Robert E. Henry Sr.
Robert E. Henry Sr., 89, of Marengo, died Monday evening (July 6, 1998) at Sunny Vee Nursing Home in Delaware.
He was born on April 12, 1909, in Delaware to the late Carrie (Waugh) and Edward Henry. A 50-year Marengo resident, he was a farmer and a member of the Farm Bureau. He served as Peru Township trustee in Morrow County, and was a member of Williams Lodge No. 556 Knights of Pythias, Kilbourne.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert Jr. and Louise Henry of Ashley and John Curtis and JoAnn Henry of Columbus; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Warner of Ashley; and a sister, Louise Kilfain of Richwood.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie, who died on April 9, 1998, and three brothers, Everett, Bernard, and Roscoe.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Bennett Brown Rodmen Funeral Home in Ashley, where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Stantontown Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Avenue, Delaware 43015.
Jane L. "Janie" Henson
Jane. L. "Janie" Henson, 94, Sunbury, died at her residence Monday, Nov. 6
She was born in Wingia, Va. on April 13, 1906 to the late Joseph and Gertrude (Branch) Hackett.
Henson had lived in the Sunbury area for 25 years after moving from Columbus. She was a retired office worker for Federal Glass and a 50-year member of Beacon Chapter #593 OES.
She is survived by a daughter Emily Leo of Marengo; eight grandchildren, Janie Leo, Chris (Ron) Nist, Craig (Sharon) Leo, Brad (Cindy) Leo, Sharon (Bill) Deffinger, Michael (Gwena) Henson, Arthur (Charlie) Henson Jr. and Karen Bill; 22 great-grandchildren and 14-great-great-grandchildren.
Also surviving is a brother Charles (Pat) Hackett of Northfield and sisters Mildred Lemon of Sarasota, Fla and Margaret "Sally" Folk of Lakeland, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Henson Sr. and a son Arthur Henson Jr.
Memorial services wer held at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo, with the Pastor Joe Graham officiating. Interment followed in Marengo Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1550 Old Henderson Road, Suite W-101, Columbus 43220.
John L. Hergatt
John L. Hergatt, 76, Perrysville, Ohio, died Thursday morning (January 3, 2002) at MedCentral Mansfield following a brief illness.
Mr. Hergatt was born June 23, 1925, in Mansfield, and was a life-long resident of the city. He was a self-employed ceramic tile contractor. Mr. Hergatt was a veteran of the United States Coast Guard serving during World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Mary (Letizia) Hergatt; two daughters and sons-in-law, Valerie Keen of Mansfield and Tim Keen of Sunbury; and Michelle and Homer Messer of Lexington; five grandchildren and their spouses, Kristin Keen, Claudia Keen, Jessica and Steven Rayburn, Chris and Martha Messer and Jennifer and David Richardson; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Arthur and Janet Hergatt of Westerville and Clarence "Duke" Hergatt of Mansfield; three sisters-in-law, Kate Alacca of Florida, Sue Letizia of Lorain and Virginia Letizia of Bellville; a number of nieces and nephews; and special friends, Frank and Mary Dulin of Mansfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John P. and Gladys B. Hergatt; and one daughter, Marilyn Jeanne.
Private family services were held at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors conducted by the Reverend Faith Proietti. Military services were held at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the donor's choice.
Louise M. Waldo Heyder
Louise M. Waldo Heyder, 78, Sunbury, died Monday evening (September 17, 2001) at Morning View Care Center, Condit, following a three-and-a-half-year illness.
She was born on June 26, 1923, in Columbus to the late Bernard and Ella Williams Armstrong, and moved to Sunbury from Columbus in 1957. She had worked at Lazarus department store, Rockwell Industries and as a bookkeeper for Sunbury Auto Parts.
She was a member and church trustee of Sunbury United Methodist Church, as well as being a member of the choir and Ruth's Circle. A former 4-H advisor for Sunbury Halter and Saddle, she was past matron and member of Columbia Chapter No. 33 Order of the Eastern Star, Searchlight Club, and Thea Court Oriental Shrine, and she enjoyed reading.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister and two brothers.
