The Times West Virginian


December 13, 2013

Herbert Gorbey

Herbert Lynn “Bert” Gorbey, 44, of Washington, Pa., passed away Tuesday (Dec. 10, 2013) at Washington Hospital in Washington, Pa.

He was born in Fairmont on Dec. 25, 1969, a son of the late Mitchell E. and Karen Sue (Bennett) Gorbey.

Bert was a chef by trade, working at the Old Place Inn in Pittsburgh, Pa. He enjoyed cooking for family and friends, reading, storytelling and spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his brother, Mike Gorbey and his wife Esther of Fairmont; his sister, Deborah Beachey and her husband Wade of Fairmont; and nieces and nephews, Devin Gorbey, Jada Gorbey, Kendra Beachey and Kiria Beachey.

In keeping with the wishes of the deceased, his body has been cremated.

Family and friends will be received at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St. Fairmont, Saturday from 10-11 a.m. A memorial service will be held in the funeral home on Saturday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Charles MacDonald officiating.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

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