Obituaries for Chambers & James Funeral Home Obituary for Randy George ElderRandy George Elder, 60, of Steubenville, OH, passed away on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Trinity West Medical Center, Steubenville, OH. Randy was born on September 24, 1953 at the former Gill Hospital, Steubenville, OH. Randy was the son of the late Melvin Richard and Rose Jeanie (Walker) Elder. Randy served in the United States Army. He worked at the YWCA, Steubenville through the Jefferson County Dept of Job and Family Services as Maintenance. Randy was a member of the Weirton American Legion and enjoyed fishing and gardening. In addition to his parents, Randy was preceded in death by his three brothers, Baby Archie, Norman Richard, and John Melvin Elder, and a sister, Betty Jane Elder. Randy is survived by two devoted sisters, Patricia (Elder) Merino and her husband, Jesse of Steubenville, OH and Ella (Elder) Mosser and her husband, Bill of Weirton, WV and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 12 Noon at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with Minister Tom Arehart of the Belle View Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow at St. John Cemetery, Colliers, WV with Military Honors by the WV Army National Guard and the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=0b73340026Obituary for Norma Jean ScheetzNorma Jean Scheetz, 83, of Follansbee, WV passed away on Monday, August 04, 2014 at her residence. Norma was born on January 5, 1931 in Topeka, KS. She was the daughter of the late Frank and May (Brown) Swager. Norma served proudly in the United States Navy as a Wave. She was stationed in Florida during the Korean War. Norma was Christian by faith. She worked at the former Mammouth Plastics for several years. In addition to her parents, Norma was preceded in death by her husband, Gale W. Scheetz Sr., a son, Bruce A. Scheetz, a daughter, Cindy Scheetz, a granddaughter, Tiffany Scheetz, and a brother, Frank Swager. Norma is survived by her two sons, Gale W. (Jeanie) Scheetz of Follansbee, WV, Frank J. (Roxanne) Scheetz of Chambersburg, PA, two daughters, Brenda M Scheetz of Oklahoma City, OK, and Carol A. Esposito of Wellsburg, WV, two granddaughters, Mellow B. Scheetz of Florida and Jessica Bozenske of Benwood, WV, four grandsons, Tom (Jen) McBride of Pennsylvania, Matt Leavitt of Follansbee, WV, Chad DeGarmo of Florida and Chris DeGarmo of North Carolina, seven great grandchildren, a sister, Betty (Henry) Chirveno of Maryland and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 3:00 until time of Funeral Service at 6:00 PM at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with Reverend Gene Sheppard, Officiating and Military Honors by the United State Navy and Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. Following the service, Norma will be cremated and laid to rest at a later date at Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV next to her husband. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=aa86338483Obituary for Eunice Jeanne (Yoho) DoddEunice Jeanne (Yoho) Dodd, 84, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away suddenly after a great day with family on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Eunice was born on July 29, 1929 in Wellsburg, WV. She was the daughter of the late William and Edna (Grimm) Yoho. Eunice worked as a Nurse with the Jefferson Hancock Counties Mental Health Programs at the former St. John’s Hospital. She went on to work for a couple of nursing homes and retired in her 70’s from Dr. Joseph DePetro III’s Office, Wellsburg, WV. Eunice was a member of Wellsburg Presbyterian Church serving as a greeter. She loved playing Texas Hold’em with family on Saturday night, gardening, but most of all, her family and friends. In addition to her parents, Eunice was preceded in death by her husband, James H. Dodd,a great granddaughter, Melanie Perdue, five brothers, Bob, Jim, and John Yoho, Floyd Farson, and Mark Murphy, and a sister, Margaret Wilcox. Eunice is survived by her three loving children, Jeanne (Rick) McGill of Greensville, SC, James (Lynn) Dodd of Wellsburg, WV, and Robin (Jim Dale) George of Wellsburg, WV, seven caring grandchildren, Brian and Sean McGill, Desiree Perdue, Michele Apesos, James Dodd, and JJ and Eva George, 12 adorable great grandchildren, Sonya, Aja and Brandon McGill, Tony & Tyler Apesos, Matthew Crisci, Hayden Dodd, Kodi, Hayley, and Emily George, and Christina and Hester Perdue, and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM and Thursday, July 31, 2014 from 10:00 until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at the Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main Street, Wellsburg, WV (304) 737-3551, with Reverend Mary J. Knapp, officiating. Interment next to her husband, James, will follow at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV. The family requested NO FLOWERS due to family allergies. The family would ask you to donate a book to the Brooke County Library, plant a tree, or make a donation to a Church to better her and your community. