Charles Sherdon Teter, Jr., 70, of Washington Court House, died Monday, January 19, 2015, at 2:43 a.m. at his residence.
Chuck was born January 20, 1944, in Dennison, Ohio to Charles Sherdon and Edna June Doney Teter. He was a 1962 graduate of New Philadelphia High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Kent State University in 1971. He received a Master of Education degree in Special Education from Kent State University in 1975. He moved to Washington Court House in June of 1987 from Medina, Ohio.
He formerly was a psychology assistant and school principal at Apple Creek State Institute in Apple Creek, Ohio and school principal and assistant superintendent for the Medina County Board of MRDD. He was superintendent of the Fayette County Board of MRDD from 1987 until his retirement in 1997.
Chuck was a member of the Ohio Superintendents of County Boards of MRDD; had been a member of the Kiwanis Club of Medina and the Kiwanis Club of Washington Court House; had coached youth sports and Special Olympics and was an avid Ohio State University Buckeye fan.
Chuck served in the U.S. Army from 1965-1967, mainly in Germany, preforming maintenance on fixed wing and rotary blade aircraft.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Chuck is survived by his wife, the former Leslie Ellen Paulus whom he married June 20, 1970; three sons and daughters-in-law, Aaron and Kate Teter of Washington Court House, Paul and Christy Teter of Granville, Ohio; and Seth and Lyndsey Teter of Mt. Vernon, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Jacob, age 9, Owen, age 8, Melia, age 7, Benjamin, age 6, Molly, age 5, Annabel, age 4 and Eleanor, age 3; two brothers, Edward Teter and his wife, Brenda, of Akron and Jeffrey Teter of New Philadelphia and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Gail and Carl Dufford of Johnstown, Ohio.
Cremation took place.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 22, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church with the Rev. Mick Whistler, pastor at the church, officiating.
Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Wednesday from 5-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette Co., Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.
Martha Ann Hidy, 84, of Greenfield, Ohio died Thursday, January 15, 2015, at 8:10 a.m. at Four Seasons of Washington where she had been admitted the previous day. She had been ill since November.
She was born May 21, 1930, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Otto C. “Bud” and Naomi Hawk Denney. She was a 1948 graduate of Washington High School and was a lifelong resident of this community.
Mrs. Hidy was a devoted farm wife, mother and grandmother. She was an avid reader and loved spending time with her two granddaughters and her great grandchildren.
On March 11, 1951, she married Joseph Harold Hidy. He preceded her in death on August 24, 2012.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Dale and Barbara Hidy of Greenfield and Kent and Pam Hidy of New Martinsburg; two grandchildren, Brandy Campbell and her husband, Craig, of Greenfield and Jennifer Russell and her husband, Justin, of Columbus; two great grandchildren, Carter Campbell and Addisyn Russell; two step grandchildren; three step great grandchildren and two step great great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at 11 a.m. at the Highlawn Cemetery in Washington Court House with the Rev. Everett L. Miller, pastor at the First Presbyterian Church in Washington Court House, officiating.
Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Tuesday, January 20, 2015, from 4-7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Memorial Hospital Foundation, 1430 Columbus Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.
Anna Laura (Ann) Brown, 98, a resident of Carriage Court Assisted Living, formerly of New Holland, died Saturday, January 10, 2015, at 4:46 p.m. at Carriage Court Assisted Living in Washington Court House.
Mrs. Brown was born January 12, 1916, in Fayette County, Ohio to James Frank and Jennie Grace Moorehead Marvin. She was a 1934 graduate of Bloomingburg High School and attended cosmetology school in Columbus in 1958. She opened Ann’s Beauty Solon in New Holland in 1958 which she owned and operated until her retirement.
Mrs. Brown was a member of the New Holland United Methodist Church.
On November 1, 1941, she married Harold E. Brown. He preceded her in death on December 25, 2007. She was also preceded by a son, J. Phillip Brown on April 4, 2013; a daughter-in-law, Carol Ann Brown on December 18, 2013; by three brothers, Robert, James and Lowell Marvin and four sisters, Gaynell Minshall, Inez Dray, Lillian Diamond and Betty M. Hott.
