Darte R. Metcalf

Jan. 11, 2013

Darte R. Metcalf, 83, of Sheffield Lake, Ohio, passed away Friday, Jan. 11.

Mr. Metcalf was born July 25, 1929 in Harveyville, one of 11 children of the late John and Catherine Metcalf (Price).

He was employed as an assembler and foreman for 48 years with the Ford Motor Co., retiring from the Lorain Plant.

Darte was preceded in death by a daughter, Janet Bissett; grandson, Shannon Gunter; and brothers John Jr., Glenn and Neil.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sally (nee Wheat); children Debbie Kiser and her husband, Mark; Lane Metcalf and Connie Baltz; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Jacqueline Stockdale, Maryland; Sue Hoyt, Broadway; Vivien Everett and Madeline Bilby, Muhlenburg; Ferne Stevens, Harveyville, and Peggy Cragle, Sweet Valley; and brother Richard Metcalf, Sweet Valley.

The funeral was held at the Busch Funeral Home, Avon Lake, Ohio, with the Rev. Richard Metcalf, Sweet Valley, officiating.

Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the American Red Cross.

Published in Times Leader on Feb. 1, 2013