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Last Updated: September 16, 2019

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Bellville: Kevin J. Timmer Sr. passed away Saturday morning, May 2, 2015 in Ohio Health MedCentral Mansfield Hospital surrounded by his family…

The Golden Years of the Grand Ole Opry, and its stars like Hank Williams, Sr., Dolly Parton and Porter Wagner, were dear to the heart of Marjo…

Edward J. Doup, 84, of Bellville passed away Saturday, January 25, 2014 in Country Meadow Care Center, surrounded by his loving family followi…

Leading and influencing others came natural to George Orr. Described as “everyone’s hero,” George was a positive influence on his family and friends.

“This is the day the LORD has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it!” (Psalm 118:24) Lloyd kept his pocket full of small coins stamped with t…

Dixie L. Marsh, 68, of BUTLER, passed away unexpectedly, Monday February 10, 2014 following a courageous fight with breast cancer.

Ronald M. Michalovich, Sr., age 78, of Butler lost his battle with COPD on Sunday, February 16, 2014, his 57th wedding anniversary.

William W. Roberts, age 66, of Bellville passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Hospice House in Ashland following an eleven year battle with…

Leroy Carrington loved to tell the story about the time he shared a cigar with Brooks Hatlen. With a cameo appearance in the movie The Shawsha…

Norma Jean Goss Claypool passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Liberty Nursing Home. She was born on February 3, 1930 in Mansfield, to Geo…

Mary Alice Snavely, 82, of Bellville, passed away Monday evening, March 31, 2014 in Riverside Methodist Hospital following an extended illness.

Darryl Eyster was an outdoorsman. He saw and appreciated nature not only with his eyes, but with his heart and his understanding. Active with …

In his quiet, reserved way, Gene Durbin built his family with the bricks of his hard work ethic and the mortar of their shared sense of humor.…

Gary M. Meeks, of Easley, SC, and formerly of Butler, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in Simpsonville Hospice Home. He was 74.

I will sing to the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live. May my meditation be pleasing to him, as I rejoice in the…

If you were only given one word to describe Ruth M. Williams it would unquestionably be: loving. I Corinthians 13:13 tells us “And now these t…

I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you established your faithfulness in heaven itself (Psalm 89.2). The matriarch of her …

It wasn’t just the farm-fresh-fruit, or the mile-high meringue, or the hand-rolled crust that made Jean Reynold’s pies taste so good, it was s…

Priscilla K. Fry, 71, of Bellville passed away Tuesday May 20, 2014 in Crestline Nursing Home following an extended illness.

BUTLER: Helen Crill attributed her longevity to her daily diet of green onions and garlic, always baking with lard and serving up ultra-sweet …

Richard A. Carr, was aware that opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, and therefore, most people don't recognize them. His life’s …

Lois A. Weeks, age 74, of Bellville passed away Saturday morning, July 12, 2014 in Ohio Health MedCentral Hospital following a sudden illness.

Janet Chisholm Klenk, 93, of Cleveland and recently of Mansfield, passed away Monday morning, July 14, 2014 in Ohio Health MeCentral Mansfield…

BELLVILLE -- William Oliver “Bill” Crawford Sr., 88, of Bellville went home to be with his Lord and Savior whom he faithfully served for over …

William Joseph “Bill” Sheriff, of Bellville, passed away Saturday, August 2, 2014 in Ohio Health MedCentral Hospital, Mansfield, surrounded by…

Chester E. “Chet” Weaver, 83, of Bellville passed away Monday Sept. 1, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family following an extended illness.

Harry Junior Brown went home to be with the Lord Friday evening, Sept. 26, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was 90.

BUTLER:  Dorothy M. Benedict, age 97, of Butler passed away Monday, September 29, 2014 in Winchester Terrace Nursing Home following a short illness.

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” (Joshua 1:9) Desc…

Bernice Webb, 89, of Bellville passed away Sunday, October 5, 2014 in the Ohio Health MedCentral Hospice Inpatient Unit following a short illness.

To know Gloria Stewart was to know a woman who was not afraid to work. A good day’s work let her sleep soundly at night, and when she awoke, s…

Amanda Imogene Taylor passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Samaritan Regional Health System in Ashland following an extended illness. She…

BELLVILLE: Pat Patterson lived the good life—but now he has another lake to fish.

James A. Lee, age 65, of Mansfield passed away Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in his home.

