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Russell Iler

April 17, 1949 — January 7, 2019

Russell E. Iler, 69, of Cadiz, Ohio, died Monday, January 7, 2019 at Valley Hospice Care Center North in Steubenville. He was born April 17, 1949 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, a son of the late William and Lelah Hildagard Pasco Iler. Russell was a Truck Driver, having retired from UPS. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Carly and Chuck Iler. Surviving are his wife, Karen Buarch Phillips Iler; two daughters, DeAnna Cooley (Dave) of Adena and Lelah Whitehead (John) of Wintersville; a son, Chad Welshans (DeeDee) of Mansfield; grandchildren, Angela Taylor (Joe), Donald Jenkins (Raylynn Baker), Kourtney Pfouts (Lucas), Zack, Alex and Sierra Welshans; great grandchildren, Randy, Tucker, Raegan, Ryder and Jaxon; siblings, Loraine Noviski, Phoebe Crane, Ella Devore, John Iler and Dixie Cooley; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Thursday, 5-8 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. A memorial service will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the First Church of Christ, 139 N. Main St., Cadiz, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to Harrison County Cancer Crusaders or Valley Hospice. Online condolences may be made at


Thursday, January 10, 2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Inc.
172 South Main Street Cadiz 4390, United States


Friday, January 11, 2019 1:00 PM
First Church of Christ
139 North Main Street Cadiz 43907, United States
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