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JoAnn Stillings
JoAnn Stillings, 93, of Richwood, died peacefully Saturday, December 17, 2022, after a brief illness, at the Memorial Hospital in Marysville, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born August 6, 1929, in Claibourne Township, to the late Don and Georgia Cramer.

Brian Sprouse
Brian Sprouse, 59 of Kenton, Ohio passed away unexpectedly in his home in December 2022.  Brian was born September 22, 1964  to his late mother, Marilyn Sprouse. Brian was preceded in death by his mother, Marilyn Sprouse, father, Richard Trout.

Janice Lou Rockhold Oates
Janice Lou Rockhold Oates, age 82, of Worthington, formerly of North Lewisburg, died Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
She was born November 22, 1940 in Union County to the late Lester and Gladys Hopkins Rockhold.

Olen N. McAllister
Olen N. McAllister, 85 of Richwood died Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Kobacker House in Columbus.
He was born June 8, 1937 in Kenton to the late C. E. and Marjorie (Wiley) McAllister.

Marlene Reece
Marlene Reece, age 84, of Richwood, died on Sunday, October 30, 2022, at the Marion Manor Nursing Home following an extended illness.
On August 31, 1938, Marlene was born in Claibourne, Ohio, the third of five children of the late Paul and Edna (Smith) Payne.

Paul E. Moore
Paul E. Moore, 79 of rural Marysville, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning October 11, 2022 at the Memorial Hospital in Marysville.
He was born December 17, 1942 at the family home near Claibourne to the late John F. and Edna Wanita (Bulen) Moore.

Ruth Taylor

Ruth Taylor, 91 of Richwood, died early Thursday morning September 15, 2022 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital.
She was born December 3, 1930 in Radcliff to the late Charles and Elda (Cooper) Riley.

Carolyn Sue (Reed) Keigley
Carolyn Sue (Reed) Keigley, age 81, passed away on September 4, 2022, in Columbus, Ohio.
From her birth in Magnetic Springs, Ohio on August 19, 1941, to her death on Sunday, she lived her life to the fullest.

Eleanor Maxine Wilson
Eleanor Maxine Wilson, 98 of Richwood, died late Sunday evening August 21, 2022 at the Bluebird Retirement Community in Marysville.
She was born in Marion County on March 14, 1924 to the late Charles M. and Celia (Knapp) Shields.

Richard “Dick” Michael “Mike” Tuttle
Richard “Dick” Michael “Mike” Tuttle, 77 of Delaware, died Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Dublin Methodist Hospital.
He was born September 10, 1944 in Piqua to the late former Marionites, Richard Nelson and Mary Jane (King) Tuttle.

Barbara (Jones) Bahan
Barbara (Jones) Bahan, 74, passed away on Wednesday June 29, 2022 at OSU Medical Center surrounded by her family.
She was born on February 8, 1948 in Marion to the late Bert Jones and Carrie Hamilton-Jones.

James A. “Jim” Gray
James A. “Jim” Gray, 66 of Richwood, died Monday June 20, 2022 at the Grant Medical Center in Columbus, from injuries sustained in an auto/farm accident near Richwood.
He was born March 28, 1956 in Marysville to the late Richard “Dick” and Emma Lynn (Boaz) Gray.

Paul David Robbins
Paul David Robbins, age 52 of Englewood passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022 in his residence.
He was born on February 25, 1970 in Dayton, Ohio to Hobert & Carol (Ellis) Robbins.

Nathan Eugene Foreman
Nathan Eugene Foreman, 88 of Matthews, North Carolina passed away on Monday, May 31, 2022, with his family at his side.
He was born to the late Pearl and Mary (Mitchell) Foreman on December 9, 1933, in Delaware, Ohio.

Bonnie Jean Mayes
Bonnie Jean Mayes, 86 of Richwood, died Sunday May 29, 2022 at the Arbors of Delaware.
She was born June 6, 1935 in Buffalo, New York to the late Jess and Francis A. (Morgan) Bernhard.

