Lisbon - 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 and 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, FL, and 12 grandchildren: DJ, Natalee, Mason, Amelia, Eloriana, Ryah-Grace, Gemma, Seth, Zion, Nicholas, Nathan, and Hayden.
Public visitation will be observed from 5 to 8 PM Monday at the Weber Funeral Home.
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