LEWISBURG, Ohio - Marshall J. Stikeleather, Sr., age 91, of Lewisburg, Ohio, passed away on July 23, 2013 at Reid Hospital, Richmond, Ind.
He was born April 28, 1922 in Richmond, Ind. to the late Leroy and Dorothy (McKinley) Stikeleather. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife Viola Mae Stikeleather, who passed away Feb. 8, 1986, longtime companion Mabel Landis, who passed away June 30, 2013; infant son David Wayne Stikeleather; daughter Carolyn Siler; daughter Connie Hensel; son Ronald Stikeleather; and several brothers and sisters.
He was a member of the Moose Lodge of Richmond, Ind., Eagles Lodge of Greenville, Ohio and the United Ancient Order of Druids of Richmond, Ind.
He is survived by his son Marshall J. (Rosemary) Stikeleather, Jr. of Arcanum, Ohip; daughter Shirley (Robert) Caldwell of Greenville, Ohio; grandchildren Robin Parent of Greenville, Keith (Jana) Stikeleather of Camden, Chris (Melanie) Stikeleather of Greenville, Derek Armstrong, David Hensel of Camden, Jennifer McHargue of Lewisburg, Misty (David) Brummett of Michigan, Jamie (Bryan) Vickery of Indianapolis, Brittany Stikeleather of Winchester, Ind. and Michelle (Brad) Willingham of Winchester, Ind.; 18 great grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, Ohio. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Mound Hill Cemetery, Eaton, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be sent to the charity of donor's choice. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.