Stan Taylor, 76, Mansfield, formerly of Sunbury, died early Tuesday morning (July 17, 2001) at Morrow Manor, Chesterville.
He was born on May 7, 1925 in Columbus to the late Curtis and Eutura (Vorce) Taylor. Originally from Westerville, Stan moved to Mansfield in 1998 from Sunbury where he had resided since 1980.
The attorney passed the bar exam in 1950 and closed his law office in 1998.
A member of the Morrow Bible Church, Taylor enjoyed sports and was a former member of the Columbus Bar Association.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Helen Hartley Taylor; two sons, Stephen M. (Carol) Taylor of Columbus and Thomas J. (Barbara) Taylor of Lakewood; a step-daughter, Sandra Kay (James) Johnson of Westerville; four grandchildren, Lindsay, Stephanie, John and Nissa; and by an aunt, Ruth Vorce of Mansfield.
Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were held with the Pastor Marvin Gassman officiating.
Interment was in Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Morrow Bible Church Missionary Fund, 2940 Township Road 182, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019.
David P. Tepper Sr.
David P. Tepper, 78, Westerville, died at his home Monday (August 5, 2002).
Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services were held with Pastor Wayne Booth officiating. Burial was in Burnside Cemetery.
Esther I. Temple, 86, formerly of Thornville, died Monday morning (June 21, 1999) at Canterbury Villa, Centerburg.
Born in Delaware County on June 21, 1913, to the late Vernon and Maude (Wise) Green, she was a retired seed analyst with the Ohio Seed Company of West Jefferson.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Temple, who died in 1974; three sisters; and two brothers.
Surviving are two sisters, Leota Strawser of Circleville and Jessie Dunlap of Lewis Center; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held at DeVore-Synder Funeral Home, Delaware, where services were held with the Rev. Bryan Grove officiating. Burial followed in Africa Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 100 Cottswold Drive, Delaware 43015.
John P. Thomas
John P. Thomas, 67, Galena, died Tuesday (November 27, 2001) at Grady Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Flat Gap, Kentucky, on February 3, 1934 to the late Bert and Maude (Sturgille) Thomas. He was a retired laborer for the Galena Brick Company and a charter member of the Eagles Aerie #3614 in Sunbury.
Thomas is survived by his wife of 47 years, Girlin (Castle) Thomas whom he married on November 15, 1954 in Kentucky; by a daughter, Susie Thomas of Marysville; a granddaughter, Toni Thomas; and by four great-grandchildren, Joshua, Scott, Alexis and Jessica.
He was preceded in death by a son, James Paul Bert Thomas, and a sister, Orelle Williams.
Visitation was at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Sunbury where services were held with the Reverend Billy White officiating. Interment followed in Sunbury Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 253 East Church Street, Marion, Ohio 43302.
Lieselotte "Lisa" Thomas, 74, of Centerburg, died early Sunday (Oct. 1, 2000) at her home.
She was born on Aug. 19, 1926, in Rabel, Germany, to the late Heinrich and Alise (Dunz) Schade. A retired food service manager for the Prince William County Virginia schools and local Holiday Inn, she moved to Centerburg in 1999 from Columbus and was a member of the German Club, Ascension Lutheran Church, and an associate member of Grace Lutheran Church, Centerburg.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Nelson L. Thomas, who died in 1989; a daughter, Evelyn Gerwinsky; four brothers; and four sisters.
Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Karl and Donna Thomas of Centerburg; a stepson and daughter-in-law, Gregory and Victoria Thomas of Buckeye Lake; a stepdaughter and son-in-law, Dianne and Michael Atkinson of Hendersonville, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Karl Schade of Stienberg Kirch, Germany; and a sister, Dora Claussen of Hamburg, Germany.
Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held at Grace Lutheran Church, Centerburg, with the Rev. Ron Huff officiating. Interment was in Radnor Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Helen Toler Tilley, 82, died Monday (April 12, 1999) in Bethel, following a short illness.
She was born May 31, 1916, in Baileysville, W.V., to the late Record E. and Elizabeth (Rodeau) Toler.
She was a housewife and enjoyed gardening and traveling. She and her husband, Frank Tilley, moved to Bethel several years ago from Clearfork, W.V.
She is survived by her husband, Frank; three sons and three daughters-in-law, Calvin and Betty Tilley, Roger and Frances Tilley, Newman, Ga., and Eddie and Joyce Tilley, Williamsburg; one daughter and son-in-law, Eleanor Tilley and Ernest Lester, Batavia; one sister, Mary Lee Morgan, Sunbury; two brothers, Albert H. Toler, Ontario, Calif., and Herbert A. Toler, Carmichael, Calif.; nine grandchildren, Kristi and Dana, Connie and Dean, Roger Lee, Jeff and Kevin and Angela and Karena; nine great-grandchildren, Zachary, Alyssa and Kaitlyn, Arianne and Stephanie, Michaih and Bryce and Ryan and Amanda; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Bud, Billy, James and Eugene Toler; and two sisters, Edith Roski and Dixie Cook.