BELLVILLE: George Schaefer passed away Thursday evening, Oct. 16, 2014 in his Bellville home suddenly with his wife by his side. He was 71.

Sarah Helen Van Hook, Bellville resident, passed away Saturday afternoon, October 25, 2014 in Country Meadow Care Center with her daughter clo…

A friend to many in the Clear Fork Valley, Treisa (Ruhl) Nedrow’s quiet smile was genuine and heartfelt. A successful coach, teacher, and ment…

Gladys R. Buckley, 85, of Butler, passed away Wednesday evening, November 12, 2014 in Winchester Terrace Nursing Home.

DUBLIN: Geneva P. Gardner, age 101, of Dublin and formerly of Bellville passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Friendship Village of Dublin. 

Charles A. “Chuck” Roberts passed away Monday, November 17, 2014 in Samaritan Regional Health System in Ashland. He was 83.

Bernard Lee “Bun” Bachelder passed away Thursday morning, November 20, 2014 in Ohio Veteran’s Home in Sandusky following a battle with Alzheim…

Bernard Lee “Bun” Bachelder passed away Thursday morning, November 20, 2014 in Ohio Veteran’s Home in Sandusky following a battle with Alzheim…

LEXINGTON--William Richard “Bill” Lynn, age 55, of Lexington passed away Sunday, November 23, 2014 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital following …

BELLVILLE: Loretta F. “Lorrie” Chrastina, 59, of Bellville, passed away at home Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.

Beverly J. Alexander went to be with the Lord Monday, November 24, 2014 in Hospice House in Ashland surrounded by family and friends. She was 74.

BELLVILLE: In the battle of life, a sense of humor is needed armor. A fun-loving personality, seasoned with kindness and the occasional joke a…

BUTLER:  John Joseph “Joe” Hess, 84, died peacefully at home after a long illness on Dec. 3, 2014.  A devoted and loving family man, Joe is su…

BELLVILLE: Folks who claim “I don’t believe in heroes” just hadn’t met Dave Turner. Faithful. Patriotic. Kind. Loving. Dave was a giving kind …

 “Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised t…

L. Gayle Hopkins, 91, of Mansfield passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving and devoted family following an e…

BELLVILLE: Norma Jean Wolfgang, 85, passed away Friday morning, January 30, 2015 in Country Meadow Care Center.

BELLVILLE: It wasn’t the expensive cameras, tripods, and flashes that made Don Palm so good at photography; it was his eye for the finished pr…

Alvin F. Waltz, 101, of Bellville passed away Tuesday evening February 3, 2015 in Colonial Manor Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family.

Royal Glenn Freed, 75, of Butler passed away Saturday evening, February 7, 2015 at home surrounded by his loving family.

John Lee Tedrow, 66, of Bellville passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015 in the Cleveland Clinic following an extended illness.

BELLVILLE, Ohio - John Lee Tedrow, 66, of Bellville passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015 in the Cleveland Clinic following an extended illness.

Eileen Strater was solid as a rock, busy as a beaver, quiet as a mouse, and patient as Job. Her role as the supportive wife of an elder in the…

Stephen Edward Johnson passed away Thursday evening, February 12, 2015 in his Mansfield home following a very sudden illness. He was 47.

Esta Faye Crowe, 93, of Bellville passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015 in Country Meadow Care Center.

Linda Freeman passed away Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus surrounded by her family. She was 73.

BELLVILLE: Wayne E. Fisher passed away Monday morning, March 2, 2015 in his Bellville home surrounded by his family. He was 91. He was born O…

BUTLER: Janice Louise Long went home to be with her Lord and Savior early Sunday morning, March 22, 2015 in her winter home in Avon Park, Flor…

BUTLER: A good leader takes people where they would never go on their own. Former State Representative Frank Sawyer served as the voice of the…

BELLVILLE: Hurley P. Isbel, 89, of Bellville passed away Sunday afternoon, March 5, 2015 in Ohio Health MedCentral Mansfield Hospital.

“There are no strangers here; only friends you haven’t met yet.” This statement was the way Jim Hoffman lived his life. He truly enjoyed the l…

BELLVILLE: Connie Carver liked to wiggle a stick, infuse some love and prayers, and turn a few skeins of yarn into a beautiful blanket or afgh…

LEXINGTON: George A. Hammond, 52, of Lexington passed away Monday, April 27, 2015 in Ohio Health MedCentral Mansfield Hospital following an ex…

Ruthie Chamberlain had the spiritual gift of hospitality. It wasn’t about inviting people into a perfect home, but rather inviting them into h…

BELLVILLE: Mary Carol Fry passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015 in Ohio Health MedCentral Mansfield Hospital surrounded by loving family. She was 72.

