Calvin L. Overmyer

Calvin L. Overmyer

TIFFIN: Calvin L. Overmyer, 83, of Tiffin, died at 6:48 p.m., Wednesday, December 17, 2013 at Tiffin Mercy Hospital.

Calvin was born on March 30, 1930 in Fremont, to the late Hardy and Myrtle (Myers) Overmyer. He married Betty (Lescallett) in Angola, Indiana on October 31, 1953 and she survives in Tiffin.

Survivors include his daughter, Diane (Richard) Calhoun of Westerville; son, John Overmyer of Tiffin; a grandson, Dr. Richard "Bump" Calhoun; and fiancé, Eileen Schmiedebusch both of Toledo; a brother, Royce (Pat) Overmyer of Green Springs; and a sister-in-law, Nancy Overmyer of Indiana.

Calvin retired from General Electric as a die castor where he worked for 37 years and also worked as a handyman after retirement. He was a member of the Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church the Tiffin Moose and the General Electric Quarter Century Club. Calvin also attended the Old Fort Schools. Calvin was a United States Army Veteran serving during Korea.

Calvin was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Melvin, Merton, Maurice Ray, George and Galen Overmyer; two sisters, Betty Murphy and Lois Stout.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., on Friday, December 20, 2013 at the Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gary Hicks officiating. There will be visitation for family and friends also on Friday, from 10:30-11:30 at the church. Burial will be held at the church cemetery at a later date. The Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin is assisting the family with their arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Funeral Home

Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory - Tiffin
135 North Washington Street Tiffin, OH 44883
(419) 447-1221

Published in the News-Messenger on Dec. 19, 2013