METZ, Charles Rodney, 53, of Weirton, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Franklin Medical Center, Columbus, OH. He was born January 6, 1959, in Weirton, W.Va., the son of Anita Hall Simpson of Weirton, W.Va., and Charles E. Metz of Weirton, W.Va.
He was preceded in death by his brother; William "Billy" Richard Metz, brother-in-law; Dean B. Griffin.
He was formerly employed in the blast furnace department of Weirton Steel. Besides his parents, he is also survived by his wife; Sheila Ann Jones Metz of Steubenville, OH, step mother; Emma Metz (Charles E.) of Weirton, WV, son; Ryan Antoni Metz of Weirton, WV, daughters; Summer Christine Metz of Moundsville, WV, Casee Rae Metz of Florida, Charlene Ann Metz of Steubenville, OH, sisters; Debora Griffin of Florida, Darla Cassiadoro(James) of Weirton, WV, eight grandchildren, one niece, four nephews.
Visitation will be at the Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV, on Monday, November 26, 2012, from 1 p.m. until service at 2 p.m. with Pastor James Rhodes presiding. Burial will follow at Fort Steuben Burial Estates, Wintersville, OH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the Tri-State Christian Academy, 750 Steubenville Pike, Burgettstown, PA 15021. www.steelandwolfe.com