Miscellaneous Hocking County, Ohio Obituaries - 1998

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September 28 - October 3

MARY FIDDLER
Mary Fiddler, 94, Nelsonville, died Saturday, Sept. 26 at her residence.
Born Nov. 8, 1903, Athens County, daughter of the late David and Selina Perry Young, she was the widow of August Fiddler, who died March 4, 1995.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Nelsonville.
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Appalachian Community Hospice, 282 E. State St., Athens, Ohio 45701.

JAMES FRAIZER
James E. Fraizer, 51, McArthur, died Saturday, Sept. 26 at Arthur James Cancer Hospital, Columbus.
Born Nov. 23, 1946, Columbus, son of Nellie L. Cecil Fraizer of Logan and the late Lloyd J. Fraizer, he was married for 29 years to Sharon L. Dicken Fraizer, who survives.
A 1964 Logan High School graduate, he was a resident of McArthur for 18 years. He served in the Army Reserve-National Guard and was a former member of Jaycees, Logan Lions Club, Vinton County Lions Club, Jackson Kiwanis Club, Vinton County Band Boosters and McArthur-Swan PTO and was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. He worked 30 years for Kroger Company including 20 years in management in Logan, Lancaster, Jackson, McArthur, Circleville, Chillicothe and Stubenville. He worked four and a half years at Ohio Valley Super Markets and was a manager at Burr Oak Foodland in Trimble. Most recently he was assistant manager at Wellston Foodland.
Also surviving are two daughters, John P. (Karin M.) Moughler of Perrysburg and Jamie N. Fraizer of McArthur; a brother, Thomas L. (Kathy) Fraizer of Belfountaine; two sisters, Jean Lantz of Rockbridge and Mrs. Harry (Susan) Robison of Logan; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Lawrence Myers officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Veteran Organizations of Hocking County.
Friends may call anytime Tuesday with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Arthur James Cancer Hospital, 941 Chatham Lane, Suite 315, Columbus, Ohio 43221.

JIMMY LEE MOUNT
Jimmy Lee Mount, 47, Sugar Grove, died Saturday, Sept. 26 in Stockport.
Born June 9, 1951, Logan, son of Anna M. McMannaway Mount and the late Albert E. "Ab" Mount, he was married to Mary L. Shover Mount, who survives.
A 1969 Logan High School graduate, he served in the Marine Corps and was a member of Lancaster VFW 1380 and DAV and worked with Junior Athletics at Berne Union.
Also surviving are five sons, Joshua Mount, Joel Mount, Jared Mount, Joshua Gaskill and John Gaskill, all of Sugar Grove; a daughter, Beth Gaskill of Philo; and two sisters, Mrs. Joe (Sue Ann) Wallace of Saudi Arabia and Mrs. John (Anita Jo) Shannon of Logan.
He also was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Mount, who died Sept. 21, 1992.
Graveside military services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at New Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge. Cremation will follow.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home.

LOLA PETTIT
Lola M. Pettit, 78, Glouster, died Sunday, Sept. 27 at her residence.
Born April 7, 1920, Athens County, daughter of the late Acie and Eliza Braglin Clark, she was the widow of Charles Pettit.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home, Murray City.
Burial will be in Hollister Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 Tuesday at the funeral home.

ALICE SMITH
Alice C. Smith, 82, Bedford, Penn., died Tuesday, Sept. 29 at UPMC Memorial Hospital.
Born Aug. 17, 1916, Carbon Hill, daughter of the late William and Margaret Wilkinson Coe, she was the widow of Oakley Smith.
She had worked at the Penn Bedford Hotel Restaurant, Mid's Dress Shop and Jim's Sandwich Shop before her retirement.
Surviving are a son, William R. Smith of Bedford, and her caregiver, Connie Amick.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday at Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, Bedford, Penn., with the Rev. M. Edgar Datesman officiating.
Burial will be in Carbon Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.

ALICE SMITH
Alice C. Smith, 82, Bedford, Penn., died Tuesday, Sept. 29 at UPMC Memorial Hospital.
Born Aug. 17, 1916, Carbon Hill, daughter of the late William and Margaret Wilkinson Coe, she was the widow of Oakley Smith.
She had worked at the Penn Bedford Hotel Restaurant, Mid's Dress Shop and Jim's Sandwich Shop before her retirement.
Surviving are a son, William R. Smith of Bedford; her caregiver, Connie Amick; and two nieces, Mrs. Robert (Evelyn) Eckels of Nelsonville and Mrs. Terry (Jane) Taggart of Nelsonville.
She also was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy and Elmer Coe; a sister, Ethel Levins; and a niece, Betsy McQuaid.
Burial and graveside services will be held 3:30 p.m. today in Carbon Hill Cemetery.

