Richard E. “Rick” Haines, Jr., 70, of Brilliant, OH, passed away Tuesday September 1, 2020 in the emergency room at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville, OH.
He was born February 28, 1950 in Steubenville, OH, a son of the late Richard E. and Evelyn (Walters) Haines, Sr.
Rick retired in 2001 from Weirton Steel Corp. where he was a scarfer. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan; enjoyed golfing, singing and giving others a laugh with his sense of humor.
Surviving are his wife, Cherella (Stratter) Haines, whom he married September 13, 1970; three sons, Richard E. Haines, III, Michael (Alisha) Haines, and Jeremy Haines, all of Brilliant, OH; a daughter, Lisa (Mario) DiBias of Martins Ferry, OH; three sisters, Doris Ferrar of Yorkville, OH, Patricia (Chuck) Stewart of Bloomingdale, OH and Lori Fisher of Martins Ferry, OH; and six grandchildren, Zoe, Kade, Isabella, and Khloe Haines, Mia and Nico DiBias.
There will be a celebration of Rick’s life at Wheeler Funeral Home, 712 Third St., Brilliant on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of his memorial service at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. John Ater, officiating.
Masks are required and please observe social distancing.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to Lifeline of Ohio, Attn: Contributions, 770 Kinnear Rd, Columbus, OH 43212.
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