Samuel Metheny, 84, and Dorotha Jean Metheny, 81, of Rittman, Ohio, passed away February 11, 2021, just 13 1/2 hours apart.. He was born May 9, 1936 in Terra Alta, West Virginia to the late Jesse and Delphia Metheny. She was born December 29, 1939 in Tunnelton, West Virginia to the late James and Gladys Parsons. They married young and spent 66 wonderful years together.
Samuel enjoyed his garden and his yard, hunting, and the outdoors in general. He also loved going to church. He worked at Packaging Corporation of America for 43 years.
Family was very important to Samuel. He loved children – especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by nine brothers: Clyde, William, Frank, Revna, George, Fredrick, Clarence, Jesse, and David Metheny; and sister, Betty Richards.
Samuel was survived by his wife, Dorotha Metheny.
Samuel and Dorotha are survived by their daughters Kathy (James) Cavalet; Karen (Norman) Smith, April (Michael) Ullman. Brother Robert (Marie) Metheny; 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren.
Dorotha loved spending time with her daughters, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed shopping and going to church. She also loved all flowers.
She was preceded in death by her husband; brothers, Archie and James, and sister, Connie Kendal.
Dorotha is survived by her sister Joan Bolyard (Gerald) and brother Jack (Edie) Parsons.
Funeral services will conducted for both Samuel and Dorotha privately with family. Interment will take place in Terra Alta, WV at Oak Grove Cemetery.