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James Robert Geil - November 26, 2014

William H. Kessler - November 24, 2014

Sally J. Justice Huffman - November 22, 2014

Charles Howard Mathias, Jr. - November 21, 2014

Billy Lee Hamby - November 20, 2014




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Jana L. Baker / Lester I. Bell / Randy Blackburn / Michael S. Brierley / Harry F. Burgess

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Jerry Carper / Patricia A. Coffman / Charles B. "Bum" Conrad

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Joseph F "Sonny" Dersam

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Daniel Owen Fouch Sr.

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Buddy Gibson / Norma Jean Goss

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Laura K. Hacker / Carl Lawrence “Larry” Haislep / Donald J. Hamilton / Marian E. Hankison / Linda S. Hoover / Richard L Huston

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Neil Paul Kerns / Gerald D. "Dave" Kinnison / Danny L Kline

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Mary Olive Later / Ernest Lehman

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Jesse R. Martin / Shirley D. Mathena / Harry T. Matheny / Lenore McClain / Rebecca A. Miller / George L. Mohler / Joseph Patrick Mullins

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James R. "Doggie" Newton / William H. "Bill" North /

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Donna Mae Ogle

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Felix "Jack" Patton, Sr.

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John H. "Jack" Richards / Randy Eugene Richards / Donna Ringhiser / Robert Ringhiser / Mary Robinson

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Betty J. Scaparrotti / Etta M. Scott / Edith M. Shultz / Dwayne A. "Buddy" Smith / Daniel Snyder / Paul D. Souders / Herbert R. Sudlow

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Lois A. Vorhees

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Norma Jean Wharton / Donald "Doc" Wray / Lowell F. "Jim" Wray / Ralph Franklin Wyckoff Sr

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James Robert Geil

    James Robert Geil, 73, of Logan, Ohio passed away November 20, 2014 at his residence.

    James was born April 27, 1941 in Logan, Ohio to Harland and Hannah Rebecca Geil.

    Surviving are his wife, Debra Geil of Logan; sons, Jason R. Geil of Logan and Rodney J. Woltz of Logan; daughter Regina L. McCune of Athens; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers, Carl (Donna) Geil of Logan, and Russell (Theresa) Geil of Lancaster; sisters, Florence Gross of New Lexington, Emma (Paul) Giffin of Cadiz, Ohio, Helen (Hal) Stimmel, Betty Patton, Wilma Kuhn, Donna Coakley, Karolyn Brown and Peggy (Irwin) Gortney all of Logan; and special friends, Larry Blosser, Sherry Blosser, Jim Blosser, Jimmy Blosser Jr., Micheal Gaskill and Dan Sudlow.

    James was preceded in death by his infant son, Jeremy Ryan Geil; daughter Rebecca A. Miller; and brothers, infant Ronald Geil, Chuck Geil and Harold Geil; and sister, Martha Geil.

    Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Pastor Dave Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Knollwood Cemetery, Logan, Ohio.

    Calling hours will be observed Tuesday, November 25, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

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William H. Kessler

    William H. Kessler, 77, of Bremen, Ohio passed away November 19, 2014 at The James Cancer Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.

    William was born May 14, 1937 in Hocking County, Ohio to Oscar Francis and Elizabeth Agnes Kessler. He was a 1956 graduate of Logan High School; and a life member of the NRA and the Ohio Cattleman Association. William's life revolved around his family, farm, and work. His favorite pastime was feeding his fish at his pond.

    Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Norma J. Kessler of Bremen; children, Michael William (Susan) Kessler of Maxville, Jeffrey Allen (Tangie) Kessler of Logan, Rebecca Lynne (Randall) Keyes of Logan, Victoria Suzanne (Daniel) Hicks of Logan, Melissa (Jacob) Burns of Logan, and Jennifer Marie (Michael) Wahl of Bremen; grandchildren, Heather Hacker, Hilary Emerson, Sarah Levering, Anna Keyes, Christopher and Jordan Hicks, Ezra, Ethan, and Emilee Kessler, Cody and Maddie Burns, and Kimberly and Heidi Wahl; great-grandchildren, Clayton, Owen, Cora, Macie, and Xoey; brothers, Edward Kessler of Logan and Patrick Kessler of Bremen; and sister, Elizabeth (Jim) Isabel of Canal Winchester.

    William was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Francis and Charles Kessler; sisters, Vincentina Sheets and Patricia VanSickle; and his dog and constant companion Duke.

    Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Monday, November 24, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Pastor Rick Bennington and Pastor Kathy Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in South Harvey Cemetery, Bremen, Ohio.

    Calling hours will be observed Sunday, November 23, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the funeral home.           

    In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Ohio State University James Foundation 300 W. 10th Ave. Suite 519 Columbus, OH 43210 or South Harvey United Methodist Church C/O Barbara Starkey 6138 Harvey Chapel Rd. Bremen, OH 43107.

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Sally J. Justice Huffman

    Sally J. Justice Huffman 62, of Logan, Ohio passed away November 15, 2014 at her residence.

    Sally was born August 20, 1952 in Logan, Ohio to Earl and Marilyn Justice. She was a member of the ASCPA.

    Surviving are her children, Keila (Bub) Kline of Logan, John S. Huffman of Indiana, and Frederick D. (Carol) Huffman of Logan; mother, Marilyn Justice of Rockbridge; grandchildren, Jotitia Kline, John M. Huffman, Jacob M. Huffman, Brody Norman, Emileigh Huffman, and Hunter Mahaffy; Holly Arbuiso, who was raised in the home; and siblings, Scott (Yvonne) Justice of South Bloomingville, Fred E. (Vesta) Justice of Logan, and Twila Knece of Chillicothe.        

    Sally was preceded in death by her father, Earl Justice; husband, John Michael Huffman, on April 17, 2014; and brother, Jody Justice.

    Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Pastor Jack Williams officiating. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in South Bloomingville, Ohio.

    Calling hours will be observed Friday, November 21, 2014 from 2-8 pm at the funeral home.

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Charles Mathias, Jr.

    Another World War II veteran has left this world to meet his precious Creator. Charles Howard Mathias, Jr. died November 18, 2014 at his home following a brief illness. Charles, 93, was born in Rockbridge on January 30, 1921, to the late Charles H. Mathias, Sr. and Henrietta (Brown) Mathias.

    Charles enlisted in the military on September 22, 1942. He earned the rank of Private First Class in the 1561st Army Air Force Base Unit. During World War II he served one year on the island of Saipan as a Special Vehicle Operator. He was honorably discharged from the Army of the United States on September 9, 1945.

    Charles married his sweetheart Josephine B. Iles on June 19, 1949. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in June of this year. Charles and Josephine are the parents of three children: Carol (Randy) Herron of Troy, Ohio; Barbara (David) Crawford of Rockbridge; and Randy (Janet) Mathias of Logan.

    In addition to his wife and children, he is survived by six grandsons: Scott (Teri) Herron, Jarrod (Carrie) Crawford, Kevan (Kristin) Mathias, Benjamin (Stacey) Crawford, Nick Mathias, and Caleb Mathias; five great-grandchildren: Austin and Ashlyn Mathias, Silas, Cohen, and Sawyer Crawford; three nieces and five nephews.

    Charles was preceded in death by his parents and four sisters: Helen Berry, Eula Cooksey, Mary Deeds, and Mabel Scholl.

    Charles graduated from Rockbridge High School in 1939. He loved music and played the trombone in school and with the church orchestra. He also sang in the Enterprise Echoes quartet and was the choir director at Kline Memorial United Methodist Church for many years, where he was an active member.

    Charles enjoyed working on his farms on Clear Creek and Iles Road for over 65 years. He was a member of the Hocking County Farm Bureau. Many former Logan School District students will remember Mr. Mathias as their school bus driver, which he did for 17 years. He served on the Hocking County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors.

    Funeral services for Mr. Mathias were held on Friday November 21, 2014 at 11:00 am at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio. Pastor Linda Ward officiated. Burial was in Knollwood Cemetery, Logan, Ohio, where Military Graveside services were conducted by the Hocking County Honor Guard.

    Calling Hours were observed from 5-8 pm on Thursday and 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

    In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be given to the Charles Mathias Memorial Fund at Kline Memorial United Methodist Church, 28996 Enterprise-Iles Rd., Logan, OH. 43138 or FairHoPe Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, OH 43130.

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Billy Lee Hamby

    Billy Lee Hamby, 66, of Rockbridge, Ohio passed away November 14, 2014 at his residence.

    Billy was born December 8, 1947 in Vicco, Kentucky to William Clyde and Dotsy Hamby. He was a self-employed truck driver, farmer, and owned and operated B&B Auto Body.

    Surviving are his wife, Susane Hamby; children, Michelle Hamby, Cody Hamby, Billy Hamby, Shannon (James) Weems, and Norman (Misty) Kimberlin; 5 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and sister, Connie Beuning.

    Billy was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Tonya Kimberlin; siblings, Dana Hamby, Brenda Wisecup, David Hamby, and Janet Hamby.

