Thomas Daniel McFadden

THOMAS DANIEL MCFADDEN, 69, of Wellsburg, WV died peacefully on Friday, March 10, 2023, at Weirton Medical Center with his family by his side. Born on May 13, 1953, in Panama Canal Zone a son of the late Edward P. and Sally J. (Williams) McFadden, Sr. In addition to his parents, Tom is preceded in death by his brother, Edward P. McFadden, Jr., and his mother and father-in-law, Alice Esther (Buchanan) and Louis Harris. Tom graduated from the Balboa High school in the Panama Canal Zone, the LaBoca College a Canal Zone College with a two-year associate in applied sciences, and then received his bachelor’s in health physical education and Driver’s Education from West Liberty University. Tom retired from the Army where he was a Command Sargent Major for the 82nd Airborne Division for 25 years having served in Desert Storm, Bosnia, Afghanistan, Haiti, along with two tours in Germany and one in Korea. He was Catholic by faith, a member of the Wellsburg American Legion Post #34, and the Wellsburg Loyal Order of Moose # 1564. Tom is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Valorie (Buchanan) McFadden at home; his devoted daughter, Hopemarie McFadden and companion, Josh McCoy; three grandchildren, Aiden, Amber, and Ava; two brothers, James (Janet) McFadden of Follansbee, WV and William McFadden of Atlanta, GA; two sisters, Mary Shea (Jim) Rowley of Atlanta, GA and Margaret (Edward) Mulroy of Jacksonville, FL; a brother-in-law, Dave (Angela) Harris of Wellsburg, WV; two nephews, Paul and Ted; five nieces, Rannveig, Dora, Collene, Kate, and Kelly; and several cousins. Private inurnment was held in Bethany Community Cemetery in Bethany, WV with full Military Honors conducted by the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad and United States Army. Arrangements by the Mullenbach Funeral Home, Follansbee. Condolences may be sent to