ELERICK, Vearl "Whitey" Jr., 79 of Dillonvale, Ohio, passed suddenly on his birthday Saturday May 25, 2013.
He was born in Bannock, Ohio on May 25, 1934, a son of the late Vearl and Mary Dikant Elerick.
He was a retired employee of ITW Steel and attended the First Presbyterian Church of Mount Pleasant.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Sean Elerick and a brother Gerald Elerick.
Vearl is survived by his loving wife of 57 years Patricia Paxton Elerick; daughters: Vicki (Roger) Baker of Mount Pleasant, and Joni (Morgan) Coast of St. Clairsville, Ohio; five grandchildren: Jacqui Sall, Derek Baker, Jon - Erik Gilot, Trey Elerick, Quintin Elerick; and three great-grandchildren: Kambel Sall, Kendal Sall, and Liliana Gilot.
Friends will be received Tuesday from 3 to 8 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 154 Second Street, Dillonvale, Ohio, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday May 29, 2013 with Rev. Byron McElroy officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Sean P. Elerick Memorial Fund, Premier Bank and Trust, PO Box 777, St. Clairsville, OH 43950.
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