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Pastor Jim Martin officiating.

    Calling hours were observed Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and one hour prior to service.

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Lester I. Bell

    Lester I. Bell, 80, of Logan, Ohio passed away November 9, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center Lancaster, Ohio.

    Lester was born September 2, 1934 in Perry County, Ohio to Luther and Ines Bell.

    Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Nancy Bell of Logan; son, Brian (Rachel) Bell of Columbus; daughter, Laurie Bell of Columbus; mother-in-law, Pauline Wahl of Logan; and brother, Kenneth (Janice) Bell of Logan.

    Lester was preceded in death by his parents.

    Funeral services were held at 11:00 am Saturday, November 15, 2014 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church, Maxville, Ohio with Pastor Thomas L. Gates II officiating. Burial was in Ebenezer Cemetery, Maxville, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 10-11 am at the Ebenezer Baptist Church.

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Jana L. Baker

    Jana L. Baker, 47, of Logan, Ohio passed away November 8, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Jana was born February 8, 1967 in Nelsonville, Ohio to Dennis W. and Janice M. Baker. She was a 1985 graduate of Logan High School; received an Associate Degree from Southeastern Business College; and manager of the Family Dollar Stores in Logan and Lancaster.

    Surviving are her mother, Janice M. Baker of Logan; children, Seth W. Leasure of Logan, Kelci M. Leasure of Logan, and Silas D. Newsome of Logan; grandchildren, Cameron A. Leasure, Ryleigh A. Leasure, Caiden A. Leasure, and Adalynn R Leasure-Keyes; father, Dennis W. Baker of Logan; sister, Denise M (James) Frasure of Logan; brother, Denny D. (Heather) Baker of Nelsonville; grandmother, Wanda M. Martin of Logan; several nieces, aunts, & uncles; and many cousins.

    Jana was preceded in death by her grandfather, Kenneth L. Martin; uncle, Jerry L. Martin; grandparents, Carlton & Joanne Baker; and a cousin, Josie Saunders.

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm Thursday November 13, 2014 at the First Church Praise and Worship Center, Logan, Ohio with Rev. Michael Martin officiating. Burial was in New Straitsville Cemetery, New Straitsville, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, and 12-1 pm Thursday at the church.

    A reception at the First Church Praise and Worship Center followed the service.

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Jesse R. Martin

    Jesse R. Martin, 84, of Logan, Ohio passed away, with his family at his side, on November 9, 2014 at Logan Health Care Center, Logan, Ohio.

    Jesse was born December 13, 1929 in Sand Run, Ohio. He was a US Army veteran; and formerly worked for Coffman Stair Company in Logan and the City of Logan.

    Surviving are his wife, Lillian Darlene Martin of Logan; son, Richard Curtis (Rebecca) Martin of Logan; daughter, Christine M. Martin of Logan; grandchildren, Holly, Bridget, and Patricia; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Edna; and brother, Lester Martin of Logan.

    Jesse was preceded in death by his parents, Sy Martin and Margaret Martin Kinnison; daughter, Deborah Jane Martin; grandson, Richard C. Martin Jr.; sisters, Evelyn Teal and Margaret Denune; and brothers, Bill, Dick, Ben, John, Leonard, Albert, Clarence, and Robert F. Martin.

    Funeral services were held at 8:00 pm Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Rev. Dennis Wilson officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge, Ohio. The Hocking County Honor Guard folded and presented the flag at the service.

    Calling hours were observed Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

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Richard L Huston

    Richard L Huston 87, of Logan, Ohio passed away November 6, 2014 at Logan Health Care Center, Logan, Ohio.

    Richard was born January 28, 1927 in Columbus, Ohio to Stanley and Altheo Huston. He was a member of the Immanuel United Methodist church for over 50 years; member of the American Legion; member of the AmVets; member of the Moose Lodge; and retired from the Teamsters #40 in Mansfield, Ohio.

    Surviving are his wife of 66 years, Florence G. Huston, who he married on August 15, 1948; daughter, Bonnie Huston; grandson, Billy Stevens of Logan; granddaughter, Betty Reider; and 4 great-grandchildren.

    Richard was preceded in death by his parents.

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Rev. King Kelly officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge, Ohio, where Military Graveside Services were conducted by the Hocking County Honor Guard.

    Calling hours were observed Monday, November 10, 2014 from 4-8 pm at the funeral home.

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Michael S. Brierley

    Michael S. Brierley 65, of Logan, Ohio passed away November 6, 2014 at The Pickering House, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Michael was born May 21, 1949. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War; and retired from Saving Hardware in Logan.

    Surviving are his mother, Jean Jones; wife of 41 years, Melonie Brierley; daughter, Kelli Brierley; son, Zach Brierley; grandson, Sabastian Brierley; and granddaughter, Cassie Brierley.

    Michael was preceded in death by his father, Roy Brierley; and his grandparents, Lillian and Galvin Wilson.

    There were no services.

    Arrangements were by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio.

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Shirley D. Mathena

    Shirley D. Mathena 76, of Logan, Ohio passed away November 5, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.

    Shirley was born April 20, 1938 in Drakes, Ohio to Walter P. and Hazel L. Coffman Glenaman. She was a long time member of Coonville Holiness Mission; member of the Ladies Prayer and Praise Group in Logan; and formerly worked in the Carborundum Canteen, as a waitress at Brandts Restauraunt; a telephone operator; and in housekeeping at Hocking Valley Community Hospital for many years.

    Surviving are her sisters, Lucy Miller of Logan, Grace (Joseph) Azbell of Logan, and Hazel "Patty" Carroll of Logan; and many nieces and nephews.

    Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arnold L. Mathena; brothers, Francis, Walter, Lewis, and Frank Glenaman; and sister, Pearl Lawson.

    Funeral services were held at 11:00 am Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Rev. James Mathias officiating. Burial was in Beech Grove Cemetery, Perry County, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Friday, November 7, 2014 from 4-8 pm at the funeral home. 

    The family suggests donations to a charity of your choice.

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Mary Robinson

    Mary Alice McManis Robinson went to be with our Lord unexpectedly on November 1, 2014.

    Mary was born April 27, 1955 to Mary and Charles McManis of Creola. Mary is survived by Donald Barbee Jr. of which she shared the last 15 years of her life with. Her mother Mary of Creola; sisters, Maggie (Wayne Pfeifer) Easter of Waverly, Faye (Carl) Robinson of Chillicothe, and Angie (Dwain) Smith of Logan; brothers, Tom Sr. (Pam) McManis of McArthur, Noel (Katha Harper) McManis of McArthur, and Robert (Debbie Bolton) McManis of Creola.

    Although Mary did not have any children of her own she was a mother figure to many. She considered all of her nieces and nephews her children and treated them as such.

    Mary was preceded in death by her father Charles McManis; sister Marilyn McManis; and many other family members.

    Final arrangements were handled by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home of Logan, Ohio. Funeral service were held Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:00 am at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home with Pamela L. McManis officiating. Internment was in Elk Cemetery, McArthur, Ohio.

    Calling hours were held Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

    After the service there was a family gathering held in the modular (behind McDonalds) at Calvary Assembly Church in McArthur, Ohio for food and fellowship.

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Randy Blackburn

    Randy Joseph Blackburn 57, of Logan, Ohio passed away November 2, 2014 at his residence.

    Randy was born September 4, 1957 in Lancaster, Ohio to Stanley Sr. and Emma Blackburn. He was a member of the AmVets, VVA and the American Legion of Logan.

    Surviving are his wife, Linda Blackburn of Logan; children, Angel (Jake) Nihiser of Sugar Grove and Rusty Lee (Amia) Holdren of Logan; 5 grandchildren; sister, Diane (Gary) Lloyd of Logan; brothers, Stanley Blackburn Jr. of Nelsonville, Sam Blackburn of Columbus, Mark (Linda) Blackburn of Nashville, TN, Bobby Blackburn of Nelsonville and Rodney Blackburn of Logan; and mother-in-law, Delena Windle of Logan.

    Randy was preceded in death by his parents; son, Buddy Roy Blackburn; and brother, Ricky L. Blackburn.

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM Wednesday November 5, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Rev. King Kelly officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge, Ohio where Military Graveside services were conducted by the Hocking County Honor Guard

    Calling hours were observed Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

    In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

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Harry T. Matheny

    Harry T. Matheny 71, of Logan, Ohio passed away October 27, 2014 at Hocking Valley Community Hospital Logan, Ohio.

    Harry was born February 4, 1943 in Columbus, Ohio to Clarence A. and Isabelle J. Matheny. He attended Murray City School and was a 1961 graduate of Buchtel-York High School; retired after 35 years from Columbia Gas Company; the oldest member of the Murray City Eagles #1044; member of the Logan Eagles #2168; and was a good husband, father and grandfather.

    Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Myrna Matheny of Logan; sons, John A. Matheny of Logan and Keith A. (Cindy) Matheny of Logan; grandchildren, Tiffany (Brandon) Harper of Lancaster, whom was raised in the home, Jessica Matheny of Logan, Andy (Shyana Bookman) Matheny of Logan, and Kristen Matheny of Logan; great-grandchild, Maddox Leidel of Logan; brother, Phillip (Candy) Matheny of Logan; sisters, Patricia Walker and her husband, Chuck Walnohl, of Lancaster, Mary Jane (Tom) Meek of Grove City, Sandra (Larry) Wolfe of Murray City, and Betsy (Gary) Ross of Murray City; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and many nieces and nephews

    Harry was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Beulah Jean Matheny and Florence Burton; and brother, Lewis Matheny.

    Calling hours were observed Friday, October 31, 2014, from 5-8 pm at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio.

    A private burial was in Knollwood Cemetery, Logan, Ohio.

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Harry F. Burgess

    Harry F. Burgess 92, of Logan, Ohio passed away peacefully on October 26, 2014 at his residence, surrounded by family.

    Harry was born April 26, 1922 in Gore, Ohio to Henson D. and Blanche L. Burgess.

    He was a WWII Army Air Corps Veteran. He was a waist gunner on a B-17 “Evanton Babe” in the 8th Air Force, 731st bomb squadron. His plane was shot down over Holland on March 6, 1944. He was captured and was a POW for 14 months in Stualft IV and VI. He was liberated on April 26, 1945 in Bitterfeld, Germany. Harry was awarded the Purple Heart, a Bronze Star, AAF AIR Crew member badge (wings), and a European Tour Medal. He was the last WWII POW in Hocking County. Harry was an avid golfer and loved attending sports; an Ohio State fan; lifetime member of the AMVETS; member of Barbwire Association in Lancaster; attended the POW-MIA conventions; member of the New Straitsville Historical Society; and the Grand Marshall of the 2013 Veterans Day Parade in Logan.

    Surviving are his daughter, Cheryl A. & Richard C. Spencer Jr. of Logan; grandchildren, William "Chip" Patterson of Logan, Teri Spencer of Logan, and Chance (Tracy) Spencer of Tigerton, WI; great-grandchildren, Dylan Mellinger of Logan, Taryne and Cy Spencer of Tigerton, WI; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jack & Novella Gottke of Bowling Green, KY, Jane & Bill Keating of Smithville, Ohio, Rita Brooker of Logan, and Norman Gilmore of Orville, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.

    Harry was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Wanda L. Burgess, who passed away December 7, 1999; siblings, Bessie M. Kemper, R. Margaret Wallace, Ruth A Huston, and Kenneth Burgess; and brothers & sisters-in-law, Robert Gottke, Betty L. Gilmore, Martha J. Huston, Hugh Brooker, and Robert Huston.

    Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio. Burial was in Knollwood Cemetery, Logan, Ohio, where Military Graveside services were conducted by the Hocking County Honor Guard.

    Calling hours were observed Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 11 to time of service at the funeral home.

    The family suggests donations be made to Fair HoPe Hospice 282 Sells Rd. Lancaster, Ohio 43130; Hocking County Humane Society P.O. Box 863 Logan, Ohio 43138; or any military organization.

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Carl Lawrence “Larry” Haislep

    Carl Lawrence “Larry” Haislep passed away in his home surrounded by family and friends on October 14, 2014.

    He was born on March 26, 1948 in Parkersburg, West Virginia.

    Carl is survived by his son Joshua R. Haislep of Logan; granddaughter Abigail M. Haislep of Logan; and long time companion Helen Nixten of Logan.

    He will be sadly missed but always in our hearts.

    In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Larry’s name at The OSU Cancer Center or Fair HoPe Hospice 282 Sells Rd. Lancaster, Ohio 43138.

    There were no services per Larry’s wishes.

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Donna June Ringhiser

    Donna June Ringhiser, 82, of Columbus, Ohio passed away October 12, 2014 at Pataskala Oaks Care Center Pataskala, Ohio.

    Donna was born May 9, 1932 in Salineville, Ohio to John James and Frances Dunbar. She was a graduate of Salineville High School; attended Covenant Evangelical Church in Columbus; worked at the Home Extention Group; was a seamstress and avid quilter; traveled the world; loved the outdoors; and always had animals.

    Surviving are her sons, Gary M. (Joyce) Peters of Prosperity, SC and John C. (Stephanni) Peters of Alexandria, Ohio; daughter, Vicki L. (John) Herman of Crestline, Ohio; step-sons, Rodeny (Diane) Ringhiser of Newark and Raymond (Sheridan) Ringhiser of Seattle, WA; 10 grandchildren; 6 step-grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

    Donna was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Gail Charles Peters, who passed away in 1972; second husband, Robert R. Ringhiser, who passed away in 2014; and brother, Jack Dunbar.

    Funeral services were held at 10:00 am Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Rev. James Mathias and Wayne Richards officiating. Burial was in Floral Hills Cemetery, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Friday, October 17, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

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Laura K. Hacker

    Laura K. Hacker, 46, of Rockbridge, Ohio passed away October 11, 2014 at University Medical Center Columbus, Ohio.

    Laura was born January 18, 1968 in Lancaster, Ohio to Stephen Cooksey and Ruth Ann McGrew. She was a 1986 graduate of Logan High School; and member of the Mt. Olive United Methodist Church in Gibisonville.

    Surviving are her husband of 25 years, James D. Hacker; sons, Justin & Cameron Hacker both of Rockbridge; mother, Ruth Ann McGrew of Lancaster; mother-in-law & father-in-law, Dan & Linda Hacker of Logan; grandmother, Margaret Slate of Gibisonville; sister, Korey (Zach) Lane of Lancaster; aunt, Esther Whitcraft of Gibisonville; and a niece, Luka Lane.

    Laura was preceded in death by her father, Stephen Cooksey.

    Funeral services were held 11:30 am Wednesday October 15, 2014 at the Mt. Olive United Methodist Church, Gibisonville, Ohio with Rev. John Williams officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Gibisonville, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Tuesday from 5-8 pm at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, and Wednesday 10:30-11:30 AM at the church.

    The family suggests donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

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James R. "Doggie" Newton

    James R. "Doggie" Newton 69, of Logan, Ohio passed away October 10, 2014 at his residence.

    James was born February 6, 1945 in Athens, Ohio to Arthur Leroy and Freda Blanch Newton. He was a US Army veteran; a member of the Masons, Anglers Paradise, Eagles of Logan and the American Legion of Logan; and a life member of the AmVets of Logan.

    Surviving are his wife of 46 years, Wilma Jean Newton; children, Jacqueline L. (Toby) Turner of Logan, Jimmy "Junior" (Teresa) Newton of Logan, and Jody (Rich) Nice of Logan; grandchildren, Jessica, Joshua and James Bailey, Joseph Wayne Newton, and Haley and Hunter Nice; and great-grandchildren, J. D., Josie, Julia, Joshua, Brennon and Brantley.

    James was preceded in death by his parents; great-grandchild, Jaden; and brother, Charles Newton.

    There were no funeral services.

    Calling hours were observed Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 5 to 8 PM at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio.

    In lieu of flowers a memorial contribution can be made to Hocking Inspire Shelter, 72 E. Main St. Logan, Ohio 43138.

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Neil Paul Kerns

    Neil Paul Kerns 82, of Logan, Ohio passed away October 8, 2014 at The Pickering House Lancaster, Ohio.

    Neil was born December 20, 1931 in Columbus, Ohio to John L. and Mary Elsie Kerns. He lived most of his time growing up in the north end of Columbus; graduated from North High School; worked at North American then retired from North American-Rockwell; and he was an avid Ohio State fan.

    Surviving are son Kevin P. (Cathy) Kerns of Rockbridge; daughters, Janelle L. (Charles) Freeman of Rockbridge, and Neilene L (Carl) Prideau of Laurelville; grandchildren Kyle P. (Ali) Kerns, Christopher M. (Emily) Kerns, Brent M. (Stephanie) Hurst, Cory P. (Jessica) Kerns and Caitlin R. Prideau; great-grandchildren Alexander Kerns, Abrielle Kerns, Amrissa Kerns, and Charlotte Hurst; brothers, John L. Kerns of Ft Myers, Florida, and Peter Allen of Columbus; sister Carole Jean (Terry) Jones of Westerville; and several nieces and nephews.        

    Neil was preceded in death by his parents; and wife Connie Lou Kerns who passed away  March 15, 2012.  

    Funeral services were held 10:00 am Saturday, October 11, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Jeremy Edwards officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Friday, October 10, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the funeral home. 

    The family suggests donations be made to FairHoPe Hospice 282 Sells Rd. Lancaster, Ohio 43130.

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Daniel Owen Fouch Sr.

    Daniel Owen Fouch Sr. 54, of Sugar Grove, Ohio passed away October 7, 2014 at  his residence in Sugar Grove, Ohio.

    Daniel was born August 23, 1960 in Logan, Ohio to Carl E. and L. Annabelle Fouch. He was a 1978 graduate of Logan High School; 4-H  advisor for 19 years; foster parent for 12 years; played softball and basketball with Special Olympics in Fairfield County. Daniel bowled in Logan and Lancaster and played in the men's softball league in Logan.

