The Columbus Dispatch Obituaries

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October 18, 2017

Charles Alexander

Charles Alexander

Columbus, OH

Alexander, Charles 1924 - 2017 Charles Alexander, age 93, went home to be with the Lord October 15, 2017. US Marine Corps veteran. Visitation 9AM and Home-going Celebration 10AM Saturday October 21, 2017 at SMOOT FUNERAL SERVICES 4019 E. Livingston Ave. Cols, OH. Interment,...

Garrett A. Ash

Garrett A. Ash

Columbus, OH

Ash, Garrett A. 1987 - 2017 Garrett A. Ash, age 30, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 13, 2017. He was born on July 22, 1987 in Columbus, Ohio. He was preceded in death by grandfather Gary L. Ash Sr. and great-grandmother Anna Humphrey-Harmon. He is survived by...

Dora Lee Askoff

Dora Lee Askoff

Pataskala, OH

Askoff, Dora Lee Dora Lee Askoff, of Pataskala, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Mount Carmel East Hospital. She was born on April 18, 1930 in Pataskala, OH, a daughter to the late George and Jesse (Wolfe) Bowie. Dora is survived by her loving daughters, Barbara...

Mary Baker

Mary Baker

Westerville, OH

Baker, Mary 1926 - 2017 Mary Joan Baker, age 90, of New Albany, Ohio, peacefully went to be with the Lord on October 15, 2017. Mary taught school from 1967-1990 for the Gahanna Jefferson School System, Goshen Lane Elementary. A member of the New Albany Lions Club. Taught...

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Jasmine Beal

Jasmine Beal

Columbus, OH

Beal, Jasmine 1995 - 2017 Jasmine Ashley Beal, age 22, sunrise, August 17, 1995; sunset, October 11, 2017. She is survived by her loving parents, Ralph Jr. and Rhonda Beal; brother, Nathan; sister, Ralphaella; niece, Abygale; grandmothers, Annie Getter, Charlotte Beal; God...

Raymond Bichimer

Raymond Bichimer

Belleair, FL

Bichimer, Raymond 1933 - 2017 Raymond A. Bichimer, of Columbus, Ohio and. Belleair, Florida, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife Nancy; daughters Cindy (Don) Currie, Kae (Michael) Sobczyk, Barbie (Jim) Groner, and...

Joseph Botterill

Joseph Botterill

Malta, OH

Botterill, Joseph 1950 - 2017 Joseph S. Botterill, 67, of Malta, Ohio died at 1:10am on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at his home. Born August 3, 1950 in Baltimore, Maryland to the late Edgar and Lois Mahoney Botterill. Joseph was a United States Army Veteran, having served in...

Oscar Bradley

Oscar Bradley

Columbus, OH

Bradley, Oscar 1935 - 2017 Oscar L. Bradley, age 82, passed away October 15, 2017. Survived by wife, Mary A. Bradley; children, Chris, Yvonne, Paula Buckley, and Elizabeth Bradley. Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 20 from 6 to 8 pm at O. R. WOODYARD SOUTH CHAPEL 1346 S....

Dennis D. Carlyle

Dennis D. Carlyle

Orient, OH

Carlyle, Dennis D. 1935 - 2017 Dennis D. Carlyle age 82 of Orient passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Dennis was born in Gallipolis to the late Earl and Velma Carlyle. He served his country in the National Guard. Dennis retired from National Electric Coil with more than 40...

Robert Ciccotelli

Robert Ciccotelli

Columbus, OH

Ciccotelli, Robert 1966 - 2017 Robert John Ciccotelli, age 51, passed away unexpectedly on October 11, 2017. He was born in Youngstown, Ohio to his father, the late Robert Ciccotelli and his mother who survives him, Barbara Ciccotelli. Left to honor his memory is his only son,...

Lloyd Crouse

Lloyd Crouse

Johnstown, OH

Crouse, Lloyd Lloyd R. Crouse, 94, was born May 21, 1923 in Johnstown, OH, and passed away on June 28, 2017 in Southern Pines, N.C., surrounded by family. Lloyd was predeceased by his parents, Lloyd J. Crouse and Mildred Rhoads Crouse and wife, Helen Paige Crouse. He is...

Laureen Dean

Laureen Dean

Columbus, OH

Dean, Laureen 1918 - 2017 Laureen Bland Dean entered this life on June 3, 1918 as the first born child of Henry C. Bland, Sr. and Claudia Harper Bland. She departed this life on October 13, 2017 after 99 years of selfless service to her Creator, her Church, her Family, and her...