BELLVILLE: Mary E. Mount, age 83, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in OhioHealth MedCentral Mansfield Hospital.

Former Mansfield resident Jeanne Reed Test Antinozzi passed away quietly in her Naples, Florida home Saturday, May 2, 2015. She was 94.

BELLVILLE: Lifelong area resident, Clyde Austen went to be with the Lord Friday morning, May 15, 2015 in Colonial Manor in Loudonville surroun…

BUTLER- Michael Perry, 51, of Butler passed away Friday May 29, 2015 in the Cleveland Clinic following a courageous battle with cancer.

In the world of tractor pulling, Larry Shope was the Babe Ruth. As the six-time National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) Grand National Pro…

UPDATE:  Due to the outpouring of community support, Austin's funeral will now be held at Impact Worship Center to allow for enough parking an…

BUTLER: Dean Reeder was content. He was someone who loved his family and more importantly loved his Lord. Even with all of his physical infirm…

BELLVILLE: Betty Jo Waltz, 90, of Bellville passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in Colonial Manor Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family.

Serena Steinman was feisty, strong-willed and tenacious, but loving and caring. She was determined that her kids were to have a better life th…

Jim Kenison passed away Monday evening, August 17, 2015 in Hospice House in Ashland surrounded by his family. He was 76.

William “Bill” James Cooner Jr. went to be with the Lord Sunday morning, August 16, 2015 in Ohio Health MedCentral Hospital. He was 82.

Pauline M. Greer, age 93, passed away Saturday, August 15, 2015 at Wedgewood Estates surrounded by her family. Pauline was born June 10, 1922 …

Judith Marie “Judy” Weaver, 75, of Bellville passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015 in Ohio Health MedCentral Mansfield Hospital following a br…

Miriam L. Swank, age 92, passed away Friday, August 28, 2015 in Brookdale Senior Living (formerly Sterling House) in Mansfield surrounded by h…

MANSFIELD: Burton R. Claypoole went to be with the Lord Wednesday morning, September 2, 2015 in Liberty Nursing Center in Mansfield surrounded…

Hansford Young, 80, of Bellville passed away Sunday, September 6, 2015 in Butler, Kentucky.

Lois Jean (Parker) Weikle, 83, of Bellville, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, September 22, 2015 while surround by her family.

BUTLER: La misión de Jamie Chamberlain en la vida era demostrar el amor de Dios y servirle. Ella era una mujer compasiva, una esposa amorosa, …

BELLVILLE: God sends many beautiful things to this world, many noble gifts; but no blessing is richer than that which He bestows in a mother w…

BUTLER: Clayton “Sam” Spayde passed away Sunday October 4, 2015 at Ohio Health MedCentral Hospital from complications due to COPD. He was 79.

MANSFIELD: Linda Beasley’s grandchildren never cried or fussed, slept on schedule, are practically genius, perfect in most every way, and she …

BUTLER: A no fuss kind of guy, Sam Wade wasn’t flashy and he didn’t want any attention or accolades. He Just to live his life, the way he want…

Donald Glen Bahr went to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 from Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Florida. He was 83.

At a cook-out or family campfire, Tim Patterson would disappear for a few minutes. A loud boom would signal he’d been busy packing his miniatu…

BELLVILLE: Though he was born in Mansfield, David “Beaver” Schlosser considered himself a “Yooper.” Proud to live in the “U.P.” upper peninsul…

MANSFIELD: Nancy Smith peacefully passed away Saturday, January 2, 2016 in her Mansfield home surrounded by her family. She was 84.

Gaylen Marie Walker, 86, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 in her home.

Brenda Sue Carpenter, 66, peacefully passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 in her home surrounded by her family.

BELLVILLE: Johnny DeMoss, 54, of Bellville passed away Monday morning, Jan. 25, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family following a coura…

Virgil R. Walker, 80, of Mansfield passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 in Grant Medical Center following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

An avid gardener, each growing season Leonard Knuckles cultivated, planted and nurtured his amazing vegetables. As a husband, dad and grandpa,…

James L. James, 80, of Johnsville passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016 in Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital following an extended illness.

Judith Lee Partin, 72, of Mansfield passed away Tuesday evening, March 15, 2016 at home.

