John Iams III

IAMS, John R. ‘JR’ III, 52, of Toronto, OH, passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at his home.

JR was born Feb. 10, 1962, in Weirton, WV, son of John R. Iams, II and Janice (Parke) Brewer.

JR worked for 22 years at WTI in East Liverpool as a Control Room Operator. He attended Crossroads Christian Church in Wintersville, OH. He had a special love for his grandchildren and a love for golf, fishing, the Pittsburgh Steelers, blues and music, playing his guitar in several churches in the Calcutta area in their Music Ministries.

JR leaves behind his father, John of Williamsport, PA and his mother, Janice (Dan) Brewer of Smithton, IL; his wife, Pamela E. (Kemp) Iams of Toronto; his daughter, Kelly (Craig) Ridgway of Mascoutah, IL, son, Brandon (Marissa) Iams of Seattle, WA, son, Jeremiah (Sarah) Reeves of Wellsville, OH, daughter, Michelle (Robert) Daharsh of Pahrump, NV, step-daughter, Kelly (Steve) Zadrozny of McDonald, PA; his sister, Cheryl (Brian) Warnieke of Williamsport, PA; his five grandchildren, Wyatt, Adalyn, Hadassah, Elijah and Logan and one on the way and three nieces and nephews.

Visitation for JR will be held on Tuesday, August 26 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto, OH, where services will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Jeff Greco officiating. JR’s burial will be held at the convenience of his family.

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