He was born March 20, 1943, in Wheeling, a son of the late Andrew and Stella (Olinski) Antosz.
He was retired from Consolidated Coal Georgetown Mine, a member of Kirkwood United Methodist Church, Bridgeport Blue Lodge 181, Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Ohio, Hope Commandry 26 Knight Templar, the UMWA, and a life member of the Lansing Sportsman Club.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Frank.
Rich is survived by his loving daughters, Tina Dubil of Wilmington, NC, Karen (Bill) Cenkus, and Sherri (Ted) Ducker, both of St. Clairsville; a brother, Joe (Helen) Antosz of Colerain; sisters, Jane Howley of St. Albans, WV and Andrea (Daniel) Barritt of St. Clairsville; and his loving grandchildren, Amanda Dubil, Brooke, Shae, and Ashten Cenkus, and Branden Ducker; also several nieces and nephews
Friends are invited to a celebration of Rich's life on Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 2-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside. Services will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. with Rev. James Hoff officiating, interment in Holly Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
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