Harry Dobson

DOBSON, Harry R. “Dick,” 84, of Bellaire, OH, died Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Wheeling Hospital.

Harry was born July 29, 1928 in Bellaire, a son of the late Harry Dobson and Virginia Shannon Dobson-Vavra.

He was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel’s Martins Ferry plant, a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Neffs, OH, and the United Steelworkers Union, and a former member of the Moose Club of Bellaire. He was a former Bellaire city treasurer.

Preceding him in death was a son, Richard A. Dobson, in 2001; and a brother, Fred Dobson.

Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Virginia M. Brown Dobson; a daughter, Karen (Jim) Grady of Martins Ferry, OH; two sons, Tom (Teresa) Dobson of Neffs, OH, and Bob (Wendy) Dobson of Bellaire, OH; a brother, Michael (Kathy) Dobson of Winter Park, FL; a sister-in-law, Patsy Dobson of Gainesville, FL; eight grandsons and six great-grandchildren.

There will be no visitation.

Family and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Liturgy with Mass Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Neffs, Ohio, with Father Daniel Heusel as celebrant.

Interment follows at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire, Ohio.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.altmeyer.com.