Philip Staney Jr.

Philip Staney, Jr.

LANCASTER: Philip Staney, Jr. 84 of Lancaster, Ohio passed away Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Fairfield Medical Center.

He was a World War II US Army veteran and a retired area line supervisor for South Central Power. He was a member of Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ohio Council of Skin Scuba Divers. He loved golfing, fishing and hunting.

Philip is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mabel "Smokie" Staney; son, Paul M. (Joan Oats) Staney of Oregon; grandchildren, Halley, Nathan and Kyle; great grandchild, Jonah; 4 step-sisters and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Philip and Ella Staney, Sr.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church with Rev. Dr. John Davidson officiating. Caring Cremation has taken place by the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 405 N. COLUMBUS ST., LANCASTER, OHIO 43130. Friends may visit 1 hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

Memorial gifts may be given to Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1400 Concordia Dr., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 or charity of donor's choice in his memory.

To send an online condolence, and sign the guest book, please visit www.funeralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Frank E. Smith Funeral Home
405 North Columbus Street Lancaster, OH 43130
740-653-0652

Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Oct. 2, 2012