Harry Elvin Weir, 89 of East Liverpool, Ohio died on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at Weirton medical Center. He was born in Madison Township, Ohio on March 13, 1924 and was a son of the late John Calvin and Lois Orena (Dailey) Weir.
Living his entire life in this area, he worked as a crane operator at SH Bell Co. until his retirement in 1988. For many years, he was the greens keeper at Cedar Hills Golf Course. Mr. Weir was a 1942 graduate of East Liverpool High School, attended the Glenmoor Presbyterian Church and served during World War II in the US Army Air Corp as a tailgunner on a B-17. While serving he was wounded and received a Purple Heart. Always the farmer at heart, he enjoyed his garden.
His wife, Ruth (Hopper) Weir, whom he married on October 15, 1945 survives him at home.
Also surviving him are his three sons: John Weir and his wife Candice of Charlotte, NC, Tommy Weir and his wife Beth of East Liverpool, OH and Paul Weir and his wife Michele of Memphis, TN; his two daughters: Marjorie Seckman and her husband Daryl of East Liverpool, OH and Beth Ann Wavrek and her husband David of Salt Lake City, UT; one sister: Velma Plate of Wellsville, OH as well as six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother: John E. Weir.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Vel Vais of the church officiating.
Burial will follow in Columbiana County Memorial Park.
The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Friday, August 2, 2013 from 6-9PM
Memorial Contributions may be made to your favorite charity.
Family & friends may view this obituary, sign the guestbook or send condolences online at www.altmeyer.com