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Emma Lynn Gray
Emma Lynn Gray, 87, of Richwood, died peacefully Tuesday afternoon January 5, 2021 at the Bluebird Retirement Community.
She was born March 11, 1933 in Ashland, Kentucky to the late Jack and Martha (Gibbons) Boaz.

Richard “Dick” Gray
Richard “Dick” Gray, 87 of Richwood, died peacefully Sunday afternoon, January 10, 2021 at the Bluebird Retirement Community.
He was born June 25, 1933 in Richwood to the late Bernard Core and Dorothea Elizabeth (Baumgartner) Gray.
He was also preceded in death five days prior by his wife, Emma Lynn (Boaz) Gray.

Roger L. Baker
Roger L. Baker,74, of Marion, died unexpectedly early Monday morning at his home.
He was the son of the late James H. and Margaret (Chandler) Baker.

Donald Parks
Donald Edward Parks, age 77, died Sunday morning, December 13, 2020, at Altercare of Bucyrus, following an extended illness.  He was born in Firebrick, Ohio on April 1, 1943 to the late William Edward and Mary Alice (Childers) Parks.

James Lowell Davis
James Lowell Davis, 90, of Richwood, slipped away peacefully Tuesday evening December 8, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born June 4, 1930 near Richwood to the late William Dever and Marian (Haughn) Davis.

Nina Maxine Weininger
Nina Maxine Weininger, age 96, of 101 Westbrook Drive, Upper Sandusky, Ohio and formerly of McCutchenville died at 8:00 P.M., Saturday, December 12, 2020 at the Inn at Westbrook, Upper Sandusky, Ohio. She was born on August 10, 1924 in Melmore, Ohio to George W. and Aleta (Kisor) Palmer.

Daniel Joe Laughrey
Daniel Joe Laughrey, 83, of Richwood, died Friday evening December 11, 2020 at the Marion Manor.
He was born in Broadway on September 26, 1937 to the late Luther L. and Mildred Laverne (DeBolt) Laughrey.

Darrell Wayne "Todd" Gibson
Darrell Wayne "Todd" Gibson, 83 of Richwood died on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at his residence.
He was born on December 23, 1936 in Morral, Ohio to the late Emmett and Merril (Cramer) Gibson.

Eilene Worthington
Eilene Worthington passed away on November 18, 2020, at Willow Brook Delaware Run in Delaware.
Eilene was born October 13, 1930, to Frank and Ethel (Warren) Hickok in Leesburg Township, Union County.

Sandra K. "SanDee" Tidd
Sandra K. Tidd, 76 of Richwood, died Thursday, November 19, 2020 at the home of her son in Key West, Florida.
She was born February 26, 1944 in Greencastle, Indiana.

Wanda Kay Compton
Wanda Kay Compton, 72, of Byhalia, died Sunday November 15, 2020 at the Marion General Hospital.
She was born January 29, 1948 in Richwood to the late Charles and Alice (Phipps) Major.

Lillian Eileen (Reynolds) Erwin
Lillian Erwin, age 97 years, 11 months and 7 days, of Little Falls, Minnesota passed away peacefully on November 7, 2020 at St. Otto’s Care Center in Little Falls, Minnesota. Born in Richwood, Ohio to the late Ed Reynolds and Kittie Ellen (Gannon) Reynolds.

Kenneth V. "Kenny" Gravatt
Kenneth V. “Kenny” Gravatt Jr., 61, of Richwood, died Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the OSU Ross Heart Hospital in Columbus, with his loving wife by his side.
He was born on January 17, 1959, in Trenton, NJ, to the late Kenneth and Mary (Hoaern) Gravatt.

Maxine Decker
Maxine Decker, 94, formerly of LaRue, died Tuesday morning November 10, 2020 at the Heartland of Marion. She was born June 12, 1926 in Anneta, Kentucky to the late Slaten Carroll and Stella (Lashley) Willis.

Juanita Oberdier
Juanita Oberdier, 78 of Richwood, passed away peacefully November 11, 2020 after a battle with Dementia and is now home with the Lord. She was born March 30, 1942, in Kentucky to the late Hobert and Maggie Ann (Wright) Conley.

Charles R. Jacobs
Charles R. Jacobs, 75, of Prospect, died Tuesday afternoon, November 10, 2020 at the Marion General Hospital after a short battle with Covid-19. He was born June 25, 1945 in Kenton to the late Carl and Henrietta (Hedges) Jacobs.

