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Diana Jane (Price) Somers
Diana Jane (Price) Somers, age 98, of Richwood, Ohio, formerly of Farmington Hills, Michigan, died Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware, Ohio. She was born December 31, 1920 in Lonaconing, Maryland to the late George and Sarah Grindle Price.
JERALD W. JEREW
Jerald W. Jerew, 90, of Marion, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Marion General Hospital following a brief illness.
Charles Burton "Bud" Meddles
Charles Burton "Bud" Meddles, 89 of Richwood died unexpectedly, Friday August 2, 2019 at home. He was born October 29, 1929 in Richwood to the late Chester Harold and Helen Louise (Snyder) Meddles.
Robert E. Kirkpatrick
Robert E. Kirkpatrick, 83, of Marysville, died Wednesday evening, July 17, 2019 at The Ohio State Medical Center after a brief illness.
He was born May 20, 1936 to the late Arthur and Ramona (Reese) Kirkpatrick in Springfield.
Dale E. Jones
Dale E. Jones, 74, of Marion, formerly of Prospect passed away peacefully on Friday, July 26, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born on August 15, 1944 in Marion, Ohio to the parents of Robert and Vera (Knachel) Jones.
SHARON VIRGINIA PFEIFFER
Sharon Virginia Pfeiffer, 83 of Richwood died unexpectedly Monday, July 15, 2019 at The Ohio State University Medical Center. She was born August 31, 1935 in Marion, the only child of Myrle Oscar and Gladys Helen (Irvine) Giles.
Mazella Risner, 98, of Marysville, died peacefully late Friday evening, July 19, 2019, at Prestige Gardens surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Feb. 15, 1921, in Salyersville, Kentucky, to the late Reb and Elsie Patrick Green.
DOROTHY ANN BOSWELL
Dorothy Ann Boswell, 92 of Prospect, died peacefully Thursday July 4, 2019 at her home. She was born February 1, 1927 in Fostoria to the late Dale Alfred and Leona Mae (Conn) Doner.
MICHAEL LEONARD SCHURCH
Michael Leonard Schurch was born to Glenn and Dorothy (Ehret) Schurch on August 7, 1949.
FRED LOWELL WHITE
Fred Lowell White, 80 of Richwood went home to be with the Lord on June 20, 2019 at Marion General Hospital after a short battle with cancer. He was born May 9, 1939 to James Cleatus and Marjorie Gayle White.
GARY L. RIDER
Gary L. Rider, age 72, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019. He was born October 25, 1946 in Delaware, OH to Robert and Gladys “Ruth” (Paver) Rider.
CAROL SUE WENNING
Carol Sue Wenning, RN, 72, formerly of Columbus died June 10, 2019 at the Memorial Gables in Marysville after an extended battle with cancer. She was born September 13, 1946 in Mansfield, the daughter of the late Paul and Ruth (Walter) Wenning.
GLENN R. "BUDDY" PRICE
Glenn R. "Buddy" Price, 88, of Huntsville, passed away quietly, surrounded by his loving family on May 31, 2019 at the Campbell Place in Bellefontaine.
Glenn was born on February 3, 1931 near Essex to the late Forrest "Whoopie" and Vida (Reynolds) Price.
NORMA JEAN HATCHER
Norma Jean Hatcher, 85, of Prospect, died peacefully late Sunday evening May 19, 2019 at the Kobacker House in Columbus with her loving daughters by her side. She was born October 30, 1933 in Marion County to the late Donald and Gladys (Stafford) Ward.
WILLIAM KEITH "BILL" CHENEY
William Keith "Bill" Cheney, 73 of Richwood died peacefully Thursday evening, May 2, 2019 at his home. The only child of the late Philip B. and Laura E. (Somerlot) Cheney, he was born December 14, 1945 in Marion.
SANDRA KAY JACKSON
Sandra Kay “Sandy” Jackson, 54, of Richwood and formerly of Marion, died peacefully on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at home.
