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James K. "Dog" Hennis

James K. "Dog" Hennis, age 47, of Cadiz died Friday, October 24, 2014 in Weirton Medical Center following a brief illness.

Born July 23, 1967 in Dennison he was a son of James W. Hennis of Jewett and Marie Lucas Coffey of Cadiz. James was a handyman who was always willing to help his friends and neighbors and was a member of the Nazarene Church in Cadiz. He enjoyed collecting matchbox cars and playing cards with light of his life, his daughter, Leahona M. Hennis.

Surviving in addition to his parents and daughter are sisters Helen Zantene (companion Jason Nipper) of Scio and Leah Hennis of Jewett and a brother Howard Hennis of Jewett.

He was preceded in death by his brother Art Hennis.

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 11 am in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with Rev. Ernest Cramer officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Koch Funeral Home, PO Box 193, Scio 43988 to help the family with final expenses.

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Oma Jean Ramsey

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Oma Jean Ramsey, age 72, of New Rumley, died Thursday, October 16, 2014 in Great Trails Care Center in Minerva. Born April 30, 1942 in Duck, WV she was the daughter of the late Dorsey Jarvis and Martha Jane Dawson Jarvis. She worked at Cardinal Rubber in Barberton retiring in 2001 after 24 years of service.

Oma enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls, watching television and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband Millroy Ramsey on November 10, 2003; they were married March 25, 1966.

Surviving are her sons Rodney (Jeannie) Ramsey of Akron, Millroy Allen (Vicky) Ramsey of New Rumley and Shawn D. (Tina) Ramsey of Scio; grandchildren Shawn Nathan, Hanah Kelli, Troy Lee, Adam Kyle, Dakota Dawn and Wyatt Dean; brothers Bassel and James Jarvis and sisters Carol Jarvis, Phyllis Marks and Melba Ramsey.

Services will be held next Monday, October 27th at 10 am in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with Rev. Billy Dawson officiating. Burial will follow in New Rumley Methodist Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday, October 26th from 5-8 pm at the funeral home.

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George Edward Cutshall

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George Edward Cutshall, 79, passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014. He was born in Jewett, OH on August 21, 1935 to the late James P. and Hattie (Schaney) Cutshall.

George enjoyed watching hot air balloons, fishing camping and photography.

Left to mourn George's passing is his wife, Margaret (Auth) Cutshall; his children, Susan (Howard) Dunlap, David Cutshall, James Cutshall, Donna Cutshall, and Joyce (Vince) Pacheco; his 7 grandchildren; his 8 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Janette Memmer.

George is preceded in death by his parents, James and Hattie Cutshall.

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held Saturday, October 18 at 11:00 am in Koch Funeral Home, Scio. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St. Boardman, OH 44512

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Aaron Joseph Thompson

Aaron Joseph Thompson, age 25, of Cadiz died tragically Saturday, October 4, 2014. Born December 19, 1988 in Steubenville he was the son of Larry and Lori Thompson of Cadiz and Kimberly and David Reppart of Jewett. Aaron played on the Jewett T-Ball and J-S Little League teams and the youth bowling league at Valie Lanes in Jewett where he also played with his dad on the "Cale's Tree Farm" team in the adult league. When he turned 13 he started racing Junior Dragsters at Salem and made it to the Nationals when he was 16. He also loved fishing and recently started golfing.

Surviving in addition to his parents are his children Javen Kerr and Daizy Sue Thompson and the mother of his children Kalynn Fletcher all of Scio; a sister Heather Thompson of Cadiz; a brother Nick Reppart of Cadiz; grandparents Frances Thompson of Cadiz, Charlie and Judy Kerr of New Philadelphia,  and Stewart and Carol Reppart of Palmetto, FL; a niece and nephew Aubree and Waylon Hodkinson and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather's Robert Thompson and Charles Miller.

Private services will be held at the family's discretion. Koch Funeral Home, Scio has been entrusted with his arrangements.

