WEST MILTON - Herbert Cleo Bliss, 89, of West Milton passed away on Friday, March 29, 2013 at his daughter's residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 22, 1924 in Verona.
Preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Martha Bliss; beloved wife, Virginia Ruth (Neil) Bliss; son, Fred Scott; brother, Floyd Bliss; and sister, Iva Geeting.
He is survived by his son and daughters-in-law, Vernon and Sharon Bliss, West Milton; Marla Scott, Florida; daughters and sons-in-law, Jan and Dennis Frantz, West Milton, Lois and Jack Lipker, Ormond Beach, Fla., Charlene Lawson-Menifee, California, 13 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, 11 great-great grandchildren, sister-in-law, Pauline Richter.
Herbert served his country proudly in the U.S. Army during WWII, retired from the U.S. Postal Service, was a longtime member of the Emanuel Lutheran Church, Phillipsburg, a member of Grace Emanuel Church, Ormond Beach, Fla., Postal Retirees Club and enjoyed fishing, gardening and baking.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Emanuel Lutheran Church, 44 E. Main Street, Phillipsburg, with Pastor Todd Miller officiating, burial to follow at Bethel Cemetery. Military Honors will be held at the graveside. Friends may call on Monday from 4-7 p.m. at the Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami Street, West Milton.
If so desired, contributions may be made to the Emanuel Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Mar. 31, 2013