Darrell Eastham Sr.

EASTHAM, Darrell Thomas, Sr., 77, of Follansbee, W.Va., passed away on Monday, January 18, 2010 in Forbes Hospice, Pittsburgh, PA.

Darrell was born on March 16, 1932 in Wetzel County, W.Va., a son of the late Thomas and Mary Carroll Eastham. He was preceded in death by his Wife, Mary Welch Eastham on March 31, 2008, Brother, Don Eastham, Sister, Wanda Deuley, and Granddaughter Jessica Hager.

Darrell served in the US Army in the 11th. Airborne as a Paratrooper in the Korean War, he was a member of the Charles Street Church of Christ, and retired from Koppers Corporation.

Surviving are: Daughter: Sandra Guzzo and Husband, Paul; Son: Darrell T. Eastham, Jr. and Wife, Kathi; Daughter: Lynne Hager and Husband, John all of Weirton, W.Va., 4 Grandchildren: William Frantz, Jr., Jeremy Frantz, Tommy Eastham, Amber Bouyoucas; 6 Great Grandchildren.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, January 20, 2010 from 2-4 and 7-9 P.M. at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main St. Follansbee, W.Va., where services will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2010 at 11 a.m. with Ministers, Paul Blake and Jesse Daniels.

Interment will follow in Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, W.Va. Full Military Honors by the Ohio Valley Veterans Memorial Squad.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Follansbee Library, 844 Main St. Follansbee, W.Va., 26037 or Brooke County Library, 945 Main St. Wellsburg, W.Va., 26070, or Brooke County Animal Shelter, 1801 Allegheny St, Follansbee, W.Va., 26037

Condolences may be sent to: www.chambersandjames. com