Alonzo Dryer

Alonzo Dryer

Whitehall, OH

Dryer, Alonzo 1925 - 2017 Alonzo Dryer, Jr. age 91, was born December 9, 1925 to the late Alonzo Dryer, Sr. and Willie May (Turner) Dryer in Tuskegee, Alabama. He departed this life on September 30, 2017. Alonzo and Courtney Parker Dunsmore were married on October 29, 1949 and...

Donn Ellerbrock

Donn Ellerbrock

Columbus, FL

Ellerbrock, Donn 1948 - 2017 Donn G. Ellerbrock, age 69, passed away in Miami, Florida due to a scuba diving accident on Monday, October 9, 2017. Donn was a 1966 graduate of Watterson High School. He continued his education at The Ohio State University where he earned a...

David Ford

David Ford

Grove City, OH

Ford, David 1929 - 2017 Capt. David L. Ford, USMC (Ret.), age 88, departed this world on October 16, 2017 from Grant Medical Center surrounded by family and friends. He is survived by his sons, Michael (Kathy), Mark (Jane), and Kevin; son-in-law, Travis Hess; and very special...

Eldon Grate

Eldon Grate

Columbus, OH

Grate, Eldon 1928 - 2017 Eldon E. Grate, 89, formerly of Westerville, OH died Saturday October 14, 2017 at Otterbein – St. Marys. He was born June 19, 1928 in Mc Arthur, OH to James and Edna (Martin) Grate. He married Margaret Hamilton in 1955 in Marion, OH, who preceded him...

Jean Grote

Jean Grote

Columbus, OH

Grote, Jean Jean M. Grote, age 54, passed away Friday October 13, 2017 after a lengthy illness with ALS. Preceded in death by father Joseph Grote. Survived by loving boyfriend and caregiver, Jon Edinger; mother and step-father, Annette Grote and Ken Macklin; brother, Brian...

Ruth Hammond

Ruth Hammond

Oak Hill, OH

Hammond, Ruth Ruth Imogene (Chaney) Hammond, age 93, of Columbus, Ohio passed away October 17, 2017. She is survived by her son, Dennis (Sue) Hammond; sister, Donna Smith; daughter in law, Carolyn Hammond; grandchildren: Jeff (Tina) Hammond, Kurt (Karen) Hammond, Alicia (Troy)...

Pamela Higgins (Huddy)

Pamela Higgins (Huddy)

Columbus, OH

Higgins (Huddy), Pamela Pamela Huddy Higgins, 78, died October 14, 2017 at Mt. Carmel East hospital after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. A Columbus native, Mrs. Higgins lived most of her life in Upper Arlington. She earned a B.S. and M.A. in art education, painting...

Edward James

Edward James

Canal Winchester, OH

James, Edward 1940 - 2017 Edward (Eddie) James, age 77 of Canal Winchester, OH passed away on Tues. Oct. 17, 2017 at Zusman Hospice in Columbus, OH. Edward was born on May 22, 1940 to the late George and Arta (Stubbs) James in Williamsport, OH. Edward was a 1958 graduate of...

Maurice Johnson

Maurice Johnson

Stout, OH

Johnson, Maurice 1924 - 2017 Maurice Lee "M.L." Johnson, age 93, formerly of Columbus passed away, at home, on October 16, 2017. Lee was born in Bloomfield, Indiana, son of Morton Virgil Johnson and Inez (Foster) Johnson. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 50...

Glenn Johnston

Glenn Johnston

Surfside Beach, SC

Johnston, Glenn Glenn R. "Budd" Johnston, 73, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at his residence. A memorial gathering for Budd will be held 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Sunday, October 29, 2017, at the Village at Harvest Wind Community Center, 8140 Autumn Lake Drive, Westerville,...

Scott Kidwell

Scott Kidwell

Delaware, OH

Kidwell, Scott Scott S. Kidwell, 44, went to his eternal home on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 following a massive heart attack. Scott is survived by his best friend Sherry Meyer; parents, Jim and Ellen Kidwell of Lebanon, TN; two brothers, Todd (Heidi) Kidwell of Lewis Center, OH...

Mary Elizabeth Koehl (Bernhard)

Mary Elizabeth Koehl (Bernhard)

Columbus, OH

Koehl, Mary Elizabeth (Bernhard) 1918 - 2017 Mary Elizabeth (Bernhard) Koehl, age 99, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at First Community Village. A lifelong resident of Columbus, she graduated in 1936 from St. Joseph Academy. Preceded in death by her parents Joseph...

