Richard C. Jeffers

Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | March 11, 2021

Richard C. Jeffers, age 91, of Jefferson Hills, passed away on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired as the head custodian for the West Jefferson Hills School District. An Air Force veteran serving during the Korean War, he loved playing cornhole, cards and puzzle books, and enjoyed watching Pittsburgh sports. Born May 8, 1929 in Elrama, he was a son of the late Joseph B. and Vera (Crownover) Jeffers. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Charolette (Gill) Jeffers; daughter, Phylis Jeffers of Jefferson Hills; sons, Scott (Cheryl) Jeffers of Monongahela and Stephen (Darlene) Jeffers of Elizabeth Twp.; grandchildren, Lucas Jeffers, Taylor Jeffers, Tyler (Alyssa) Settelmaier, Brianna Ketzler and Derek Ketzler; four great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth; brother, Ronald; also, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter, Kathy Settelmaier, and sons, James and Ricky Jeffers. The family appreciates all the thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. A private memorial service is planned for the immediate family. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at

Originally published March 11, 2021.

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