Surviving are her husband of 49 years, Lawrence; a daughter and son-in-law, Debi and Larry Polin of Lakeville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Lenny Waldo of Columbus and Gary and Barb Waldo of Sarasota, Florida; two stepsons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Sharon Heyder and Rolly and Mary Heyder of Sunbury; numerous grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Visitation with Eastern Star services was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were held with Pastor Brian Smith officiating. Interment will be in Sunbury Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Columbia Chapter No. 33 OES, P.O. Box 238, Sunbury 43074 or her church at 100 West Cherry Street, Sunbury 43074.
Vance Hildreth, 88, Marengo, died unexpectedly on Thursday (March 14, 2002) at his residence.
He was born on December 22, 1913, in Cadiz to the late Alfred and Jennie (Freeland) Hildreth. A member of the Cadiz High School Class of 1933, the lifelong area farmer moved to Marengo from Sunbury in 1992. He was a member of Sunbury First Baptist Church and the Marengo Senior Citizens, and a former member of Kingston Grange No. 2489, the Delaware County Farm Bureau, and Porter Township Fire Department. He enjoyed reading, traveling, old farm machinery and trucks.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Frances Charlene (Rowe) Hildreth in 1990; and three sisters, Irene Bingham in 2000, Kathleen Roshon in 1966, and Pearl Hildreth in 1912.
Surviving are his second wife, Ellen (Baldwin) Hildreth, who he married in 1993; a daughter and son-in-law, Joy and James Hooper of Sunbury; a son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Sherry Hildreth of Phoenix, Arizona; four stepsons and spouses, Steve and Anita Pruett of Bucyrus, Mike Pruett of Mount Vernon, Gary and Pam Pruett of Centerburg, and Phil Pruett of Las Vegas, Nevada; two stepdaughters and spouses, Vickie and Mike Short and Christie and Scott Watson, all of Sparta; four grandchildren, Josh, Chad, Joey, and LeAnn; six step-grandchildren; one great-granddaughter, Kayle; and a brother and sister-in-law, Floyd and Marcia Hildreth of Sunbury.
Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, where services were held with pastors Larry Griffin and Johnathan Mitchell officiating. Interment was in Greenmound Cemetery, Kilbourne.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sunbury First Baptist Church.
Larry B. Hill
Larry B. Hill, 67, died unexpectedly Tuesday (Jan. 18, 2000) at Healthpark Medical Center in Fort Meyers, Fla.
He was born Jan. 12, 1933, in Columbus, to Laurence B. and Gladys B. Hill.
He spent his childhood in Plain Township (New Albany). He received his American Farmer Degree in 1954 and was very active in the FFA. He acquired his dairy farm in 1952 and labored his life tilling that ground.
He was also very active with 4-H groups. He also spent many years helping his parents run Hill's Drug Store in Sunbury until their retirement.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Gladys M. (McQuay) Hill; a son and daughter-in-law, John T. and Jeannie Hill, Sunbury; a daughter and son-in-law, Jody and Jim Heggemeier, Burley, Idaho; and six grandchildren.
Calling houurs were at Moreland Funeral Home in Westerville. Funeral services were held with Norman Gendt officiating. Interment was at Maplewood Cemetery in New Albany. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hartford Junior Fair, P.O. Box 317, Croton 43013.
Robert W. Hill
Robert E. Hill, 73, Columbus, Florida, went to be with The Lord on Monday (August 19, 2002) at Hospice Hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his beloved son, Michael Hill, and his wife, Margaret Hill.
Hill is survived by a daughter, Jacalyn (Hill) Rush; a son-in-law, Paul Rush; a daughter, Carol Bell; a daughter-in-law, Jody Hill; a son, Robert Hill; grandchildren Christopher Hill, Brandi (Maggie) and Jamie Crisp; great-grandchildren Mcala Crisp, Kalya Hill and Brandon Hill; and by many brothers and sisters and other great-grandchildren.
He retired from law enforcement after 30 years. He was a highly-decorated veteran who served in three branches of the military service.
Services are pending.
Whisper to Daddy:"Peace be thine when you meet Mommy and Mike. Hug them for me. Tell them I miss and love them. Always love you until the end of time."
Trevor D. Hill, 25, Marysville, formerly of Delaware, died Sunday (March 19, 2000) at Grant Medical Center, Columbus, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident March 18.