James Eugene Huey, 85, passed away at his home in Mansfield, Ohio, in his easy chair, peacefully passing from this life to the next.

Receiving salvation and strength from her Lord, Geraldine Idella “Gerri” Leedy was confident even during moments of distress. Recognizing that…

BELLVILLE: Charlotte Ann Gilliland passed away Monday, March 28, 2016 in her home surrounded by her family. She was 83.

The greatest gift Tim Titlow gave his children was confidence. He often told them “never be afraid to be yourself!” More than just his kids, t…

A truly rich man is one whose children and grandchildren run into his arms when his hands are empty. To his family, Paul Williams was many thi…

Ethel Virginia Johnson, 87, of Mansfield passed away Thursday, April 7, 2016 in Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital.

Accepting, hospitable, and faithful; these attributes best describe the wife, mother, and grandmother that was Bobby Jean Bowman. Non judgment…

Janice Marlene Bruce, 87, of Butler peacefully passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016 from Colonial Manor Health Care Center in Loudonville.

April Rae Wortman passed away Friday, April 29, 2016 in her Bellville home surrounded by her family.

Dwight Moree “Buck” Walker, 82, of Bellville, passed away Thursday, May 12, 2016 in Hospice of North Central Ohio’s Hospice House.

David Harlan Sweet, 87, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Hospice of Cincinnati, Blue Ash facility.

Scott W. Schneider, 59, of Mansfield passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Some men are focused and determined, some lead and teach, others build, fix, and repair, a yet others offer a helping hand in time of need. Ea…

Faithe Eileen Mowry went home to be with the Lord Friday, June 17, 2016 from Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital following a sudden illness. She was 90.

Rodney Dean Neel passed away Friday June 17, 2016 in OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital from injury complications of an off-road sport vehicle acci…

Lester Earl Miller, 97, of Mansfield passed away peacefully, at home Friday, June 24, 2016.

BELLVILLE: The village of Bellville has lost one of its most dedicated public servants. Everett D. McClarren served the village as council mem…

The Lord planted a seed of love in the heart of Doris Ball. It wasn’t sown there to stay. Love isn’t love until it’s given away, and Doris’ li…

MANSFIELD: Merle Ron Margot went to be with the Lord Thursday July 7, 2016 from Hospice House in Ashland following a brief illness. He was 74.

BELLVILLE: For Larry Simms, the Christian walk included no down-turned head, moping through life. It was characterized by serving God with all…

An American patriot whose generous nature and large heart was expressed not in words but actions, Snook Hamilton was giving and kind. Living j…

Donna Van Horn passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 in Knox Community Hospital following an extended illness. She was 82.

Roger L. Kilgore, 73, of Bellville peacefully passed away Thursday July 14, 2016 in the Arbors of Delaware. He was surrounded by his family.

Always smiling, ready to help, John Setser left this earth for his heavenly home on his 67th birthday (Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016) from OhioHeal…

William Jerome “Bill” Russell, a very strong man with a gentle spirit, went to be with the Lord Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016 in his home surrounded b…

Gary L. Hall, 76, of Bellville passed away unexpectedly Monday morning August 15, 2016 after many years of numerous health issues.

A go-getter: a person who works very hard and who wants very much to succeed. This definition simply begins to capture who Mary was. Not one t…

Jon Thomas Oswalt, 42, passed away Sunday, Sept. 11 in his Cardington home after battling extended health issues.

Eric Paul Shelton passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 in his home. He was 42.

Richard Loren “Dick” Shaffer went to be with the Lord Friday afternoon, September 30, 2016 in Country Meadow Care Center surrounded by his fam…

David William Craven, 69, went to be with the Lord Friday morning, Oct. 7, 2016 at Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital surrounded by his family.

Esta Faye Holzworth, 88, of Mansfield passed away Friday morning, Oct. 14, 2016 in Winchester Terrace Nursing Home.

Lois Elaine Ritter peacefully passed away Saturday, October 15, 2016 in her Lexington home. She was 83.

BELLVILLE: Lorna Lynn (Randall) Michele passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from her home in Miamisburg. She was 72. Her funeral Arrangeme…

BELLVILLE: Stephen Lee Thompson passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2016 in OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. He was 61.