    Surviving are wife Ella Fouch, married on December 29, 1980; daughter Mirada (Mike) Moreland; sons Daniel (Stephanie) Fouch Jr., and Noah Fouch; grandchildren Nathan Moreland, Evan Moreland, Jacob Moreland, Hayden Fouch, Adelyn Fouch, and Jordyn Moreland; brother Doug Fouch; sister Carla McCabe; sister-in-law Sherry Fouch; special friends Elizabeth, Michael, Cheyanne, Christopher and Tiffany McPherson.        

    Daniel was preceded in death by father Carl Fouch; mother L. Annabelle Fouch; brothers Michael Fouch and Keith Fouch.      

    Funeral services were held 1:00 pm Friday, October 10, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Friday, October 10, 2014 from 12 Noon to time of service.     

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Lenore McClain

    Lenore McClain, 88, of Union Furnace, Ohio, passed away October 7, 2014 at Lanfair Center for Rehab & Nursing Care, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Lenore was born July 22, 1926 in Hocking County, Ohio to Fred and Roxie Thrush. She was a 1944 graduate of Union Furnace High School; and attended Trinity United Methodist Church, Logan, Ohio.

    Surviving are her sons, Jerry (Jane) McClain of Logan, and Jack (Annette) McClain of New Plymouth; daughters, Judy (Rick) Rhodes of Logan, and Joyce (Douglas) Zeyer of Pickerington; grandchildren, Cheri Rhodes, Terry Rhodes, John McClain, Jackie McClain, Joe McClain, Jessica Dillon, Sarah Ward, and Melissa Souders; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth Seibel of Sugar Grove; and brother, Robert (Frances) Thrush.        

    Lenore was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, John Thomas McClain, who passed away June 28, 2009: and brother, Herman Thrush.

    Funeral services were held at 10:00 am Friday October 10, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Rev. James R. Mathias officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Thursday from 6-8pm at the funeral home.   

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Jerry Carper

    Jerry E. Carper 75, of Logan, Ohio passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 23, 2014 at his residence.

    Jerry was born July 19, 1939 in Lancaster, Ohio to Sheridan and Billie V. Carper. He was a manager at City Loan in Logan and owned some rentals; and member of AmVets. Jerry loved going to auctions; had a passion for Lake Logan; and was a huge Buckeye fan.

    Surviving are his wife, Carolyn L. Carper; daughters, Sandra (Nathan) Rinehart and Sheila (Scott Frazier) Woodson all of Logan; grandchildren, Tiffany (Matthew Rutter) and Tristan Roley, Rachel (Christan Hacker) Woodson, and Tylor Rinehart; great-grandchildren, Renae Woodson and Keegan Rutter; siblings, Richard Carper and Bonnie Clark; and special friends, Ron Hawk and the late Danny Kline.

    Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Tom Carper; and grandparents, Ben and Evelena Farmer.

    A memorial service was held Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 6:00 pm at the Hocking Hills United Methodist Church, 66 Hunter St. Logan, Ohio with Rev. Rolland Mitchell officiating.

    The family received friends from 5:00 pm till time of service. A reception with food and fellowship immediately followed the service at the church.

    A private military graveside service was held by the Hocking County Honor Guard at Floral Hill Memory Gardens, Lancaster, Ohio.

    The family requests donations can be made to Al Horskey Scholarship Fund c/o Jeff North, Logan High School, 14470 St. Rt. 328 Logan, Ohio 43138.

    Arrangements were by the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio.

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Danny L Kline

    Danny L Kline, 76, of Logan, Ohio passed away September 19, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Danny was born April 7, 1938 in Greendale, Ohio to John E. and Bessie Kline. He retired from the Hocking County Court House. Danny was an avid hunter and outdoorsman; loved being at the farm; riding his ATV; and sitting around the campfire with his family and friends.

    Surviving are his children, Tammy (Tad) Murata, Vicky (Jim) McGregor, Rick (LeeAnn) Kline, Jovetta (Brian Geil) Hampton, and Brad (Robin) Kline; step-children, Brian (Anna) Mason, and Margaret Denise Arnoff; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Margie Moore and Patty Burdette; and brother, Dick Kline.

    Danny was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Kline; brothers, Merlin and Thurman Kline; sisters, Betty Thomas and Doris Chute; and granddaughter, Heather Travis.

    Funeral services were held 11:00 am Thursday September 25, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Rev. Charles E. Fidler officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Logan, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

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Gerald D. "Dave" Kinnison

    Gerald D. "Dave" Kinnison, 66, of Columbus, Ohio passed away, after a long battle with cancer, on September 16, 2014 at Mt. Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.

    Gerald was born December 11, 1947 in Warren, Ohio to Gerald J. and Hazel F. Kinnison. He was a self-employed contract interior and exterior painter.

    Surviving are his wife of 41 years, Doris Kinnison of Columbus; daughters, Lisa (Rob) Oliver of Orient, Candice (Kenneth) Chastain of Wisconsin, Susan (Julian) Acejo of Wolverine, Michigan, and Sherrie (Josh Jones) Fuller of Vanderbelt, Michigan; grandchildren, David, Jonathan, Jeffery, Brandie, Rachel, Mathew, and Rainy; great-grandchildren, Ella, Kiley, Abigayle, Payton, Kenneth, and Sierra; and brothers, Gary Kinnison Sr. of Pleasantville, Oklahoma and Gayle "Dennis" Kinnison Sr. of Mt Pleasant, SC.         

    Gerald was preceded in death by his parents; great-grandchild, Lilly; and sisters, Judy Stewart and Janet Chastain.

    Private burial was held by the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan, OH.

    In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society Central Region 5555 Frantz Rd. Dublin, OH 43017.

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Betty Scaparrotti

    Betty J. Scaparrotti, 94, of Logan, Ohio passed away September 9, 2014 at her residence.

    Betty was born January 1, 1920 in Logan, Ohio to George F. and Margarite Agnes Brown. She was a 1940 graduate of Logan High School and graduate of Hocking College; worked for 20 years with the Hocking County Health Department; member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Women of the Church, Hocking County Hospital Twig II Auxiliary, 50 year member of Sigma Phi Gamma Chapter 99, Women of the Moose, and was a volunteer at Hocking Community Hospital.

    Surviving are her children, Michele Scaparrotti of Logan, Deborah Scaparrotti of Logan, and General Curtis Michael (Cindy) Scaparrotti; grandchildren, Michael Scaparrotti, and Stephanie (Luke) High; great-grandchildren, Ava High and Jacob High; and special friends, Susie Hall, Linda Leach, and Ann and Lee Bateman.

    Betty was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, whom she married December 23, 1943, Michael C. Scaparrotti, who passed away November 16, 1999.

    Funeral services were held at 11:00 am Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Logan, Ohio with Pastor Scott Baker officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Friday, September 12, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio and one hour prior to the service at the church.

    In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 258 E. Hunter St. Logan, Ohio 43138 or Hocking Valley Community Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 966 Logan, Ohio 43138.

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Felix "Jack" Patton, Sr.

    Felix Jackson "Jack" Patton, Sr. 72, of Logan, Ohio passed away September 5, 2014 at his residence.

    “Jack” was born September 21, 1941 in Hocking County, Ohio to Felix W. and Stella Patton. Jack retired from Hocking Valley Concrete after 47 years.

    Surviving are his sons, Jack (Vickie) Patton of Logan, Jeff Patton of Logan and Rick (Judy) Patton of Logan; 9 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; sisters, Rev. Betty Brooks of Logan, Luella Warren of Lancaster and Marylin (Ralph) Farrar of Logan; brother, Kenneth (Linda) Patton of Logan; and special friend, Mark Vaughn of Logan.

    “Jack” was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jean Patton, who passed away in 2003; and son, Russel Patton.

    Calling hours were observed from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Wednesday September 10, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio.

    There were no funeral services.

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Ernest Lehman

    Ernest Alfred Adren Lehman passed away on September 5, 2014 at Arcadia Acres Logan, Ohio. He was born October 28, 1928, in Green Township, Hocking County, Ohio. He was the son of the late Jacob (Bert) and Myrta (Kasler) Lehman.

    Ernie attended Haydenville Grade School and Logan High School. He owned two coal mines; worked in road construction; worked for the NATCO Corporation at the Haydenville plant; the Carborundum Company in Logan for 24 years; and was a Green Township Trustee for 28 years.

    He was a life-time member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church (State Route 595) where he served as past superintendant and Sunday School teacher.

    He was a past Master and 60 year member of Mingo Lodge #171 F&AM; Logan Chapter #75 R.A.M.; Hock Hocking Council #39 R.&S.M.; Logan Commandery #78 K.T.; a 32 Degree Mason of the Ancient Scottish Rite of the Valley of Cambridge; Hocking Hills Shrine Club; and Venus Chapter #56 of the O.E.S.; and a former member of the Hillbilly Clan #7; outhouse #2, S.E. Ohio.