MAXINE KINCAID
Maxine Marie Kincaid, 66, Hemlock, died Thursday, Oct. 1 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville.
Born Nov. 11, 1931, Bellburn, W.Va., daughter of the late Robert and Ruth Perkins Kelly, she was married for 50 years to James R. Kincaid Sr., who survives.
Also surviving are four daughters, Rose Dodson of Hemlock, Wilma Gillott of Waverly, Teresa Kincaid of Logan and Lesa Garey of Portersville; two sons, Stanley Kincaid and Jim Kincaid, both of Hemlock; a sister, Carol Miller of Spencer, W.Va.; and 12 grandchildren.
She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruby Slowick and Margaret Zink, and two brothers, Robert Kelly and Billy Kelly.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at J.E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee.
Burial will be in Millertown Cemetery.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, with family in attendance from 2 to 4 p.m. and after 7.

FRANCIS "SCRAPPY" MYERS
Francis E. "Scrappy" Myers of 150 N. Culver St., a former Logan mayor and Hocking County treasurer, died Thursday, Oct. 1 at the age of 90.
The long-time civic leader was born Feb. 6, 1908 in Logan. Son of the late George Edward and Ida Victoria Allen Myers, he was the widower of the former Anne Sines and Violet L. Blum, both of whom preceded him in death.
Surviving are a son, James E. Myers of Logan; two daughters, Mrs. Danny (Becky) Webb of Logan and Mrs. Gerald (Judy) Mohr of Blacklick; a sister, Mrs. Harlan (Ruth) Price of Eureka Springs, Ark.; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
He also was preceded in death by a son, Dr. George Christopher Myers; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Reuss; and two grandchildren.
Several months after graduating from Logan High School in 1926 he joined his father in their family-owned and operated shoe repair business. He worked for nearly 40 years in the firm, which was established by his grandfather in 1850.
He was elected as mayor of Logan in 1955 and served three terms (1956 to 1961) in that capacity.
In 1969 he was elected as county treasurer and served in that office for 16 years until retiring Sept. 2, 1985.
His list of community accomplishments includes service as president of the Logan Trade Club (now Logan-Hocking Chamber of Commerce), membership in the original Hocking Valley Community Hospital Board of Trustees and president of the Logan-Holl Foundation.
He directed Logan's affairs during a period that saw many civic improvements and solid economic growth. As mayor and trade club president, he was heavily involved in bringing the Goodyear and former Lockheed plants to Logan, as well as construction of the Smead Manufacturing plant.
He was a charter member of Hocking County's Izaak Walton League Chapter and belonged to the Logan Rotary Club for 26 years.
He served with the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater during World War II, being the last of the older draftees. Just 10 days after being inducted at the age of 36, he was 11 years above the newly-reduced age.
A 1987 inductee into the LHS Athletic Hall of Fame, he was instrumental in co-founding Logan's first recreation commission and establishing a winter basketball program in 1948. He played football, basketball and baseball during his prep days and helped inaugurate two new athletic facilities.
When he was a junior, basketball returned to Logan High School as an interscholastic sport, with games being played in the new junior high gym (now Central Elementary). As a senior, LHS football games were moved from the fairgrounds to the Hilltop gridiron (now known as Bill Sauer Field).
He went on to serve as a scout and unofficial assistant to a string of highly-successful LHS football coaches, starting with John "Red" Longley in 1929 and concluding with Dwight Diller in the mid-1950s.
He also coached reserve and freshman cage squads during the early war years. He served as the LHS basketball team's scorekeeper, attending all home and road games for 26 years. He also served in that capacity during the former Hocking County League and Class B district tournaments played on the Hilltop court.
In addition, he coached and organized men's industrial or independent leagues in basketball and fast-pitch softball and coached youth baseball teams in a church-sponsored league.
An avid golfer, he was a member of the former Hocking Hills Country Club from the time it was established in 1934.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church with the Rev. Paul Elhard officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 Sunday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, and one hour prior to services Monday at the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or Appalachian Community Hospice.

