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1348 S. Pike Street
Shinnston, WV 26431
Phone: 304-592-5925
Fax: 304-592-2213
Carl Kostelac

Carl J. Kostelac, Jr.

Friday, October 30th, 1953 - Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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Carl J. Kostelac Jr., 66, of Shinnston passed away on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Ruby Memorial Hospital. He was born October 30, 1953 in Clarksburg a son of the late Carl J. Kostelac Sr. and Betty Lou Elbon Kostelac who survives in Clarksburg.
He is also survived by his sister, Barbara Been of Bridgeport; his loving daughters, Betty Byrd and her husband Michael; and Melissa Bee and her husband Kevin, all of Clarksburg; his step-daughter, Jennifer Rhodes of Taylorsville, NC; grandchildren, Andra Bee; Kaitlyn Bee; Asia Rhodes; and Johnathan Rhodes; niece, Sarah Been; great-niece, Elexis Riggleman; and his great-nephew, Elijah Riggleman.
In addition to his father, Carl was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Bill Been.
Carl was a 1971 graduate of Shinnston High School. He retired from the City of Shinnston with many years of service to the Public Works Department. Carl was a member of the Sons of the American Legion (SAL) Squadron #31 where he served as Commander for many years. He also served the SAL as State Department First and Second Vice-Commander. Carl could often be found sitting in his breezeway listening to old time rock and roll. He also enjoyed watching the Miami Dolphins and Philadelphia Phillies. Carl will be remembered as a loving father and grandfather.
The family will receive friends at Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St. Shinnston, on Wednesday, December 4, from 2 – 7 PM. A Celebration of Life service will be conducted that evening at 7:00 pm with Pastor Ron Johnson officiating. In keeping with Carl’s wishes, cremation services were provided by Perine Funeral Home. Online condolences can be extended to the family at
The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Kostelac family.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    Perine Funeral Home
    1348 S. Pike St.
    SHINNSTON, WV 26431
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  • Celebration of Life Service

    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 7:00pm
    Perine Funeral Home
    1348 S. Pike St.
    SHINNSTON, WV 26431
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Ron Johnson


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Stephanie Phillips Wright

Posted at 12:39pm
Betty and family, I'm so sorry to hear of Carl's passing. He was a great guy. I knew him as he was a few years ahead of me in high school, and my mother Mayme Phillips was a friend of Betty's. I will keep you in my prayers.

Deanna Zirkle

Posted at 11:16am
Betty and Missy.......I'm so sorry for your dad's suffering and passing. We all shared some really good time "back in the day". Those memories will forever in our hearts. May God grant him eternal rest. Love to you all. Deanna

Marlene Wilfong

Posted at 11:19am
Carl, you will be sadly missed by all that knew you 😧💙I remember those amazing BLUE EYES 💙💗😍R. I. P. MY DEAR FRIEND ❤️

Debbie Rife

Posted at 08:54pm
Carl you was such a sweet man, you was best friends with my husband Mike, you was always good to me, I haven’t seen you since mike’s passing, but I’m sure the two of you are together now, rip my friend, and thank you for being a good friend to me and Mike ,

Sherri Jaspal

Posted at 09:04pm
Im sorry for your loss. Ill keep you all in my prayers.
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