Mrs. Brown is survived by a son, Daniel M. Brown of New Holland; a daughter-in-law, Mary Brown of Circleville; four grandchildren, Daniella Thomas of Myrtle Beach, SC, Cassie Long and her husband, Justin, of Frankfort, Steven Brown and his wife, Becky, of Williamsport and Emily Otterbacher and her husband, Jason, of Ashville; four great grandchildren, Amy Thomas, Carson and Gracie Long and Ryan Otterbacher; a sister, Ople Dundon of Enon, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Thursday, January 15, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with the Rev. Malcolm Buck, pastor at the Atlanta United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in New Holland Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland from 12 p.m. noon Thursday until time of the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 116 Morris Road, Suite C, Circleville, Ohio 43113.
Eugene Lockwood Grigsby, Sr., 99, of Williamsport, Ohio died Monday, January 5, 2015, at 4 p.m. at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, John and Micky Grigsby where Mr. Grigsby had been residing since September.
Mr. Grigsby was born August 17, 1915, at Whitesburg in Hamblen County, Tennessee to William Ross and Clara Bertha Lockwood Grigsby. He moved to the Williamsport community from Tennessee in 1949.
Mr. Grigsby was a retired farmer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Janie Louise Liggin in May 1989, and eleven brothers and sisters, Mary Emily Fair, Edwin Ross Grigsby, Katherine Olivia Martin, Ida Florence Underwood, Clara Elizabeth Loveday, William Howard Grigsby, Dorothy Agnes Todd, Rebecca Joy Mathews, twins Joseph Alan and James Oliver Grigsby and Milburn Earl Grigsby.
Mr. Grigsby is survived by three sons, Eugene L. Grigsby, Jr. and his wife, Norma, of Galloway, Ohio, Ross Grigsby of Grove City and John Grigsby and his wife, Micky, of Williamsport; five grandchildren, Eugene Grigsby, III and his wife, Erica, Patricia Grigsby and her fiancée, Hristo Zafikov, Lisa Fraraccio and her husband, Ron, Philip Grigsby and his wife, Emily, and Jeanette Grigsby; seven great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Saturday, January 10, 2015, at 11a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with the Rev. Douglas Dowson, pastor at the Williamsport United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the Springlawn Cemetery in Williamsport.
Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland Friday from 4-7 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Berger Hospice Care, 1170 North Court Street, Suite B, Circleville, Ohio 43113 or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Dorothy M. Ullom, 91, of Washington Court House, Ohio, died Monday, January 5, 2015, at Carriage Court Assisted Living where she had been surrounded by wonderful caregivers for five years.
Mrs. Ullom was born May 4, 1923, in Chillicothe, Ohio to John Earl and Hazel Beatrice VonKennel Graves. She was a 1941 graduate of Chillicothe High School and moved to Washington Court House from Chillicothe in 1967.
She and her husband co-owned and operated the Dairy Queen in Washington Court House from 1967 until their retirement in 1981. For many years, prior to moving to Washington C.H., she was a cost accountant at Mead Corporation in Chillicothe.
On November 20, 1943, she married John J. Ullom. He preceded her in death on November 20, 2011. She was also preceded by three brothers, Robert Earl, John Paul and Ernest Richard Graves and a sister, Madeleine Annis.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews and her special friends, Bev Hamilton and Dave and Marcia Elberfeld of Washington Court House.
A graveside service will be held Thursday, January 8, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at the Grandview Cemetery in Chillicothe with Pastor James A. Kiger, Jr. officiating. Burial will be under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 6500 Busch Boulevard, Columbus, Ohio 43229.
He was born March 28, 1922, in Ross County, OH to John S. and Frances Scott Mossbarger. He was a 1940 graduate of Clarksburg High School. He received a Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine from The Ohio State University in 1945, and shortly thereafter began his large animal veterinary practice and founded Midland Acres, a standardbred horse farm in Bloomingburg.