ELSIE DOWNING
Elsie Downing, 89, Laurelville, died Thursday, Oct. 1 at Logan Elm Health Care.
Born Oct. 21, 1908, Hocking County, daughter of the late Amon and Sarah Hinton Pritchard, she was the widow of Clifford Downing.
Surviving are two daughters, Geneva Newland and Margie Steepleton, both of Laurelville; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Marshall Pritchard of Circleville and Foster (Jeanette) Pritchard of Williamsport; and several nieces and nephews.
She also was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Lewis Newland; three sisters, Levie Kneece, Carrie Schwalbaugh and Alice Nungester; and three brothers, Eustice, Thomas and Hayward Pritchard.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Wellman Funeral Home, Laurelville, with the Rev. Lawrence Sullivan officiating.
Burial will be in Green Summit Cemetery, Adelphi.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home.

ELIZABETH STANLEY
Funeral services were held 11 a.m. today at Cardaras Funeral Home, Glouster, for Elizabeth Stanley, 89, Baltimore, formerly of Glouster, who died Thursday, Oct. 1 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster.
Born Feb. 13, 1909, Piso, Ky., daughter of the late Elias and Edna Maynard Jude, she was the widow of Leonard Stanley.

October 5 - 10, 1998

JACQUELINE LAMBERT
Jacqueline Lambert, 60, Lancaster, died Friday, Oct. 2 at her residence.
Daughter of the late John and Dolly Tilley, she was married to Loran H. Lambert, who survives.
She was employed by the Bureau of Workman's Compensation in Logan and was a member of MENSA and OCSEA. She attended Columbus State and received her bachelor's degree from Ohio University.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Brian (Shani) Leitwein of Lancaster and Mrs. Bob (Vicky) DeMao of Bonita Springs, Fla.; two sons, Brett (Sherry) Estep of Canal Winchester and Scott Estep of Columbus; five grandchildren, Brad Todd Estep, Angelena Rose Estep, Jessica Marie Hammond, Katherine Leigh Leitwein and Chad Eric Lambert; two sisters, Mrs. Jim (Dottie) Stone of Columbus and Mrs. Larry (Bonnie) Quinn of Hazelhurst, Ga.; three brothers, Carl (Brenda) Tilley, Joe (Linda) Tilley and Drew (Jewell) Tilley, all of Columbus; and special friends Charolette and Tom Faderson of Westerville.
Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Halteman-Fett and Dyer Funeral Home, Lancaster, with Hospice Chaplain Karl Hartmann officiating.
Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Monday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Fairfield County Hospice.

MARCUS LOHR JR.
Marcus D. Lohr Jr., 75, Crooksville, died Friday, Oct. 2 at his residence.
Born Aug. 24, 1923, Logan, son of the late Marcus D. and Vernice Beals Lohr Sr., he was the widower of Mary A. Lohr, who died July 15.
A former employee at Logan Clay Products, he was a former teacher at Coalton schools in Jackson County and taught at Hiram High School. He served as basketball coach at Alexander in Albany, where he also served as a teacher and principal before becoming superintendent for the Alexander School District. He was the Superintendent of Schools at Crooksville from 1973 until his retirement in 1979.
The 1941 graduate of Logan High School graduated from Eastern Kentucky University, where he attended on a football scholarship. While in the Army, he played football for the Troop Carrier Command in Austin, Texas, where he served as an aircraft mechanic.
He was a member of Grand Masonic Lodge 25, Council 71 Chapter 16 and Commandry 19, all of Richmond, Ky.; the Crooksville American Legion Post and Lions Club. He was inducted into the Logan High School Athletic Hall of Fame in ceremonies conducted Friday evening.
Surviving are a son, Marcus D. III (Kim) Lohr of Indianapolis; a daughter, Mrs. Dan (Barbara) Sickels of Canal Winchester; three granddaughters, Maggie, Devon and Emmeline Lohr of Indianapolis; a great-grandson, Tyler Sickels of Canal Winchester; two brothers, Ray (Jo) Lohr of St. Simons Island, Ga., and George (Nancy) Lohr of Panama City Beach, Fla.; and a sister, Retha Boyd of Jacksonville, Ark.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary K. Wheeler officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Veterans of Hocking County.
Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

MYRTLE T. BUNGARD
Myrtle T, Bungard, 72, Logan, died Monday, Oct. 5 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born April 20, 1926, Newport, daughter of the late Harold and Sarah B. Duffy Standiford Sr., she was married for 26 years to Roy W. Bungard, who survives.
Former owner/operator of H.R. Block of Logan, she was a member of Fellowship United Methodist Church and was an active layspeaker for the Athens District United Methodist Church.
Also surviving are a son, Kenneth (Cheryl) Bungard of Buckeye Lake; four daughters, Mrs. Carl (Linda) Keener of Heath, Mrs. Mike (Kathleen) Weber of Columbus, Sara Bungard of Lancaster and Kristal Parrish of Hopewell; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Franklin (Cheryl) Standiford of Trimble and Earl (Pat) Standiford of Lancaster; a sister, Sara Lou Stevens of Logan; and a half brother, Harold "Junior" Standiford Jr. of Columbus.
She also was preceded in death by her first husband, Lewis W. Bungard, who died in 1972; two grandchildren; two brothers, Henry and Harley Standiford; and a sister, Norma Standiford.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. Ann Eads officiating.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and anytime Wednesday with the family in attendance from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 at the funeral home.