Daniel Ray Duncan
Daniel Ray Duncan, age 65, of Ostrander, died peacefully at home on Saturday, November 7, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.
He was born July 22, 1955 in Union County, Ohio to the late Delmer and Eileen Wears Duncan.

Kathie Ann Pfister
Kathie Ann Pfister, 71, formerly of Richwood, passed away Sunday November 8, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loved ones.
She was born February 4, 1949 in Kenton to the late William “Bill” and Dorthea “Dottie” Davis.

Mary Carey
The family of Mary (Coons) Carey sadly announces her death on October 30, 2020.  She passed away at her home near Richwood, Ohio, with family by her side.  She was 87 years old. Mary was born to Ona Fay (Breece) Coons and Herbert H. Coons, in Marion , Ohio.

John Joseph Wiley
John Joseph Wiley, 91, of Richwood, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 25, 2020, surrounded by his family.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Fern Wiley and his nephew Mark Wells.

Ben E. Bumgarner
Ben E. Bumgarner, 65 of Richwood, died unexpectedly Sunday morning October 11, 2020 in the emergency room at Memorial Hospital in Marysville.
He was born January 7, 1955 in Marion to the late Millard and Martha (Worthington) Bumgarner.

Donna Marie Carpenter
Donna Marie Carpenter, 72, of Ostrander, died Tuesday afternoon, September 15, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
She was born December 27, 1947 in Kenton to the late Donald L. and Florence (Grose) Borland.

Jack Allen Hines
Jack Allen Hines, 87, of Marysville, went to be with the Lord early Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Walnut Crossing.
Born January 26, 1933 in West Mansfield, he was the son of the late Dewey and Christina (Allen) Hines.

CARL ODEN BESST
Carl Oden Besst, 86, died Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 at Prestige Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Marysville.
He was born Sept. 18, 1933, in Warsaw, Ohio to the late Harold and Lois (Nowels) Besst.

Janet Ann Sieg
Janet A. Sieg, 88, of Richwood, passed away on June 22, 2020 at the Memorial Gables in Marysville following a brief illness.
Janet is preceded in death by her parents Thaddeus and Helen Sieg.

Esther Ann Bugg
Esther Ann Bugg, 97, formerly of Richwood, died Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Memorial Gables in Marysville.
She was born February 19, 1923 in Columbus, the only child of Edwin Byron and Ina (Rogers) Burnside.

Francis E. “Ed” Cramer
Francis E. “Ed” Cramer, 80, of Marysville, died early Sunday morning, July 12th at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center following a brief illness.
Ed was born April 21, 1940 in Union County to the late Francis B. and Lucille Douglas Cramer.

Florence "Flo" Rockhold Shoup Fisher
Florence "Flo" Rockhold Shoup Fisher, 97, of Sarasota, Florida passed away on June 26, 2020 at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
Born on November 2, 1922, the 12th of 13 children to Levi and Mary Etta (Longberry) Rockhold of York Center, Ohio.

Renetta Dawn Penix Johnson
Renetta Dawn Penix Johnson, 54 of Richwood, died Monday, July 6, 2020 at OSU Medical Center.
She was born December 23, 1965 in Kenton to Roy M. and Rona Starr (Griffith) Penix.

Waunna "Bonnie" Leona Allison Galloway
Waunna “Bonnie” Leona Allison Galloway, 90, of Marysville, went to be with her Lord on Monday, June 29th at Memorial Hospital with her loving family by her side.
Bonnie was born June 27, 1930 in New Cumberland, West Virginia, to the late Harry and Goldie (Tillis) Allison.

Darrell F. Gerfen
Darrell F. Gerfen, a true family man, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Riverside United Methodist Hospital.  Darrell was 79 years old and lived most of his life in Prospect, Ohio.
Darrell was born in Marion, Ohio on December 22, 1940 to the late Benjamin “Franklin” and Dorothy Marjorie (Benzler) Gerfen.

Leanna Kathryn Moyer Cereoli
Leanna Kathryn Moyer Cereoli, 64, of Richwood, died peacefully Sunday afternoon June 28, 2020 at the home of her daughter in Richwood. She was surrounded by her loving family.
She was born July 24, 1955 in Springfield, Illinois to the late John J. and Lula Victoria (Smith) Moyer.

