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John Yantz

John R. "Bud" Yantz

July 30, 1936 - October 6, 2019
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Obituary

John R. “Bud” Yantz, 83

PITTSBURGH – John R. “Bud” Yantz, of New Manchester, passed away Sunday evening, October 6, 2019 at UPMC Montifiore Hospital following a sudden illness. He was 83.

Born in East Liverpool, July 30, 1936, he was a son of the late Earl and Hazel Eckert Yantz. A member of the East Liverpool High School Class of 1954, he worked at Weirton Steel for 38 years. A member of the New Manchester Christian Church, he was the church treasurer as well as a deacon and trustee. For many years, he was an active 4-H volunteer and was instrumental in the development of Camp Aura. At one time, he was a member of the New Manchester Volunteer Fire Department where he served as the assistant chief and treasurer.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda L. Glass Yantz, whom he married September 3, 1960. He also leaves a daughter, Susan L. James and her husband, Ron, of New Manchester, and a son, David R. Yantz and his wife, Elaine, of Wheeling. There are four grandchildren: Carrie Dunfee and her husband, Greg, Alec James and his wife, Audreanna, Cierra Yantz and Kaylie Yantz; and two great-grandsons: Anthony Dunfee and Grier George.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Sara McCoy and Geraldine Harvey.

Friends may visit Wednesday afternoon and evening at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Minister Tim Gola will conduct a funeral service Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Union Cemetery in New Manchester.

Following the service, friends and family will gather at the New Manchester Christian Church for fellowship.

Memorial tributes may take the form of contributions in care of the New Manchester Christian Church, P.O. Box 502, New Manchester, WV 26056.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Dawson Funeral Home
    Address
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
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  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Dawson Funeral Home
    Address
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
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  • Service

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Dawson Funeral Home
    Address
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
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    Officiant
    Minister Tim Gola
  • Interment

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 |
    When
    Thursday, October 10th, 2019
    Location
    Union Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    New Manchester, West Virginia 26056
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  • Reception

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 |
    When
    Thursday, October 10th, 2019
    Location
    New Manchester Christian Church
    Address
    Address Not Available
    immediately following the graveside service

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Michael Donohue

Posted at 06:00pm
Loved working with you over the many years. Wish I could visit but living so far away makes that hard to do. See you some day with the whole mill office gang.
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Posted at 05:47pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Rick Kaleda Sr.

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May our Heavenly Father comfort you in your great loss of a wonderful man.
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