John F. Oates
John F. Oates, 76 of the Byhalia area, died peacefully Wednesday May 18, 2022 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He had fought cancer for 5 years.
He was born December 17, 1945 in Kenton to the late Arhl Sr. and Gail (Robinson) Oates.

Stanley R. “Ping” Meddles
Stanley R. “Ping” Meddles, 96 of Richwood, died Friday, May 13, 2022, at the Marion General Hospital.
He was born April 14, 1926, in Richwood to the late D. Ralph and Hazel Mildred (Karg) Meddles.

Cort L. Cheney
Cort L. Cheney, 69, of West Lafayette, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at IU Health Arnett Hospital.
He was born August 16, 1952, in Columbus, OH, to the late John and Emma (Shields) Cheney.

Joseph Carl “Joe” Moyer
Joseph Carl “Joe” Moyer, 65 of Richwood, died peacefully early Monday morning May 16, 2022 at his home.
He was born February 27, 1957 in Kenton to the late Joy Griffith and Margaret (Johnston) Moyer.

Bernice M. Shoup
Bernice M. Shoup, 87, of North Baltimore passed away at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Briar Hill Health Campus, North Baltimore.  She was born on November 9, 1934, in Wheeling, WV to the late Earl and Mary (Jacob) Watterson.

Randel Lee Blue
Randel Lee Blue, age 65, of Cheboygan, Michigan, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at the Hospice House of Cheboygan.
Randy was born December 27, 1956, in Marion, Ohio, to Robert C. and Patricia L. Blue of Richwood.

Virginia R. Baker
Virginia R. Baker, 91 of Richwood, died peacefully Friday afternoon April 22, 2022 at her home.
She was born February 7, 1931 in Marion to the late Wells and Oda Mae (Munion) Wilson.

Vineta Lee Brown
Vineta Lee Brown, age 80, of Mount Gilead, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022.
On July 7, 1941, Vineta was born in Marion, Ohio, a daughter of the late Kenneth Eugene and Mary Ellen (Claypool) Dill.

Fred Austin Brill
Fred Austin Brill, age 90, passed away on April 9, 2022, at Monarch Skilled Nursing in Marysville, Ohio.
He was born June 9, 1931, in Range, Ohio to Oliver and Beatrice (Gahm) Brill.

Sarah Jane (Speyer) Habinak
Sarah Jane (Speyer) Habinak, 88 of Stillwater, Oklahoma passed away peacefully at her home, April 2, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.
Sarah was born on July 31, 1933 in Richwood, Ohio to Paul and Madonna Speyer.

Ernest “Ernie” Lee McElroy
A graveside service for Ernest “Ernie” Lee McElroy was held at 1:30  P.M. on Monday, April 4, 2022 at the York Center Cemetery.
Ernie passed away at his home in Richwood, on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. He was born on June 26, 1934 in Richwood to the late Dwight and Agnes Mae (Thompson) McElroy.

Janice Lee Jones
Janice Lee Jones, 83 of Richwood, passed from this life to Heaven on March 18, 2022.
She was born May 31, 1938 in Dry Fork, West Virginia to the late Gordon and Clemence (Roy) Pennington.

Wilma Jean Rolfe
Wilma Jean Rolfe, 84, of Delaware passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at her daughter’s residence in Westerville surrounded by her loving family.
She was born August 20, 1937 in Marysville, Ohio to the late Berlin Woodrow Young and Hazel (Fryman) Young.

William E. Moore
William E. Moore, 95 of Richwood, died peacefully March 4, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born July 3, 1926 near Richwood (York Center) to the late Earnest A. and Grace (Sanders) Moore.

Fred Cheney
Fred Cheney passed away on February 17, 2022 in Sierra Vista, Arizona. 
Fred was a long time resident and pastor in Richwood.  A grave side service will be held at Price Cemetery on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 11am.

Wayne Douglas Rees
Wayne Douglas Rees, 73 of Raymond, died Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at OSU Medical Center.
He was born June 1, 1948 in Kenton to the late Ralph Morse and Audrey (Williams) Rees.

