William D. "Red" Foreman, age 90, resident of Shelby died Friday December 2, 2016 at his home. Born September 3, 1926 in Ashland to Lee M. "Patrick" and Myrtle (Barker) Foreman he had been a Shelby resident since 1953. Mr. Foreman attended Plymouth High School and had been employed with Waldruff Welding, Mansfield Steel and Supply and Hedstrom Corporation in Ashland retiring in 1988.
He was a member of the First Lutheran Church, American Legion O'Brien Post #326, VFW Post #291, and the Shelby Moose. A veteran of the US Navy, he served with Team #13 of the underwater demolition program during WWII. Red enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Surviving are one son, Terry Foreman of Shelby; one daughter Debra (Leonard) Shick of Shelby; four grandchildren, Terra (Danny) Ernsberger, Christopher (Chari) Shick and Brian and Eric Shick; five great grandchildren Zachary McKinnis, Chloe Ernsberger, Tiffany Shick Ringler, Mackenzie Shick and Hannah Shick Seibold; two step children Steve (Amy) Clark and Lori (Tim) Kleman of Shelby and their children; his first wife Dorothy Foreman of Shelby; brother-in-law, Benjamin Johnson of Shelby; nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his wife Lorene Foreman; one great grandson Alex Shick; one sister Lavonne Johnson and four half brothers.
Graveside funeral services will be held 11:30 AM Thursday December 8, 2016 in Oakland Cemetery. Reverend Russel Yoak will officiate with interment in Oakland Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 4-7 PM at the Barkdull Funeral Home and Crematory in Shelby.
Online condolences may be made at www.barkdullfu neralhome.com.
Mark H. Finn, 61, of Shelby, Ohio passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016 at OhioHealth Shelby Hospital. He was born September 20, 1955 in Shelby to F. John and Patricia (Lindenberg) Finn.
Mark graduated from Shelby High School in 1973 then went on to have a career in banking for over 30 years. In his spare time, Mark enjoyed being a clown for different events and going quarry diving. Mark was a people person and loved talking to and getting to know people. He will be missed dearly.
He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Charisse (Fish) Finn; son, Eric Finn; brother, Dave (Anne) Finn; aunt, Wanetta Finn; uncle, Earl Finn; mother-in-law, Ariel Morningstarr; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Julie (Stephen) Anderson, Yvonne (Jay) Spriggs and Heather Christian; nephews, Jason (Shannan) Anderson, Heath Christian, Andrew Cole and Christopher Cole; and many cousins.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his grandparents, aunts and uncles.
The family will receive family and friends on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at Mark and Charisse's home. Memorial contributions can be made to the family.
Words of comfort may be expressed at www.wappner.com
Ralph Ginter, age 81 of Shelby died at his home Thursday evening December 1, 2016.
Born November 14, 1935 in Worthington, Kentucky to Virtner and Anna (Baldridge) Ginter, he has been a Shelby area resident for the majority of his life. Ralph had served his country in the U.S. Army. He had worked for Arcelormittal "Tuby" for 29 years, retiring in 1998.
Ralph enjoyed hunting and fishing in his younger years, and also tinkering in his garage.
He is survived by a son, Bryan (Farrah) Ginter of Atlanta, GA.; a daughter, Teresa (Alan) Kaylor of Shelby; five grandchildren, Lynnette (Dustin) Shepherd, Olivia (Zach) Neumann, and Nicholas, Michaela and Bryson Ginter; two great granddaughters, Reagan Shepherd and Avery Neumann; a great grandson, Wyatt Shepherd and three brothers, Charles (Bonnie) Ginter of Bellville, Kenneth (Loretta) Ginter of Shelby and Danny (Cheryl) Ginter of Goodyear, AZ.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Julia Ginter in 2013; two brothers, Carl & Junior Ginter and one sister, Dorothy Stidam.
Memorial services will be held 2:30 PM Sunday December 11, 2016 at the Shelby Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 105 E. Smiley Ave, Shelby, Ohio 44875. Pastor Jason Nelson will officiate and following the funeral service, the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail will provide military honors for Ralph's service to our country. Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory in Shelby is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial expressions may be made to Shelby Christian & Missionary Alliance at 105 E Smiley Ave, Shelby, OH 44875.
Online condolences may be made at www.barkdullfu neralhome.com
Bonnie Liegey, 76, of Summerfield, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Bonnie was born on October 28, 1940 in Ragland, West Virginia and lived most of her life in Shelby, Ohio. She retired and for the last 12 years has resided in Summerfield, FL. Bonnie had a passion for the Arts, including photography, drawing, painting and decorating. She really enjoyed capturing family in her artwork.
Survivors include husband of 43 years Wayne Liegey of Summerfield, FL; sons Brian Liegey and Bill (Martha) Godby both of Orlando, FL; daughter Terri “Tiger” (David) Perkins of Shelby, OH; step-children Ellen (Mike) Smith of Mt. Vernon, OH, Dawn (Davy) Hale of Atlanta, GA, Chip (Debra) Liegey of Bossier City, LA, and Stuart (Charissa) Liegey of Columbia, MO; 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by parents Rufus and Lucille Browning; grandmother Hattie Goodwin; son Robert Godby; step-daughter Sandy Gomez.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 from 10-11 am, with a service to follow at 11 am, located at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1511 Buenos Aires Blvd, The Villages, FL 32159. Online condolences may be sent at hiers-baxley.com. Arrangements under the care of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, The Villages.