Dr. Mossbarger was very involved in many professional, civic and personal organizations. In his profession he was president of the Fayette County Hereford Association in 1967, and also served as president of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Associations. His civic involvement included president of the Fayette County Board of Health and president of the Bloomingburg Lions Club. At home, Midland Acres kept him active in many equine organizations such as the Ohio Harness Horseman Association, of which he was a former board member; president of the PACER organization and president of the Ohio Standard Breeders Association. The United States Trotting Association credits Dr. Mossbarger and Midland Acres as breeding more than 1,584 standardbred horses.
In all his involvement, he was well recognized by his peers. In 1969, he was awarded The Ohio State University’s Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumnus Award in recognition of his eminence as a “veterinarian who has achieved a record of outstanding contributions in the advancement of veterinary medicine.” In 1981, he was awarded the Achievement Award in appreciation for his major contributions to harness racing and, in 2000, was inducted into the Ohio Harness Racing Hall of Fame. He was a member of the Little Brown Jug Society and in 2014, was selected as the 30th Little Brown Jug Wall of Fame Honoree by the Delaware County Fair. He was honored in 2001, by being selected as the Grand Marshall of the annual Christmas Parade in Washington Court House. Dr. Mossbarger was also a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and Bloomingburg Lodge F. & A.M. #449.
On September 8, 1945, he married the former Dorothy Ann Curtis. She preceded him in death on January 6, 2013. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Connor.
He is survived by five children, JoAnn Sedgwick of Cincinnati and her friend, Terry Cross, Dr. John Mossbarger and his wife, Kyle, of Washington Court House, Jeannie Bihl and her husband, Steve, of Bloomingburg, Jay Mossbarger and his wife, Brenda, of Washington Court House and Jan Cobb and her husband, Glen, of New Holland; eleven grandchildren, Jodi (Matt) Chandler of Shelbyville, KY, Jamie (Kyle) Butts of Lebanon, PA, Jill (Chris) Cottrill of New Holland, Jason (Mary) Bihl of Washington Court House, Jon (Nicole) Bihl of Valparaiso, IN, Jennifer (Sam) Cathey of Warrior, AL, Justin Bihl of Bloomingburg, Jake Mossbarger of Washington Court House, Jackie Cobb of Lexington, KY, Jenna Cobb of Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, FL and Josie Cobb of Taylor University of Upland, IN; 13 great grandchildren and a faithful friend, Beau.
The funeral will be Monday, January 5, 2015, at 11 a.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church in Washington Court House with the Rev. Mick Whistler, pastor at the church, and Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation, officiating. Burial will follow in the Bloomingburg Cemetery.
Friends may call at the church Sunday from 4-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 301 E. Market St., Washington Court House, Ohio 43160 or PACER, 850 Michigan Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.
Thelma E. Barnett, 76, of Washington C.H., Ohio died Saturday, December 20, 2014, at 10:45 p.m. at Fayette County Memorial Hospital where she had been a patient since Friday. She had been in failing health the past year.
Mrs. Barnett was born August 12, 1938, in Ross County, Ohio to Ernest R. and Mary Wallace Knisley. She was a 1958 graduate of Bloomingburg High School and lived most of her life in this community.
She was an assembler at Calmar in Washington C.H. for nearly 30 years before her retirement in 2002.
Mrs. Barnett was a member of the South Side Church of Christ. Her hobbies were sewing, reading, watching sports and spending time with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, Johnny Maxwell in 1961; by her parents and two brothers, Delbert Knisley and Rusty Knisley.
She is survived by husband, Ronald Gene Barnett whom she married March 23, 1972; a daughter, Althea (Ed) Hogsett of Washington C.H.; three grandchildren, Kacie (Jeffrey Holloway) Hogsett, Caleb (Tara Everetts) Hogsett and Beth Hogsett; two great grandchildren, Braylen Everetts and Allison Holloway; four siblings, Delano (Pauline) Knisley of Washington C.H., Winnie (John) Havens of Washington C.H., Richard (Emma) Knisley of New Martinsburg and Vickie (Larry) Collins of Washington C.H. and her best friend, Carolyn Henry of Washington C.H..
The funeral will be Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington C.H. with Danny Dodds, minister at the Greenfield Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will follow in the White Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 4-8 p.m.
Gilbert Edward Whiteside, 86, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at 5 a.m. at Four Seasons of Washington Court House.