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=aa6d337706Obituary for Clyde "Lee" DenbowClyde “Lee” Denbow, 78, of Dover, OH, formerly of Beech Bottom, WV, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his residence under the care of Community Hospice, with his wife at his side and his family near. Lee was born on November 21, 1935 in Beech Bottom, WV, and resided in the Ohio Valley throughout his young life until joining the United States Navy, Lee proudly served aboard the USS New Jersey from 1954 to 1957 as Machinist Mate 2nd Class. He received the National Defense Service Medal. Lee went on to serve as a reservist with the 5th Naval District of Norfolk, VA. After many relocations, he and his family moved to Dover in 1974. He was a carpenter by trade, and ran his own construction company for many years. He loved to work with wood and build furniture. Lee had a love for Aviation and had obtained his personal pilots license in the 1980’s, and enjoyed piloting his own plane. He enjoyed camping with his wife, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was the son of the late Oscar Lee and Okla Mae (Hess) Denbow of Wellsburg, WV. In addition to his parents, Lee was preceded in death by his brother, Gilbert “Dwight” Denbow, of Beech Bottom, on June 15, 2014. Lee is survived by his wife of nearly 60 yrs, Ellen Palmer; four children, Darrell (Jackie) Denbow, Debra (William “Bill”) Kleindienst, Douglas (Jill) Denbow, and Dena (Michael) Short, all of Dover, OH; five grandchildren, Jason and Nicole (fiance Matt O’Donnell) Denbow, Miranda Denbow, and Nathan and Haley Short; a sister, Lorraine Funkhouser in Suffolk, VA; a brother, Kenneth Denbow in Wellsburg WV, several nieces and nephews, and their faithful pet companion, Payton. A private family viewing was held at the Chambers Funeral Home in Wellsburg, WA. Interment followed at Kadesh Chapel Cemetery, Beech Bottom, WV with the United States Navy represented, a touching eulogy by his friend William (Billy) Short, followed by Taps. Friends may call on the family on Saturday August 2, 2014 at the Dover Masonic Lodge, 735 N Wooster Ave, Dover, OH from 2 to 4 pm. Lee and his family ask that In lieu of flowers that any contribution be made to support Community Hospice. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=99e4338124Obituary for Riley Dean McGeeRiley Dean McGee, 82, of Colliers, WV, passed away on Monday, July 21, 2014 at his residence with his family and Valley Hospice at his side. Riley was born on December 5, 1931 in Pleasants County, WV. He was the son of the late Ralph A. and Mildred (Yost) McGee. Riley was Nazarene by denomination of faith. He worked at Weirton Steel Corp on the bulldozer. Riley loved horses and gardening. In addition to his parents, Riley was preceded in death by his two brothers, Floyd and Norman McGee. Riley is survived by his loving wife, Esta (Bennett) McGee of Colliers, WV, two devoted sons, Reverend Ronald McGee of Follansbee, WV and Randall (Janet) McGee of Colliers, WV, two grandchildren, Randall (Jasmine) McGee and Joni McGee, a great granddaughter, Abigail Rose McGee, a sister, Carol Pinkerton of St. Marys, WV and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM and again on Friday, July 25, 2014 10:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 AM at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with his son, Reverend Ronald McGee, officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee, WV. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=5238337226Obituary for Robert L. HarbinRobert L. Harbin, 75, of Follansbee, WV, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. Robert was born on September 13, 1938 in Carnegie, PA. He was the son of the late Walter and Margaret (Forester) Harbin. Robert served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Colliers United Methodist Church. He worked at Weirton Steel Corp. as an Electrician. In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his four brothers, Chuck, Buck, Dave, and Bill Harbin. Robert is survived by his four children, Denise (Lawrence) Herstine of Weirton, WV, Tracy Goff of Weirton, WV, Robert W. Harbin of Follansbee, WV, and Joseph Harbin of Wellsburg, WV, 11 grandchildren, Jeffery, Shawn and Nicole Long, Brittany Pulice, Morgan and Logan Goff, Tylor Carr, and Lilly, Kennedy, Austin and Madison Harbin, three great grandchildren, Destiny, Garrett and Kailub, a sister, Audrey Mills of Colliers, WV, and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Friday, July 11, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 PM and again on Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 9:00 until time of Funeral Service at 10:00 AM at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with Reverend Don Stingenbauer, Officiating. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery, Colliers, WV, with Military Honors by the WV Army National Guard and Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=fc5a336195Obituary for Icyle DempsterIcyle Elizabeth (Tabler) Dempster, 96, of Weirton, WV went to be with all her loved ones in Heaven on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Weirton Medical Center, Weirton, WV. Icyle was born on January 17, 1918. She was the daughter of the late Michael and Victoria (Mayle) Tabler. Many will remember Icyle for her love of the Lord Jesus Christ, growing flowers and vegetable, and being a passionate Elvis Presley fan. In addition to her parents, Icyle was preceded in death by her husband, Elza Leroy Dempster, a baby son, three sisters, Virgie Viney, Mary Mirise, Reathel Coleman, two brothers, Clifford Tabler, Delbert Tabler, a special dog, Andy, and a special grand dog Belle. She leaves to meet her in Heaven later, a daughter, Margaret Corbin and several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Monday, July 14, 2014 from 11:00 AM until time of Funeral Service at 1:00 PM at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304)527-1717, with a family friend, Reverend Kenneth Dight, officiating. Interment will follow at Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Burgettstown, PA. Memorial Contributions may be made in her name to the Salvation Army or to the New Cumberland Ambulance Service. