Eldon G. Weyand

NEW WATERFORD–Eldon G. Weyand, 70, of Riffle Road died at 12:45 a.m. Saturday at the Salem Region Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Weyand was born May 3, 1947 in Salem, a son of the late Dwight and Mary (Stahl) Weyand, and had lived most of his adult life in this area.

Eldon worked as a welder and retired as a truck driver for Three S Express of North Lima, where he worked for 13 years. He also owned E Weyand Tent Company and was a partner with the Rent-A-Tent Company.

Eldon also served during the Vietnam War as a member of the U.S. Army.

He is survived by his wife, Donna (Kotsch) Weyand, whom he married Aug. 15, 1966; sons, Matthew (Gretchen) Weyand of Columbiana and Jason (Danielle) Weyand of East Liverpool; sisters, Iona Libert of Lisbon, Mary Brown of Georgia and Alice Smoot of Akron; brothers, Cody of East Liverpool and Dwight of Arkansas; four grandchildren; and his special son, Rod (April) Schultz.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Private graveside services and burial will be held at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are in the care of the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home.

Friends may also view Eldon’s memorial tribute page and express condolences to the family online at www.eells-leggett-stauffer.com.