Francis Lightfoot

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MIDDLEPORT — Francis Delbert Lightfoot, 92, of Middleport, passed away Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Overbrook Nursing Center. He was born April 10, 1922, in Meigs County, son of the late Dallas Lightfoot and Edith Hysell Lightfoot.

Mr. Lightfoot was a World War II army veteran who served with the 808th Tank Destroyer Division.

He is survived by his children and their spouses, John and Sue Lightfoot, of Middleport, Barbara and Max Grueser, of Shade, Ohio, and Tanya and Roger Barnhouse, of Jackson, Ohio; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and his sister, Genevieve Burdette.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Clara Custer Lightfoot; and brothers and sisters Della Overturf, Emmett Lightfoot, Everett Lightfoot and Ethel Wood.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Chris Neece officiating. Burial will follow at Rocksprings Cemetery, where military funeral honors will be presented by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9926. Visiting hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Pomeroy.

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Pomeroy, OH 45769
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Published in The Daily Sentinel from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2014
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