VICKY SUE CAREY
Vicky Sue Carey, 60 of Prospect, died peacefully early Monday morning April 8, 2019 at her home following a 10-month battle with cancer. She was born December 12, 1958 in Marion to Carroll Clair "Pickle" and Geraldine M. "Gerry" White.
JAMES L. HALL
James L. Hall, 74 of Marysville, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 22, 1944 in Marion to the late Arthur James and Eva (Jolliff) Hall.
DONALD LEE "DON" WOOD
Donald Lee "Don" Wood, age 88, formerly of Richwood, died Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Providence Newberg Hospital in Newberg, Oregon. He was born April 29, 1930 in Richwood to the late Vernon Wood and Hazel (Jerew) Wood.
Frieda McCalf, 68 of Richwood, died peacefully Thursday evening March 21, 2019 at her home. She was born October 18, 1950 in West Liberty, Kentucky to the late Hobert and Nannie Mae (Wright) Conley.
CLYDE E. BECKEL
Clyde E. Beckel Sr. 97, of Richwood, formerly of Prospect, died peacefully Wednesday morning March 13, 2019 at the Marion Manor. He was born December 12, 1921 in Marion County to the late Harry and Lydia (Ebert) Beckel.
PHYLLIS J. OMAN
Phyllis J. Oman, 92, lifelong resident of Richwood, died peacefully early Saturday morning March 16, 2019 at the Memorial Gables in Marysville. She was born November 11, 1926 in Richwood to the late Sturgis and Gladys (Flesher) Cheney.
Jeff Leiter, 68, of Richwood, died peacefully Wednesday evening March 6, 2019 at the home of his brother near Raymond, following a short battle with cancer. He was born February 17, 1951 in Dayton to the late Dean and Marjorie (Bayless) Leiter.
SHIRLEY ANN FRYMAN
Shirley Ann Fryman, 77 of Prospect died unexpectedly Friday, March 1, 2019 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. She was born June 22, 1941 in Ottawa to the late Otto Wayne and Mary Ann (Smith) Bingley.
GARY E. LIGGETT
Gary E. Liggett, 73 of Marysville, died Saturday, March 2, 2019 at OSU Medical Center after failing health for 7 years. He was born February 9, 1946 in Marion to the late Owen Wayne and Frieda Lodell (Hickok) Liggett.
ROGER BURKE EVANS
Roger Burke Evans, 85 of Richwood, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky. He was born July 18, 1933, son of the late Jay & Wilda Evans.
Pauline Sivey, 97, of Richwood, entered her heavenly home, Friday morning February 22, 2019 at the Grand of Dublin. She was born March 31, 1921 in Essex at the home farm to the late Oliver and Emma Gertrude (Schaeffer) Hall.
CLAUDE L. TIDD
Claude L. Tidd Jr., 84 of Richwood died unexpectedly Monday, February 11, 2019 at Memorial Hospital of Union County. He was born May 9, 1934 in Marion to the late Claude L. and Flora Belle (Kutz) Tidd Sr.
RICHARD L. KALE
Richard L. Kale, 89 of Richwood, died peacefully Saturday evening February 16, 2019 at the Memorial Gables in Marysville. He was born August 12, 1929 near LaRue to the late Elmer and Evonda (Virden) Kale.
MAX E. ROBINSON
Max E. Robinson died peacefully at his home on February 15, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 30, 1927 in Marysville to Walter W. Robinson and Emma Parrott Robinson.
BONNIE L. MADDEN
Bonnie L. Madden 63, of Leesville, entered into rest on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 in Leesville, LA. Bonnie was born on October 5, 1955 in Marion, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her mother, Josephine Hendrickson and her husband, Chester Madden.
HAROLD EUGENE (GENE ROCK) MONROE
Gene Rock Monroe, 82, died on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. He was born Harold Eugene Monroe, in Richwood, Ohio on Feb. 2, 1936, to Russell and Margaret (Rusty) Monroe.
