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Alexander William ‘Alex’ Gorby

Alexander William “Alex” Gorby, 27, of District Drive, Morgantown, passed away suddenly June 25, 2015 as a result of an automobile accident.

He was born in Clarksburg December 10, 1987, a son of Dr. Bruce A. Gorby of Elkins and Susie Watson Gorby of Stonewood.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by two sisters, Victoria Rose Gorby of Charleston, S.C., and Sophia Margaret-Marie Gorby of Stonewood; his maternal grandmother, Margaret “Muggie” Watson of Stonewood and the late Alvie Watson; his paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Nancy Gorby of Stonewood, and Betty and Donald Long of Georgia; several aunts and uncles, including aunt Mikee Steele and uncle Bryan Gorby; and several cousins, including Buffie Blackshire Lee and her husband, Delmas Lee, and Julie Watson Perris.

Alex was a 2006 graduate of Bridgeport High School, attended West Virginia University and was close to obtaining his business and marketing degree. He was employed as an installer at Car Tunes in Morgantown and had just started training at Teletech. Alex loved music, working on cars and was an avid gun enthusiast and historian.

Family and friends may call at Amos Carvelli Funeral Home, 201 Edison St. in Nutter Fort Sunday from noon to 8 p.m., where funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 29, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Peggy Williams and the Rev. Rick Colvin presiding. Per his family’s request, cremation services will follow the funeral. There will be a dinner at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Stonewood following the service.

Expressions of sympathy may be extended to the family at www.amoscarvelli.com. A service of Amos Carvelli Funeral Home.