Harold ‘Gene’ Metts

Harold ‘Gene’ Metts

NEWELL — Harold “Gene” Metts, 62, of Newell, passed away May 2, 2021.

Born February 5, 1959 in East Liverpool, Ohio, he was the son of the late William “Ralph” and Patty (Steele) Metts.

Gene was a former foreman for Honeywell Titanium. Gene was an avid hunter. He was a member of the Newell American Legion.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his lifetime companion, Patty Church and a sister-in-law, Mary Jo Metts.

Surviving are two daughters, Crystal Barker (Steven) and Jessica Barker (Jose) of Newell; five grandchildren, Delani, Trenton, Nate, Liam and Halen; a brother, Eddie Metts (Kim) of New Cumberland; two sisters, Diane Metts of New Cumberland and Teresa (Tim) Ralph of New Cumberland; nieces and nephews, Paul, Jimmy, Tyler, Stephanie, K.C., Briana and Zack.

Visitation is Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., at the Nixon Funeral Home, Newell, WV, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2021.