Mack Carl Barth Mack the first-born son of Charlotte Barth and Carl L. Mack was born January 12, 1938 in Cresskill, New Jersey passed away April 24, 2014. Carl's parents and brothers Albert and Robert preceded him. A devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother-in-law and uncle, he is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jacqueline Miller Mack; daughters, Christine (Roger) Eastep, Gayle (Yvon) Bryan; and grandchildren, Mikhail Bryan, James Eastep, Olivia Eastep, Alessandra Bryan and Victoria Eastep; sisters-in-law, Joan S. Mack and Barbara J. Mack; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Carl graduated North High School in 1955, attended The Ohio State University, affiliated Alpha Tau Omega, served in the United States Navy aboard the Destroyer Escort USS Hemminger, and was a Mason, University Chapter. In his early twenties Carl established a goal for himself to retire from the business world in his early fifties. He spent his entire professional career in the Columbus Ohio banking industry surviving the mergers of a rapidly changing industry. His first job was at Ohio National Bank, and then Hub Federal Savings and Loan Assn. Mergers landed him at State Savings and his final position was Columbus President of Citizens Federal Savings and Loan of Dayton. He was a perfectionist in his profession; His trademark was to provide every customer personalized and courteous service. He was active in the Savings & Loan League, he provided educational offerings and held appointed offices. In June 1991 his goal of early retirement became a reality and at 53 years of age he retired. Life would then lead him to mentor friends, colleagues, associations and professional associates in financial planning; pursuing his life long interest in long-bow archery and the artistry of arrow making; explore Ohio, Michigan, Vermont and Maine on bicycle trips. He loved to travel in his motor home and ride his motorcycle. He continued to be active in his life long passion of farming his Belle Center, Ohio acreage. After overcoming his first bout with prostrate cancer in 1992, he devoted the rest of his life to his grandchildren. From the first-born in 1994, to his last-born in 1999, his endless love and affection towards them never faltered. He enjoyed golfing with his two grandsons, Mikhail and James. He spent numerous hours with his three grand- daughters; Olivia, Ally and Victoria washing and detailing his beloved cars. And when the time came where he was not able to get up and walk around anymore, he would beat all his grandchildren in the infamous "money game". In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Prostrate Cancer Prevention Fund at The OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center & Solove Research Inst, fund # 302024 at OSU Foundation, 1480 W. Lane Avenue, Columbus OH 43221 or the Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus OH. Service will be held Tuesday at Indian Run Methodist Church, Dublin Oh. Calling hours at the church from 1 to 2:30 p.m., church service immediately after at 3 p.m. The family will ever be grateful to Dr. Stephen Clinton, his staff and the Kobacker House for their commitment to Carl's care and quality of life. Arrangements by O. R. WOODYARD NORTHWEST CHAPEL. www.orwoodyard.com
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 27, 2014