Steven Krakoff

Steven Krakoff

Worthington, OH

Krakoff, Steven 1955 - 2017 Steven Paul Krakoff, age 61, died October 16, 2017 after fighting a short but courageous battle with a very aggressive cancer. He is preceded in death by his father Kenneth Krakoff. Steve is survived by his mother, Corinne Krakoff of Toledo, Ohio;...

Richard Kullman

Richard Kullman

Columbus, OH

Kullman, Richard 1962 - 2017 Richard Paul Kullman age 55, Friday, October 13, 2017 at his residence. Richard worked in the restaurant business in Texas, Florida, and Ohio. He was an avid Buckeye and Cowboys fan. He was always the life of the party who never met a stranger. He...

Ernest Laws

Ernest Laws

Worthington, OH

Laws, Ernest Ernest E. Laws, age 94, of Worthington, passed into the arms of Jesus on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on September 26, 1923 to the late Ernest E. and Elizabeth Laws. He attended Thomas Worthington HS and enlisted in the US Marine Corps...

Janet Lupinetti

Janet Lupinetti

Follansbee, WV

Lupinetti, Janet 1939 - 2017 Janet Lucille Lupinetti, 78 of Columbus, OH formerly of Follansbee, WV died peacefully on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH. Born on June 18, 1939 in Dillonvale, OH a daughter of the late Roy and Myrtle (Jack)...

Larry Mathews

Larry Mathews

Worthington, OH

Mathews, Larry 1948 - 2017 Larry Duane Mathews, 69, formerly of Westerville, Ohio, lost his battle with cancer on Friday, October 13, 2017. He retired from the State of Ohio's Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections. Larry is survived by wife Rita Mathews; daughters...

Constance McAllister

Constance McAllister

Buckeye Lake, OH

McAllister, Constance Constance McAllister, age 84, of Buckeye Lake, formerly of Hilliard, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017. She attended Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Buckeye Lake. Connie was an avid reader and enjoyed all her years at Buckeye lake. Preceded in death by...

Roger McBrayer

Roger McBrayer

Hilliard, OH

McBrayer, Roger Roger McBrayer, age 73, of Hilliard, passed away Monday, October 16, 2017 at Riverside Hospital following complications from esophageal cancer. Graduate of Hilliards High School Class of 1962. US Air Force Veteran serving in Vietnam. Roger worked with his...

Thomas McCloskey

Thomas McCloskey

Worthington, OH

McCloskey, Thomas 1936 - 2017 Thomas V. McCloskey, age 81, of Columbus, passed away peacefully with his family at his side Tuesday, October 17, 2017. He is preceded in death by his father, Joseph, and mother, Laura, and half-brothers, Frederick and Joseph Jr.. Thomas is...

Harriett Ann O'Farrell (Fagan)

Harriett Ann O'Farrell (Fagan)

Columbus, OH

O'Farrell (Fagan), Harriett Ann 1924 - 2017 Harriett Ann (Fagan) O'Farrell, 93, passed away peacefully October 14, 2017. Harriett's new journey takes her to a wonderful place where she will be cooking, gardening and reading to her heart's content. She will be reunited with her...

John Oliver Sr.

John Oliver Sr.

Springfield, OH

Oliver, Sr., John 1923 - 2017 On October 15, 2017, John N. Oliver, Sr, 'Newt' as everybody knew him, was called to the Lord completing his journey here on earth passing at the Ohio State University Hospital after a brief illness. Newt was born in Byesville, Ohio, on Christmas...

John Panthana

John Panthana

Columbus, OH

Panthana, John 1936 - 2017 John Emmit Panthana age 81, Monday, October 16, 2017 at his residence. Graduate of East High School class of 1956. Veteran US Army. Retired from Creasey Co. He was an avid fisherman and bowler, he enjoyed going to the casinos. He was part of the...

Pamela Patterson

Pamela Patterson

Hilliard, OH

Patterson, Pamela Pamela Sue Patterson, age 52, of Hilliard, passed away after a 32-year battle with diabetes on Monday, October 16, 2017 at her residence. She was a graduate of Hilliard High School Class of 1983. Preceded in death by father, James Leroy Patterson; stepfather,...

Norman Pilkington

Norman Pilkington

Reynoldsburg, OH

Pilkington, Norman 1928 - 2017 Norman Richard "Dick" Pilkington Sr., age 89, of Reynoldsburg, passed away on October 17, 2017 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. Dick was born July 23, 1928, to the late Robert and Ina Louise (VanMeter) Pilkington in Columbus. Dick was a US Navy...