Lois M. Walker
Lois M. Walker, 91 of Richwood, died Thursday February 24, 2022 at the Memorial Gables in Marysville.
She was born June 6, 1930 in Columbus to the late Ralph and Edith (Veth) Petty.

Linda Kay Shoup
Linda Kay Shoup, 80 of Urbana, died Monday February 14, 2022 at the Springfield Regional Medical Center.
She was born January 9, 1942 in Richwood to the late Chester and Laurentine (Phelps) Shoup.

Marjorie Arlene Gerfen
Marjorie Arlene Gerfen, 75 of Richwood, died Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at Marion General Hospital.
She was born February 14, 1946 in Amity to the late Lonnie and Margaret (Jester) Griffith.

Carol Ann Devers
Carol Ann Devers passed away February 8, 2022 at her Richwood home, surrounded by family.
Carol was born January 10, 1943 in Ogden, Utah to Franklin Neal Murdock and Velma Payne Murdock.

Gregory Lee Minter
Gregory Lee Minter, 53, of Dunkirk, died Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at Marion General Hospital.
He was born October 15, 1968 at San Antonio Hospital in Kenton.

Sandra Williams (Yantone Welch) Roush
Sandra Williams (Yantone Welch) Roush, 79, ascended into heaven on January 24, 2022, just shy of her 80th birthday. 
Born January 28, 1942, in Los Angeles, CA, to the late Lura Pauline (Williams) Welch and late Albert Yantone.

Lana Vay Fowler
It is with extreme sadness that we announce the passing of Lana Vay Fowler, 80, of Marion. She died peacefully after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Sunday, January 23, 2022 at Marion General Hospital.
Lana was born December 10, 1941 in Radnor to the late Grant Wesley and Selma Vay (Jividen) Goddard.

Robert "Bob" G Flach
Robert “Bob” G. Flach, 79, of Lakeview, OH, passed away Thursday, January 20, 2022, at his home surrounded by his family.
Robert was born on May 30, 1942, in Marion, OH, a son of the late Herman Edward and Donna Mae Seiter Flach.

Paul Eugene “Gene” Tevis
Paul Eugene “Gene” Tevis, 86 of Marion, left this earth to be with his heavenly Father on January 22, 2022 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, he was surrounded by his loving family.
Paul was born April 27, 1935 to the late Claude and Nellie Mae (Saxton) Tevis in Kilbourne (Delaware County).

Larry L. Dysert
Larry L. Dysert, 79, of Richwood, died Thursday, January 12, 2022, at Walnut Crossing, Marysville.
He was born in Richwood at the old homeplace on July 28, 1942, to the late Gerald and Betty Shirk Dysert.

Donald Brady
Donald Brady, 82 of Richwood, died Thursday evening January 6, 2022 at his home.
He was born August 12, 1939 in Marion to the late Leonard Brady and Georgie (Kheune) Brady Tanner.

Richard L. “Dick” Cope
Richard L. “Dick” Cope, 86 of Marysville, died Thursday December 30, 2021 at his home.
He was born November 9, 1935 in Winona to the late Willard and Esther Bricker) Cope.

Herb Elbin
Herbert Milan Elbin, age 78, of Byhalia, passed peacefully early Friday morning December 24, 2021 at home surrounded by his loved ones.
“Herb” was born October 24, 1943 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Charles L. and Doris (Johnson) Elbin.

James Russell Fox
James Russell Fox, 84 of Richwood, died peacefully early Tuesday morning December 14, 2021 at his home.
He was born March 31, 1937 in Union County to the late Walter Fox and Vera Edna (Collins) Pryor.

Phyllis I. Griffith
Phyllis I. Griffith, 87 of Richwood, died early Sunday morning December 19, 2021, on her birthday, at the Memorial Hospital in Marysville.
She was preceded in death by her mother: Lucille (Whipps) Roberts, her husband William Lee Griffith.

Evert Earl Rinehart
Evert Earl Rinehart, 88 of Ostrander, died Thursday afternoon, December 16, 2021, at Grady Memorial Hospital in Delaware under Hospice Care.
He was born May 21, 1933, in Morrow County to the late Walter and Gladys (Cox) Rinehart.