Charles Ransome
Charles Ransome, 64 of Richwood, died Friday, July 3, 2020 at Marion General Hospital.
He was born April 6, 1956 in Marysville to Abram W. Ransome and Ruth E. (Shields) Ransome Webb.

Russell Vance Jr.
Russell Vance Jr., 59, of Richwood, died unexpectedly Tuesday, June 9th, at Memorial Hospital of Union County.
He was born December 10, 1960 in Columbus to S. Russell and Vera L. Duty Vance Sr.

Christine L. Trout
Christine L. Trout died on June 10, 2020 at Banner Baywood Hospital in Mesa, Arizona.
She was born January 20, 1920 in Richwood, Ohio to the late Dilver A. and Nelle O. Silliman.

Melva N. Shuman
Melva N. Shuman, 96, of Richwood, died peacefully Monday morning June 1, 2020 at the Stone Crest Medical Center in Tennessee.
She was born September 24, 1923 in Richwood to the late Faris A. and Edna (Bell) Patrick.

Jerry L. Wykoff
Jerry L. Wykoff, 60 of Marysville died Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at Prestige Gardens in Marysville.
He was born July 16, 1959 in Delaware to the late Glenn and Patricia “Peggy” (Jackson) Wykoff.

MELANIE THARP BEHRENS
Melanie Tharp Behrens, 74, of Marysville and Naples, Florida died peacefully Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital following a three-month battle with brain cancer. She was born Dec. 12, 1945 in Columbus to the late Melvin and Marguerite Beaver Tharp.

John Joseph Wright
John Joseph Wright, 59, of Columbus, passed away April 20, 2020 at Mount Carmel East Hospital. He was born July 4, 1960 in Richwood, Ohio to John D. and Eva M. (Gamble) Wright.

Albert John (Al) Habinak
Albert John (Al) Habinak, 90, died peacefully at home on April 21, 2020 surrounded by family and his beloved dog, Jack. He was born April 29, 1930 in Cleveland to Anna Durkot and John Habinak.

Barbara Ann (Stierhoff) Abrams
Barbara Ann (Stierhoff) Abrams passed peacefully on April 13, 2020 in Sarasota, Florida at Hospice House after an extended illness. Barbara was born August 4, 1939 in Peoria, Ohio to Edward Martin and Mary Elizabeth (Fitzgerald) Stierhoff.

KEITH DAVID COWGILL
Keith David Cowgill, cherished husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on April 1st, 2020, surrounded by his loved ones. Keith was born in Marion, Ohio to Dr. Edward and Ruth Cowgill on May 18th, 1955.

Ronald E. Amrine
Ronald E. Amrine, 71 of West Mansfield, died peacefully Saturday evening, March 28, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born October 29, 1948 in Kenton to the late Bernard and Gladys (Rush) Amrine.

DONALD S. WILLIAMS      
Donald S. Williams, 91, of Prospect, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 22, 2020, at home with his loving family by his side.
On June 15, 1928, he was born at home on the family farm in Prospect, one of seven children of the late George S. and Birdia C. (Hetler) Williams.

Ralph W. Ridge
Ralph W. Ridge, 92 of Richwood died Sunday evening, March 8, 2020 at Bluebird Retirement Community in Marysville.
He was born May 6, 1927 in Ottawa County to the late Hugh James and Tenah (Emans) Ridge.

Larry C. Hill
Larry C. Hill, 76 of Richwood died Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
He was born October 13, 1943 in Springfield to the late Dairl and Mary Elizabeth (Deyo) Hill.

Dora L. Devers
Dora L. Devers, 93, of Willow Brook Village in Delaware, formerly of Richwood, died peacefully Saturday afternoon February 29, 2020 at the Grady Memorial Hospital. She was born February 11, 1927 in Adario to Vernon J. and Viva A. (Huston) Owens.

Bernard R. "Sam" Chapman
Bernard R. "Sam" Chapman passed away peacefully January 25, 2020 at his residence.
Sam was born July 6, 1932 in Marion to the late Fred and Alice (Ruth) Chapman.

Linda Marie Bell
Linda Marie Bell, 71 of Richwood died January 15, 2020 at home.
She was born July 5, 1948 in Champaign County to the late Roy W. and Mary Kathryn (Bishop) Carter.

Jerry Wayne Hamilton
Jerry Wayne Hamilton, 73 of Marion died peacefully Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at home. He was born January 26, 1946 in Marion to the late Ernest Verne and Dorothy Mae (Kennedy) Hamilton.












 

 

 

 

 

 


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