Roy McDannels

Roy Junior McDannels, 90, a resident of Bloomingdale, Ohio, passed away peacefully in Valley Hospice at Steubenville, Ohio, Dec. 25, 2013.

He was born Sunday, Jan. 7, 1923, at Beverly, a son of the late James and Violia Gibson McDannels.

On Nov. 16, 1947, he was married to the former Kathleen Louk, who


Also surviving are one son, Thomas Paul McDannels of New Philadelphia, Ohio; two daughters, Shirley Miser and Margaret Cline and husband, David, all of Bloomingdale, Ohio; five grandchildren, Brian, Jeff, Leslie, Lee, Roy and Lisa; 13 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruby McDannels Coberly of Beverly; one brother, Robert L. McDannels of Kenningston, Ohio; one sister-in-law, Gertrude V. McDannels of Richmond, Va.; three nieces, Mary Ellen Teter Anderson, Dianna Faye Coberly Sanders and Ruth Ann McDannels Eller; and one nephew, Gary Lynn Coberly.

Preceding him in death were two brothers, Ray and James McDannels; one half brother, William Tucker Gibson; two sisters, Ruth McDannels Teter Bolton and Iva Jane McDannels; one half sister, Edna Elizabeth McDannels Mullenax; one daughter-in-law, Sue McDannels; and one son-in-law, Nevin L. Miser Sr.

Roy attended the Park School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army during World War II. He retired from Weirton Steel as a pipe fitter.

Funeral services were conducted Saturday, Dec. 28, at Everhart-Bove Funeral Home at Richmond, Ohio. Burial followed with military honors in East Springfield Cemetery. This announcement is a courtesy of Lohr & Barb Funeral Home for Roy Junior McDannels.