    He also was a 50 year member of the I.O.O.F. of Logan where he held the offices of trustee, Past Grand Noble; and Past District Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Ohio.

    Ernie is survived by his wife of 67 years Violet Harble Lehman; daughters, Joan Rose of Logan and Vicki (Paul “Eddie“) Souders of Paxton, FL; son Ernest Alan Lehman of Logan; grandchildren, Donald (Mindy) Rose Jr., Jeffrey Rose, Rodney (Nicole) Rose, and Shannon (Tracy) Rose all of Logan, Eddie Paul Souders of Orlando, FL, Carmen Souders of Niceville, FL; great-grandchildren, Donald Rose III, Jennifer Rose, Troy Rose, Kyle Rose, and Sydney Kendrick all of Logan, and Devan Souders of Niceville, FL; brother Garel Lehman of Naples, FL; and special sister-in-law Bonnie Neal of New Straitsville.

    Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Edytha Walker of Logan and Viola Mingus of Athens; brothers, Warner Lehman, John Lehman, Halstead Lehman, Ivor Lehman, Leonard Lehman, and Gerald Lehman who died in infancy; and 12 nieces and nephews.

    Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm on September 7, 2014 at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan, Ohio with Pastor Ricci Arthur officiating. Burial was in Smith Chapel Cemetery, Green Township, Hocking County, Ohio.

    Calling hours were held September 6, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the funeral home. Masonic services were held at 7:00 pm.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Ernest Lehman’s name to Ebenezer United Methodist Church C/O David Starlin 14309 St. Rt. 595 Logan, Ohio 43138.

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Donald J. Hamilton

    Donald J. Hamilton, 81, of Logan, Ohio, passed from this life, after a one night stay at Pickering House in Lancaster, on September 2, 2014, with his loving wife, Joan, at his side. Donald had battled a fierce battle with Multiple Myeloma for over 6 years.

    Born September 19, 1932 in Lancaster, he was the son of Donald V. and Nellie (Holliday) Hamilton, the oldest of 13 children. He married Joan Lax Hamilton on August, 20, 1970, who survives. Donald was retired from General Highway Express, having worked at Carborundum, Ford Motors, and Bendix Westinghouse.

    Also surviving are Linda (Mike) Ford of Rockbridge, Lester (Judy) Hamilton of Gore, Roger (Cyndy) Hamilton of Logan, Brenda (Albert) Wahl of Logan, and James Hamilton of Union Furnace. Don is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews; aunt, Velma Hamilton; sisters-in-law, Daryle Hamilton and Peggy Hamilton; and brothers-in-law, Lawrence Burns and Elden “Toke” Dexter.

    He was preceded in death by his brothers, Ernest Hamilton, Lawrence Hamilton, Jerry Hamilton, and Earl Hamilton; and sisters, Carolyn Burns, Della Dexter, and Lori Cauthon.

    Don never stopped working, even after his cancer started to slow him down. keeping busy with his gardening, and enjoyed getting together with family and friends to play his guitar. He also enjoyed his old collector cars.

    Don and Joan enjoyed their family birds, as well as the wild birds, which they fed all winter long. Their birds, Dickie, Petey, Billie and Paulie preceded him in death.

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM on Monday, September 8, 2014, with visitation having been on Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM, at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio, with Rev. Walter Bruah officiating.

    Burial was in Carbon Hill Cemetery, Carbon Hill, Ohio.

    I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. (2 Timothy 4:7)

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the International Myeloma Foundation, 12650 Riverside Drive, Suite 206, North Hollywood, CA 91607-3421 in Don's Memory or Friends of the Park, Logan, Ohio.

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Norma Jean Goss

    Norma Jean Goss 85, of Logan, Ohio passed away September 3, 2014 at Logan Health Care, Logan, Ohio.

    Norma was born May 7, 1929 in Hocking County, Ohio to Josephine Starcher. She was a 1948 graduate of Logan High School; member of the First Presbyterian Church; member of the Logan Moose Auxillary; and a member of the Senior Citizens Center of Logan.

    Surviving are her sons, John (Cyndi) Devore of Minnisota, Charles Michael Devore of Logan, Steven D. (Tenaya) Devore of Logan, and Jeffrey S. Devore of Tiffin, Ohio; step-son Brian (Theresa) Goss of Columbus; step-daughter-in-law Lea Ann Goss of Corning; step-daughters, Debora (Jim) Geil of Logan and Angie (Mike) Shuttleworth of Logan; 10 grandchildren; 12 step-grandchildren; many great grandchildren  and step-great-grandchildren; and brothers, Lee Wildermuth and Bob Wildermuth both of Logan.

    Norma was preceded in death by her adoptive parents Ralph Starcher and Hattie Tritsch; mother and step-father Josephine and Don Wildermuth; first husband, Albert W. Devore; second husband, Richard Goss; step-daughter Lisa Nihiser;  step-son James Goss; step-grandson Chad Shuttleworth; and an uncle who was like a brother, Charles Starcher.

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Rev. Larry Hoffmann and Rev. Bruce Livingstone officiating. Burial was in New Fairview Cemetery, Logan, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Friday, September 5, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the funeral home.           

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Ralph Franklin Wyckoff Sr

    Ralph Franklin Wyckoff Sr., of Logan passed away at his home on August 26, 2014 at the age of 94. He was born in Chauncey, Ohio, February 19, 1920, the son of the late Frank and Louie Wyckoff. The family soon moved to Hocking County where he lived all his life. He was a lifelong member of the New Zion United Methodist Church on Blackjack Road.

    Ralph was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Georgia Hicks Wyckoff; son, Ralph Wyckoff Jr.; and granddaughters, Sheila Hagan and Tina Wyckoff.

    He is survived by a daughter, Marvennia (Bob) Kull of Lancaster; sons, Gary Wyckoff of Sebring, FL, and Ronald (Marty) Kolb-Wyckoff of Souderton, PA; 11 grandchildren, two of whom he and Georgia helped to raise, Joseph (Sandra) Wyckoff of Logan, and Mary Ann (Paul) Cramer of South Bloomingville; 24 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ronald “Bud” Wyckoff of Lithopolis, and Leroy Wyckoff of Eaglewood, TN; sister, Ester Westfall of Lutts, TN; special friends, Richard & Jamie Riggs of Logan, the Roy and Clysta Dicken family, and nieces, Ruby Spackey, and Kay Garrett.     

    Ralph was a WWII Veteran, from 1944-45, serving in the Rhineland Central Europe Campaign, where he received the Good Conduct Medal, Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars and Victory Medal. Ralph was one of the founding members of the Washington Twp Fire Department, where he served as Fire Chief from 1977-1992. He built 3 fire trucks for the Fire Department to get them underway.         

    Ralph began his mechanical career in 1936 at the Lawrence Harden Garage. His last 25 years of employment were with the Logan Carborundum Grinding Wheel Company. He loved to work in his garage, where he did many projects for family and friends around the community. His mechanical gifts and ingenuity will be greatly missed.

    Funeral services were held at 11:00 am on Friday August 29, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan with Rev. Marty Kolb-Wyckoff officiating.

    Calling hours were held from 6:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, and 10:00-11:00 am on Friday at the funeral home

    Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge, Ohio, where Military graveside services were conducted by the Hocking County Honor Guard.

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Dwayne A. "Buddy" Smith

    Dwayne A. “Buddy” Smith 51, of Logan, Ohio passed away August 16, 2014 in Logan, Ohio.

    Dwayne was born October 22, 1962 in Nelsonville, Ohio to Donald Edward and Alyce Jane Smith. He retired from Amanda Bent Bolt; and worked at Wendy's in Logan.

    Surviving are his wife, Jacquelyn Smith of Logan, Ohio; mother, Alyce Smith-Roach of Logan, Ohio; children, Christina Smith of Logan, Jason Smith of Logan, Elizabeth (Charles) Hoffer of Upper Sandusky, Jessica Tilley of Logan, and Lisa Tilley of Logan; grandchildren, Samuel Hoffer, Jeremiah Hoffer, Jaiden Hoffer, Chloe Hoffer and Shanele Smalley; sister, Mary Radar of Logan; and brother, Donnie (Carrie) Smith of Groveport; many nieces and nephews; special niece Bev McGruder Rheinscheld; and special friends, Tim Boals & Kevin Boals of Logan.        

    Buddy was preceded in death by his father, Donald Smith Sr. and step-father, Leonard Roach.

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 P.M. Friday August 22, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Ronald Cox officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Logan, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the funeral home

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John H. "Jack" Richards

    John H. "Jack" Richards 75, of Lancaster, Ohio, formerly of Logan, passed away August 16, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Jack was born March 18, 1939 to John S. and Mary Belle Richards. He was a US Navy Veteran; retired from the Logan-Hocking School District, having worked at East and West Schools; and member of the Tabernacle of David in Lancaster.

