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William H.   Van Dyne
(8/23/2016)
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William H. Van Dyne, 87, of Loudonville died Tuesday morning, Aug. 23, 2016 in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville following a short illness. Mr. Van Dyne was born Feb. 27, 1929 in Belmont County, OH and was the son of the late Warner and Ellen (Davis) Van Dyne. He had lived in the Ashland and Holmes county areas for the past sixty years and was a 15 year employee of Roberts Well Drilling of Perrysville, retiring in 1987. He had previously worked as a mechanic with Burgess Motors, Loudonville and did farm work for the Fred Denny farms, Lakeville, Rooks Farms of Sullivan, and Paul Funk farms of Ashland. Mr. Van Dyne was known to many as a jack-of-all-trades because he loved fixing lawn mowers, garden tractors, and other mechanical items in his shop at home. He also loved raising and canning vegetables from his large garden.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth (Truex) Van Dyne, whom he married Mar. 3, 1950; three daughters: Jean L. (Steve) Arnold of Loudonville, Judy A. (David) Hoffman of Green, and Gale A. (Larry) Stauffer of Wooster; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Fred Van Dyne of Flushing and Harry (Kay) Van Dyne of New England, WV; and two sisters: Bertha (George) Register of Brunswick and Gloria Harshman of Delaware. He was preceded in death by his parents and 11 brothers and sisters.

There will be no services at this time and burial will be in Pioneer Cemetery, Lake Township at a later date. The LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME of Loudonville is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be given to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, OH 44842.



 
John W. “Jack” Morris
(8/22/2016)
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Date: Friday, August 26, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Greenlawn Cemetery


John W. “Jack” Morris, 89, of Loudonville, died Monday morning, August 22, 2016 at the home of his son, after a short illness. Jack was born May 13, 1927 in McKay and was the son of the late Willard Albert and Mary M. (Busler) Morris. He was a US Army veteran of WWII serving in France during 1945-46 as a truck driver and received the Victory ribbon as well as the Army occupation medal. After serving in WWII he worked 16 years in the foundry of F.E. Meyers Company. Jack worked tirelessly for 70 years as a car salesman in Loudonville and was the owner of Morris Motors, selling many the car, truck or camper and remembered his customers through the years. He truly stood behind his sales and enjoyed the company of his friends who would meet him at the garage, both locals and friends returning home for a visit during the Fair.

Jack was a member of Greer Wesleyan Church, the Loudonville Lion’s Club, the Loudon Post #257 of the American Legion and VFW Post 8586 Perrysville. He humbly provided the eggs for the annual Loudonville Easter Egg Hunt in Central Park, supplied the propane for the American Legion’s steak fries, and always made sure his grandkids had extra money to ride the rides at the Loudonville Free Street Fair. Jack loved NASCAR racing, auto auctions, playing euchre and working in his yard. He attended the Daytona 500 and provided stock cars for the Lakeville Speedway for years.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Toni (Pace) Morris, whom he married Jan. 10, 1973; two sons: Jackie W. (Joyce) Morris and Larry Willard (Linda) Morris, all of Loudonville; one daughter: Lauri (Russ) Harvey of Mt. Vernon; five grandchildren: Chad Morris, Heather Kaman, Joshua Morris, Jordan and Tanner Harvey; three great-grandchildren: Lea Morris, Gavin Morris, and Jeremy A. Morris; and all the cats that dwelled in his home and garage as well as his dog companions, Bobbi, Barker, and Joey. He was preceded in death by his parents, one grandson, Jeremy B. Morris; five brothers: James, Wayne, Richard, Charles, and Ronald “Dewey” Morris; and two sisters: Evelyn Kendall and Rita Smith.

Graveside services will be held Friday, Aug. 26 at 11:00 AM in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville with Pastor Eric McEvoy officiating with military honors conducted by the American Legion and VFW. Per Jack’s wishes there will be no calling hours, however family and friends will gather at the American Legion in Loudonville for food, fellowship, and remembrances immediately following the burial. In lieu of flowers the family request memorial contributions be given to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Dr., Ashland, OH 44805 or S.T.O.P. (Stop the Overpopulation of Pets), 1152 Lexington Ave., Mansfield, OH 44907.




 
Adrian Michael  Leasure
(8/17/2016)
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Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Time: 1:00 until 2:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

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Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Adrian Michael Leasure, 37, of Mansfield died Wednesday morning, August 17, 2016 in the emergency room of OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital following a sudden illness. He was born April 9, 1979 in Millersburg, grew up in Perrysville and had lived in Mansfield for the past five years. Adrian was currently working as an electrical apprentice for Caleb McFadden and had been previously employed with Next Generation Film of Lexington.

He is survived by his son, Isaac Leasure of Palm Harbor, FL; his father, Randall Leasure of Perrysville; his mother, Sherry Martin of Cardington; his maternal grandfather, Larry Martin of Shreve; and three brothers: Jacob Leasure of Perrysville, Lil Randall Leasure of Millersburg, and Clint Smith. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents: Donald and Thelma “Liz” Leasure, and his maternal grandmother, Shirley Martin.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 24, at 2:00 PM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, Loudonville with Rev. Howard Burnett officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may call Wednesday from 1-2 PM in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to Lindsey Funeral Home to help defray funeral expenses.




