Albert Leasure

Albert “Johnie” Leasure, 98, of Weirton, WV, passed away Friday, March 5, 2021, at Weirton Geriatric Center.

He was born December 24, 1922, in Doddridge County, WV, son of the late Silas and Bessie Gorby Leasure. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Thelma V. Underwood Leasure (2005); two brothers and a sister.

Johnie was a member of Weirton First Church of the Nazarene and Weirton Steel 25 Year Club. He was a World War II Army Veteran stationed in the South Pacific. He retired from the Tin Mill at Weirton Steel Corporation.

He is survived by his daughter, Lola Little (Denny) of New Cumberland, WV; sons, Albert C. Leasure (Roxann) of West Union, WV, and Thomas H. Leasure (Rosemary) of Center Point, WV; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great- great-grandchildren; brother, Ernie Leasure (Jerilyn) of Parkersburg, WV; and brother-in-law, Junior Underwood (Louise) of East Liverpool, OH.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 10, 2021, from 10 a.m. until time of service at 2 p.m., at Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Crematin Services, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV, with Pastor Brian Richardson and Pastor Larry Barkley presiding. Entombment will take place at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens.

Johnie’s family wishes to thank Weirton Geriatric Center and the Garden Place staff for the exceptional care they afforded him for the past four years.

Memorial contributions can be made to Weirton First Church of the Nazarene, 475 Colliers Way, Weirton, WV, 26062; or Weirton Geriatric Center, 2525 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton, WV, 26062.