richard milbert
Richard L. Milbert, 64, of Weirton, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2006 at his home proceeding his courageous fight with Brain Cancer. Born July 2, 1941, in Martins Ferry, Ohio, he was the son of Ruth Klucas Milbert of Martins Ferry, Ohio and the late Richard Milbert. Richard served in the Air Force from 1961 - 1964 and was a Vietnam Veteran. With 38 years of service, Richard retired from Weirton Steel where he worked as an electrician in the Power House. He attended St. Paul Roman Catholic Church and was a member of the Madonna Athletic Board, WSX 25-Year Club and the Weirton Marina. Richard had a love of flying, mountain biking and boating. He was past Deacon at Cove Presbyterian Church and a past member of the Weirton Police Reserve Unit. In addition to his mother, Richard is survived by his wife Connie (Cavalet) Milbert of Weirton; son Richard L. Milbert, Jr. and his wife Lynn of Bethlehem, WV; daughter Angie Milbert of Weirton; brother Earl Milbert, and his wife Debbie of Clendenning, Ohio; 4 grandchildren Richard, Desiree', Brandi and Devin; brother-in-law Joe Cavalet and his wife Sheila of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Friends will be received 6-8 Thursday and 2-4 and 6-8PM Friday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, where final funeral are pending. Interment will be at St. Paul Cemetery in Weirton. Please consider a contribution in memory of Richard to Valley Hospice, 380 Summit Avenue, Steubenville, OH 43952 or Weirton Transit Authority, 200 Municipal Plaza, Weirton, WV 26062. Share tributes with his family at

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  1. Richie, Sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I remember both of you from Little League. Seems just like yesterday. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you . Sincerely, Jerry Hamill

  2. Sorry to hear about Rich’s death.. We were in the Police Reserves together.. My thoughts are with all of you…

  3. Dear Angie, Richie, and Connie, I’m very sorry to hear of the passing away of Mr. Milbert. Mr. Milbert seemed like he was such a likable man that always looked for the good in people. It was always such a pleasure for me to pass him up running and say hi to him. May God be with you and all of the rest of his family right now as you pass through this time of hardship.

  4. Connie, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I did not even know that he was sick. If you need anything at all please just call. God Bless you and your family. Sherri Logoyda

  5. Connie, My sympathy goes to Angie and you in these difficult times. I wish I could be there in person, but my thoughts and prays are with you.

  6. Connie and family: My prayers are with all of you today and always. With Love and Support, Amy Kubli

  7. Connie I am so sorry I could not be there at the end. Dick was a wonderful friend and neighbor. Your loving , tender care of him was was simply the best care one could give, from your heart. love Donna

  8. Connie, So many prayers go out to you and your family. Find comfort in God’s love. You know my heart. HUGs Ellie

  9. So very sorry to hear of your loss. Dick and I joined the service together in 1960. The last time I saw Dick was at the Air Force base in Dover, Delaware. I didn’t know where he was living, and I just learned today of his passing. With us living so close, I wish I would have known sooner where he was. You have our deepest sympathy.

  10. Connie and family, Words cannot tell you how sorry I am to hear about Richard. You have all been through so much. Connie knows me from our little group of “ependy-mama’s”, but I want the rest of you to know how much both of your parents have changed my life. They got me started in the online support group, and without them, believe me, I would not be surviving this horror as well as I am. My husband is suffering from this same disease. For the past several years, Connie and Richard have kept me sane. I owe them more than I could ever repay. May Richard now rest in peace, and may God keep watch over Connie and the rest of your family. I love you, Connie, Julie

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