Mr. Whiteside was born July 14, 1928, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Grant Thomas and Mary Clara Mullen Whiteside. He was a graduate of Wilmington High School but lived most of his life in Washington Court House.
He was an inventory controller at Armco for 28 years then worked the Fayette County Commission on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program for 19 years. He was a well-known grower and hybridizer of day lilies.
Mr. Whiteside was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church and the Columbus Chapter of the American Day Lily Society. He served as a medic in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and formerly was a member of Paul H. Hughey Post #25 of the American Legion.
He was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Grant Whiteside and a brother-in-law, Dr. John Louis.
Mr. Whiteside is survived by his wife, the former Karen Jean Boardman whom he married November 16, 1988; three children, Wendy Eddlemon and her husband, Donny, of Good Hope, Daniel Curl of Sabina and his fiancé, Peggy Chaney, David G. Curl and his wife, Kristina, of Washington Court House; eight grandchildren, Paige Eddlemon, Trent (Paula) Curl, Brandan (Courtney) Curl, Kayla Curl, Joshua (Jessica) Curl, Lynosie (Shawn) Harris, Danielle Curl and Samuel (Victoria) Curl; seven great grandchildren; a sister, Margaret (Peggy) Louis of Washington Court House and a nephew, Dr. David (Luan) Louis of Beavercreek.
In keeping with his wishes, Mr. Whiteside’s body was donated to The Ohio State University for medical research.
A memorial service will be held Monday, December 22, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church in Washington Court House with Pastor David Ellenberger officiating. A time of food and fellowship will immediately follow the service in the fellowship hall at the church. Burial will be at a later date in Washington Cemetery
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.
Thomas McDaniel Rambo, 78, of Middleville, Michigan, died Monday, December 15, 2014, at 10:40 p.m. shortly after arrival at the Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. His death was sudden and unexpected.
He was born May 24, 1936, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was the son of Ernest A. and Nora M. Rambo and was a graduate of Patterson Co-Op High School in Dayton and Sinclair College. He moved to Middleville from Salinas, CA in 2001.
Before his retirement, he had been a manager for the Army/Air Force Exchange Services and the Dayton Power and Light Company.
Tom and Karen enjoyed music and they both sang in the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus and in various operas throughout the Midwest and Europe.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Dorothea Pangburg and a brother, Ralph Edward McDaniel.
Tom is survived by his wife, the former Karen Sue Carman whom he married August 12, 1967; two daughters, Kathy Rambo-Wagner and her husband, Greg, of Caledonia, MI and Lauri Rambo of Middleville, MI and three grandchildren, Max Wagner, Brandon and Krista Dollaway.
The funeral will be Saturday, December 20, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Joe Current, pastor at the First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Good Hope Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sugar Creek Baptist Church, c/o Mrs. Mark Workman, 3898 Bush Road-NW, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160 or the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society, Michigan Chapter, 5409 Ottawa Avenue, Suite 307, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.
Gerald Richard Wackman, 85, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Monday, December 15, 2014, at 4:56 a.m. shortly after arrival at Fayette County Memorial Hospital.
Jerry was born August 2, 1929, in Washington Court House, Ohio to James and Stella Eva Haas Wackman. He was a graduate of Washington High School and received a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from The Ohio State University.
He formerly was a farmer and, for many years, was co-owner and operator with his brother, James Wackman, Jr., of the J & J Restaurant.
Jerry was a member of the Trinity Full Gospel Church in Sabina.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Ruth Ann Cottrell on July 29, 2010; by two brothers, James Wackman, Jr. and Alex U. Wackman and three sisters, Mildred Irene Wackman, Freda Pitzer and Latrilla (Trilly) Coil.
Jerry is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Stacie L. and Franklin Deskins of Washington Court House; a granddaughter, Kelsie Bowdle and her friend, Deskins Campbell, of Washington Court House; a great granddaughter, Harper Ann Campbell; two sisters, Judith Ann Speakman of Washington Court House and Carolyn Barker and her husband, Ben, of Claremont, FL and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Pastor Carey G. Hilterbran, minister at the Trinity Full Gospel Church, officiating. Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from noon Wednesday until time of the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Full Gospel Church, 250 College Street, Sabina, Ohio 45169.