Chuck Sherman, 95, of Marysville and formerly of Galion, died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015 at Ohio Veteran's Home, Sandusky after a short battle with cancer.
Chuck was born in Canton on Jan. 24, 1920 to the late James and Martha (Roebuck) Sherman. He married Muriel T. “Myrt” Tuttle on April 6, 1947 and she preceded him in death on May 14, 1995.
He retired from North Electric, Galion, had been employed at Galion Iron Works, Galion, and was co-owner of Tuttle News, Galion. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Galion. Chuck proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1942-1945 serving in Japan during the liberation of the Phillipines. He also served in the Army Reserve from 1946–1953. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of American Legion Scarborough Post 243, Galion for 68 years.
He enjoyed horticulture and was known in Galion for his Gladiolas. Chuck loved to hunt and fish and indulged in stamp collecting from all over.
He is survived by his son Greg and Karen Sherman, of Marysville, and his daughter Joyce and Jerry Hatch, of Marion, his six grandchildren, Amy and Bo Spain, Angie Berry (Robby Keelen), Niki and David Hull, Jim Baer Jr. and fiance Shelley, Amy and Jason Conant, Jeri Baer (Maurice Main) and Jandy Bracy, 22 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife and his brother Edward Sherman.
Friends may call Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way North, Galion. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Galion, with Pastor Tim Wingert officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Galion. Military honors will be provided by the U.S. Army and the Galion/Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.
The Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way North, Galion is honored to serve the family of Chuck Sherman.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at masfh.com.