Obituary for Keith Elias
Keith A. Elias, 63, of Follansbee, WV was called home to the Lord at 7:26 AM on the glorious Sunday Morning of October 1, 2017 at his residence under the care of his family and Amedisys Hospice.
Keith was born on September 27, 1954 in Steubenville, OH. He was the son of the late Andrew and Julia (Lazorak) Elias.
Keith worked for 40 years on the Railroad at Weirton Steel Corp. He was a member of the Church of God – Promise of Victory, Colliers, WV. Keith enjoyed hunting and fishing, sports including football, soccer, hockey, and baseball, and gardening. Many will remember Keith for his coaching of soccer for the Weirton Rotary Soccer organization, being an avid Pittsburgh Pirate and Steeler fan; but most of all, for the love he has shown to his wife and son.
Keith is survived by his faithful and loving wife, Glennette (Lethcoe) Elias of Follansbee, WV, a son, Joshua Elias and his wife, Deidre of Weirton, WV, a grandson, Izaiah Elias, three step grandchildren, Dezrion, Gabrelle, and Demarion, a sister, Bonnie Bullock of Follansbee, WV, a brother, Jim Elias and his wife, Theresa of Follansbee, WV, a sister-in-law, Sue Elias of Jewett, OH, and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 12:00 noon at the Promise of Victory Church of God in Colliers, WV, with Minister Naarai T. Abdi and Reverend Ed Rudiger, officiating.
Joshua will be celebrating his father's life on Sunday , October 8, 2017 at 3:00 PM at the Weirton Cove Presbyterian Church, 3404 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062 with Reverend Ed Rudiger, offciating.
Cremation with Care under the dignified honor of the James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717.
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