 
Linda L.  Spreng
(8/16/2016)
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Linda L. Spreng, 75, of rural Perrysville died Tuesday morning, August 16, 2016 in the Cleveland Clinic following a brief illness. Linda was born Feb. 1, 1941 in Columbus and was the daughter of the late Francis B. and Frances (Brush) Bevelhymer. She was a 1958 graduate of Johnstown-Monroe High School and attended Ashland College for two years studying art. Linda had lived in the Perrysville-Loudonville area since 1968 and was a homemaker and co-owner of the family farm in addition to being an accomplished artist working in multiple mediums. She served four years on the Board of Education of the Loudonville-Perrysville Schools during the 1970’s and enjoyed being a loving mother and grandmother who kept her little black book full of everyone’s birthdays and anniversaries. Linda loved to travel and was quite the adventurer. She and her husband, Chuck, had visited nearly every continent and were planning a trip to Antarctica.

Linda is survived by her husband, Charles W. Spreng, whom she married Aug. 16, 1977; one son, Dr. Jon “Chip” (Dr. Teresa) Cooperrider II of rural Perrysville; two daughters: Heidi (Don) Cooperrider-Young of Redmond, WA, and Tina (Tim Cowan) Cooperrider of Loudonville; two step-sons: Milton (Amy) Spreng of rural Perrysville and Dr. William (Jody) Spreng of Wellington; one step-daughter, Beverly (Dan) Bilger of Loudonville; eight grandchildren: Mara, Tessa, Madeline, Zohdi, Piper, Jhet, Brue, and Rai; eight step-grandchildren: John (April), Tom (Lara), Andy (Angie), Christie (Chet), C.J. (Michelle), Jacqueline, Robert (Jennifer), Tabatha; seven step-great-grandchildren: Iva, Caden, Riley, Hailey, Adeline, Austin, and Joseph; one brother, Roger (Annette) Bevelhymer of Shelby; and four nephews and one niece: Corey, Bradley, Gregory, Wesley, and Tiffany. She was preceded in death by her parents and one step-son, Michael Spreng.

Private family remembrances will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation. The LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME of Loudonville is honored to be assisting the Spreng family with their services. The family requests memorials be given to Helping Hands, c/o Pat Mowery, Post Office Box 274, Loudonville, OH 44842 or Green Perrysville Fire Dept., PO Box 270, Loudonville, OH 44842 or New Beginnings K-9, PO Box 104, Loudonville, OH 44842.




 
Robert A.  Cassill
(8/15/2016)
Visitation:
Date: Thursday, August 18, 2016
Time: 6:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Friday, August 19, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: United Methodist Church


Robert A. Cassill, 86, of Loudonville, died Monday, August 15, 2016 at Colonial Manor Health Care Center in Loudonville. He was born January 4, 1930 in Wellston and was the son of the late William B. and Louise (Arnett) Cassill. On August 28, 1960 he married Rosemary (Parry) Cassill and she survives. Mr. Cassill graduated from Wellston High School in 1948 and served with the United States Navy 103rd Sea Bees from 1950 to 1954 in Guam. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Rio Grande College and later earned a Master of Arts Degree at Morehead State University. A Loudonville resident since 1966, Bob retired from the Loudonville-Perrysville Schools in 1993 where he worked in Library Media Service. He previously taught at Utica High School and worked construction with his father while in high school and college as a licensed mason. After his retirement he worked at various places including the Loudonville radio station and Richardson’s Greenhouse.

Mr. Cassill was a member of the United Methodist Church of Loudonville where he taught Sunday School, the Loudonville American Legion, the Free and Accepted Masons in McArthur, Order of Eastern Star in Ashland, and was a former member of the Lions Club where he was a past president, the Golden Senior Group and other various professional organizations. He went to McDonald’s Restaurant for coffee as part of the “Liars Club” and to Mellor’s Restaurant with other senior men. Mr. Cassill enjoyed gardening, photography, fishing and roller skating. He sang with the Wellston Choral Group, Wellston Rotary Chorus and Wellston Methodist Church Choir.

In addition to his wife, Rosemary (Parry) Cassill, Bob is survived by three sons, Robert S. Cassill of Munroe Falls, William G. (Judy Pratt) Cassill of Kent, and John (Jodie) Cassill of Marietta; eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, William G. Cassill.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 18, 2016 at LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, 123 N. Market Street, Loudonville, Ohio 44842. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 19, 2016 at United Methodist Church of Loudonville with Rev. Dr. Steve Sullivan officiating. Burial will follow in Loudonville Cemetery with full military graveside services conducted by the American Legion and VFW. Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church of Loudonville, 124 N. Market St., Loudonville, OH 44842. Bob and his family were most appreciative of the superior care he received at Colonial Manor Health Care Center.




 
 
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