Robert L. Johns, 86, of Mansfield, died Friday, June 26, 2015 peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.

Robert was born in Shelby, OH on March 19, 1929 to the late Clifford and Dorothy (Hartz) Johns. He married Mary Y. Chesbro on November 28, 1966 and she preceded him in death on December 2, 2008.

He was retired from General Motors and was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He enjoyed raising Hackney horses and collecting antique tractors. Robert was a good friend and was always willing to help people.

He is survived by his stepson Kyle Steven (Debra) Craner of Fl, his stepdaughter Ann (Dan) Doran of OH, his two sisters, Marilyn Tilus of Mansfield and Pauline Hoyda of Shelby, his two nieces Nancy (Tim) Ney of Mansfield and Terri Prescott of Columbia, PA and his nephew Steve (Debbie) Hoyda of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his brother Richard Johns and his niece Elaine Wright.

Friends may call Tuesday from 4-8 PM at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline. Funeral services will be held at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, 223 W. Main Street, Crestline on Wednesday July 1, 2015 at 10:00 AM with his nephew Tim Ney officiating. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens, Crestline. Full military honors will be given at the graveside by the U.S. Army and the Galion/Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Memorial contributions may be made to MedCentral Hospice Care in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Debra D. Lee, age 55, of Wurtland, KY died June 12, 2015 in Mansfield.

Survivors include husband Robert E. Lee, Jr.; son Tony Freeze; daughter Tiffany (Christian) Reil of Ontario.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

Barkdull Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting with arrangements.

Homer Baldridge, age 79, resident Shelby, died Friday June 26, 2015 in his home.

Born in Rowan County, KY to Harley and Flora (Mynhier) Baldridge. He had been a lifelong Plymouth-Shelby area resident. Homer was a former employee of Plymouth Locomotive as well as the Standard Tube. He also had been a 4-H advisor of 15 years in addition to participating in Toastmasters of Shelby.

Survivors include his wife Nancy (Corfman) Baldridge; two sons and daughters-in-law Steven and Jill Baldridge of Shelby, and Jeffrey and Debbie Baldridge of Mansfield; two daughters and sons-in-law Lori and Brian Bolinger of Mt. Gilead and Lisa and Rick Taylor, of Kendallville, IN; 15 grandchildren; and one sister Edna Mae Baldridge of Shelby.

In addition to his parents, Homer was preceded in death by his Grandson Jonathan Baldridge

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, June 29, 2015, at the Barkdull Funeral Home and Crematory in Shelby. Pastor Steven Baldridge, his son, will officiate with interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Friends may call at the Funeral Home from 2:00 to 4:00 PM Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Rome Community Church at PO Box 275, Shiloh, OH 44878, or Hospice of North Central Ohio at 1050 Dauch Dr, Ashland, OH 44805.

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