Kenneth Gene Easlick
Kenneth Gene Easlick, 78, Scio, died March 15, 2005 in Kindred Hospital, Oakdale, Pa.
He was born Nov. 26, 1926 in Scio, a son of the late David Miller Easlick and Emma Catherine Blake Easlick.
He graduated from Jewett High School in 1944. He was an army infantry veteran of World War II. He retired in 1992 from Local Union #123 of Tampa, Fl., where he was a pipe fitter and welder for the construction industry. He was always proud of his participation in the construction of the Kennedy Space Center.
He was a member of the Scio United Methodist Church, a 50 year member of the Scio F & AM Masonic Lodge #587, and a 41 year member of the Local Union #123 of Tampa. He enjoyed woodworking and writing poetry.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Larry Nicely; brother Wayne Easlick and two sisters, Mary Jane Easlick and Vera Rose.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Arlene Jean Hibinger Easlick; a son and three daughters, Jerry (Donna) Easlick of Phoenix, Az., Terry Ann (John) Stoffels of Spring Hill, Fl., Kendra Sue (Gene Ray) Fulmer of Ridge Spring, SC and Darcy Lynn (Danny) Cook of Hudson, Fl.; a brother and two sisters, David (Dorothy) Easlick of Scio, Martha Eckley of Cadiz, Emma K. (Beryl) Crownoble of Scio; 11 grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; 17 great-granchildren; four step-great-grandchildren and many special nieces and nephews.
Services will beheld at 11 a.m. Sat., March 19, 2005 in Scio United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jim Ricketts officiating. Military services and burial will follow in Hanover Cemetery. Visitation will be held in Koch Funeral Home, Scio on Fri., March 18, from 6-9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harrison County Cancer Society, Relay for Life, Box 274 Cadiz, Ohio 43907.
Ruth Eileen Maxwell
Ruth Eileen Maxwell, 74, Scio, died March 18, 2005 in Sunnyslope Nursing Home, Bowerston.
She was born April 28, 1930 in Jewett, a daughter of the late Walter Maxwell and Lucille Pieffer Maxwell.
She was employed as a dipper operator for the Scio Pottery for 25 years. She attended New Rumley United Methodist Church and the united Methodist Women'group and was also a member of the Harrison County Democrat Women.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
She is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Linda & Gary Wheeler of Belleview, Nebraska; three nieces, Holly Harrer, Sonya Wheeler and Kari Curtis; four great-nieces and nephews, Joshua Guinan, Haley Harrer, Jacob Harrer and Robert Harrer.
Following her wishes, her body has been cremated and there are no services. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family in New Rumley Cemetery.
Dee Bruce Heavilin
Dee Bruce Heavilin, 78, Cambridge, died April 7, 2005 at his home.
He was born June 25, 1926 in Phoenix, Arizona, a son of the late Robert Park Heavilin and Winifred (Bargar) Heavilin.
He was a retired local business man. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene and Vance Heavilin.
Surviving are his wife Margery A. Dunn Heavilin of Cambridge; two sons Christopher L. (Penny) Heavilin of Radnor, Ohio and Patrick H. (Amy) Heavilin of Key West, Fl.; two grandchildren; sister, Phyllis Wallace of Cadiz and brother Robert Heavilin of Canton.
Service will be held April 11, 2005 at 11 a.m. at Bundy-Law Funeral Home, Cambridge with the Rev. Frank L. Tully officiating. Burial in Northwood Cemetery.
Ada Merle Overholt
Ada Merle Overholt, age 92, of 820 North 3rd St., Dennison died at 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2005 in Beacon Pointe Rehab Center, Uhrichsville, Tuscarawas County, Ohio.
Born February 11, 1913 in Harrison County, Ohio; she was a daughter of the late Arley McDonald Watson and Lula Kennedy Watson.
Ada was a 1931 graduate of Uhrichsville High School and was a member of the Westchester United Methodist Church.
On June 25, 1931 Ada married Delbert R. Overholt. He died December 8, 1998.
Surviving are a son and three daughters: Wayne (Janice) Overholt of Westchester, Mary Lou Overholt of Dennison, Helen (Dean) Bower of Cadiz, and Linda (Dave) Ackerman of Uhrichsville; nine grandchildren: Debbie (Jeff) Heddleston, Doug (Therese) Overholt, Jay (Jackie) Overholt, Jackie (J.D.) McIntosh, Jody (Brian) Lenko, Jim (Kim) Berger, Scott (Rhonda) Ackerman, Alicia (George) Hall, and Jill (Carl) Crawford; twenty-five great-grandchildren: Brian (Maria) Heddleston, Chad (Crystal) Heddleston, Kerri (Seth) Cope, Kristen (Darby) Boltz, Ashley Overholt, Josh Overholt, Devin Overholt, Nicole Overholt, Justin (Jessica) McIntosh, Jaymee (Travis) Skelly, Jarod McIntosh, Travis Romshak, Darren Romshak, Brad Romshak, Jordan Berger, Paige Berger, Hillary Berger, Jessica Ackerman, Jeremy Ackerman, Jaymie Ackerman, Austin Ackerman, Andrew Hall, Kyle Hall, Brendan Hall, and Joseph Crawford; and three great-great grandchildren: Hannah Heddleston, Logan Boltz, and Abigail McIntosh.
