Richard Simon

SIMON, Richard Samuel “Sammy,” 66, of Wheeling, WV, died Sunday, January 13, 2013, at Peterson Rehabilitation Center, Wheeling.

He was born June 23, 1946, in Wheeling, a son of the late Samuel R. Simon.

Sammy was a former employee of Kelly Mike Sporting Center, graduate of Wheeling Central High School in 1964 and a Catholic by faith.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his aunt and uncle, Helen and Kelly Mike of Martin’s Ferry, OH.

Surviving are his mother, Louise Simon Magruder of Wheeling; sister, Marcelyn (John) Omaits of Mingo Junction, OH; three nieces, Christina (John) Vecchione of Mingo Junction, Holly Omaits of Steubenville, OH and Jonetta (Chris) Wiersbicki of Weirton, WV; and two great nephews, Ryan and Zachary.

Friends will be received Wednesday, January 16 from 6 p.m. until time of the funeral services at 8 p.m. at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling Chapel, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling WV.

Interment will follow at a later date at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

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