Ronald O’Neal Eddy, 81, of Paden City, WV passed away peacefully on Friday, July 11, 2014 at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, WV.

Ronald was born November 24, 1932 in Bens Run, WV son of the late Denzil and Leah (Hanlin) Eddy.

He graduated from St. Mary’s High School.

In addition to his parents, his loving wife of 60 years, Lenora Mae Buchanan Eddy; sister, Beulah Kranske and brother, Allen Eddy, preceded him in death.

Ron was a passionate man who enjoyed playing music on guitars, banjos and violins. He was a retired electrician for Ormet Aluminum with 36 years of service. He also worked part-time for Bee Electric in New Martinsville. Ron was a faithful Christian who attended the Paden City Church of Christ.

Surviving are two daughters, Kathy (David) Leasure of Salisbury, NC and Barbara (Kerry) LeMasters of New Martinsville; three grandchildren, Melissa (John) Hayes, Brian (Brooke) LeMasters and Veronica Leasure; two great-grandchildren, Jolie and Austin Hayes; brother, Robert (Patty) Eddy; sister-in-law, Gala Buchanan of Weirton, WV; brother-in-law, Avery Buchanan of Pittsburgh, PA and several nieces, nephews and friends.

Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Monday, July 14, 2014 at the Jarvis-Williams Funeral Home in Paden City where service will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 15, 2014 with Tim Fleeman officiating.

Interment to follow in Paden Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Ron’s name, to Paden City Public Library, 114 S. Fourth Ave. Paden City, WV 26159.

Expression of sympathy may be made at www.jarvisfuneralhomes. com.