Raymond Piatt, 39
Raymond Andrew “Andy” Piatt, 39, of West Portsmouth, died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at St Mary’s Hospital in Huntington,W.Va. Andy was born March 24,1973, the son of Larry Piatt of Portsmouth and Sally Crippen Piatt of West Portsmouth. He was a graduate of West Portsmouth High School and Shawnee State University where he was a founding member of the TKE Fraternity. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and Moose Lodge, a former assistant football coach at West High School and middle school. He loved sports and working with children.
Also surviving are his wife Penny Hicks Piatt; step-children Joshua (Taila) Hicks of Olympia, Wash. and Amber (Trevor) Chamblin of Portsmouth; his mother-in-law Juanita Hicks of Stout; nieces and nephews Bryant McQuithy,Drew Piatt, Mandi Piatt, Hayden D’Amico, and Kayleigh Holland; his brother C.J. (Dreama) Piatt of West Portsmouth; his sisters Laura (Bill) Holland of West Portsmouth and Jodi Piatt of Sunbury, and sisters-in-law Cathy Shaw, Sandy Pollard, Dona Dunham, and Tami Carter.
Funeral services will be Saturday, July 14, 2012, 11 a.m. at Melcher Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Rush Township Cemetery. Friends may call at Melcher Funeral Home from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.Friday.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Andy Piatt, Memorial Scholarship Fund c/o American Savings Bank, 503 Chillicothe St. Portsmouth,Ohio 45662.
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