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=e502336196Obituary for Joy Lynn (Robinson) MillerJoy Lynn (Robinson) Miller, 37 of Wellsburg, WV, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at UMPC - Montefiore, Pittsburgh, PA. Joy was born on June 6, 1977 in Weirton, WV. She was the daughter of Robert W. and Diane (Buchanan) Robinson of Follansbee, WV. Joy was a member of the Open Door Baptist Church, Follansbee, WV. Many will remember Joy for working at Tractor Supply in Follansbee, WV and her love of children and animals. Joy was a graduate of Brooke High School. Joy was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, maternal grandfather, and an uncle, Larry Buchanan. In addition to her parents, Joy is survived by her husband of two years, Dwight “Toby” Miller of Wellsburg, WV, a sister, Kelly (Corey) Crocker of Maryland, a niece, Madelyn Crocker, four uncles, Richard Buchanan of Thailand, Joseph Buchanan of Illinois, Ron Buchanan of Steubenville, OH, Allen Robinson of Wheeling, WV, and maternal grandmother, Reva Buchanan. Family and friends will be received on Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 PM and again on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 12 Noon until time of Funeral Service at 1:00 PM at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with Pastor Larry Garrison, officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=fb3f336204Obituary for Bruce Edward OilerBruce Edward Oiler, 66, of Wintersville, OH, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA. Bruce was born January 13, 1948 in Steubenville, OH. He was the son of the late Therman and Goldie (Koher) Oiler. Bruce served proudly as a Corporal in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam War, receiving National Defense Medal, Purple Heart, Vietnamese Campaign Medal; Vietnamese Service Medal with 2 Stars, Navy Commendation Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Combat Action Ribbon, and Navy Unit Citation. He worked at Crown Cork and Seal, Weirton, WV. Bruce loved to ride his Motorcycle. Bruce is survived his loving his wife of 47 years, Pauline (Kassells) Oiler of Wintersville, OH, four children, Gladys (Greg) Polverini of Follansbee, WV, Paul (Tracy) Oiler of Wintersville, OH, Kenny Oiler of Wintersville, OH, Sara (Brian) Wyatt of Wintersville, OH, thirteen grandchildren, Billy, Josh, GG, PJ Mariah, Alexis, Anna, Isaac, Ivan, Bruce, Therman, Clarissia, and PJ, and two step grandchildren Wakita and Christina, a step great granddaughter, three brothers, Roger Oiler of Paris, PA, Brian (Darlene) Oiler of Mingo Junction, OH, and Carl (Pam) Oiler, several nieces and nephews. Family and friends will be received on Monday, July 14, 2014 from 5:00 PM until time of Funeral Service at 8:00 PM at James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717, with Reverend Ed Rudiger of Cove Presbyterian Church, Weirton, WV, officiating concluding with Military Honors by the United States Marine Corp, Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad and the Patriot Guard. Following the service, Bruce will be cremated and interred at Oak Grove Cemetery, Follansbee, WV. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=35f0336207Obituary for Dr. Carolyn Ann (Dudley) DarlingDr. Carolyn Ann (Dudley) Darling, 68, of Wellsburg, WV, died Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Wheeling Medical Park, Wheeling, WV. Carolyn was born on February 26, 1946 in Wellsburg, WV. She was the daughter of the late Reed and Cannie Dudley. Carolyn was a school teacher. She was a member of the Follansbee Women's Club, and a volunteer for the American Red Cross. In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Darling. Carolyn is survived by her son, Freddie B. Darling III, of Columbus, OH, a grandson, Michael Darling, of Columbus, OH, three brothers, Starlon (Dolores) Dudley and Rufus Dudley, all of Cleveland, OH and Daniel (Pam) Dudley of Wellsburg, WV, three sisters, Margree Campbell of Wellsburg, WV, Ruth Clay of Los Angeles, CA, Barbara "Bobbie" Dudley of Wellsburg, WV, three nieces, TaRita Clay of Marina Del Rey, CA, Kelley A. Dudley of Cleveland, OH, Amanda D. Dudley of Weirton, WV, three nephews, Daniel "DD" Dudley of Pittsburgh, PA, Timothy Clay of Los Angeles, CA and Torrome Clay and very special friends, Bob and Mary Moore of Springsfield, OH. Services and Interment at Kadesh Chapel Cemetery, Beech Bottom, WV were private under the direction and care of the Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main St., Wellsburg, WV (304) 737-3551. You are invited to sign the online register book at the left of the page to pass along your personal message or tell a story to support the family. With Warmest Regards Eric Fithyan and the Staff of Chambers and James Funeral Homeshttp://obituaries.expressionstributes.com/?o=9078336422