William "Bill" I. Barber
William "Bill" I. Barber, 78, Genoa Township, Galena, passed away Saturday (September 8, 2001) at the Village of Westerville.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 54 years, Helen; two sons, Steve (Linda) of Westerville and Ron (Leann) of Newark; four granddaughters, Vicki (Dan) Boyd of Gahanna, Chris Barber (Bill Beatty, fiancee) of Columbus, and Danielle and Tara Rodgers; a great-granddaughter, Lyndsay Boyd, Gahanna; a sister, Martha Neff of Flint, Michigan; a sister-in-law, Enza Barber of Columbus; and by many nieces and nephews.
Barber was preceded in death by two brothers, John and Richard Barber, and three sisters, Kathryn Abel, Elsie Murdock and Ann Bailey.
He served in the United States Army, South Pacific Theatre, during World War II. He retired from North American Rockwell after 35 years. He retired after 25 years as a Volunteer Fireman with Genoa Township Fire Department.
He was past Chairman of Local 927 retirees and a member of Genoa Baptist Church, American Legion Young Budd Post 171, Genoa Township Seniors and Top of the Hill Seniors of Genoa Baptist Church.
Visitation was held at the Hill Funeral Home, Westerville, where services were held Wednesday with Pastor Wayne Booth officiating. Interment was in Burnside Cemetery.
Leona "Ilean" Barcus
Leona "Ilean" Barcus, 76, Delaware, died on Tuesday, January 14, 2003, at Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware.
She was born on June 20, 1926, in Lewis Center to the late C. Frank and Leona (Van Meter) Price, and moved to Delaware from the Marengo/Sunbury area in 1974. Before retiring, she worked for the Nippert and Liebert companies in Delaware.
A member of several area quilting clubs, she enjoyed quilting and sewing, and had collections of her many interests, which included thimbles, bells, plates, dolls and owls.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Loren J. Barcus, who died on July 4, 1972; a sister, Marcella Schnees; a half-sister, Betty Drake; and a half-brother, Bobby Davidson.
Surviving are her sons, Ted Barcus of Delaware and Rick Barcus of Centerburg; a daughter, Judy Corwin of Delaware; her grandchildren, Matthew, Melinda and Jeff; her step-grandson, Joe; great-granddaughter, Katelyn; a brother and sister-in-law, Emmett "Pete" and Helen Price of Delaware; a sister, Nora "Sis" Foor of Delaware; and her nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where funeral services were held with Pastor Wayne Booth officiating.
Interment was in Trenton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Musicians Against Childhood Cancer, 1434 South 3 B's & K Road, Galena 43021.
Minnie Barr, 92, Johnstown, died Tuesday (August 14, 2001) at Morning View Care Center, Condit, following an extended illness.
She was born on May 31, 1909, in Dayton to the late Harry H. and Stella M. (Brown) Henry. Minnie was a homemaker and Delaware County resident for 25 years. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, and her family. She was a member of Church of God, Columbus.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Rose Marie; granddaughter, Doreen; and brother, Edward Henry.
Surviving are her daughters, Clara Keeney of Johnstown, Dorothy Robinson of Utica, and Linda Allaby of Johnstown; a son, H. Daniel Barr Jr. of Glenford; 13 grandchildren, Rick, Penny, Cindy, Christina, Donald, Diane, Caleb, Rebekah, Rachael, Lydia, Talena, Sarena and Ralena; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, with graveside services held at Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Hilliard, with the Reverend Jerry Barr officiating.
Leslie Lee Bartholow
Leslie Lee Bartholow, 70, of Galena, died Saturday (June 13, 1998).
Born in Columbus on May 6, 1928, he was a 1945 graduate of Mifflin High School and a graduate of Defiance College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II, retired from AT&T in 1987, and was a member of Telephone Pioneers.
Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Eileen M. (Chrysler) Bartholow; a daughter and son-in-law, Karen Lee and Russell Pong of Carlsbad, Calif.; a son and daughter-in-law, David Leslie and Donna Bartholow of London; four granddaughters, Erin and Andrea Pong, and Heather and Tiffany Bartholow; brothers- and sisters-in-law Betty and Don Meyer and Norman and Janet Matthews; four nieces; and five nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Erin Marie Bartholow; his parents, William and Viola Bartholow; a sister, Marilyn Gay Matthews; and a brother-in-law, Billy Chrysler.
Visitation was held at the Schoedinger-Margarum Chapel in Gahanna, where funeral services were held with the Rev. Paris Blackburn officiating. Interment was in Mifflin Township Cemetery with military honors provided by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Gahanna Post 4719.
Eileen Ida Baughman
Eileen Ida (nee Neibarger) Baughman, 72, Gahanna, died Sunday (July 29, 2001) at St. Ann's Hospital.
She was a member of Central College Presbyterian Church and was active with the Westerville Senior Citizen Center.
Baughman was preceded in death by her husband, Leland P. Baughman; her parents, Carl W. and Florence M. (Hills) Neibarger; a sister, Jean Wilson; a brother, Richard Neibarger; and by stepsons James and Edward Baughman.
She is survived by two daughters, Cassie Baughman and Joann Ferguson of Columbus; a son, William Ferguson; two stepsons, Dallas and David of the home; a stepdaughter, Betty (Gilbert) Rowden of Missouri; three brothers, John W. Neibarger of Sunbury, George L. Neibarger of Johnstown and Carl W. Neibarger Jr. of Columbus; and a sister, Dorothy Christian of Rockbridge.
Visitation was at Schoedinger Northeast Chapel, Gahanna, where services were held with Pastor Roger Neibarger officiating. Interment was in Maplewood Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Westerville Senior Citizens Center, 310 West Main Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081 in Eileen's memory.
June E. Baughman
June E. Baughman, 60, Marengo, died Sunday (Feb. 27, 2000) at MedCentral Hospital, Mansfield.
She was born in Lexington on Feb. 4, 1940 to the late William J. and Blanche (Foust) Yeager.
She was a 1959 graduate of Lexington High School. A homemaker, she moved from Lexington to Marengo in 19772. She attended Chesterville United Mothidist Church and had previously attended Steam Corners United Methodist Church. June also collected antiques and teddy bears.
She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Robert Baughman; a daughter, Christina Baughman, Marengo; a sister, Eleanor Freeman, Butler; and a brother, William D. Yeager.
Calling hours were held at DeVore Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home with the Rev. Ron Spore officiating. Burial followed in Marengo Cemetery.
Roxanne R. Baughman, 41, Cardington, died unexpectedly on Wednesday (May 17, 2000) from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
She was born on Feb. 15, 1959 in Reynosa, Mexico. She was a cashier for Flying J Truck Stop, Sunbury. She helped with Chesterville T-Ball and enjoyed gardening, working outside and caring for her home and family.
She is survived by her fiance Byron Edgecomb of Cardington; sons Brian and Jesse Ingersoll of Marengo and Nicholas Baughman at home; mother Dora (Daniels) McCarter of Marengo and sister Sarah McCarter of Marengo.
Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services followed with Pastor Michael Daukas officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Chesterville T-Ball in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 238, Sunbury, 43074.
Glenna J. Baughn, 44, Delaware, died Saturday (April 8, 2000) at Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware.
She was born on Dec. 1, 1955, in Ashland, Ky., to the late William Joseph and Feba (Fannin) Williams.
She was a homemaker and had lived in Delaware since coming from Flatwoods, Ky., in 1967.
Surviving are her husband, Dan Baughn; a son, Johnny Kidd, Delaware; two daughters and a son-in-law, Hope Bliss, Pataskala, and Faith and Richard Harkins, Galloway; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Michael and Laurie Williams, Sunbury and Robert Oberle, Delaware; three sisters and a brother-in-law, Jane McManus and Melissa MacMichael, both Delaware, and Tammie and Chris Loney, Ashley; two grandchildren; and eight nieces and nephews.