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Freda R (Higgins) (Cunningham) Mansfield

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Freda R (Higgins) (Cunningham) Mansfield, age 90, of Canton, formally of Carrollton, passed away peacefully September  15, 2014 in Mercy Medical Center, Canton surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of Robert and Lillie(Earnest) Higgins, she was born in Mannington, West Virginia on Oct 12, 1923.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She worked a number of years at the Scio Pottery when she was younger.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband Joseph L Cunningham (deceased Mar 3 1970); sons Ronald Cunningham of Arizona and Herbert Cunningham of South Carolina; second husband Burrell Mansfield (deceased Aug 28, 1984); two great grandsons  Chase and Connor Cunningham; brothers  Robert Higgins and  Bertis "Pete" Higgins; sisters Betty June Higgins, Mildred Stevens and Lillian "Eleanor" Riggs all of West Virgina.

She is survived by sons David "Paul" Cunningham Sr. of Carrollton, Michael L. Cunningham Sr. of Jewett, Edgar "Lynn" (Nancy) Cunningham of Cadiz; daughters  Ruth Reed of Canton and Susan Dalton of Waynesburg; stepdaughter Sharon (Mansfield) Shepherd; sister Helen "Louise" (Francis) Hayhurst of Canton; brothers Harold (Alberta) Higgins and Frank (Norma) Higgins both of West Virginia and Donald (June) Higgins of Hartville; 20 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren and 3 great, great grandchildren.

Calling hours will be from 10 am to 12 pm Friday, September 19th  at the Koch Funeral Home in Scio, Ohio . Service will be immediately following at noon with her grandson Pastor Mike Cunningham  Jr. officiating Interment will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Hopedale, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations to be made to local food pantries.

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Kenneth E. Wade, Jr.

Kenneth E. Wade, Jr, age 71, of Scio died suddenly Sunday, September 14, 2014 in Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz.

Born July 25, 1943 in Steubenville he was the only child of Kenneth E. Wade, Sr. and Edna Dowdel Wade. He graduated from Steubenville High School in 1962 and was a member of their marching band. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War. Kenny was a bus driver for 48 years, first at Eyres Charter Bus Service in Glenelg, Maryland then at Queen Anne's Co. Maryland Dept. of Aging where he retired in 2005.He also owned and operated Kenneth Wade Sound Productions, providing music at car shows. After retiring he moved to Scio where he continued to provided sound equipment for the Wednesday night "Jam Sessions" at Hugo's Restaurant.

Kenny was a life member of the Ft. McHenry American Legion in Baltimore where he had served as a past treasurer and transferred to Scio America Legion Post 482 where he was a past commander. He was also a life member of the Scio Sportsman's Club and the AMVETS. He was an associate member of the Maryland FOP and a former member of the Crumpton, Maryland VFD. He enjoyed music, photography and collecting toy trains.

Surviving are his wife Harriett Fields Wade who he married July 25, 2003, step children Cheryl (Brian) O'Reilly of Hanover, PA and Steven (companion Renee) Fields of Findlay and four step grandchildren Cavan, Connor, Shannon and Shane.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Koch Funeral Home, Scio has been entrusted with his arrangements.  

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Anna Mae Stull

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Anna Mae Stull, age 87, of Scio passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving and devoted family.

Born July 3, 1927 she was a daughter of the late Roy and Mertle (Busby) Dennis. She married Charles William "Chuck" Stull, Jr. on February 19, 1945. Together they started Stull Trucking and Excavating. She did whatever needed done, including driving trucks and filling out paperwork. The business was passed down to their son Kelvin, who has now passed it on to the third generation, his son Brian, who continues to honor the legacy they began. She and her family were loyal members of the Jewett Lutheran Church but after moving to Scio and starting her family it became hard to travel so she started attending Scio Presbyterian Church where she became an active member. She was also a member of the Scio American Legion Post 482 Auxiliary and Scio EMS, where she was an EMT for a brief time. She had a big heart and always helped those in need. She loved watching her husband, Chuck, call square dances in his younger years and spending time with her family.

Anna Mae was preceded in death by her husband Chuck in 1985, a son Kenny in 2003, a grandson JP William Pyles in 2006 and all eight of her siblings. A little piece of her died with each one of them.

Surviving are her devoted daughter Karmie (Terry) Pyles of Scio, son Kelvin Stull of Jewett, four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren

Honoring Anna Mae's wishes, a graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 am in Holly Memorial Gardens, Colerain. Anna Mae wanted to thank everyone for everything they have done to make her long hard road a little better. Thank you for the flowers, food, card, gifts of all kinds, prayers, your time and understanding. May God bless you all now and always, Anna Mae Stull and family. Koch Funeral Home in Scio has been entrusted with her arrangements.

