Donald M. “Rat” Jeffers, 63, of St. Rt. 250, Adena, OH, died Saturday June 28, 2014, in Wheeling Hospital.

He was birn June 2, 1951, in Martins Ferry, OH. son of the late Louis and Lois Waldo Jeffers.

He was a retired truck driver; an Army Veteran and a #1 Steeler and Pittsburgh Pirate fan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Terry Jeffers and a sister Karen Milhorn.

Surviving are his wife, Lisa Briggs Jeffers; three sons, Donad “D.J.” (Melinda) of Texas, Daniel “Scott” (Amanda) of Texas and Joshua of the home; a brother, Tim Jeffers of Bridgeport; four granddaughters and his beloved Golden Retriever, Cooper.

Friends will be received to pay tribute to Donald and celebrate his life on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Borkoski Funeral Home, Tiltonsville, OH.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, Pastor Jack Durant officiating.

Burial in Holly Memorial Gardens, Pleasant Grove, OH. Full Military honors will be conducted by the Belmont County Council of the V.F.W. at 10:45 Wednesday at the funeral home.