Two brothers, Harold Watson and David Watson, preceded her in death.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 9, in Koch Funeral Home, 216 S. High Street, Freeport with J.D. McIntosh officiating. Burial will follow in Greenmont Union Cemetery, Freeport. Visitation will be held in the funeral home on Friday, April 8, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ada's memory to the Westchester United Methodist Church in care of Betty Ripley, 6403 SR 342, Tippecanoe, Ohio 44699.
William M. Crimm Sr.
William M. Crimm Sr., 84, Scio died April 1, 2005 in Twin City Hospital, Dennison.
He was born Sept. 16, 1920 in Station Fifteen, a son of the late Raymond Willard and Patti Levenia (Leggett Crimm.
He owned and operated Clear Spring Farm in Scio since 1940 and was a member of the Scio Presbyterian Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Harold Crimm; four sisters, Bernice Specht, Beulah Chaney, Ivalena Loy and Maxine Yeager and a grandson Robert Schultz.
Surviving are his wife Dorothy Marie (Boyd) Crimm; four daughters and a son, Carol (Jerry) Miller of Cambridge, Betty (David) Watkins of Worthington, Paula (Dan) Fafley of Bowerston, William (Nancy) Crimm Jr. and Patti Thompson both of Scio; a sister, Ethel (Jack) Paxton of Scio; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services were held April 5, 2005 in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with the Rev. Jack Visser officiating. Burial in Grandview Cemetery, Scio.
Dr. Kenneth E. Lloyd
Dr. Kenneth E. Lloyd, 85, of the Country Club Center at Dover and a longtime Leesville resident, died May 22, 2005 in Union Hospital at Dover after suffering a stroke in October, 2004.
He was a retired Doctor of Veterinary Medicine after 50 years, having worked both in Wisconsin and Ohio. He was also retired as a farmer and dairyman having worked from 1959 until 1980 on their family farm in Leesville. Doctor Lloyd was the veterinarian for the Scio Sale Barn for 22 years and had established a veterinarian practice in Leesville until 1995.
He was born April 12, 1920 in Marengo, Ohio, and was the son of the late Louis Thomas and Lela Pearl Gartrell Lloyd.
He was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church at New Philadelphia and the Green Valley Ruritan. He served on the Carroll County Regional Planning Commission and was a member and past president of the Carroll County Farm Bureau where he also served as president of the Board of Directors. He served his community as a former president and member of the Conotton Valley School Board and was a former mayor of the Village of Leesville and volunteered for the Ohio Reads Program as a reader in the Bowerston Elementary School. He was a graduate of the Ohio State University. He garnered a number of awards for his service over the years including the Tuscarwas Veterinary Medical Association Special Award, the COBA Board of Directors Award, the OVMA McCloskey Distinguished Service Award and the COBA Distinguished Service Award.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Althea Kittel Lloyd, who died Dec. 10, 1995, and son Paul.
He is survived by his second wife, Betty Jeanne Unangst Lloyd, whom he married March 27, 1997, four sons: Larry Lloyd and his fiancÚ Andrea Shanabrook both of Dover, Tom (Laurie) Lloyd of Leesville, Sam (Karen) Lloyd of Bolivar, and William Lloyd of New Philadelphia, one step-son and two step-daughters: Frank Unangst and his companion Willy Sprenger of Mt. Tremblant, Quebec, Canada, Mrs. Bob (Betsy) January of Mohegan Lake, NY and Mrs. Wayne (Ina) Armstrong of St. Albans, WVA; two brothers: Wayne G. (Garnell) Lloyd of Delaware, O. and E. David (Joyce) Lloyd of Reedville, VA; nine grandchildren: Elizabeth Lloyd of Uniontown, O., Jonathon Lloyd of Iraq, Mrs. Todd (Sarah) Edmonds of Jackson Twp., Stark Co., Aaron (Jessica) Lloyd and Morgan Lloyd, both of Leesville, Robert (Holly) Lloyd of Bolivar, Benjamin Lloyd of Columbus, and Russell P. and Darren Lloyd, both of Kent, and two step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. on May 26, 2005 in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church at New Philadelphia with the Rev. Michael Walters and the Rev. Michael Seely officiating. Interment will be in the Leesville Cemetery.
A reception for the family following services will be held in the Leesville United Methodist Church. Calling hours will be held Wednesday from 4 until 8 P.M. in the Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville and Thursday 1 hour prior to services in the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 202 E. High Avenue, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.
Fern E. Marinucci, 84, Flushing, died May 25, 2005 at her home.
She was born May 18, 1921 in Holloway, a daughter of the late Ross Shepherd and Minerva J. Barns Shepherd.
She was a homemaker and attended Rock Hill Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Adrian Marinucci; two sisters, Edna Miller and Frances Piper.
Surviving are a daughter Connie (Robert) Hoops of Hilton Head, SC; son Donald (Gina) Marinucci of Flushing; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Friends may be received Friday (May 27, 2005) from 4-8 p.m. at the Kelly-Kemp-Braido Funeral Home, Morristown, where services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Robert Merritt officiating. Burial in Rock Hill Cemetery, Flushing.
Memorial contributions may be made to Belmont County Animal Rescue League, Ohio Valley Hospice or the Rock Hill Baptist Church.