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David J. Easlick, Jr.

David J. Easlick, Jr., age 81, of Scio, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014 in Trinity Medical Center, West, Steubenville surrounded by his loving family.

Born September 15, 1932 in Hanover he was a son of the late David J. Easlick, Sr. and Emma Blake Easlick A 1950 graduate of Jewett High School, David honorably served as a medic in the Army during the Korean War. He worked for Keith Henry Construction in Perrysville then Ohio Machinery in Cadiz, retiring after 29 years of service.

David attended New Rumley United Methodist Church. He enjoyed woodworking, John Deere tractors and working in his field. But what he loved most was spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Rose Easlick on February 7, 2007, they were married November 9, 1957. Also preceding him in death are a son Jim Barcus, sister's Mary Jane Easlick and Vera Rose and brother's Kenneth and Wayne Easlick.

Surviving are daughters Judy Crawshaw and husband Tom of Stone Mountain GA, Jane Watkins of Malvern, Jen Dee Rich and husband David of Scio and Joye Birdsall of North Port, FL; sister's Martha Eckley and Emma Crownable both of Scio; thirteen grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held Thursday at 1 pm in Koch Funeral Home, Scio. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Scio. Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-9 pm at Koch Funeral Home, Scio. Memorial contributions may be made to UPMC Teramana Cancer Center, 3204 Johnson Rd., Steubenville, 43952.

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Steven C. Walters

Steven C. Walters, age 65, of Scio died Friday, August 15, 2014 in Aultman Hospital, Canton surrounded by his loving family.

Born May 28, 1949 in Canton he was a son of the late William Henry Walters and Mary Ruth Gallon Walters. He graduated from Carrollton High School in 1967 and was a lineman for GTE for 30 years retiring in 1997.

Steve was a member of the F & AM Carroll Lodge 124, Royal Arch Minerva Chapter 123 and the NRA.

Surviving are his wife Shelly L. Howes Hugh Walters who he married September 4, 2008; a sister Carole Ann (Hugh) Cline of Amsterdam; a son Shawn (Nancy) Walters of Hanoverton; daughters Staci (Chip) Henry of Carrollton and Stephenie (Kevin) Owens of Dellroy; grandchildren Justin Wise, Gabe Owens, Kirsten (Gage) Hartong, Kelsey Wise (Tyler Sheets), Tanner Owens and Shawnee Ridgeway-Walters; step grandchildren Mason and Audrey Henry and Cameron and Caden Marshall; a great grandson Ryker Hartong; a step great granddaughter Taylor Hartong; a niece Lorrie Ann Cline; a nephew Michael Cline; his coffee buddy Mike "Mouse" Richards and his loving chocolate labs Chloe and Lucy.

Friends may call Monday from 2-4 and 6-8:45 pm at Koch Funeral Home, Scio with a Masonic Service at 8:45. Memorial contributions may be made to Wendy's Walk, 88550 Maple Rd., Jewett, 43986.

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Rebecca L. "Becky" Erwin

Rebecca L. "Becky" Erwin, age 62, of Scio died suddenly August 4, 2014 at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville.

Born November 9, 1951 in Dennison she was a daughter of the late William and Mary Jane Fowler Erwin. A 1970 graduate from Carrollton High School, Becky worked with her family at Erwin's Greenhouse in Scio most of her life. She took over the business around 1996 then in 2007 she passed the business on to a third generation, her niece Linda Abel, after a period of declining health. Becky was Jehovah's Witness by faith and was a member of the Scio Garden Club. She was a creative and enjoyed making crafts out of ceramics and ostrich eggs. Although she never had children of her own she cared for and helped raise many of her nieces and Nephews as if they were her children.

Surviving are her siblings Evelyn (Tim) Miller, Billy (Karen) Erwin, Buster (Cathy) Erwin and Mary Jane Price all of Scio; nieces and nephews Jay, Angel and Scotty Gates; Bonnie, Janet and Tiny Winn, Bill and Susan Erwin and Linda and Glenda (Peewee) Abel; eighteen great nieces and nephews and thirteen great great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister Sally Winn.

Services will be held Friday at 7 pm in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with John Dicks officiating. Friends may call from 5-7 Friday at the funeral home.

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Koch Funeral Home
Sheila D Koch
101 W Main Street
PO Box 193
Scio, OH 43988-0193

Phone: (740) 945-6161
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