SALEM, Ohio — Arthur “Art” N. Royer, 94, Canfield, Ohio, died at 10:10 p.m. Dec. 24, 2010, at the Essex of Salem III. He was born June 20, 1916, in Alliance the son of the late Elda C. and Florence (Minser) Royer. He owned the Walnut Ridge Farm, which was a sheep-breeding farm and he […]
George S. Simon, 84, of East Palestine, Ohio, passed away Dec. 1 at his home with his family by his side, following an extended illness. Mr. Simon was born July 10, 1926, in Boardman, Ohio, the son of Marshall and Freda Simon. Mr. Simon graduated from Boardman High School in 1944 and was a graduate […]
SALEM, Ohio — Richard L. Burton, 86, of 14223 S. Range Road, Salem, Ohio, died at 1:56 a.m. Dec. 10, 2010, at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born Dec. 19, 1923, in Goshen Township, Ohio, the son of the late Lester M. and Vida Myrl (Carr) Burton. Mr. Burton had been a beef and hog […]
NORTH LIMA, Ohio — Jane Gaither, 64, of Woodworth Road, North Lima, died at 1:35 a.m. Oct. 9, 2010. She was born Sept. 11, 1946 in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of Frank and Betty Ruth Rohrman Takach. Gaither was a homemaker and had worked on the family farm. She graduated from New Springfield High School […]
NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — More than 50 trucks, including a monster or two, led the procession from Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home to Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine after services were held Sept. 29, 2010, for Matthew Timmins. Timmins, 22, of New Springfield, died in an automobile accident Sept. 26, 2010. He was born Nov. 3, 1987, […]
Lee E. Fetters, 84, a lifetime resident of New Lyme, Ohio, died Sept. 28, 2010, at Jefferson Healthcare Center. He was born Jan. 24, 1926, in New Lyme, a son of the late Wilma M. (Bebout) and Roy A. Fetters. Mr. Fetters served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Philippines and […]
SPENCER, Ohio — Keith L. Wetmore, 54, of Spencer, Ohio, died Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, following a pedestrian-motor vehicle accident in Spencer Township late Wednesday evening. He was born in Medina, Ohio, on May 15, 1956, to Glen and Beatrice Suter Wetmore. He graduated from Buckeye High School in 1974, and received the Future Farmers […]
Lester C. Marrison, 67, Day Road, New Lyme Twp., died June 21, 2010, at his home after recently being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
PILOT POINT, Texas — John Franklin Morris, 91, died Tuesday May 25, 2010, at 2:15 a.m. at his home in Pilot Point, Texas. Morris had been in ill health for two years. Morris was originally from the Columbiana, Ohio, area and had resided in Pilot Point for the past 19 1/2 years. He was born […]
LEETONIA, Ohio — Russell N. Cook, 88, of state Route 558, Leetonia, Ohio, passed away at 1:15 p.m. , May 24, 2010, at his son’s residence from complications of a stroke. Mr. Cook was born on May 18, 1922, in Fairfield Township., the son of Harley and Bula Baker Cook. He was a dairy farmer […]
SHREVE, Ohio — Gary E. Maguire, 55, of Shreve, died May 22, 2010, in Ritchie County, W.Va., from injuries sustained in an ATV accident. He was born Jan. 20, 1955, in Youngstown to Edward and Madeline (Raykovich) Maguire and married Susan Ann Myers Sept. 6, 1980 in Salem, Ohio. He was a 1973 graduate of […]
ZANESVILLE, Ohio — James Melvin “Jim” Everett, 81, of Zanesville died May 28, 2010, at Genesis-Good Samaritan Hospital.
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — James Francis Cavanaugh, executive secretary of the American Jersey Cattle Club from 1956 to July 1, 1985 and the founding executive secretary of National All-Jersey Inc., died April 6, 2010.
SUNBURY, Ohio — Ohio agricultural educator and journalist Andrew L. Stevens, 74, Ostrander, formerly of Williamsport, died March 24, 2010, in Sunbury. Mr. Stevens was born in Woodstock, Ohio, on Jan. 7, 1936, the first of seven children to Raymond H. and Ruth M. (Penn) Stevens. He attended Ostrander and Willis high schools and graduated […]
LISBON, Ohio — Victor Mattevi, 71, of 34878 state Route 172, Lisbon, died Nov. 17, 2009, at the Forum Northside Hospital in Youngstown. He was born July 24, 1938, in Salem, son of the late Joseph and Rosamond (Burcaw) Mattevi. Mattevi was employed at Buckeye Industrial Mining for more than 25 years as a heavy […]
KENSINGTON, Ohio — Jennifer L. Baker, 33, of 8080 Apollo Road, Kensington, Ohio, died Nov. 19, 2009, following a two-vehicle crash in Butler Township. She was born April 10, 1976, in Salem the daughter of Richard and Kay (Stoffer) Miller. A 1994 graduate of West Branch High School, Baker graduated from Kent State University with […]
BELOIT, Ohio — U.S. Veteran Frederick “Pete” E. Schoeni, 85, of Beloit passed away in the early morning Nov. 11 at Pleasant View North in Damascus. Schoeni was born Aug. 9, 1924, the son of the late J. Fred and Laura (Grove) Schoeni. Schoeni was a U.S. Army veteran, serving as a paratrooper. A lifelong […]
ORANGEVILLE, Ohio — Charles W. Smith, 70, of Orangeville, Ohio, died Oct. 28, 2009, at his home. He was born Jan. 13, 1939, in Orangeville, the son of Walter A. and Hazel L. (Hayes) Smith. A lifelong Orangeville resident, Mr. Smith was a 1957 graduate of Vernon High School. He served in the U.S. Army […]
DUBLIN, Ohio — Zada A. Crosser, 87, of Dublin, Ohio, formerly of Hanoverton, Ohio, where she resided for many years, died Oct. 18 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. A retired teacher from United Local Schools, Crosser was a member of Hanoverton Presbyterian Church, Lisbon Grange, Ohio Guernsey Breeders Association and Columbiana County Buckeye Dairy Boosters. She […]
(Please scroll to bottom to watch a recent video of Dr. Borlaug.) COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The agricultural scientist who believed it was possible to could stop famine in developing countries across the world lost his battle with cancer Sept. 12. Norman E. Borlaug, who received the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for developing high-yielding, disease-resistant […]