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Henry O. Jr.

Henry O. Stinehart Jr., age 89, of Swanton, passed away peacefully early Monday morning, August 18, 2014, at Arbors of Waterville. He was born in Toledo on July 4, 1925, to the late Henry O. Stinehart Sr. and Opal (Wilson) Stinehart. After graduating from Macomber High School, he entered the service. Henry served with the U.S. Army during WWII earning the EAME Theater Medal with 2 Bronze Stars. He was part of the Southern Invasion of France and the important crossing of the Moselle River with the 36th Division, 141st Regiment Texas T-Patchers; helping to liberate France.

During the campaign in Europe he was wounded and received the Purple Heart and was discharged in 1946. After returning he married Nyla Andrews in Toledo on June 20, 1953, and she survives. Henry was a member of the Swanton American Legion Post #0479 and the Scotish Clan MacGregor.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Dolores Sommers and Patricia Kavanaugh; brother, Donald Stinehart and great-grandson, Bryce Schultheis. Along with his wife of 61 years, Nyla, Henry is survived by his children, Marsha (Raymond) McKenzie of Swanton, Carole (Reginald) Moll of Swanton, Jeanne Miller of Napoleon and Glen (Sue) Stinehart of Swanton; grandchildren, Shane, Matthew and Leigh McKenzie, Adam Moll, Erica Hintz, Andrew Moll, Lindsay Schultheis, Dustin O'Mary, Jessica Wolford and Rachel Naves and great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St Hwy 109 in Delta. A funeral service celebrating Henry's life will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday also at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Neapolis. In lieu of flowers, those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider contributions to the Fulton County Honor Guard, P.O. Box 205, Wauseon, Ohio 43567 in his memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at

Published in Toledo Blade on Aug. 19, 2014
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