Gary ‘Goose’ Woofter

NEW CUMBERLAND — Gary “Goose” Woofter, 66, of New Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.

Born in Steubenville, Ohio on March 15, 1953, he was the son of the late Norval and Vonda “Bonnie” (Curtis) Woofter.

Gary was a 1971 graduate of Oak Glen High School. He retired from Weirton Steel as an electrician.

Surviving are two sons, Gary Woofter of Chester and Dan Woofter of New Cumberland; a daughter, Heidi Woofter of East Liverpool; two grandchildren, Tyler and Rachelle; one great-grandchild, Caiden; two brothers, James (Mary) Woofter of Tennessee and Jeff (Mary Anne) Woofter of Philippi; and a sister, Pamela Paar of New Cumberland.

Visitation is today, Friday, Dec. 6, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., and Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, from noon until time of funeral service at 2 p.m., at the Nixon Funeral Home, Newell, W.Va,

Burial will follow on Monday, Dec. 9, in Woofter Cemetery, Badis, W.Va.