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James L.  Pyers
(5/25/2017)
Visitation:
Date:
Time: None
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Funeral:
Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM
Location: Mohican State Park Pavilion


James L. Pyers, 65, of rural Perrysville died Thursday afternoon, May 25, 2017 in Regency Hospital, Middleburg Heights, after a long battle with asbestosis. Jim was born July 23, 1951 in Millersburg and was the son of the late James Robert and Louella Hughes Pyers. Jim lived in the Nashville/Loudonville areas most of his life and was active in Boy Scouts and 4-H as a youth. He was a 1969 graduate of West Holmes High School and was a US Airforce Viet Nam veteran. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, and photography. When Jim was younger he enjoyed motorcycles and while he was serving in the Air Force, once travelled from Spokane, Washington to his home in Holmes county. The journey remained his favorite trip ever. Jim was a 23-year employee of Mansfield Plumbing Products and a 20-year employee of FedEx Mansfield, retiring in 2016.

He is survived by his wife, Lucinda L. Heffelfinger Pyers, whom he married June 23, 1973; his son: Ryan (Tracy) Pyers of Bellville; his daughter: Lindsey (Jonah Roush) Pyers of Los Angeles, CA; four grandchildren: Keegan and Gage Pyers, and Morgan and Taylor Sutter; one sister: Brenda (Bob) Brady of Shreve; and a sister-in-law: Rhonda Pyers of Wooster. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother: Jeff Pyers, and a sister: Virginia Whitehouse.

A Celebration of Jim’s Life will be held Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 11am until 6pm at the Mohican State Park Pavilion, 3116 State Route 3, Loudonville. Private family services will be held in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with burial in Nashville Cemetery. The family request memorial contributions be given to Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.




 
Michael T. “Mike” McCaskey
(5/20/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time: 6:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Michael T. “Mike” McCaskey, 79, of Loudonville died Saturday afternoon, May 20, 2017 in Brethren Care Center of Ashland after an extended illness. Mike was born May 21, 1937 in Washington Twp., Holmes County and was the son of the late Alfred and Ruth Shoemaker McCaskey. He was a 1956 graduate of Loudonville High School and was a proud member of the 1955 Redbird football team. He lived all of his life in the Loudonville area and was a 45-year employee of Mansfield Plumbing Products, retiring in 2001. Mike was a US Army veteran and a member of Loudon Post #257 American Legion. He was an avid Loudonville High School sports fan but gained the most pride and pleasure in being a grandfather and watching his grandchildren participate in sports and other activities.

Mike is survived by two sons: Mike (Cassandra) McCaskey of Perrysville, and Shayne (Michelle) McCaskey of Loudonville; two daughters: Kelly (John) Patton of rural Ashland, and Kerry (James) Wood of Olympia, WA; eight grandchildren: Michael, Kenny, and Bryce McCaskey, Rebeccah Lewis, Eric and Tyler McCaskey, Bradley (Megan) Patton, and Jack Wood; and three great-grandchildren: Addysen Patton, Evan and Anthony Lewis. He was preceded in death by his parents, a granddaughter: Hannah Mae McCaskey; three brothers: Noel, Jules, and Pat McCaskey; and four sisters: Joan McCaskey, Ruth “Mickey” Ferris, Nancy Spreng, and Polly Dessenberg.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 25, at 11:00 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Howard Burnett officiating. Burial with military honors by the American Legion and VFW will be held in Greenlawn Cemetery, Perrysville. Friends may call Wednesday from 6-8 PM in the funeral home.




 
Frances Evelyn Brogan  Atherton
(5/19/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time: 1:00 until 2:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Frances Evelyn Brogan Atherton, 90, of rural Perrysville, died Friday afternoon, May 19, 2017 in UH Samaritan Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born Dec. 22, 1926 in Harlan County, KY and was the daughter of the late Robert and Eula Gross Brogan. Evelyn was a 1945 graduate of Corbin High School and received a scholarship to attend the University of Cincinnati College of Music where she majored in voice and minored in piano. She played clarinet in the University’s symphonic orchestra. While traveling on a train she met a young Army soldier, Rufus N. Atherton, and it was love at first sight. They were married Feb. 16, 1946 and he died in 1992. Evelyn was a member of First Baptist Church, Loudonville, and the Spinning and Weaving Guild of Malabar Farm. She was a retired employee of Kettering Hospital, Loudonville. Evelyn loved gardening, knitting, bird watching, bowling and reading but the true love of her life was music. She enjoyed the great Smoky Mountains and Cumberland Falls of Kentucky and looked forward to the family reunions in Corbin, KY held every July.

She is survived by three daughters: Barbara (Tom) Jump of Deerfield, Doris (Floyd) McIntire of Perrysville, and Rebecca Cooper of Ashland; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, her son: R. Neal Atherton II, and her son-in-law: Phil Cooper.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Frank Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Bunker Hill Cemetery, Butler. Friends may call Wednesday, one hour prior to services from 1-2 PM in the funeral home.