    Surviving are his children, John (Sara) Richards of Lancaster, Maurice Richards of Lancaster, Doug (Lisa) Richards of Logan, Aaron Richards of Sequoia, CA, and Mary B. (David) Dillingham; 15 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Sarah Monson of West Virginia, Phebe Karpel of Illinois, and Barby Masters of Thurston, Ohio.         

    Jack was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Diana Sue Richards; daughter, Diana; son, Randy Richards; and sisters, Becky Cox, and Helen Richards.           

    Funeral services were held at 10:00 am Friday August 22, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio. Burial was in Shaw Cemetery in Logan, Ohio

    Calling hours were observed Thursday from 5-8 pm at the funeral home.  

    Military graveside service were conducted by the Hocking County Honor Guard.

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Lois A. Vorhees

    Lois A. Vorhees 82, of Logan, Ohio passed away August 16, 2014 at Logan Health Care Center, Logan, Ohio.

    Lois was born August 13, 1932 in Hocking Co., Ohio to Robert Theodore and Mary Leona Thompson. She was a member of the Eagles and VFW; and a member of New Zion United Methodist Church.

    Surviving are her children, Allen Vorhees of Macon, GA, Keith Vorhees of Laurelville, and Melissa Snyder of New Straitsville; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brothers, Dick (Jean) Thompson of Logan, and Kenny Thompson of Logan; and daughter-in-law, Beverly Vorhees of Ruskin, FL.

    Lois was preceded in death by her parents; son, Terry Vorhees; grandchildren, Vanessa & Jared Vorhees; sister, Mary Lou Thompson; brother, Bob Thompson; daughter-in-law, Lora Vorhees; son-in-law, Terry Snyder; sister-in-law, Eura Thompson; and long time friend, Carl Hart.

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM Thursday August 21, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Rev. Dr. Randy Hardman officiating. Entombment was in Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum, Rockbridge, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Wednesday from 6-8 PM and Thursday,one hour prior to the service, at the funeral home.

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Daniel Snyder

    Daniel R. Snyder, 64, of Lancaster, Ohio passed away August 10, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Daniel was born October 11, 1949 in Vinton County, Ohio to Rev. Earl W. and Reba M. Snyder. He was a US Army Veteran; Equipment Manager for Tow-Lift; and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Lancaster.

    Surviving are his wife of 40 years, Melissa Patrick Snyder; daughters, Patricia M. Snyder of Lancaster, and Shelly M. (Levi) Bean of Nelsonville; grandchildren, Abbigail R. Snyder of Lancaster and Aaden D. Millhouse of Lancaster; sister, Mattie M. Snyder of Logan; and father-in-law, King Kelly of Nelsonville. He will be greatly missed by his friends, Al Patrick and Rick Daubenmire.        

    Daniel was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Gene A. Snyder; and mother-in-law, Ardith Patrick Kelly. 

    Funeral services were held at 12 noon Friday August 15, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Robert McDowell officiating. Burial was in Wolfe Cemetery, Vinton County, Ohio, where Military graveside services were conducted the Vinton County Veterans.

    Calling hours were observed Thursday 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the funeral home.

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Joseph Patrick Mullins

    Joseph Patrick Mullins, 29 Days, of Stoutsville, Ohio passed away August 10, 2014 at Berger Health System Circleville, Ohio.

    Joseph was born July 12, 2014 in Lancaster, Ohio to Richard A. and Heather Renee Mullins.

    Surviving are his parents; brother, Callin Mullins; grandparents, Brad & Gerry Forrest, Rob & Mary Adams and Chris & Tammy Wright; great-grandparents, Connie & Alan Beougher, Jane & Steve Cave, Clarence & Brenda Wright, Bob Adams and Sandy Long; great-great-grandmother, Pauline Gang; aunts and uncles, Keith Mullins, Randy Mullins, Michele Winegardner, Brittany Downs, Robert Adams, Micole McNally, Christopher Wright, Anieca Williams, Angie and Chris Goss, Gwen Wright, Ashley Wright, Jennifer Wright, Josh Allen, Hester Williams, Betty Davies, Christy Allen, Junior Allen, Buddy and Debbie Long, Kenny and Shelley Long, Milo Long and Corrina Long; great aunts and uncles, Bradley & Tabby Forrest, Tammy & Scot Kellam, Kelly & Bill Rawlins, and Matt Downs; and several cousins.

    Joseph was preceded in death by his grandmother, Judy (Forrest) Seymor; great-grandparents, Verna Adams, Robert Downs and Michael Long; great-great-grandparents, Juanita & Paul Bentley; and great-uncle & great-aunt, Chris & Christy McKibben.

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 PM Thursday August 14, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Rev. Andy Good officiating. Burial was in Fairview Memorial Gardens, Rockbridge, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Wednesday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home to help with expenses.

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Edith M. Shultz

    Edith M. Shultz 69, of Logan, Ohio passed away August 9, 2014 at Logan Health Care Center Logan, Ohio.

    Edith was born January 3, 1945 in Logan, Ohio. She is a member of the Faith Freewill Baptist Church in Logan; worked at the former Stop & Go in Logan; worked as a waitress; a home health care aide; worked at the former Goodyear in Logan; and loved to sing.

    Surviving are her daughter, Sandra Cox of Logan; sisters, Harley Eugene (Janet) Chambers and Marlene S. Allen; grandchildren, Christopher Cox, Denny Cox, and Michael Cox; and several nieces and nephews.      

    Edith was preceded in death by her father, Harley Leslie Chambers; mother, Carrie E. Linscott; brothers, Richard Chambers and Raymond L. Chambers; and sisters, Mary Conner and Pamela L. Holtz.        

    Funeral services were held at 2:00 pm Wednesday August 13, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan, Ohio with Derrick Allen officiating. Burial was in Shaw Cemetery, Logan, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Tuesday 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the funeral home.       

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William H. "Bill" North

    William H. "Bill" North, 79, of Lancaster, Ohio, longtime resident of Logan, passed away August 5, 2014 at Crestview Nursing Home, Lancaster, Ohio.

    William was born August 9, 1934 in Hocking County, Ohio to Noel W. and Dorothy North. He was a 1952 graduate of Logan High School; served in the US Army; real estate broker, for 35 years, for Greater Ohio Realty, Otto A Shaw Realty, and Bill North Realty; former member of the Logan Trade Club; former member of the Chamber of Commerce; former member of Hocking Hills Country Club; loved golfing; attended the Union United Methodist Church and the Christian Prayer Chapel; longtime member of Hocking Grange; and #1 fan of the Logan Marching Chieftains. He enjoyed the music of Andy Williams and Johnny Mathis.

    Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Mary Lou (Watters) North; children, Jackie (Don Shull) Wilson of Logan, Mike (Francis) Lehman of Logan, Jeff North of Logan, Bill J. North of Columbus, and Tara N. North of Westerville; grandchildren, Chip Wilson, Christopher Wilson, and Haley Lehman; great-grandchildren, Conner Wilson, Marley Lehman, and Ryder Lehman; and nieces, Carol (Richard) Fuller, Janet (Brad) Myers, and Barbara (Fred) Krile.

    William was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jack (Lois) North; and sister, Jean Thrush.

    Funeral services were held at 11:00 am Friday August 8, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Rev. Betty Brooks officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Thursday 4-8 pm at the funeral home.

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Donna Mae Ogle

    Donna Mae Ogle, 74, of Rockbridge, Ohio passed away August 3, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center Lancaster, Ohio.

    Donna was born December 8, 1939 in Hocking County, Ohio to Franklin and Margaret Rose. She was a 1956 graduate of Gibisonville High School; a 1977 graduate of Ohio University; an Elementary Teacher for the Logan-Hocking School District; loved crocheting and farming; a devoted Christian, who served her Lord through the Fairview United Methodist Church; loved to gather her children and grandchildren for family gatherings, especially the Holidays; and was a mother of many children throughout Hocking County.

    Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Charles E. Ogle; children, Michele (Stephen) Myers of Lancaster, Dick (Melanie) Ogle of Rockbridge, and Susie (Edward) Davenport of Lebonon, TN; grandchildren, Jasen Ogle (Airman), Hickory Ogle (Marine), Brian Myers, Sarah Myers, John Myers (Eagle Scout), David Davenport, Jonathan Davenport, JoBeth Davenport, and Robert Davenport; and brothers and sisters, Judy Febes of Logan, John (Phyllis) Rose of Huntington, WV, Rick (Judy) Rose of Lancaster, Bill (Bonnie) Rose of Maxville, and Diane (Fred) Nicholson of Lancaster.

    Donna was preceded in death by her parents.

    Graveside services, at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Rockbridge, Ohio, were held at 11:00 AM Thursday August 7, 2014 with Rev. John Williams officiating.

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Linda S. Hoover

    Linda Sue Hoover 65, of Logan, Ohio passed away July 28, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital Columbus, Ohio.

    Linda was born October 6, 1948 in Mansfield, Ohio to Kenneth O. and Eva Ruth Mount. She was a 1966 Logan High School graduate; a cook and baker at, Stoltz, Log Cabin, Smorgasbord, Mas & Pas, and Hocking Valley Community Hospital; and she enjoyed going to car shows with her husband, Ed Hoover.

