Russell S. Evans

EVANS, Russell S., 87, of Weirton, WV passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Acuity Hospital, Steubenville, OH.

He was born July 31, 1927, in Heidelberg, PA. The son of the late Harry and Loretta Spiker Evans.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Pearl Rhoades Evans (7-30-90); son, Harry R. Evans (9-3-2004).

Russell was a member of the 25-Year-Club of Weirton Steel Company. He retired from the strip steel/bearing gang of Weirton Steel.

Surviving are his daughters, Brenda Wade (Robert), Loretta Minger (Roger), Patricia Miller (Jerry); sons, Thomas R. Evans (Gwen), Bill R. Evans (Donna); daughter- in-law, Kathy Evans, all of Weirton, WV; eight grandchildren, four great- grandchildren.

Visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV where the funeral will be held Friday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Brian Richardson presiding.

Interment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens.