LISBON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Ronald Jay Eells, 70, died Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Salem Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
Born March 31, 1951 in Salem, he was a son of the late Jay W. and Janice M. (Freshley) Eells.
A carpenter, Ron had worked for various local contractors including Gary Simpson for many years. He also worked as a paddling instructor and maintenance man at Seven Springs Resort from 1999 to 2004.
Ron was a 1969 graduate of Beaver Local High School.
He was a former member of New Lisbon Presbyterian Church.
A great outdoorsman, he enjoyed canoeing, kayaking, hiking, rock climbing and ice climbing, as well as camping. He was also a scout leader and member of the Trumbull Canoe & Trails Paddling Club.
Survivors include his children, Corrie (David) David and Clay Eells, both of Lisbon; his life partner, Linda Eells of Lisbon; a brother, Russell Eells of Fernandina Beach, Florida and 12 grandchildren, DJ, Natalee, Mason, Amelia, Eloriana, Ryah-Grace, Gemma, Seth, Zion, Nicholas, Nathan and Hayden.
Public visitation will be observed from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, April 5, 2021 at the Weber Funeral Home.
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