Calling hours were held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware. Funeral services were held with the Rev. Bob Reeves officiating.
Hobart Beacom, 64, Cardington, died unexpectedly Friday (Dec. 10, 1999) at his home.
He was born March 28, 1935, in Kilbourne, to the late Gilson C. and Mabel (VanSickle) Beacom.
A lifelong resident of the Marengo-Fargo area, he was a 1953 graduate of Marengo High School.
Mr. Beacom was a farmer and self-employed truck driver. He was a former member of the FFA, member of the NFO and enjoyed antique farm equipment.
He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Judy (Lawrence) Beacom; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Bruce and Jane Beacom, Johnstown, and Aaron Beacom; four daughters and sons-in-law, Dawn and Brad White, Cardington, Stephanie and Gary Rhodes, Chesterville, Candy and Bruce Levings, Cardington, and Melissa and Darrell VanDyke, Fredericktown; two sisters, Evelyn Williams, Ashley, and Gertrude Schollman, Delaware; 19 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond; and two sisters, Margueritte Beacom and Ellen McQuigg.
Calling hours were held at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Marengo. Funeral services were held at New Testament Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Gilead, with the Rev. William C. Kirk officiating. Burial followed in Fargo Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.
Evelyn M. (Hill) Beal
Evelyn M. (Hill) Beal, 71, Westerville, passed peacefully on from this life on Tuesday (August 28, 2001) at home.
She was the former owner of Beal Home Rentals, Columbus.
Surviving are her loving husband of 53 years, H.R. Dick Beal; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jeani and Jerry Cline of Lewis Center and
Brenda and Larry McCrady of Galena; four grandchildren and spouses, Jessica and Chris Cline Williams, Jason and Carrie Cline, Kelli McCrady, and Kevin McCrady; one great-granddaughter, Halle Grace; two sisters and brothers-in-law, P. Joan and Carl Cecil of Maine and Dorothy and Jim Manson of Westerville; a brother and sister-in-law, James Ray and Marie Hill of California; and loving nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Lillie (Woods) Hill, and a sister, Norma Fawcett.
Visitation was held at Moreland Funeral Home, Westerville, where funeral services were held with Pastor Wayne Booth officiating. Interment was in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Catherine Bean, 86, Westerville, went home to be with the Lord on Monday (May 21, 2001).
She was born on Sept. 23, 1914, in Columbus, and she and her husband moved to Westerville in 1947, where she worked for Kilgore Corp.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester; a daughter, Karen Lee; and three brothers, Vincent, Norman and James.
Mrs. Bean is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Sandy and Dan Curtis of Galena and Bonnie and Peter Panattoni of Simi Valley, Calif.; a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Margaret Bean of Westerville; 13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held at Moreland Funeral Home, Westerville, with funeral services held at American Baptist Church with the Reverend Ralph Gordon officiating. Interment was in Blendon Central Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Baptist Church building fund.
Charlotte Havens Beaver, 89, Delaware, died Tuesday (July 27,1999) at her residence.
She was born July 29, 1909, in Delaware to Charles and Lottie (Marston) Havens.
She was a housewife and bookkeeper for Beaver Packing Co. She was a lifelong Delaware County resident and member of Rural Chapel United Methodist Church where she was a member of various women's groups.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Johanna, Delaware; three grandchildren; and several nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry, in 1974; and four brothers, Milton, Brooks, William and Ray.
Funeral was at Bennett-Brown Rodman Funeral Home, Delaware with the Rev. Albert Harzog officiating. Burial was at Oak Grove Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware 43015.
Robert Howard Beaver
Robert Howard Beaver, 71, Fredericktown, died at home Thursday (March 16, 2000) following an extended illness.
He was born July 5, 1928, in Sunbury, to the late Howard N. and Nellie Marie (Baker) Beaver.
