CLAUDE ELZA VICARS
WHEELERSBURG – Claude Elza Vicars, age 98, of Wheelersburg, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at SOMC Hospice in Portsmouth. He was born on February 8, 1916, in Wheelersburg to Charles and Ollie (Virgin) Vicars. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was a steelworker by profession, spending 44 years working for Empire Detroit Steel Company in New Boston. He was a member of the First Church of Christ in Wheelersburg and in his spare time he enjoyed taking care of his yard. He also loved spending time with kids of all ages.
Claude is survived by one daughter, Kathy (Tom) Howard of Waterford, OH; one stepson, Dennis (Jacklyn) Watts of Tucson, AZ; two stepdaughters, Genie (John) Lewis of Minford and Vicki Henderson of Dayton; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two wives, Mamie and Rosie; five brothers; two sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 15, 2014, at Wolfe-Nelson Funeral Home in Sciotoville with Randy Wickham, minister, officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace. Friends may call Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. and one hour prior to the service.
Online condolences may be sent to www.WolfeNelsonFuneralHome.com. WOLFE-NELSON FUNERAL HOME in Sciotoville is handling the arrangements.