Roy E. Ealy, Sr., 76, of Claysville, Pa. (East Finley Twp.) died at 5:25 a.m. Friday, January 24, 2014 in The Washington Hospital, Washington, Pa. following a short illness.He was born May 25, 1937 in East Finley Twp., Washington County, Pa. a son of the late Brinton Sherwood Ealy and Mary Eleanor Cain Ealy Wilson and had resided in East Finley Twp. all his life.Mr. Ealy was a member of the Park Avenue Baptist Church.He was a 1955 graduate of the former Claysville High School.Mr. Ealy was a professional meat cutter most of his adult life, after serving his apprenticeship in Jeannette, Pa. he was employed from 1957, by the former American Foods in Washington and the former Green Valley Packing Co. in Taylorstown until leaving the profession in 1976. He was last employed as a bus driver for the McGuffey School District from 1977 until retiring in 1999, and also a self-employed farmer most of his life.He was a former member of the East Finley Twp. Planning Commission and a current member of the Fairmount Cemetery Board of Directors.Mr. Ealy enjoyed his family, grandchildren, camping and held an interest in International and Farmall tractors.On September 25, 1957 he married Janet Leerose Plants who survives.Also surviving are four sons, Roy E. Ealy, Jr., husband of Linda Ealy of East Finley Twp., Jeffrey Ealy, Sr., husband of Darlene Ealy and Michael, husband of Karen Ealy, both of Claysville, Stephen, husband of Margaret Ealy of Aliquippa,; a daughter, Glenda, wife of Timothy Stimeling, Sr. of Claysville; 12 grandchildren, Jennifer, wife of Jason Francis, Brinton, husband of Jen Ealy, Stephanie, wife of Joe Henderson, Heather, wife of Wayne Sheatler, Jeffrey Ealy, Jr., husband of Megan Ealy, Jason, husband of Catherine Ealy, Carrie Ealy, Bradley, husband of Hannah Ealy, Jacob and Ashlynn Ealy, Timothy Stimeling, Jr. and Lerose Stimeling; nine great grandchildren, Madisyn and Sydney Francis, Faith, Lane and Clayton Ealy, Ellie and Devin Henderson, Wyatt and Gavin Sheatler; two sisters, Ruth, wife of Thomas Crouse of Prosperity and Daisy M. Mounts of Claysville; several nieces and nephews.Deceased in addition to his parents are his step-father, Thomas Wilson and a brother-in-law, William (Bill) Mounts.The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Park Avenue Baptist Church, 3750 Park Ave., Washington, Pa. 15301.