John ‘Jack’ Scheetz

SCHEETZ, John “Jack” Joseph Jr., 65, of Follansbee, WV, passed away from the results of a tragic ATV accident on Oct. 1, 2013.

Jack was born on November 30, 1947 in Weirton, WV.

He was the son of the late John “Jack” J. Scheetz Sr. and Elizabeth “Betty” (Cousins) Scheetz.

Jack worked at Follansbee Steel, Eagles Manufacturing Company, Wellsburg, WV and retired from Weir Cove Moving and Storage, Weirton, WV. He was of the Catholic faith.

Jack was a member of the Sportsman’s Club, Moose Club and Elks Club, all of Weirton, WV, Buffalo Creek Camp Ground, Wellsburg, WV and the Hall’s Hunting Club of Weirton, WV.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his brothers, Clifford “Skip” Scheetz and Thomas “Tom” Scheetz and his furry special companions, Snowball and Bingo.

Jack is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Sharon A. (Dunn) Scheetz of Follansbee, WV, married on July 1, 1967; a devoted daughter, Tammy Thompson of Steubenville, OH; two caring sons, David Scheetz and John J (Beth Anne) Scheetz III, all of Follansbee, WV; six grand children, Brenton (Ashley) Scheetz of Steubenville, OH, Shayla Thompson of Steubenville, OH, Joshua Thompson of Baton Rouge, LA-Student at LSU, Devon Miller of Wellsburg, WV and Sarah and Aidan Scheetz of Follansbee, WV; great-grandson, Ja’ Seir Deon Sanders; two sisters, Patricia “Patty” Seders of Follansbee, WV and Linda (Linley) Frazier of Flushing, OH; a brother, Charles “Doug” Scheetz of Follansbee, and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, October 4, 2013 from 1 p.m. until time of Liturgy of the Word at 4 p.m. at James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with Msgr. Paul Hudock, presiding.

Following the service, Jack will be cremated.

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