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Gary R. Virden, Sr.

March 6, 1939 ~ August 26, 2020 (age 81)

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Gary R. Virden, Sr., 81, of Wintersville, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Trinity West. He was born March 6, 1939 in Wheeling, WV a son of the late Roy Lee & Thelma L. Williams Virden. Gary was a pipefitter at Weirton Steel Co. Tin Mill and an Army veteran. He was a member of Unionport Christian Church, Mingo Sportsmans Club and a 1957 graduate of Wellsburg High School. Gary was preceded in death by two brothers Victor & Roger.

Surviving are his wife Ellen Christoff Virden; five children Gary R. (Christine) Virden, Jr. of Steubenville, Carrie Lynn (Guy) Rector of Zanesville, Brian Hagerty of Empire, Mary Ann (Seth) Rieger of Strasburg & Lori (David) Meyer of Fairmont, WV; six grandchildren Jennifer, Michael, Jeremy, Emily, Katie & Allison; and sister Jean Forsythe of Wellsburg.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville on Saturday 3-5 p.m. Private services will be observed.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Unionport Christian Church, 3488 County Road 39, Bloomingdale, OH 43910. 

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