Tribute: Jeffrey L. Southall

November 14, 2016 Obituary

Jeffrey L. Southall, East Liverpool, Ohio - obit

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio – Retired East Liverpool City firefighter Jeffrey L. Southall of State Route 267, passed away at his home Monday morning, November 14, 2016. He was 63.

Born June 22, 1953 in East Liverpool, he was a son of the late Charles and Janice Stokes Southall.

A member of the IAFF Union Local #24 for over 35 years, Jeff was a member of the East Liverpool City Fire Department, having retired in March of 2016.

Jeff had also been associated with Jeff Kreefer Construction for many years.

Jeff had a great love of the outdoors and he enjoyed fishing in Canada, hunting and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.

Surviving is his daughter, Elizabeth Southall of Wellsburg, West Virginia and the loves of his life, his two grandchildren, Emily Renee George and Samuel Alexander George.

Additional survivors include a sister, Carolyn Morris and her husband Eric, of Gibsonia, Pennsylvania and a brother, Gregory S. Southall, of East Liverpool.

In addition to his parents Jeff was preceded by a sister, Anna Marie Southall and a brother, William “Billy” Southall.

Friends may visit with the family at the Dawson Funeral Home on Thursday, November 17 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Reverend Brenda L. Johnson of the Sheridan AME Church will officiate at services to be held at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 18.

Family and friends will then gather at the Dawson Family Center for a time of fellowship.

Visit Jeff’s memorial webpage and express condolences to the family online at

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A television tribute will air Thursday, November 17 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.