    Surviving are her husband, Ed Hoover of Logan; sisters, Karolyn (John) Shaw of Washington C.H. and Diana (Gary) Miller of Logan;' nieces and nephews, Selena, Amy, Gary Jr., Rob and Chris; special friends, Frankie, Johnny and Deedee Johnson, all of Logan; and her special pets, Garfield and Brutus.

    Linda was preceded in death by her parents.

    Funeral services were held 10:00 AM Friday August 1, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Scott Heskett officiating. Burial was in Knollwood Cemetery in Logan, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

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Marian E. Hankison

    Marian E. Hankison, 90, of Logan passed away July 27, 2014 at her residence.

    Marian was born in Hocking County on January 12, 1924 to the late John & Irma Jones. On September 4, 1948 she married Harold L. Hankison, who preceded her in death. She was a member of St John’s Mennonite Chapel and attended Mt. Olive United Methodist Church in Gibisonville. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

    Marian is survived by her children, David (Diane) Hankison and Lynn (Steve) Smith of Logan; grandchildren, Stephanie (Jeff) Hankison-Grear of London, Nicholas Smith of Reno,NV, Jason (Michelle) Crist of Logan, and Angie Barcus of Logan; great-grandchildren, Molly Nelson, Riley Nelson, and Dustin Barcus; great-great-granddaughter, Gretta Stelma; loving caregiver Tammy Vickers; and brother-in-law, Robert Starner.      

    Marian was also preceded in death by her brothers, Harold, Lawrence, and William Jones; and sisters, Ruth Wagner, Gertude Stone, Marjorie Davis, and Donna Starner. 

    Funeral services were held Wednesday at 11:00am at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan with Pastor John Williams officiating. Burial was in Smith Chapel Cemetery, Logan, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed 2-4 & 6-8pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

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Mary Olive Later

    Mary Olive Later of Sugar Grove, Ohio, and most recently Tampa, FL went to be with her Heavenly Father on July 24, 2014 after a brief illness.  Mary was born in Enterprise, Ohio on September 26, 1918 and was raised in Canal Winchester and Sugar Grove along with 7 siblings; Marion, Tom, Clyde, Ocie, Eva, Betty, and Viola.

    Mary was an elegant, graceful, witty and loving individual who dedicated herself to her family, friends, and neighbors.  She was a cheerleader, beautician, hat sales woman at Hickel Department Store, loving wife, mom, Avon Rep, Aunt, adopted Grandma to Diane, Shari, Abby, and Gigi to Evan.  Mary was proud to be a member of Sugar Grove Homemakers and Sugar Grove Senior Citizens.

    Mary was predeceased by her loving husband, Harold; son Randy; parents; and siblings. 

    Survivors include her daughter, Susan; nieces, Beck Clark, Judy North, Patty Waugh, Sandra Vermillon, Janice Koch, Linda Silbaugh, and Cindy Silbaugh; and nephews, Tom Deeds, Jerry Deeds, Steve Dupler, Ken Nihiser, Larry Nihiser, Mike Nihiser, Fred Nihiser, and Jeff Housekeeper.

    She will be greatly missed by her family, friends, and wonderful neighbors.

    Visitation was held at Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio, between 6 and 8 pm on Monday, July 28, 2014 and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Celebration of life was also at the Funeral Home at 10:00 am on Tuesday July 29, 2014, and burial followed at Fairview Cemetery.

    In lieu of flowers, donations can be given to the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. (324 East Street, Sugar Grove, Ohio 43155).

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Herbert R. Sudlow

    Herbert R. Sudlow, 74, of Logan, Ohio went to be with his loving Lord on July 24, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Herbert was born May 26, 1940 in Lancaster, Ohio to Herbert E. and Juanita Sudlow. He was a commercial freight truck driver for 40 years; and a member of the Teamsters Union #413.

    Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth "Ann" Sudlow; daughter, Mitzi Marcella (Mark) Brown of Rockbridge; sons, Samuel (Jeanette) Sudlow of Lancaster, and Daniel (Linda) Sudlow of Logan; grandchildren, Jarred Brown, Justin Sudlow, Steven Sudlow, D.J. Waddell, and Angie Lapat; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley Plant of Connecticut; and brothers, Timothy (Janie) Sudlow of Texas, and David (Sharon) Sudlow of Enterprise.

    Herbert was preceded in death by his parents.

    Funeral services were held at 10:00 am Monday July 28, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Phillip Baker officiating. Burial was in Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Sunday 2-4 pm at the funeral home.

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Lowell F. "Jim" Wray

    Lowell F. "Jim" Wray 93, of Logan, Ohio passed away July 24, 2014 at the Pickering House, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Lowell was born January 17, 1921 in Sand Run, Ohio to Pearl and Sophia Wray. He was the last of his family.

    Surviving are his sons, Christopher (Kathy) Wray of Mansfield and Marc Anthony (Emily) Wray of Logan; daughter, Connie Medina of Logan; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 29 great-great-grandchildren.

    Lowell was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty Margean Wray; son, James Wray; daughter, Betty Lou Vollmer; and grandsons, Christopher Wray II and Bernard Wray.

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm Monday July 28, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Pastor Andy Good officiating. Burial was in Ebenezer Baptist Cemetery, Maxville, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Sunday 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the funeral Home.

    In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to FairHoPe Hospice 282 Sells Rd. Lancaster, Ohio 43130.

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George L. Mohler

    George L. Mohler 69, of Nelsonville, Ohio# passed away July 20, 2014 at Doctors Hospital of Nelsonville Nelsonville, Ohio.

    George was born May 20, 1945 in Logan, Ohio to Abe and Myrtle Mae Mohler.

    Surviving are 2 sons, Brian Mohler and Jason Newsome and 2 daughters

    George was preceded in death by his parents.

    Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM Thursday July 24, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Rev. Dr. Randy Hardman officiating. Burial was in Smith Chapel Cemetery, Logan, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Wednesday from 5-8 PM at the funeral home.

    Memorial contributions can be made to Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, 204 W. Main St. Logan, Ohio 43138 to help with funeral expences.

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Norma Jean Wharton

    Norma Jean Wharton, 85, of Rockbridge, Ohio passed away July 20, 2014 at Main St. Terrace, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Norma was born January 12, 1929 in Hocking County, Ohio to Martin V. B. and Esther Roop. She was a 1947 graduate of Rockbridge High School; and member of the Rockbridge United Methodist Church.

    Surviving are her daughter, Joyce E. (Mike) Bailey; grandchildren, Anthony Wayne Bailey of Port Clinton, Heather (Brandon) Imler of Kingston, and Hilary (Shane) Poulson of Archbold; great-grandson, Meyers Franklin Poulson: sister, Helen Griffin Beck of Rockbridge; sisters-in-law, Joann Roop, Mary Ann (James) Lehman, Connie (Eugene) Mohler, and Renata Wharton; brother-in-law, Clifton (Martha) Wharton; and several nieces and nephews.

    Norma was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Wayne Wharton, who passed away June 6, 2009; and brother, Earnest Roop.

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm Thursday July 24, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio with Elizabeth Rutherford, Rev. John Williams, and Jack McGrady officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery, Rockbridge, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Wednesday from 4-7 pm at the funeral home.

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Etta M. Scott

    Etta M. Scott, 85, of Logan, Ohio passed away July 11, 2014 at Crestview Nursing Home, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Etta was born March 21, 1929 in Yellow Grass, Canada.

    Surviving are her daughter, Janet Klinebriel of Logan; grandchildren, Troy (Stacia) Dighton, Brad (Jacoby) Klinebriel and Shanta (Vernon Kanode Sr.) Klinebriel; great-grandchildren, Leora Dummit, Chloe Dighton, Ryan Dighton, Tristan Klinebriel, Trevor Klinebriel, Vernon Kanode Jr., Darin Kanode and Venessa Kanode; and a great-great-grandchild on the way.

    Etta was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dan Scott; and three beloved pets.

    There were no funeral services by Etta request.

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Robert Ringhiser

    Robert Bertram Ringhiser, 77, of Columbus, Ohio passed away July 7, 2014 at Pataskala Oaks, Pataskala, Ohio.

    Robert was born February 10, 1937 in Logan to Dewey and Eva Ringhiser. He was a 1955 graduate of Logan High School; served in the US Army; member of the Covenant Evangelical Church in Columbus; and retired from Westfield Insurance.

    Surviving are his wife, Donna J. Ringhiser, whom he married September 3, 1994; sons, Rodney B. (Diane) Ringhiser of Newark, and Raymond R. (Sheridan) Ringhiser of Seattle, WA; step-children, Gary Peters of North Carolina, John (Stephanni) Peters of Granville, and Vicki Herman, 6 grandchildrem, 6 step-grandchildren; sisters, Agnes Klinger of Rockbridge, Lillian Mowery of Bremen, Grace Mowery of Lancaster, and Donna (Jim) Mathias of Logan; and brothers Dewey (Penny) Ringhiser Jr of Lancaster, and Paul (Juanita) Ringhiser of Chillicothe.

