Howard Wayne Midkiff, 74 of South Point, OH, formerly of Cabell County, WV went to his heavenly home, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, WV. He was born March 3, 1938 in Cabell County, WV the son of the late Howard and Thelma (Weaver) Midkiff. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Barboursville, WV with Rev. Winford Curry, Rev. Tracy Call and Rev. Mike Bowling officiating. Burial will follow in Enon Cemetery, Salt Rock, WV. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Rosemary (Hinchman) Midkiff and two, infant grandchildren, Bryce and Isaiah Pettit. He was the former owner of Midkiff Body Shop in Huntington, WV, former owner of the Golf Shop on West Pea Ridge, Huntington, WV and was a member of Susannah Missionary Baptist Church where he also served as a Deacon. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Ann Petitt Midkiff; children, Jon and Amber Midkiff and their children, Janessa and Joshua Andrews and Jon Caleb, David and Jennifer Midkiff and their children, Rachel Caitlin and Blaine, Jennifer and Ronnie Scarberry and their children, Chris, Dustin and Jessica, Sarah and Matthew Curry and their children, Chase, and Tyler, Melissa Pettit and her daughter, Haley, Ted and Missy Pettit and their children, Coy, Easton and Isaac; great-grandchildren, Joseph Oscar Griffis and Jaelea Grace and Jaxton Isaiah Andrews; two brothers, Larry (Janet) Midkiff and Jack (Avona) Midkiff. Visitation will be held from 6-9 PM on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at Henson Mortuary, Barboursville, WV and one hour before the service on Thursday. In Lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, Huntington, WV. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.hensonmortuary.com.