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Russell L. DePoy

November 29, 2012
The Herald-Star

DePOY, Russell L. age 96, of Weirton, WV passed away peacefully on Nov. 27, 2012, at Valley Hospice Care Center, North, Steubenville, Ohio.

He was born Oct. 15, 1916, in Braxton County, WV. He was the son of the late Charles L. and Georgie (Smith) DePoy.

In addition to his parents, Russell was preceded in death by his brother, Harry DePoy, his sisters, Nellie DeVaughn and Pearl Bickel.

Surviving are his wife Ruby (Perrine) DePoy, son Donald (Jean) DePoy of Clayton, NC and daughter Patricia Seders of Weirton, WV; four grandchildren Charles (Diane) DePoy of Sacramento, CA, Darrin (Annette) Depoy of Clayton, NC, Rev. Brian (Susan) Seders of Clarksburg, WV and Jason (Kimberly) Seders of Frederick, MD. Two step-grandchildren, Timothy (Brandi) Richmond of Clarksburg, WV and Betsy (Jonathan) Scovell of Chambersburg, PA; seven great-grandchildren, Jillian, Melissa and Joshua DePoy; Nicholas, Christopher, Faith and Rebecca Seders; one step-great-grandchild, Brooklyn Richmond.

Russell attended the Free Methodist Church of Weirton. He was retired from National Steel Corp., where he worked in the Blast Furnace Department. He was also a member of the WSX 25-Year Club.

Russell was a devoted husband & father. He will be lovingly remembered & sadly missed by his family.

Private memorial service for the family will be conducted by Rev. Brian Seders at Sugar Creek Cemetery in Braxton County, WV.

The family would like to thank the dedicated and wonderful staff at the Acuity Hospital for the excellent care Russell received.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Valley Hospice, Inc., 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH.

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