ROSS BALLARD
Ross E. Ballard, 85, Nelsonville, died Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster.
Born May 31, 1913, Logan, son of the late John E. and Dora Aurand Ballard, he was married for 63 years to Alpha Ballard, who survives.
He was a locomotive engineer for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company from 1943 to 1976. He was a member of South Gate Masonic Lodge, 32nd Degree Mason, Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus and Ohio Retired Veterans Club. He was a Methodist by faith.
Also surviving are a son, Jerry (Eunice) Ballard of Troy; a daughter, Judi Craig of Midland, Mich.; seven grandchildren, Christi, Matt, Tim, Robb, Mark, Shelly and Keena; two great-grandchildren, Samuel Ross and Joshua Dale; a brother, Bob Ballard of Nelsonville; and several nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
He also was preceded in death by two sisters, Lola and Jean.
Upon Mr. Ballard's request, cremation has taken place and there will be no services.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society of Fairfield County, 151 Lake St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130-2589; or Fairfield Medical Center, 401 N. Ewing St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130.
Arrangements are by Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.

MARTHA COLVIN
Martha A. Colvin, 49, New Straitsville, died Monday, Oct. 5 at Bethesda Hospital, Zanesville.
Born July 13, 1949, Columbus, daughter of Georgia Fletcher Nixon of New Straitsville and the late Don C. Nixon, she was married for 29 years to Michael Colvin, who survives.
She was a homemaker and a member of New Straitsville United Methodist Church. She was a graduate of Miller High School and a volunteer for the New Straitsville Food Pantry, New Straitsville EMS, United Methodist Footprints Youth Group and the Emmaus Community of southern Ohio.
Also surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Dave (Connie) Alfman of New Straitsville and Dawn Colvin of the home; a brother, Scott (Marcia) Nixon of New Straitsville; a brother-in-law, Tom Colvin of Vanceburg, Ky.; and a sister-in-law, Rhonda Workman of Burr Oak.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at New Straitsville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ernie Perkins officiating.
Burial will be in New Straitsville Cemetery.
Friends may call after 7 p.m. today and anytime Thursday at J.E. Humphrey Funeral Home, Shawnee.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the New Straitsville Food Pantry in care of New Straitsville United Methodist Church.

FRANCES "LOUISE" HARBARGER
Frances "Louise" Harbarger, 84, Logan, died Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born July 19, 1914, Pomeroy, daughter of the late Fred H. and Jessie Turley Moorehead, she was married to Austin R. Harbarger, who survives.
She worked at Stoltz Drug Store, Cases Drug Store and Immanuel United Methodist Church. She retired from Hocking County Probate Court. She was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church and Logan Venus Chapter 76 Order of the Eastern Star.
Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Daryll (Judy) Backus of Logan; a daughter-in-law, Rosemary Harbarger of Logan; three grandchildren, Tammy Burgess of Lancaster, Melissa Poling of Logan and Wendy Harbarger of Columbus; a great-grandchild, Kyle Burgess; and a nephew, Tom Moorehead.
She also was preceded in death by a son, Joe P. Harbarger; a grandson, Timothy Austin Harbarger; and a brother, Roy S. Moorehead.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Gary Wheeler officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home, where Eastern Star services will be held at 7:30 p.m.

ERNEST "ERNIE" MALONE
Ernest "Ernie" Everett Malone, 76, Logan, died Monday, Oct. 5 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
Born Nov. 18, 1921, Logan, son of the late Herman Everett and Margaret Vanderford Malone, he was married for 56 years to Ethel Starr Malone, who survives.
He worked for Heine Packing Company of Logan and was part owner and operator of Logan Meat Suppliers. He served in the Army Medical Corps during World War II in England, France and Luxembourg. He was a member of American Legion of Logan and was a life member and past commander of Logan VFW Post 6854.
Ernie had a lot of friends and was always there when anyone needed him.
Also surviving are a son, Ernest (June) Wayne Malone of Conneaut; five grandchildren, Randolph, Phillip, Michael, Matthew and Andrew Malone; three brothers, Paul, Robert and Herman Malone; and six sisters, Helen Snyder, Mary Pendleton, Dolores Mason, Rose Malone, Alma Rice and Nina Ward.
He also was preceded in death by four sisters, Lucy Faulkerson, Ethel McCann and Dorothy and Nellie Malone.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Michael Martin officiating.
Burial will be in Smith Chapel Cemetery.
Military rites will be conducted by the Hocking County Combined Color Guard Unit.
Friends may call 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 today at the funeral home.

