LOOSEMORE, Richard J., 65, of Weirton, W.Va., passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, at home. He was born Dec. 16, 1946, in Steubenville, Ohio.
He was the son of the late George Richard Loosemore and Clara Dean Loosemore.
Richard was a U.S. Army, 4th infantry, 15th medical detachment, Vietnam War veteran. He was formerly employed at Barkhurst Construction.
Surviving are his sons, Charles A. Loosemore of Weirton, W.Va., and Ronald Dinch of Maysville, Ky., grandchildren, Daniel and Nathan Loosemore, Jacob, Mary, and Ronald Dinch, sister, Joyce D. Eureka (Joseph) of Weirton, W.Va., brother, David R. Loose more of Weirton, W.Va., and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be at the Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, W.Va., on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., where the funeral will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. with Pastor Curt Moser officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Military funeral honors will be provided by American Legion Post No. 10 honor/firing squad and the West Virginia Honor Guard.