JUDITH DEAN "JUDE" SADLER
Judith Dean “Jude” Sadler, 73 of Richwood, formerly of Wyandotte, Michigan, died at home in a house fire early Tuesday morning January 15, 2019.
She was born April 27, 1945 in Trenton, Michigan to the late Donald and Betty (Cantwell) Carroll.
LOWELL DEAN TAYLOR
Lowell Dean Taylor 82, of Radnor, died peacefully Saturday evening January 19, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born May 30, 1936 in Radnor to Thomas Luellen and Thelma (Schultz) Taylor, his mom survives in Ashley at the age of 105.
VIRGINIA J. DAVIS
Virginia J. Davis 86, of Richwood, died peacefully Saturday morning January 19, 2019 at the Memorial Gables in Marysville.
She was born October 11, 1932 near Byhalia to the late Leslie Carl and Gladys A. (Hopkins) Rockhold.
Becky Kimler, 58 of near Magnetic Springs, died unexpectedly January 11, 2019 at her home of an apparent heart attack.
She was born April 21, 1960 in Marion to the late Gene and June (Freeman) McCarty.
WALTER F. STALEY
Walter F. Staley, 101, of West Mansfield, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at Brookdale of Marysville, surrounded by his family.
He was born Oct. 10, 1917, in York Center, to the late Dale F. and Marietta (Spangler) Staley.
ROBERT E. KIDWELL
Robert E. Kidwell, 81 of Marion, died peacefully Saturday morning December 15, 2018 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born October 19, 1937 in Cincinnati to the late Calvin S. and Ruth A. (McClain) Kidwell.
MARY E. MCELROY
Mary E. McElroy, 84 of Richwood, died peacefully Friday evening December 14, 2018 at the Wexner Medical Center at O.S.U.
She was born April 29, 1934 in Essex to the late Leo Forrest “Whoopie” and Vida LaVon (Reynolds) Price.
ROBERT J. SIDLE
Robert J. Sidle, 100 of Richwood died peacefully Saturday, December 8, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born August 6, 1918 in Richwood to the late John and Nellie (Bumgarner) Sidle.
BRENDA JANE GIBSON
Brenda Jane Gibson died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 at her home. She was born on November 13, 1940, in Richwood, to the late Arby and Cloa (Robertson) Cramer.
ROBERT J. HAMILTON SR.
Robert J. Hamilton Sr., 91 of Marysville, formerly of Richwood died Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Bluebird Retirement Community.
He was born July 9, 1927 in Magnetic Springs to the late John T. and Kenova (Dull) Hamilton.
MICHAEL RUSSELL MINGUS
Michael Russell Mingus 66, of Richwood, died peacefully Sunday evening November 25, 2018 at his home, his loving family by his side.
He was born October 31, 1952 in Columbus to the late Lloyd Gideon and Rosa Jean (Chandler) Mingus.
VICKY LYNN (SOMERLOT) HARDIE
Vicky Lynn (Somerlot) Hardie, 67 of Marion, died Thursday morning November 15, 2018 at the Marion General Hospital.
She was born May 25, 1951 in Richwood to the late Paul Frederick and Mary (Holcomb) Somerlot.
GERALD M. FORD
Gerald M. Ford, 79 of Richwood, died unexpectedly Saturday morning, November 17, 2018 at his home.
He was born April 26, 1939 in Plain City to the late Samuel Walter “Jack” and Ruth Isabella (Andrews) Ford.
NICHOLAS J. WALL
With his loving family by his side, Nicholas J. Wall, 90, of Marion made the final turn for “home” on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.
Nick was born on May 9, 1928 to Lester E. and Hester (Kuntz) Wall in Richwood.
JANET E. MARKIN
Janet Eileen Markin, 74 of Richwood, went to meet her lord peacefully late Friday evening November 9, 2018 at the Memorial Gables in Marysville following a short illness.
