Nick Cosmos Asvestos, Jr., 63, of Morgantown, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at his home. He was born November 21, 1955, in Morgantown, a son of the late Nick and Mary (Stepoulos) Asvestos.
He was a former altar boy raised in the Greek Orthodox Church and a member of at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church. He was a 1974 graduate of Morgantown High School, then went on to WVU and Fairmont State and majored in Electrical Engineering. He worked for over 30 years at Sound Investments as the senior installer meticulously installing car stereos and electrical equipment throughout WV until his retirement. Nick also worked for Tom Kurzack at the old Morgantown Jr High and worked at the Roller Skating Rink at the former American Legion building. In his free time, he enjoyed listening to music, working on cars, electronics, and collected cell phones.
He is survived by his sister, Claudia Asvestos; his faithful dog, Kai; maternal uncle and aunt, Nick and Helen Stepoulos; paternal uncle, Tony Asvestos, and several other aunts, uncles, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by paternal grandparents, Cosmos and Goldie Asvestos and maternal grandparents, Ernest and Kleoniki Stepoulos.
Nick’s family would like to thank the many nurses and doctors who took care of him at Mon General, WVU Medicine, Amedysis palliative care staff, and especially his beloved doctor Michael O’Keefe and nurse Perkie who cared for him as he courageously battled heart disease for 11 years.
A memorial prayer service will be conducted at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 447 Spruce St., Morgantown on September 22, at 1:30 pm with Rev. Fr. David Shaw as celebrant. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory at www.givingcompassion.care.
Online condolences may be made at www.hastingsfuneralhome.com.