev. That Son Ngoc Nguyen as celebrant. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Moundsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bishop Donahue High School, 325 Logan Street, McMechen WV 26040. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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