"Fiddlin" Harold Staggs, 78, of Carlisle passed away August 14, 2014, at his home after a brief illness with cancer.
Harold was born in Adams County to Alta and Oscar Staggs. He served in the U.S. Army, was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Camden, and retired from UPS.
He had two loves: family and music.Harold enjoyed playing bluegrass music for nearly 50 years. He was known and loved for his fiddle playing skills.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his daughter, Hope Fryman-Heath.
Harold is survived by wife of 51 years, Ruth Staggs; daughter, Beth King; two Sons, Doug (Christi) Fryman and Brian (Traci) Staggs; granddaughters, Oliva, Vanessa, and Carlee King; grandsons, Jake, Nick, and Zack Fryman; great grandson, Jude King; two sisters, Karen Grooms and Linda Calvert; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friends, Gary (Joyce) Turner, Jim (Diane) Montgomery, and Leo (Susie) Howell.
Funeral services are 3 p.m. Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Anderson Funeral Homes 40 North Main Street, Springboro, Ohio.Visitation will be Sunday from 1 - 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Middletown. Please visit www.anderson-fh.com to send an online condolence.