William Herr

HERR, William J. “Jeff,” 60, of Martins Ferry, OH, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.

He was born Feb. 15, 1953, in Martins Ferry, a son of the late Walter “Bill” and Gwendolen (Morgan) Herr.

He was previously employed with WTRF, Wheeling, WV and The Times Leader. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Martins Ferry. Jeff was also a past president of the Martins Ferry Chamber of Commerce, chairman of the Downtown Revitalization Project and Citizens of the year in 1987.

Surviving are his wife, Melissa (Best) Herr, two daughters; Sherri (Adam) Sink of Cincinnati, OH and Kelly (Randy Dlesk) Herr of Wheeling, WV, two grandchildren; Brady Childers of Wheeling and Lauren Sink of Cincinnati, OH.

Friends will be received Wednesday 4 to 8 p.m. at the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH, where services will be held Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Rev. David Stammerjohn officiating. Interments will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Belmont County District Library, 20 S. 5th St., Martins Ferry, OH 43935 or the charity of the donors choice.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.heslop.com.