Albert B. Hartzell, age 77, of Ansonia, Ohio passed away at 5:56 p.m. Oct. 16, 2012 at his residence.
He was born July 15, 1935 in Darke County, Ohio, the son of the late William Henry and Isabell (Abernathy) Hartzell.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Donald LeRoy Hartzell, Charles Raymond Hartzell, Robert Eugene "Pete" Hartzell and James Ray Hartzell, also by a sister, Nancy Carol Lucas.
Albert was retired as a mechanic from Schultz Motors of Greenville and prior to that had been employed at the former Harter Shell Station, also of Greenville. He was a member of the Ansonia American Legion and was an avid mechanic his entire life.
Albert is survived by his significant other, Theresa (Monnin) Hartzell of Greenville, also by his children Alan B. and Lisa Hartzell of Arcanum and Debra Marie and Greg Pollic of Rossburg; step-children Carl Guillozet of London, Ohio, Dan and Jeannie Guillozet of Greenville, Mike and Carrie Guillozet of Ansonia, Ron and Michelle Guillozet of Greenville and Sheila Miller of Greenville; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his brothers, John Wesley Hartzell of New Harrison, William Russel Hartzell and Steven Arthur Hartzell both of Greenville; sisters, Mary Louise Addis and Deloris Jane Thobe both of Greenville; and also numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with the Rev. Mitchel Pollic officiating. Burial will follow in the Gettysburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 6 until 8 P.M. in the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to Greenville Area Rescue Squad.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.
Published in The Daily Advocate from Oct. 17 to Oct. 20, 2012