    Robert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Charlotte Jean Powell Ringhiser; and sisters, Florence Huffines and Harry Ringhiser.

    Graveside services were held 10:30am Friday July 11, 2014 at the Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Lancaster, Ohio with Rev. James Mathias and Rev. Wayne Reynolds officiating. Military Graveside Services were conducted by the Hocking County Honor Guard.

    Calling hours were observed Thursday from 5-8 pm at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan, Ohio.

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Joseph F "Sonny" Dersam

    Joseph F "Sonny" Dersam 68, of Lancaster, Ohio passed away June 30, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Joseph was born May 15, 1946 in Columbus to John  and Florence Dersam. He was a US Army veteran; retired security guard at Anchor Hocking; and member of the Amvets in Lancaster.

    Surviving are his wife of 35 years, Donna Jean Dersam; sons, Joe A (Jena) Dersam of Lancaster, James (Jen) Dersam of Canada, Charles Milliser of Lancaster, Jerry Scott Milliser of Lancaster, and Kevin J. Milliser of Lancaster; daughters, Gloria B. (Michael) Rutter of Glouster, Jennifer L. (Hubert) Robertson of Lancaster, and Betty J (Daniel) Purvis of Junction City; 22 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother, John (Jack) Dersam; and sisters, Jessie Reed of Lancaster, and Goldie (Bill) Willard of Carroll.        

    Joseph was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, James Richard Dersam, and Bill Dersam,; and sister, Mable Dersam.         

    Funeral services were held 11:00am Monday July 7, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Rev. Earnest Fearing officiating. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery, Lancaster, Ohio, where Military graveside services were conducted by the Lancaster Burial Detail.

    Calling hours were observed Sunday 5-8 pm at the funeral home.

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Randy Eugene Richards

    Randy Eugene Richards 49, of Lancaster, Ohio passed away June 30, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, Ohio.

    Randy was born August 15, 1964 in Flint, Michigan to John H. and Diana S. Richards.

    Surviving are his son, Shawn (Nicole) Richards of Logan; daughter, Diana (Allen) Little of Kilgore, TX; Fiance', Kay Forbes of Lancaster; step-daughter, Ashley Loyzelle of Lancaster; grandson, Charles Little; father, John H. Richards Sr. of Lancaster; brothers, John (Sara) Richards of Lancaster, Maurice Richards of Lancaster, Doug (Lisa) Richards of Logan, and Aaron Richards of South Dakota;  sister, Mary (David) Dillingham of Logan; several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Brian Sies of Pleasantville.      

    Randy was preceded in death by his mother, Diana Sue (Rutter) Richards; and infant sister, Diana Richards.       

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm Tuesday July 8, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan with Rev. Michael Martin officiating.

    Calling Hours were Monday from 6-8 pm and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.      

    In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. 

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Paul D. Souders

    Paul D. Souders, 90, a lifelong resident of Logan, Ohio died peacefully Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Logan Health Care, Logan, Ohio.

    Born in Logan, Ohio on October 2, 1923 to Rev. W. L. Souders and Minnie May Corson Souders, he was the last surviving sibling of 12 children.

    He was a faithful member of the Faith Free Will Baptist Church; and was employed as a shoe factory worker most of his adult life. He proudly served in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII with Sq. U 301st AAF BU. He was stationed at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, endured bombing raids in England, and earned an honorable discharge at Drew Field, Florida.

    In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Kerns Souders in 1993; an infant daughter, Sandra Sue Souders in 1960; brothers, Harry, Merle, Walter, Harold “Jolly”, Daniel, James “Bob”, Willie Ray “Bill”, and Joseph; and sisters, Mary Souders Hawk, Marie Souders Davis, and Rachael Souders Cochran.

    He is Survived by his daughters, Linda Cadd, Evelyn “Fay” (Danny) Horn, Tina (Lonnie) Cupler and Tammy Cupler of Logan; and son, Paul “Eddie” Souders of Paxton, FL.

    He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Eddie Paul Souders of Orlando, FL, Carmen Souders of Niceville, FL, Dr. Melinda Cadd Rogers of Chicago, IL, Danny (Jen) Horn, Jeff (Dena) Horn, Christina Lutz, Amy Cupler and Steven Cupler, all of Logan, and Jennifer (Caleb) Griffith of Columbus; six great-grandchildren, Shelrina and Andriella Lutz and Olivia Louise Horn all of Logan, Catie and Ethan Griffith of Columbus; two great-great-grandchildren, Elaina and Jace Lutz and Devan Souders of Logan; sisters-in-law, Ruth Souders of Logan and Sue Souders of Texas; brother-in-law, Dwight Davis of Parma; numerous nieces and nephews; and many other extended family and friends.

    Funeral services were held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 3, 2014, at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Rev. James Mathias officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan, Ohio, where Military Graveside services were conducted by the Hocking County Honor Guard.

    Calling hours were observed Wednesday from 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

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Charles B. "Bum" Conrad

    Charles B. “Bum” Conrad 83, of Logan, Ohio passed away June 26, 2014.

    “Bum” was born September 15, 1930 to Raymond Wilber and Lucille M. (Miller) Conrad.

    Among “Bum’s” many vocations; he worked at Carborundum, a guard at Southeastern Ohio Corrections Facility, and several years owned his own business as a concrete finisher and mason.

    He also was a member of the Masons and the Amvets. The only hobby he loved was horses, and he enjoyed sulky racing.

    Surviving are his wife, Marty Wright-Conrad; children, Charles B. (Lisa) Conrad, Connie (David) Bartlett, and Dwayne Conrad; step-children, James C. Byrum, Lisa K. Conrad, Jack M. Sutton and Troy Gamerdinger; cousin, Dick Cradoff; sister, Josephine M. Walker; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

    “Bum” was preceded in death by his parents; son, Stephen Conrad; brothers, Jack, Stanley, Tracy and Paul; and sisters, Christine Stevens, Thelma Conrad, and Pauline Miller.

    Memorial services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday July 12, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home in Logan Ohio with Pastor Ron Chunn officiating.

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Buddy Gibson

    Buddy Gibson 71, of Logan, Ohio passed away June 23, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center Lancaster, Ohio.

    Buddy was born February 9, 1943 in Hindman, KY to Fletcher and Marie Gibson. He was a self employed carpenter; and member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.

    Surviving are his sons, Darin Gibson of Columbus and Timothy Gibson of Columbus; grandchildren, Kevin Gibson and Ember Mathews; sisters, Letty Mosley of Pataskala, Joyce Owens (Homer) of Pataskala, Judy Jones (Tommy) of Oklahoma, Betty Thacker of Kentucky, and Colene Bentley of Indiana; and brother Roy Younts (Janet) of Kentucky.

    Buddy was preceded in death by his parents; and step-brother, Kenneth Younts.

    Calling hours were observed Thursday June 26, 2014 from 6-8 pm at the Heinlein-Brown Fuuneral Home, Logan, Ohio.

    Eagles Memorial Service was held Thursday at 7:00 PM.

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Patricia A. Coffman

    Patricia A. Coffman 79, of Logan, Ohio passed away June 18, 2014 at Fairfield Medical Center Lancaster, Ohio.

    Patricia was born June 27, 1934 in Athens County, Ohio to Helen Leake. She was a graduate of The Plains High School; retired after 39 1/2 years from McBee Systems; member of the First Church of Christ in Athens; and an avid bowler for many years in the Hi-Lo League.

    Surviving are her son, Bruce Leake of Lancaster; and special friends Diana and Lew Campbell, and their sons, J. T. and Mike Campbell, all of Logan.

    Patricia was preceded in death by her mother; husband, Thomas Coffman; and aunt, Phyllis Leake.

    Funeral services were held 11:00 AM Monday June 23, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Rev. Rick Bennington officiating. Burial was in Alexander Cemetery in Athens, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed one hour prior to the service on Monday.

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Rebecca A. Miller

    Rebecca A. Miller 47, of Logan, Ohio passed away June 11, 2014 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

    Rebecca was born December 9, 1966 in Logan, Ohio. She was a 1985 graduate of Logan High School; and formerly worked at Smeads and Goodyear. 

    Surviving are her parents, Debra & James Geil of Logan; son, Aaron Miller of Logan; step-daughter, Miranda Wilson of Logan; grandchildren, Brooklyn Dawn Wilson, and Jonas Wilson III; siblings, Rodney Woltz of Logan, Jason Geil of Logan, and Regina McCune of Athens; grandmother, Violet Clark of Logan; and special friend, James Cremeans.        

    Rebecca was preceded in death by her brother, Jeremy Geil.      

    Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm Monday June 16, 2014 at the Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home Logan, Ohio with Rev. King Kelly officiating. Burial was in Knollwood Cemetery in Logan, Ohio.

    Calling hours were observed Sunday 2-4 & 6-8 pm at the funeral home.        

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