Anita Rae (Blair) Parks
Anita Rae (Blair) Parks, 80, passed away Thursday, December 16, 2021, at Marion General Hospital.
Anita was born November 18, 1941, in Portsmouth, Ohio to John Shell and Letha Ithel “Ike” (Buckner) Blair both of whom pre-decease her.

Roger W. Daymude
Roger W. Daymude, 74 of Richwood passed away Dec 2, 2021, after a short illness.  Memorial to be determined at a later date.
Visit www.efs-hughesallen.com for full obituary & condolences.

John David (Dave) Lewis
John David (Dave) Lewis, of Marion, peacefully passed away on November 29, 2021, surrounded by his loving family following a courageous fight with Parkinson's disease.
Dave was born in Kenton on July 26, 1950, to John E. and Jocelyn (Evans) Lewis.

Wayne Apt
Wayne Apt, 67 of Prospect, died Friday morning November 26, 2021 at his home.
He was born December 19, 1953 in Kenton to Bob and Eileen (Eaton) Apt, his mom survives in Richwood.

Eric Lynn Murray
Eric Lynn Murray, age 59, of Richwood, Ohio passed away peacefully Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Marysville, following an extensive illness.
He was born August 19, 1962 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey to the late Fletcher Lewis and Carolyn Jo Campbell Murray.

Steven Allen Mills
Steven Allen Mills died peacefully from complications of COVID-19 on October 14, 2021, at The Villages Regional Hospital in Lady Lake, FL.  He was 70.
The son of Betty and the late Garold “Jerry” Edward Mills, Steve was born and raised in Springfield.

Crystal Leigh Forrider Sims
Crystal Leigh Forrider Sims, 53 of Galloway died Saturday, November 6, 2021 at OSU Medical Center. She was born August 27, 1968 in Zanesville.
Surviving are her father, Gerald Ray (Linda) Forrider, Richwood; her mother, Donna Jean (McElfresh) Boley, Zanesville.

Luther Gale Perkins
Luther Gale Perkins, 83 of Richwood died Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 11, 1938 in Richwood to the late Charles Harden and Goldie (Hickok) Perkins.

Esther F. Anderson
Esther F. Anderson, 99 of Richwood, went to be with her Lord Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at Walnut Crossing Assisted Living in Marysville.
She was born September 5, 1922 in Coshocton County to the late W. S. and Ruth (Wilson) Mowery.

Janice Lee Foos
Janice Lee Foos, 76 of near Magnetic Springs, died Tuesday evening, October 19, 2021 at her home, following a short battle with brain cancer.
She was born April 25, 1945 in Bellefontaine to the late John Jr. and Ruth H. (White) Rider.

Larry L. Davis
Larry L. Davis, 89 of Richwood, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 at The Ohio State University Medical Center.
He was born April 29, 1932 in Marion to the late Laurence and Leafa (Hoover) Davis.

Daniel Dana “Deacon” Jones
Daniel Dana “Deacon” Jones, 72 of Richwood, died Friday October 15, 2021 at his home.
He was born July 25,1949 in Zanesville to Ralph Dana and Violet Lucille (Hill) Jones, his mom survives in Marion.

DeAnna Beightler
DeAnna Beightler, 73, of Forest and formerly of Richwood died Monday afternoon, September 20th,  at OSU Hospitals in Columbus following a brief illness.
She was born August 29, 1948 in Marion County to the late H. Edward and Donna M. Seiter Flach.

Dennis Raymond “Denny” Ledley
Dennis Raymond “Denny” Ledley, 60 of Richwood, died unexpectedly Monday, September, 20, 2021 at his home.
He was born November 22, 1960 in Kenton to the late John and Cora (Huntsman) Ledley.

John J. Crabbe
John J. Crabbe, 74, of Marysville, died peacefully Friday afternoon, September 10th at his home surrounded by the love of his family.
John was born June 8, 1947 in Marysville to the late Robison L. and Juanita M. Taylor Crabbe.









 

 

 

 

 


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