CLIFFORD SAVELY
Clifford J. Savely, 91, Logan, died Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born March 7, 1907, Union Furnace, son of John O. and Della Jane McConaha Savely, he was the widower of Hazel M. Savely, who died Oct. 15, 1997.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. William (Betty Jo) Chesser of Sugar Grove; two granddaughters, Mrs. Lynn (Jill) Lanning of Corning and Mrs. Larry (Lori) Willoughby of Heath; five great-grandchildren, Tiffani, Lacy, Jensen and Jalynn Lanning and Mason Willoughby; several nieces and nephews; and special friend Amy Bower and family of Rockbridge.
He also was preceded in death by three brothers, James, Oscar and Gerald Savely; and three sisters, Florence Plymel, Ethel Collins and Betty O'Neill.
Funeral services will be Friday at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Asbury Cemetery, Hocking County.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Combined Veterans Organizations of Hocking County.
Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Thursday at the funeral home.

BRIGID SHEETS
Brigid Ellen Sheets, 18, Greenwood, S.C., died Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Self Memorial Hospital as the result of an automobile accident.
Born Aug. 7, 1980, Hinsdale, Ill, she was the daughter of Mary Jo King Sheets of Greenwood and James Sheets of Greenville.
A senior at Cambridge Academy, she was the yearbook editor, a cheerleader, a member of the softball and volleyball teams, a member Interact Club and was a Strom Thurmond Page last summer. She was of the Catholic faith.
Also surviving are a brother, Joel Sheets of Clemson, and maternal grandmother Eleanore King of Peoria, Ill.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Father Hayden J. Vaverek officiating.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today at Blyth Funeral Home, Greenwood, S.C.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Cambridge Academy, 103 Eastman Drive, Greenwood, S.C. 29649.

AMOS "FOO-PUG" SORRELL JR.
Amos "Foo-pug" Sorrell Jr., 70, Reedsville, died Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
Born Feb. 21, 1928, Buchtel, son of the late Amos H. and Florence E. Wilson Sorrell Sr., he was married to Alwida Wilson Sorrell, who survives.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Warren-Brown Funeral Home, Nelsonville.
Burial will be in Whitmore Cemetery.
Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today and 3 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 Saturday at the funeral home.

RALPH WHITE
Ralph E. White, 84, Columbus, formerly of Zanesville and East Fultonham, died Monday, Oct. 5 with the hospice nurse at his side.
He begged God to take him home after a long illness of arthritis, diabetes and heart disease.
Born June 27, 1914, Gore, son of the late Charles E. and Hazel Lemon White, he was married for 58 years to Opal King White, who survives.
He retired from Standard Oil in 1975 and resided in Southern California from 1950 to 1967, where he was self-employed selling and servicing electric cars for the elderly and electric poultry trucks all over San Diego County, as well as electric golf carts. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 368 and OES 31 in Fultonham and was a member of Union Grange (now Carlwick Grange).
He was a Protestant by faith and had attended Calvary Temple Church with Pastor Lee Loretz.
Also surviving are his wife's niece, Jacquie Martin of the home, and many cousins, friends and good neighbors.
At his request there will be no calling hours. Graveside services will be held at a later date.
Funeral arrangements are by Thompson Funeral Home, White Cottage.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Columbus Health Department of Hospice of Columbus, 181 Worthington Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43215.

FERN LINN
Fern Huffman Linn, 90, Lancaster, formerly of South Bloomingville, died Thursday, Oct. 8 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital.
Born Sept. 9, 1908, daughter of the late John and Clara Eveland Huffman, she was the widow of Floyd F. Linn.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Charles (Dorothy) Justice of Lancaster and Evelyn Iles of South Florida; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, John Huffman of Logan; and two sisters, Mary Keck of Columbus and Anna Raymond of Laurelville.
She also was preceded in death by three grandchildren; two sisters; and two brother-in-laws.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Cardaras Funeral Home, Logan, with the Rev. Homer Morris officiating.
Burial will be in Pin Grove Cemetery, South Bloomingville.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.


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