Della Purdy

Della Purdy

Grove City, OH

Purdy, Della 1933 - 2017 Della L. Penix Purdy, age 84, passed away on October 18, 2017. Preceded in death by parents Jake and Lula Blevins; first husband Bob Penix; son Noah Penix. Survived by beloved husband David Purdy; sister Eula Fay; children Bob Jr. (Peggy) Penix, John...

Frances Reeves

Frances Reeves

Mount Vernon, OH

Reeves, Frances Frances G. Reeves, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, left this life on Saturday, October, 14, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Fred Reeves; three children; three grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. There...

Ramona Ruggles

Ramona Ruggles

Columbus, OH

Ruggles, Ramona Ramona Ruggles, age 88 of Columbus, formerly of Portsmouth, passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017. A funeral will be 11:00 a.m. Friday October 20, 2017 at WOLFE-NELSON FUNERAL HOME in Sciotoville. Friends may call from 5 - 7 p.m. Thursday and one hour before the...

Mary E. Schultz

Mary E. Schultz

Columbus, OH

Schultz, Mary E. 1913 - 2017 Mary Elizabeth Schultz, December 27, 1913—October 13, 2017. Born and raised in Richmond, IN, the only child of George and Mabel Kauper. Graduated high school (Richmond) and college (Capital University—Bexley, OH). Met her future husband (George) at...

Hugh Showe

Hugh Showe

Columbus, OH

Showe, Hugh 1929 - 2017 Hugh Burkley "BURK" Showe, of Upper Arlington, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by his loving wife, Peg, and family on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. He was born to the late Hugh & Irene Showe in Kenton, Ohio on February 18, 1929. Burk was...

William Richard "Dick" Smith

William Richard "Dick" Smith

Columbus, OH

Smith, William Richard "Dick" 1930 - 2017 William Richard "Dick" Smith, age 87, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 at his home. He was born September 8, 1930 in Casa Grande, Arizona to the late William E. and Dorothy (Potts) Smith. He grew up in Sciotoville, Ohio, and...

Robert Stotler

Robert Stotler

Columbus, OH

Stotler, Robert 1951 - 2017 Robert "Bob" Edward Stotler, Jr., age 66, of Columbus, OH, passed away in hospice care at the Kobacker House on October 13, 2017, surrounded by his loved ones during the last days. He was born on February 8, 1951 to the late Robert and Ruth (Parker)...

Melvin Sunderland

Melvin Sunderland

Columbus, OH

Sunderland, Melvin 1966 - 2017 Melvin Carl Sunderland, age 51, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 8, 2017. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on March 15, 1966. Friends may call on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with a time of sharing...

Timothy Thoman

Timothy Thoman

Columbus, OH

Thoman, Timothy 1955 - 2017 Timothy Ryan Thoman, age 62, died peacefully with family at his side, Monday October 16, 2017. after a hard fought battle with melanoma.Tim was born on June 2, 1955 in Columbus Ohio to Harry and Sue Dell Thoman. He is preceded in death by his...

Ralph Walker

Ralph Walker

Whitehall, OH

Walker, Ralph 1950 - 2017 Ralph Herbert Walker age 67, Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Funeral service Thursday 1:00 PM Vineyard Christian Church 1055 McNaughten Road where friends may call from 11:00 AM until time of service. Rev. P.K. Fowler officiating. Interment Glen Rest...

Margaret White

Margaret White

Westerville, OH

White, Margaret 1921 - 2017 Margaret Ellen (Barnes) White, age 95, Columbus, OH, passed away October 16, 2017. Born December 12, 1921 in Columbus, OH to Samuel H. and Nola (Tobin) Barnes. She taught vocal music in Wayne, MI, Westerville and retired from Johnstown, OH school...

Marian Wood

Marian Wood

Powell, OH

Wood, Marian 1923 - 2017 Marian (Inskeep) Wood, 94, long time resident of Friendship Village Columbus, passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Marian is preceded in death by her husbands, David Inskeep and Samuel Wood, daughter, Pamela Baltz and sister, Grace Leamer. Marian is...

October 17, 2017

Robert Foster

Robert Foster

Grove City, OH

Foster, Robert 1923 - 2017 Robert D. Foster, age 93, went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 16, 2017. Bob was born in Columbus, Ohio on October 31, 1923 to the late Raymond and Faye (Davis) Foster. Bob was a proud graduate of West High School Class of 1942. He served his...

Carolyn Graves

Carolyn Graves

London, OH

Graves, Carolyn Carolyn J. Brigner Graves, 83, of London, died Sunday, October 15, 2017 in the Kobacker House, Columbus. Born July 4, 1934 in Columbus, Ohio; she was a daughter of the late William Timothy and Edna Beatrice (Hughes) Rollins. Carolyn retired from Nationwide...

