Edwin William Zacharias
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ASHLAND: Edwin William Zacharias, age 90, of Ashland, Ohio formerly of Marion, Ohio, died Monday, November 26, 2012 in Brooksville, Florida at the home of his daughter, Constance. He was surrounded by his loving family.
A lifelong farmer, he and his brother, Albert, farmed together for many years in Marion. In recent years, he owned a cattle farm in Ashland. His utmost passion in life was his children and their families. He was described by those who knew him well as "whatever a man sows, that he will also reap."
He was born December 23, 1921 in Marysville, Ohio to the late George and Elizabeth Daum Zacharias and was also predeceased by his wife, Maxine Mann Zacharias; a son, James A. Zacharias; a grandson, Evan Zacharias; and his brother and sister, Albert Zacharias and Erma Eirich.
He is survived by his children, Jerry Zacharias of London, Ohio, Terry (Alexis) Zacharias of London, Ohio, Phillip Zacharias of Brooksville, FL, Dianne (Michael) Correa of Marion, Ohio, David Zacharias of Ashland, Ohio and Constance Zacharias of Brooksville, FL; 18 grandchildren, Elizabeth and Eric Zacharias, Dianne Montgomery, Edwin, James, Phillip, Kathrine, Sara and George Zacharias, Terra Dildine, Zacharias "Zach" Baker, Michael, Connor and Nicholas Correa, Ryan and Lacey Turner, Brittany Harvey and Timothy McMahon; and many great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Underwood Funeral Home, 703 East Fifth Street, Marysville, Ohio where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. His brother-in-law, Pastor AC Mann and Pastor Paul Schultz will officiate and burial will be beside his wife, son and grandson at Mitchell Cemetery. A memorial service will be held later in Brooksville, Florida. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Marion Star on Dec. 2, 2012