 
Thomas G.  Nichols
(5/17/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Friday, May 19, 2017
Time: 6:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Thomas G. Nichols, 81, of Perrysville, died Wednesday morning, May 17, 2017 in Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital after a four-year battle with cancer. Thomas was born August 3, 1935 in Roane County, WV, the son of the late Poe and Stacel (Webb) Nichols. He had lived in the Perrysville area since 1986 after living and working in Hartville at Teledyne-Monarch Rubber Company. Thomas was a member of The United Rubber Workers and an avid golfer.

He is survived by his companion of 30 years, Roxanna Fowler of Perrysville; two daughters: Brenda Nichols of Cordes Lakes, AZ and Lori Nichols of Canton; four step sons: Rick (Toni) Fowler, Rex (LaDonna) Fowler of Mansfield, Russell (Linda) Fowler of Perrysville and Ronnie Fowler of Butler; three grandchildren: Jason (Jennifer) Odey and John and Brook Penrod; four great-grandchildren: Gage and Garrett Odey and Chase and Zane Penrod; and three brothers: Don (Jean) Nichols, Fred (Peg) Nichols, both of Hartville, and Wendell Nichols of North Carolina. He was preceded in death by both parents, and two sons: Rodney and Gregory Nichols.

Services will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 1:00pm in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE. Burial will follow in Marlboro Cemetery, Hartville. Friends may call Friday from 6-8pm in the funeral home.




 
John   Tope Jr.
(5/15/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time: 5:00 until 7:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Friday, May 19, 2017
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


John Tope Jr., 93, of Loudonville died early Monday morning, May 15, 2017 in UH Samaritan Medical Center, Ashland following an extended illness. John was born August 4, 1923 in Lakeville and was the son of the late John R. and Ruth (Raby) Tope. He lived in Loudonville most of his life and was a 1942 graduate of Lakeville High School. Following graduation, he joined the US Army Air Corps serving during WWII. Upon his return, he worked for the Flxible Company, spent 20 years with the Standard Oil station in downtown Loudonville and ultimately retired in 1988 following 20 years of service with the Wooster Brush Co. working as a shipping department foreman. John was a member of First Baptist Church, Loudonville, serving as a Deacon and the American Legion Post #257. John served Meals on Wheels to his community for more than 20 years and enjoyed walking, traveling, and his daily McDonald’s 1:00 Coffee group.

He is survived by his wife, Eileen (Eagle) Tope, whom he married July 27, 1943; his son: Rick (Joy) Tope of Las Vegas, NV; one grandson: Larry Sweeny of Birmingham, AL; five great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; a half-brother: Edward Everstine of Fombell, PA; and a sister: Clare Clemens of Bellville. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son: Larry Tope in 1966; three brothers: William and Paul Tope, and Donald Glenn Webb; and three sisters: Carrie Klock, Mary Moyer, and Lucille Taylor.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 19 at 10:30 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Frank Taylor officiating. Burial with military honors by the American Legion and VFW will follow in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday, from 5-7 pm in the Lindsey Funeral Home. The family request memorial contributions be sent to First Baptist Church, PO Box 440, Loudonville, OH 44842.




 
Glenna M.  Hoff
(5/14/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time: 9:30 until 11:00 am
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home



Glenna M. Hoff, 93, of Loudonville, died peacefully at her home on Sunday morning May 14, 2017. Glenna was born January 5, 1924 in Ashland County, the daughter of the late Ralph and Lottie (Mosher) McKinley. She was a 1942 graduate of Hayesville High School and she had lived in the Hayesville-Loudonville area all of her life. She was a partner in Geib-Schaffer Motors, Loudonville and she was the bookkeeper for Pete Weidner of Weidner Pontiac, Loudonville for many years. She had previously worked at Shearer Motors and Scheck’s IGA, both of Loudonville. For many years she assisted her husband, Gerald Hoff, whom she married July 6, 1942, on their Vermillion Township farm. Mr. Hoff died May 10, 2009.

Glenna was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Loudonville and former member of the Loudonville Lioness Club, where she assisted with Lions Eye Exams. She enjoyed reading, playing euchre weekly, and was an avid fan of the Indians and Cavaliers.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Roger Heimberger of Wooster; 2 grandchildren, Ryan (April) Heimberger of Galloway and Lori (Tony) Niro of Wooster; 2 great-grandchildren, Connor and Lucas Niro; and her cousin who was raised as her sister, Leona Glass of Ashland.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 11:00am in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Scott Henderson officiating. Burial will follow in Vermillion Cemetery, Hayesville. Friends may call Thursday from 9:30-11:00am in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to Loudonville Fire Department/EMS Inc., 200 N. Market Street, Loudonville, Ohio 44842 or Zion Lutheran Church, 222 East Main Street, Loudonville, Ohio 44842.



 
 
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