Michael Haddock

Michael Haddock

Worthington, OH

Haddock, Michael 1915 - 2017 Michael Haddock, age 102, passed away peacefully in Columbus on October 15, 2017. Mike was born in Cleveland on September 24, 1915. He graduated from Shore High School in Euclid. Mike enlisted in the Army Air Corp in 1941 and served as a Radio...

Robert E. Killian

Robert E. Killian

Grove City, OH

Killian, Robert E. 1953 - 2017 Robert E. Killian, age 63, of Gahanna, formerly of California, passed away October 14, 2017 at Kobacker House. He was born December 24, 1953 at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona. Bob was a driver for Swift Transportation. He is survived by his...

Joshua Lucas

Joshua Lucas

Columbus, OH

Lucas, Joshua 1997 - 2017 Joshua S. Lucas, age 20. Sunrise September 8, 1997 and Sunset October 8, 2017. Visitation 10:00am Funeral 11:00am Thursday, October 19, 2017 at MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave. (one block east of Noe Bixby,...

Daniel O'Brien

Daniel O'Brien

Worthington, OH

O'Brien, Daniel 1949 - 2017 Daniel C. O'Brien, 68, died October 14 of brain cancer at Sunrise of Worthington. Survived by loving wife of 46 years, Barbara; devoted sons, Matthew (Jamie) of Chicago and Christopher (Jessica) of Washington, D.C.; granddaughter, Ellington born...

Thomas O'Connor

Thomas O'Connor

Worthington, OH

O'Connor, Thomas Thomas P. O'Connor, Jr., age 70, of Worthington, OH, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 16, 2017. Tom was born June 21, 1947 in Boston, MA to the late Margaret and Thomas O'Connor. Tom is survived by his wife of 47 years, Elizabeth "Betsy"; their son,...

Niels Petersen

Niels Petersen

Worthington, OH

Petersen, Niels 1939 - 2017 Niels "Bud" C. Petersen II, age 78, went home to be with the Lord on October 13, 2017. Born March 3, 1939. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he was a graduate of Cuyahoga Falls High School, and received both his Bachelors and Master's...

Robin Steward

Robin Steward

Columbus, OH

Steward, Robin Robin M. "Cissy" Steward, age 30, left us too soon on October 13, 2017. Preceded in death by grandparents, uncles, cousins, and fiancé Ron Melton. Survived by daughter, Mercedes Marcum; parents, Robby and Denise; twin brother, Robert "Bubba"; sister, Tiffany...

John Stottlemyer

John Stottlemyer

Worthington, OH

Stottlemyer, John John A Stottlemyer, of Worthington (age 84), passed away from complications of Lymphoma on Thursday, October 12, 2017. He spent his last days peacefully at Kobacker House with his family gathered around him. John was born on February 16, 1933 in Dayton, Ohio...

Braxton Tewart

Braxton Tewart

Worthington, OH

Tewart, Braxton 1926 - 2017 Braxton E. Tewart, age 91, of Worthington, Ohio, died on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the Forum at Knightsbridge. Born and raised in Hamilton, Ohio on May 3, 1926. A World War II Veteran, having served in the US Army/Air Corp. He was a proud...

Charles Walker Jr.

Charles Walker Jr.

Columbus, OH

Walker Jr., Charles Charles M. Walker, Jr., age 48, passed on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Family will receive friends Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Chapel of White's Funeral and Cremation Services, 867 S. James Road, Cols, OH 43227. Benjamin F. "Benny"...

Leslie Wimer

Leslie Wimer

Columbus, OH

Wimer, Leslie 1948 - 2017 Leslie Wayne Wimer, 69, of Columbus, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017 at his residence. He was born June 11, 1948 in Columbus to William and Margaret Wimer. Leslie was preceded in death by his father William, grandparents Wayne and Glenna Dumm,...

Dorothy Workman

Dorothy Workman

Grove City, OH

Workman, Dorothy 1929 - 2017 Dorothy A. Workman, age 87, went to be with the Lord at home on Saturday, October 14. Survived by her loving husband, Gene of 67 years; one son, Ronald L (Judy) Workman of Reynoldsburg; three daughters, Brenda S. (Michael) McCarthy of Columbus,...

October 16, 2017

Richard Bryant

Richard Bryant

Westerville, OH

Bryant, Richard 1934 - 2017 Richard C. Bryant, age 83, passed away October 7, 2017. Celebration of Life 11 am Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at New Covenant Believers' Church, 3400 Kohr Blvd, where the family will receive friends from 10 am until start of service. Interment...