John “Mike” Michael Silcott, 60 of Newburg, WV, went to be with his Savior, Sunday, May 26, 2019. He was born December 31, 1958 in Morgantown, son of John Silcott, Florida, and the late Jean McGinnis Silcott. John was raised in Niagara Falls, NY where after graduation went into the Navy. He was very proud of his service for his country where he often talked about the many wonderful places he encountered. Mike was a carpenter by trade afterwards and lived and worked in many of our beautiful United States. He returned to make his home back in WV, thirteen years ago to be close to his family where he also became a member of the Birdscreek United Methodist Church. He is survived by his father, John Silcott, FL; one sister, Jeanene Moran and husband, Steve, Newburg; one brother, Greg Silcott and wife Rosa, Jefferson, GA; two nephews, Justin Moran and wife Michelle, Newburg and Aaron Moran, Grafton; two nieces, Ale and Emily Silcott, Jefferson, GA; several great nieces, Karagyn, Brooklyn, Lillian, Ciara and Miana. He is preceded in death by his mother, Jean Silcott, one sister, Kelly, maternal grandmother, Ruth McGinnis Llwellyn, paternal grandparents, Carl and Evelyn Silcott. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to the Birdscreek United Methodist Church c/o Jeanene Moran P.O. Box 82 Newburg, WV 26410. A graveside service with be on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Damon Cemetery at 11:00AM with Rev Rick Bloom officiating. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Col. Rowan Post 2345, Preston County Chapter 977, Vietnam Veterans of America and the US Navy Honor Guard. Online condolences can be sent for the family at www.bolyardfuneralhomewv.com
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