EVERSON, Richard Howard, 81, of Bellaire, Ohio, passed Friday December 7, 2012 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born in Wheeling, W.Va. on February 5, 1931, a son of the late Guy and Edna Mae Landers Everson.
He was a 35-year employee of OVMC; a U.S. Army veteran; and attended Riverview Bible Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Roger, Martin, Guy and Robert Everson; and a sister, Eunice Butler.
Richard is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Alfreda Imer Everson; a daughter, Pamela Jean Pethtel of Zanesville, Ohio; three grandchildren, Angel (Larry) Horton, Richard (Amanda) Harbaugh, Shaun Harbaugh; five great -grandchildren, Emily, Joseph Harbaugh, Patricia Horton, Leslie Horton, and Raymond Horton.
Friends will be received Monday 4-8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, Ohio, where services will be held Tuesday December 11, 2012 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Richard Roland, officiating.
Interment will follow at Linwood Cemetery, Blaine, Ohio.
Offer online condolences at www.wilsonfuneralhomes.com.