She was born October 12, 1944 near Unionville Center to the late Julius and Ada Blanche (Nunamaker) Bliss.
EVELYN A. BAKER
Evelyn A. Baker, 89 of Richwood, died peacefully Sunday afternoon November 11, 2018 at the Memorial Gables in Marysville.
She was born October 19, 1929 on the family farm on Somerlot-Hoffman Rd. in Marion County to the late Carl and Hazel (Garrett) Somerlot.
DAVID MICHAEL WEDDING
David Michael Wedding of Bastrop, Texas, passed away on October 2nd, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.
Mike was born in Akron, Ohio on December 1, 1942 to Joseph Eugene Wedding and Mary Josephine Wedding.
GEORGETTA R. SHORT
Georgetta R. Short, 64, of Richwood was born to earthly life on October 23, 1954, to the late George and Helen Henderson, and born to eternal life on Thursday, November 1, 2018, after a long, hard battle with emphysema.
HELEN JEAN HINES
Helen Jean Hines, 89 of Richwood, died early Saturday morning, November 3, 2018 at Heartland of Dublin.
She was born March 3, 1929 to the late Ralph and Pauline (Howison) Wood in Leesburg Township in Union County.
ORA F. "JACK" PAYNE
Ora F. “Jack” Payne, 82 of Richwood, died early Wednesday October 31, 2018 at his home.
He was born February 17, 1936 in Union County to the late Paul and Edna (Smith) Payne.
ROBERT O. HAMILTON
Robert O. Hamilton, 91, of Marysville, died Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the OSU/Rhodes Medical Center in Columbus.
Born July 27, 1927 in Delaware, he was the son of the late George R. and Annette (Otte) Hamilton.
GEORGE EDWARD CODER
George Edward Coder, 91, of Marysville, and former longtime resident of West Mansfield, died early Tuesday, morning Oct. 23, 2018 at Bluebird Retirement Community surrounded by his family following months of failing health.
Born January 3, 1927, in Marysville, he was the son of the late Harry and Ethel (Hatfield) Coder.
ERNEST "ERNIE" GLENN FIELDS
Ernest “Ernie” Glenn Fields, 87 of Richwood died unexpectedly Monday, October 15, 2018 at his home.
He was born August 25, 1931 in Richwood to the late Ernest Claude and LaVerna “Verna” (Simpson) Fields.
BEATRICE (LYKINS) COYLE
Beatrice (Lykins) Coyle, 92 of Marysville, formerly of Richwood, died Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Memorial Gables.
She was born October 3, 1926 in Golden, Colorado to the late Carmie and Ethel (Brashears) Lykins.
JUDGE GARY F. MCKINLEY
Judge Gary F. McKinley, 78, of Marysville, formerly of Richwood, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning October 2, 2018 at the Memorial Hospital in Marysville.
Judge McKinley was born and raised in Richwood to the late Frank T. and Pauline (Jerew) McKinley.
FANNIE E. HOFFMAN
Fannie E. Hoffman, 100, of Essex, died peacefully Wednesday evening October 3, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born April 30, 1918 in York Township, Union County to the late Levi and Mary (Longberry) Rockhold.
CONNER ANN MILLER
Conner Ann Miller, 20, of Mt. Victory died Wednesday October 3, 2018 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
She was born September 3, 1998 in Delaware to her parents Chris and Carol (Cox) Miller of Mt. Victory.
TIMOTHY BRANDT HOLCOMB
Timothy Brandt Holcomb, 61 of Marion, died at his home. He was born June 10, 1957 in Marion, the son of Dr. Charles William Holcomb and Barbara Boggs Holcomb.
VERA L. OEHLER
Vera L. Oehler, 86, of Prospect, died Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Marion General Hospital.
She was born October 24, 1931 on the home farm near Prospect to the late Frank and Iva (Ebersole) Criswell.
Maynard McCloud, 89 of Richwood, died Saturday, September 22, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born April 12, 1929 in Marysville to the late Lewis and Etta Mae (Ingersole) McCloud.