He was born Dec. 12, 1974, in Columbus. He moved to Delaware in 1986 from Johnstown and recently moved to Marysville. Trevor worked as a self-employed construction framer. He was a member of New Hope Christian Fellowship of Westerville. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, wrestling, arrowhead fishing and car drag races.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Carol and Ernest Graves-DeBarr, Delaware; his father and stepmother, Denver and Sharon Hill, Columbus; two sons, Cody and Austin Hill; a daughter McKenzie Hill; his fiancee, Emily Herriott; stepchildren, Seth and Kayla Wade; two brothers and one sister-in-law, Aaron and Adrian Hill, Delaware, and Wesley Niebarger, Delaware; a sister, Macara Niebarger, Whitehall; three stepbrothers, Mike DeBarr, Delaware, Danny May, Whitehall, and Dale May, Gahanna; a stepsister, Katrina Gutkoski, Powell; grandparents Betty Hill, Pataskala, Dorothy Graves, Johnstown, and Frank Roberts, Delaware; and many aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Shawn Hill.
Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware. Funeral services were held with the Rev. Gary Holman officiating. Interment followed at Greenhill Cemetery, Johnstown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Trevor Hill Memorial Fund, c/o Delaware County Bank, 41 N. Sandsuky St., Delaware 43015.
Robert J. Hinkle Sr.
Robert J. Hinkle Sr., 65, Cardington, died Wednesday (Feb. 10, 1999) at Morrow County Hospital.
He was born Nov. 8, 1933, in Franklin County to the late Floyd J. and Gladys P. (Frost) Hinkle. A United States Navy veteran, he served during the Korean War. He was a retired truck driver for Sewell Motor Freight.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Rosemary A. (Kitchell) Hinkle; one son and daughter-in-law, Robert J., Jr., and Crystal Hinkle, Sunbury; four daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Daniel Weber, Marengo, Patricia and Gary Hass, Philadelphia, Tenn., Janet and John Karshner, Ashley, and Donna and Brian Cantrell, Cardington; six brothers and five sisters-in-law, Floyd J., Jr., and Theresa Hinkle, Hilliard, David J. and Joanne Hinkle, Cardington, Daniel G. and Carolyn Hinkle, Stockton, Calif., Samuel K. and Marie Hinkle, Cardington, Donald P. and Rita Hinkle, Sunbury, and Ronald J. Hinkle, Mount Gilead; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Jane and Steve Staten, Mount Gilead and Naomi S. and Richard Curl, Sunbury; one brother-in-law, Thurman "Buzz" Nininger, Marengo; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Ann Nininger, in 1988.
Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held with the Rev. Anthony Watson officiating. Burial was in Fargo Cemetery.
Aaron Matthew Hodges, 17, of Sunbury, died suddenly Thursday (Aug. 31, 2000) from injuries received in an auto accident on Ohio 3 north of Westerville.
Aaron was born in Columbus on Sept. 20, 1982, the son of Dan Hodges of Galena and Jackie and Harry Randle of Sunbury. He was a member of the Big Walnut High School senior class and attended Delaware County JVS, where he was active in the Business Professionals of America. Aaron was a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and enjoyed all martial arts. He was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church, Gahanna, where he was a member of the youth fellowship. He was employed by Danny's Subs, Westerville.
Aaron was preceded in death by his grandmother, Donna Rousculp, in 1981.
Surviving are his father and his fiancee, Dan Hodges and Mary Price of Galena; his mother and stepfather, Jackie and Harry Randle of Sunbury; two brothers, Andy and Alex, and a sister, Amy, all of Sunbury; his stepbrother and stepsister, Maurice and Alicia Randle; paternal grandparents Jack and Mary Hodges of Galena; maternal grandparents Robert and Karen Rousculp of Thornville; two aunts, Jenny Rousculp of Circleville and Geri Rousculp of Columbus; and an uncle, Gene and Melissa Rousculp of Mechanicsburg.
Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held at Genoa Baptist Church with the Rev. Steven Brown of St. Luke Lutheran Church officiating. Burial was in Fancher Cemetery.
In his honor, persons who wish may donate blood to the American Red Cross or register to be an organ donor.