Wake and funeral services were held at Maham Funeral Home, Williamsburg, with Thomas Vollmer, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Bethel-Tate Cemetery.
A. Elizabeth Tipton, 93, Marengo, died Wednesday (May 10, 2000) at Morrow Manor, Chesterville.
She was born on June 28, 1906, in Fulton to the late Isaac and Anna (Ashbrook) Nichols. She was a homemaker and a lifelong Marengo area resident. She was a member of the Morrow Bible Church and a former Amway sales representative.
She is survived by many friends and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Tipton in 1973; brother William Nichols, and sister Martha Nichols.
Visitation and services were held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home in Marengo. The Rev. Marvin Gassman officiated, and burial followed in Union Cemetery, Mt. Gilead.
Charles R. Thompson
Charles R. Thompson, 90, Mount Gilead, died Thursday afternoon (August 30, 2001) at Rosewood Manor Nursing Home in Galion.
Thompson was born in Harrison County, West Virginia on September 17, 1910 to the late John W. and Myrtle (Morrow) Thompson. He was a spray painter for the former Perfection Steel Body in Galion, retiring in 1972. He was a member of Middleville Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Isabelle Bane Thompson whom he married on February 2, 1930; a daughter, Bobbie Jean Williams of Cardington; a daughter-in-law, Patricia Thompson of Cardington; nine grandchildren, Karen, Dan, Linda, Rusty, Jerry, Sondra, Peggy, Judy and Kristie; 21 great-grandchildren, Jaime, Kelly, Leah, Stephanie, Cassie, Morgan, Trey, Ashley, Justin, Jennifer, Joanna, Samantha, Julia, Johnny, Jenny, Levi, Emily, Nikki, Rusty, Keshia and Kaycee; two great-great-grandchildren, Matthew and Taylor; and a sister, Francis J. Thompson of Bridgeport, West Virginia.
Thompson was preceded in death by a son, Charles E. in 1933, and two brothers, Dennis and Harold.
Visitation was at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo. Graveside services were held at the Bridgeport Cemetery, Bridgeport, W.Va.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 39 West Winter Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015 or to the Morrow County Humane Society.
Dustin M. "Dusty" Thompson
Dustin M. "Dusty" Thompson, 17, of Delaware died unexpectedly on Wednesday morning (July 22, 1998) from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Ohio 42 at Steamtown Road, Delaware.
Born on Sept. 23, 1980, in Columbus to David M. and Elaine (Evans) Thompson of Delaware, he attended Delaware JVS South Campus and would have been a senior member of the Delaware Hayes High School Class of 1999. Dustin worked part-time at Carriage Towne Chrysler Plymouth.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his brother, David Thompson Jr. of Bladensburg; three sisters, Chris Hines and Randi Thompson, both of Delaware, and Rori Taylor of Westerville; his maternal grandparents, Roy and Vivian Evans of Sunbury; his paternal grandmother, Evelyn Munday of Delaware; several aunts and uncles, Karen and Roger Argabrite of Sunbury, Jim and Laura Evans of Sunbury, Shirley and Dennis Schertzer of Plain City, Ken Munday of Millersport, and Dan Munday of Delaware; numerous cousins; and his pet cat, Boogie.
Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware, where funeral services were held. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in care of the family.
Randall Joe Thompson, 44, of Westerville, died Saturday, Nov. 18, at St. Ann's Hospital.
Born on Dec. 29, 1955, in Columbus, he was a 24-year employee of Sprint Telephone Company, a member of Jersey Baptist Church in Pataskala and vice-president of union local No. 4470.
Surviving are his loving wife of 25 years, Lisa; two sons, Dan and Scott, of the home; his parents, James and Mary Jane Thompson of Westerville; a sister and brother-in-law, JoAnn and Mike Cooper of Westerville; his father-in-law, Bill Harman of Sunbury; a brother-in-law, Mitch Harman of Mt. Gilead; two sisters-in-law, Jan Harman of Cardington and Pam Harman of Galena; and three nephews, Colin, Ryan and Tyler Harman of Galena.
Visitation was held at Moreland Funeral Home, Westerville. Funeral services were held at Jersey Baptist Church, Pataskala, with the Revs. John Hays and Jeff Stone officiating. Interment was in Fancher Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jersey Baptist Church in Randy's memory.