LAVENDER, Harold, 59, formerly of Steubenville, passed away on Feb. 19, 2014, at Akron City General Hospital.
He was born on March 17, 1954, to the union of late Ross, Sr. and Iola (Hudson) Lavender.
He was a graduate of Steubeville High School.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Gussie L. Culbreath.
He leaves to cherish his memory a daughter, Princess Palmer-Sams, two stepsons; Jeffery and William Gwen, a devoted companion for 22 years, Carmia Gwen, loving siblings; Masie, Isabelle, Tonya, Ross, Jr. (Rose), Curtis, Robert (Jewel) and Lorenzo (Renita) Lavender, Rosemary Cain and Latricia (Sonny) Solomon, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at noon at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 221 N. 7th St. Rev. Norries A. Hood, Sr., Officiant and Rev. Roderick Pounds, Eulogist. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Burial at Union Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at www.gregroyandmartinfuneralservice.com.