FLETCHER - Horace E. Ceyler, 79, of Fletcher, passed away at 5:09 p.m. Sunday, March 31, 2013.
Born on Sept. 24, 1933, in Brown Twp., Miami County, Ohio, Horace was one of 13 children of the late Homer and Margaret Lucille (Baker) Ceyler.
He married his wife of 53 years, Jo A. Maggert on June 6, 1959, and she survives.
He also is survived by a daughter Teresa (Jim) Geuy of Nashville, Tenn., and a granddaughter Amanda (Steve) Richard, also of Nashville. Three brothers and three sisters also survive: Lawrence Ceyler of Brandt, Ohio, Richard Ceyler, Troy, Ohio, and Mike Ceyler of Springfield, Ohio, Elsie Berg of Springfield, Dorothy (Ed) Dye of Troy and Patricia Williams of Marion, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sisters, Betty Ceyler, Helen McCrossin, Virginia Ceyler, Gloria Shepard and Bonnie Ceyler, and a brother, Ralph Ceyler.
Horace was a 1951 graduate of Brown Twp. High School.
He served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean Conflict. He retired in 1995 from Sonoco in Piqua.
Horace loved to fish and he liked sports, especially NASCAR.
A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Burial will be in Fletcher Cemetery.
Memorial donations in memory of Horace may be sent to Fletcher Fire Dept., 6605 N. State Route 589, Fletcher, OH 45326.
Suber-Shively Funeral Home, 201 W. Main St., Fletcher, Ohio, is serving the family.
Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.