Loving, gentle, understanding, and patient, Sandy Ward was a proud mom, grandma and great grandma. Showering her family with unconditional lov…

Cim Tupps “grabbed life by the tail and swung it.” Her vitality for life and strong Christian convictions truly inspired others. Her strong fa…

A gentle heart is really the strongest force on earth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, and endures all things (1 C…

FREDERICKTOWN: David A. Rogers, age 75, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at his residence in Fredericktown, just six …

Barbara Jane Lennington, 81, passed away Monday evening, Jan. 9, 2017 in her Mount Vernon home surrounded by family.

Stanley Fry, 34, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 in his Bellville home.

Irene Helen Frey, 94, of Bellville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 in her home surrounded by her family.

BELLVILLE: Tommy Mays spoke a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see: He spoke the language of kindness. He rose by lifting up …

George Knell’s positive attitude led to positive outcomes. His hardworking, upbeat and generous personality traits fashioned him into an amazi…

Gladys Marie Sheriff, 94, peacefully passed away Tuesday morning, March 7, 2017 at her home.

“Oh, just enjoying life.” was Dale’s classic response when asked how he was doing — even in the hospital. He was always seen with a big smile …

Edward L. “Ed” Barr of Mansfield passed away Friday evening, April 14, 2017. He was 81.

Steve Deel, 59, of Lexington, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital.

Joseph James Porter, 67, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital following an extended illness.

BELLVILLE: Van Ross Wade loved nature. He loved plants, gardening, trees, and the beauty of his family’s thriving rural Bellville landscapes. …

Brent Russell Walker passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 in OhioHealth Mansfield following an unexpected illness. He was 60.

Linda Marie Williams, 67, of Bellville, passed away Sunday May 7, 2017 in Liberty Nursing Center of Mansfield following an extended illness.

Twila Jean (Franks) Pfoutz, 84, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, May 13, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.

Robert L. “Bob” Crill, 78, of Butler passed away at home, Monday May 22, 2017 following a courageous battle with cancer.

Elsie Lou Hawk passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 in her home surrounded by her family. She was 78.

Leon Richard “Red” Weikle was called home to be with the Lord on June 4, 2017 being reunited with his true love, Lois Weikle.

Music was God’s gift to Eleanor Tinkey. It was an art of heaven given to her on earth, one that she will take to heaven. While on earth she us…

Her career as a nurse was fitting for Becky Kilgore -- a compassionate, selfless and determined woman- who was blessed with the spiritual gift…

William E. “Bill” Kvochick peacefully passed away at home on Friday, June 16, 2017 following an extended illness.

Jeffrey Flynn entered Heaven’s gates on Thursday, June 29, 2017 in his Lexington home surrounded by his loving family following a recent cance…

Jerry E. Wilson lived beyond limitation. His creative and intuitive mind was never satisfied to be satisfied.

Everyone’s best friend. How else can you describe someone who never knew a stranger. Jonny cared about others, always looking to make new frie…

BUTLER: Betty Perry, age 81, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 in OhioHealth Riverside Hospital in Columbus following an unexpected illness.

Naomi Baker, 87, peacefully passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 in Knox Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon following a sudden illness just five mo…

Proverbs 24 speaks of the riches found in a home where the knowledge, wisdom and understanding of Our Lord and Savior dwells. Though Cheryl L.…

David Keith Armstrong, 80, passed away Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in Knox Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

Ruth Steurer Oney passed quietly into the arms of The One and Only Savior surrounded by her family. She was 94.

Robert Ray Reamsnider, 85, of Butler, Ohio passed away in his home Saturday morning, September 16, 2017 with his wife by his side.

Bart Winand was a sports fanatic. He cheered for Ohio sports teams, especially the Clear Fork Colts. More than just a sports fanatic, Bart was…

Mary Lou Williams, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend, 68, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 13, 2017 i…

John Walter never dreamed for success. Instead, he worked for it. Intelligent, humble and kind, best describe his character. Recently John sta…

Herbert McBride knew that going back to a simpler life was not a step backward. He understood that modern conveniences and technology were a b…

Betty Oswalt, 89, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 in her home surrounded by her family.

James Franklin Fry, 87, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, Jan. 1, 2019 in Country Meadow Care Center.

Grant Reed, 18, of Bellville, won his final victory over M*CH*G*N because it can never hurt him again. Grant gained his angel wings Sunday mor…

Bellville resident and Clear Fork High School Senior Elijah Formhals unexpectedly graduated from this life with honors on the morning of Frida…

Tiffany J. Hildebrand, age 52, of Butler passed away Saturday morning, June 29, 2019 following a sudden illness.

“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, wh…

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