Stephen Michael Breese

December 28, 2013

Stephen Michael Breese

Worked for R.G. Johnson and played adult softball

Stephen Michael Breese, 28, of Washington, died Wednesday, December 25, 2013, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

He was born March 31, 1985, in Washington, a son of Keith E. Breese of Washington and Brenda McCutcheon Miller of Washington.

Mr. Breese was a 2003 graduate of McGuffey High School and attended West Virginia University. During high school, he lettered in football, baseball and wrestling.

Mr. Breese played adult softball every summer and was an avid sports fan.

He worked in mineshaft construction for R.G. Johnson for over six years.

On October 2, 2011, he married Katherine “Katie” Schall, who survives.

Also surviving are a daughter, Addison Rae Breese, at home; two brothers, Phillip Breese (Sandy) of Houston and Brian Breese (Naomi) of Washington; a sister, Michelle Savage (Jeff) of Washington; two stepbrothers, Seth Allum (Michelle) of Virginia Beach, Va., and Zachary Allum of Washington; a stepsister, Samantha Allum of Washington; an aunt, Lorena (Tom) Pattison; cousins Ryan, Brittany and Marissa; stepmother Lori Allum; stepfather William Miller; nieces and nephews Abbie Breese, Landon Breese, Camren and Emily Savage and Ethan and Madeline Roman; and several cousins, aunts and uncles.

Also surviving are his maternal grandmother, Juanita V. McCutcheon, and paternal grandparents, E. Homer Breese and Emmajo Breese, all of Claysville.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue, Washington, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, January 2, with Jill Briggs officiating. Burial will follow in Claysville Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to his daughter, Addison Breese, c/o UBS Financial Services, 500 Grant St., 46th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

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