Patrick J. Garvey

Patrick J. Garvey, 43, of Parkersburg, W.Va., died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at his residence.

He was born in Parkersburg, on Feb. 20, 1969, to Sandra Garvey Lessner and Michael R. Garvey.

In addition to his parents and loving step-father, William Lessner, he left behind a loving, special sister, Michele and her husband Brian Pfalzgraf; two nieces, Tara Johnson (Ryan) and Jade Dallas (Seth); two great-nieces, Kaylie and Miya Tomblin; two great-nephews, Gage Kelley and Preston Johnson. He enjoyed playing ball with them, and everything else they wanted him to do; he was right there with them. He was a loving, thoughtful, artistic angel. He was preceded in death by his sister, Tamara Garvey. He is also survived by his grandmother, Iris Smith; loving step-brothers; step-sister; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

The family will receive friends for a Memorial Celebration 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at Paradise Grill.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, is assisting the family with cremation arrangements.