John Daines

DAINES, John William, 81, of Wellsburg, WV, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2012, at Trinity West Hospital, Steubenville, OH.

John was born on January 22, 1931, in Alliance, OH. He was the son of the late William W. and Evelyn (Messer) Daines Cooper.

John was a member of Church of Christ, Wellsburg, WV. He was retired from the Weirton Steel Corp. Tin Mill. John loved to sing, served as an evangelist, but most of all he loved the Lord.

He is survived by his loving wife, Ruth Metz Daines, who were married on July 5, 1950, four children, Pam (David) Cost, Columbia, TN, Patricia (David) Brewer of Chester, WV, Joyce (Ralph) Baker of Georgetown, PA, and Bill (Robin) Daines of Follansbee, WV, 11 grandchildren, Jason Cost, Rachel Wroblewski, Shawn, Kristin, Aaron, Justin Brewer, Heath and Travis Baker, Shannon Best, and Ashley and Cassie Daines, 15 great-grandchildren, a sister, Shirley Carroll of Parkersburg, WV and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Monday, December 17, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main Street, Wellsburg, WV, at which time a formal procession will begin to the cemetery.

Graveside service will be held on Monday, December 17, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. at Kadesh Chapel Cemetery, Beech Bottom, WV.

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