Mr. Beaver was a member of the Sunbury High School Class of 1946, a U.S. Army veteran and a lifelong farmer. He attended Green Valley United Methodist Church and enjoyed fishing. Bob moved to Fredericktown 24 years ago from Delaware.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Mary (Hall); a son Shawn, at home; a daughter and son-in-law, Lori and Jeff Wickline, Ashley; two adopted sons, Fred and Frank Beaver, Sunbury; three stepdaughters and their spouses, Alice and Jeff Patterson, Cardington, Linda and Randy Riner, Delaware, and Brenda and Dean Burke, Bevinsville, Ky.; a stepson and his spouse, Mickey and Nora Mullins, Martin, Ky.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Grace Beaver, Galena, John and Eloise Beaver, Winterhaven, Fla., and Benson and Genevieve Beaver, Sunbury; a sister, Ruth Lewis, Fort Stockton, Texas; several grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Georgianna Hall, formerly of Delaware.
Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Funeral services were held with Paris Tackitt, elder, officiating. Burial with military honors followed in Berkshire Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050.
Dale L. Beddow
Dale L. Beddow, 81, Sunbury, died unexpectedly at his home Tuesday morning (August 27, 2002).
He was born on December 20, 1920 in Kingston Township to the late Clyde L. and Edna F. (Browning) Beddow. Beddow was a graduate of Sunbury High School Class of 1940 and a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He retired after working 47 years for Nestle's.
Beddow was a member of Benson Hough American Legion Post No. 457 and the Big Walnut Golf Course. He enjoyed his family, golfing and taking family photographs.
He is survived by two daughters, Linda Boyd of Sunbury and Leona M. (Rick) Salyer of Sunbury; by a son, David L. Beddow of Columbus; six grandchildren, Ardena (Ryan), Jamie, Shawn, Shane, Patrick and Brandy; a great-grandson, Justice; a brother, Ronald (Jan) Beddow of Lucas; a special friend, Shirlie Gorman; nieces; nephews; and by three sisters-in-law, Viola (Jack) Hamilton, Eileen Corwin and Donna (Jim) Ballard.
He was preceded in death by is wife, Dora Jean (Middaugh) Beddow in 1983 and by two brothers, Raymond and Lowell.
Calling hours were at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at Ohio 61, Sunbury, where funeral services will be held with Pastor Wayne Booth officiating.
Interment with military honors followed in Berkshire Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Children's Hospital Foundation, Oral Department, P.O. Box 16810, Columbus, Ohio 43272-5117.
Roberta M. Bell
Roberta M. Bell, 79, Morgan County Care Center, McConnelsville, formerly of Columbus, died Sunday (February 11, 2001) at Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital in Zanesville after a brief illness.
Born May 26, 1921 in Rosefarm, Ohio, Roberta was a homemaker and a member of the Crestview Presbyterian Church in Columbus.
She is survived by daughters, Molly (George) Lust of Sunbury, Janice (Larry) Jones of Ocala, Florida, and JoAnn Clark of Columbus; a sister, Rosemary Hardy of Crooksville; a sister-in-law, Betty Nichols of Rosefarm; brothers, Robert (Donna) Dalrymple, Bradley (Shirley) Dalrymple and Merle (Jean) Dalrymple, all of Crooksville; a brother-in-law and a sister-in-law, Richard and Mary Jane Bell of Zanesville; grandchildren, George, Julie, Jamie, Kenneth, Keri, Cathy, Patty and Tim; and by eight great-grandchildren.
Roberta was predeceased by parents Robert and Maude Kelly Dalrymple, sister Emma Redfern, and by brothers Frank and Bill Dalrymple.
Visitation was at Goebel Funeral Home, Crooksville. Funeral services were held at Zion Christian Union Church, Portersville, Ohio with the Rev. Raymond Lemity officiating. Burial was in Zion Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to Rosefarm Church of Christ.