Obituaries

Jody Fairchild, of New Paris, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at Foundation in New Paris. She was 49 years old.
Jody was born Oct. 30, 1966, in Norwalk and lived in New London until she moved to New Paris in 1999. Jody attended Christie Lane Schools in Norwalk.
Jody was a former member of the First Baptist Church in New London.
She is survived by her half sister, Debbie Bassler; half brother, Ronnie Hales and step brother, Robert Coffin. In addition to her siblings, she is also survived by her aunts and uncles, Chet (Pam) Fairchild of Wakeman, Gladys (Andrew) Luxon of Norwalk, Virginia Fazenbaker of Norwalk and Agnes “Midge” (Harold) Skiver of Napoleon, Ohio and several cousins.
Jody was preceded in death by her father, William “Bill” Fairchild; mother, Helen (nee Clark) Smith; step mother, Mary Ann Fairchild; half brothers, Bobby Hales and Tommy Adkins; grandparents, Burdell and Esther M. Fairchild and Buford and Frances Clark and her great grandparents, Lyle and Katie Knapp.
A Funeral service was held Tuesday at Eastman Funeral Home, New London with Pastor Doug Lang officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Jody to Rainbow Babies and Children Hospital, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 or to Christie Lane, 306 South Norwalk Road West, Norwalk, Ohio 44857.
Condolences may be also be expressed online by visiting www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.

Matt R. Dick, age 45, resident of Shelby died Friday April 22, 2016 at his home. Born October 23, 1970 to James R. and Doris A. (Alford) Dick he had been a Shelby resident the majority of his life. Matt was a 1989 graduate of Shelby High School and had attended Ohio State University. He was formerly employed with Newman Tech and previously was employed with Home Depot while residing in Umatilla, Florida.
Matt had a humorous nature and loved to play practical jokes. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and riding dirt bikes.
Survivors include one son Garrett Cooke of Williston, Fla.; his father Jim Dick of Shelby; one sister Jamie (Brad) Eberts of Uniontown, OH; one brother Craig Dick of Apopka, Fla. nieces, nephews and other relatives. Matt will be missed dearly by his many friends in Ohio & Florida.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Dick; one brother, Doug Dick and one sister Becky Rosby.
A memorial service will be held 10:00AM Saturday May 7, 2016 at the Barkdull Funeral Home and Crematory in Shelby. Pastor Ed Grosko will officiate with interment in Oakland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial expressions may be made to Hospice of NCO, 1050 Dauch Dr., Ashland, Ohio 44805.
Online condolences may be made at www.barkdullfu neralhome.com

Roy Albert Duff, age 97, of Colorado Springs, Colorado and former Shelby resident, died Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Liberty Heights Assisted Living in Colorado Springs.
Roy and his late wife, Margaret, moved to Colorado Springs in the 1990s to be closer to their only daughter, Sandra.
Roy was born June 28, 1918 in Canton, Ohio, the son of the late Charlotte M. “Lottie” (Bandush) and Roy A. Duff, Sr. He was a graduate of Buchtel High School in Akron, Ohio. On February 9, 1941, Roy married the former Margaret E. Wagner and she preceded him in death on May 21, 2013.
Roy joined his father in business and was the owner of Duff’s Shoe Store, originally in Willard and later in downtown Shelby, which operated for 44 years. For the majority of his life, specifically 1938-1998, he was an active Ham Radio operator with the license W8SAG .He enjoyed talking with Ham Radio operators worldwide and mostly worked Morse code but sometimes phone. Roy enjoyed traveling with his wife, Margaret, and together they took several trips to Europe to visit their daughter, Sandra, and her family while they resided there. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Shelby.
Roy is survived by his daughter: Sandra Ensman of Colorado Springs, Colorado; 3 granddaughters: Kristina, Karina, and Kathryn all of Colorado; 6 great grandchildren; and a brother in law: Robert L. Wagner of Shelby.
Family and friends are welcome on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 10-11 AM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held at 11 AM with Rev. Russel Yoak, pastor of First Lutheran Church in Shelby, officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.
To share a memory or express a condolence, please visit: www.turnerfuneral homeshelby.com

Roxane May White, age 52, of Centerburg, Ohio, and former Shelby resident, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Heartland of Centerburg.
Roxane was born April 13, 1964 in Shelby, the daughter of Ward J. and Edna May (Ross) White. She was a 1983 graduate of Shelby High School. Roxane enjoyed plastic canvas crafts with some of her works winning her awards at the Richland County Fair. She loved music and watching WWE wrestling.
Roxane is survived by her mother: Edna White of Shelby; 3 siblings: John (Lorie) White of Shelby, Beth White of Shelby, and Shelly White of Casper, WY; a nephew and 2 nieces: Cole, Baylie, and Rylie White; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives; and her feline friend: Casper. She was preceded in death by her father, Ward White, on December 15, 2014.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, May 2, 2016 at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Bob, Catherine, and Jake at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby are assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Shelby Helpline Ministries.
To share a memory or express a condolence, please visit: www.turnerfuneral homeshelby.com

Teresa E. Mink, age 53, resident of Mansfield died Monday April 25, 2016 at her home.
Funeral services will be held 12:00 PM Monday May 2, 2016 at the Barkdull Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Robert Russell Webb, born August 24th, 1956 in Parkersburg, W.Va, died April 22nd , 2016 at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, Ohio. Graduate Shelby High School Class of 1974. Veteran United States Air Force. Formerly employed by The Steris Corporation Preceded in death by father Guy Webb and mother Lavinia Webb , brother, Richard Jeffrey Webb and sisters Brenda Lee Webb, Beverly Webb Clow, and Sarah Webb Adams.
Survived by sisters, Mary Studer (Dennis), Pamela Shaw, Leslie Webb Zehner, and Valerie Michael, all of Shelby, Oh, and Nancy McCartney of Crescent City, CA. and two brothers, Stan, Austin, Tx, and Kenneth (Sarah) of Grandview Heights, Oh. In addition, Aunt and Uncle Wanda and Gib Miller of Marietta, Oh and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins
Also survived by long time friends Jim Ferrell and Greg Smathers as well as many other friends in the Buckeye Lake/Thornville, Ohio area.
Russ was known to many as Skrat. He was an avid sports fan with OSU sports coming first. Skrat could remember the big plays or bad calls that sometimes determine the outcome of a game. He loved the camaraderie with his buddies, ate way too many chicken wings in his day, and loved his beer and smokes. He will be sadly missed by his family and all who knew him.
A celebration of Russ’s life will be held starting at 600 pm on Saturday, May 14th at The Beachcomber, 13574 Shell Beach Rd, Thornville, Ohio 43076. Arrangements by Shaw-Davis Funeral Home.

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