Douglas Besco, Sr., 70
Douglas M. Besco Sr., 70, of West Portsmouth died Saturday March 9, 2013, at Southern Ohio Medical Centers emergency room. He was born Dec. 7, 1942, in West Portsmouth, a son of the late Sherman and Myrtle Hall Besco. Doug was a longtime truck driver and a U.S. Navy veteran. He is survived by his wife, Linda Flowers Besco; two sons, Douglas (Bonnie) Besco Jr. and Jason Besco both of West Portsmouth; one daughter, Kim Besco (Tim Evans) of West Portsmouth; two sisters, Patty Staggs and Josephine Redoutey both of Portsmouth and six grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Sherman and Norman Callaway and a infant sister, Edith Ruth Besco. Memorial services will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Mt.Zion Apostolic Church, 1514 16th St., West Portsmouth with Pastor Donald S. Harr officiating. Cremation arrangements were handled by D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME IN NEW BOSTON. Condolences to dwswickfuneralhome.com.