RIESBECK, James David “JD”

RIESBECK, James David “JD,” 65, of St. Clairsville, OH, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at Wheeling Hospital.

He was born April 19, 1948, in Martins Ferry, OH, a son of the late Paul and Jessie Sapp Riesbeck.

JD was a retired employee of Riesbeck’s Food Markets, attended the East Richland Evangelical Friends Church, a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and dearly loved the horses on his farm.

Surviving are his loving wife, Denise Church Riesbeck of St. Clairsville; a son, David Jerome Riesbeck of Cambridge, OH; a sister, Paula (John) Vendlinski of Naples, FL; three brothers, Mike (Diana) Riesbeck and Bill (Loretta) Riesbeck both of St. Clairsville, Allan (Carol) Riesbeck of Dubuque, IA; several nieces and nephews; mother-in- law, Mary Church; sisters- in-law, Diana (Chuck) Hacker, Donna (Randy) Hardman, Nancy (Don) Lutz, Joyce (Tim) Cooper, Sharon (Jack) Tittle and Sue Church and her fiance, Rob Wacker.

Friends will be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 6 p.m. until time of service at 7:30 p.m. at Beck- Altmeyer Funeral Home & Crematory, 204 West Main Street, St. Clairsville with Rev. Wayne Ickes officiating.

Belmont County Council of American Legions will conduct full military rites at 7:15 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution may be made to Belmont Dialysis Center, 68639 Bannock Road, St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950.

Share your thoughts and memories of JD with his family at www.altmeyer. com.