DEANNA J. HEDGES
Deanna J. Hedges, 79, of Johnstown, died Saturday morning September 15, 2018 at the Pataskala Oaks Nursing Home.
She was born October 14, 1938 in Nevada to the late Myron L. and Isabelle (Willey) Tobey.
FRANCES E. ESTEP
Frances E. Estep, 94, of Richwood, died peacefully Friday afternoon September 14, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born September 16, 1923 in Hillsboro, Kentucky to the late Benjamin and Bertha (Barnett) Jones.
JACKIE D. KITCHEN
Jackie D. Kitchen, 80, of Marion, died peacefully Wednesday morning, Sept. 12, 2018, at Heartland in Marion after several months of failing health.
He was born Sept. 28, 1937, in Boone County, Kentucky, to the late David H. and Edith Hannah Kitchen.
CLARA LUCILLE "LUCI" SCHILLER
Clara Lucille "Luci" Schiller Holloway, age 88, of Marysville, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Memorial Gables.
She was born September 19, 1929 in Mahoning County, Ohio to the late Clark and Lucy Vincent Schiller.
DANIEL C. CRAMER
Daniel C. Cramer, 87, of Deerfield Beach, Florida, formerly of Richwood, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Boca Raton Regional Hospital surrounded by his family.
GLEN ARTHUR SLEMMONS
Glen Arthur Slemmons, 83, of Marion and Worthington, Ohio, died Friday, August 31, 2018, at Grant Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.
Mr. Slemmons was born November 25, 1934, in Richwood, Ohio, to the late Ray and Pearl Slemmons.
WALTER KEITH ADAMS
Walter Keith Adams, 69, of Meridian, MS, passed away Sept. 1, 2018, after a long struggle with cancer. He was born in Mt. Vernon, Ohio on March 25, 1949, to Merrill and Ruth Adams (Frye).
JULIE LEE (TULLER) REGULA
Julie Lee (Tuller) Regula 60, of Ostrander, passed from this life peacefully Saturday afternoon September 1, 2018 at her home following a courageous 7-year battle with cancer.
She was born February 21, 1958 in Columbus to Charles and Rosalyn (Buckley) Tuller, they survive in Florida.
CHRISTOPHER GENE NEIL
Chris lived his life to the fullest, he was a compassionate, glorified soul who loved his family and fishing.
Christopher Gene Neil was born on January 31st 1964 in Columbus, Ohio to Gene Neil and Sharon Smith.
JOAN EILEEN AUSTIN
Joan Eileen Austin passed away on July 24, 2018 at Marion Manor.
She was born to Carl and Celia Cudd in their home in Richwood on Miller Road on January 26, 1937.
WILLIAM K. WALL
William K. Wall, 97, of Charlottesville, Virginia, left this life peacefully on Friday, June 29, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.
Bill was born on June 7, 1921 to Hester (Kuntz) and Lester Wall of Richwood, OH.
EVELYN JUNE GROSE
Evelyn June Grose, 80, died Monday, June 25, 2018 at her home in Richwood, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born April 1, 1938 to Delmar and Pauline (Fawley) Eastman.
EUGENE O. PENDLETON
Eugene O. Pendleton, 84, of Prospect, died peacefully Sunday, July 15, 2018 at his home.
He was born October 1, 1933 in Ridgeway to the late Frederick and Mildred (Holt) Pendleton.
JAMES B. “JAMIE” FRYMAN
James B. “Jamie” Fryman, 36, of the West Mansfield area, died unexpectedly Friday, June 6, 2018, at his home.
He was born April 13, 1982, in Marion, to Deborah Mabery Sproull and the late David E. Fryman.
Ruth Moore, 77 of rural Marysville, passed away peacefully Tuesday June 5, 2018 at her home surrounded by loved ones.
She was born January 31, 1941 in Floyd County, Kentucky to the late Suzy Hicks.
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