John D. Barker, 72, of London, died Thursday, June 28, 2018 in his residence, surrounded by his loving family.
John was born September 22, 1945 in Dola, West Virginia, a son of Thomas Clay and Garnet (Holt) Barker.
He retired from Navistar International. He greatly enjoyed mowing, landscaping and cruising with his loving family. He loved to watch old cowboy movies and TV shows. He was a member of Elder Rodders Car Club. John is survived by his wife and best friend of 33 years: Sandy (Byers) Barker; sons: Adam (Kim) Barker, Scott (Sarah) Barker; Mother-in-law: Virginia Paul, all of London; mother: Garnet Barker; sister: Betty Roberts of Columbus; brother: Tom Barker of Boston, Massachusetts; grandson: CJ (Morgan); great granddaughter: Lillyanna; numerous nieces and special nephew: Jason Roberts; his adoptive family: Jeff and Ann Cox of Reynoldsburg; his special friend who is like a son: David Yoder of Plain City; his shadow and devoted four-legged best friend who was always by his side: Bentley; and many special friends.
The Barker family would like to extend a special thank you to Elizabeth, Sarah, Grant and his entire Hospice team for their care and compassion.
John is proceeded in death by his father: Thomas Clay Barker and brother: David Barker.
The family invited friends and family to call at the Rader-Lynch & Dodds Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 124 E. High St., London, Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 11 AM to 1 PM, with a memorial Life Celebration to follow, with Pastor Terry Lewis officiating. The family has requested that memorial contributions be made in John’s memory to: OhioHealth Foundation-Kobacker House/Hospice, 800
McConnell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43214.
Online condolences may be sent to: www.rldfh.com
Martha Jean Burton, 91, of South Solon, formerly of London, died July 8, 2018. Born November 23, 1926 in Mutual to Leonard and Gladys (Hughes) Ferryman. Martha drove a bus for London City Schools for 21 years.
Survived by daughters Gloria Rafferty, Paula (Ed) Burton McClaskie both of London, Luann (Harold Puckett) Clarke of S. Solon; sons Paul Allen (Christine) Burton of Woodstock, Tracy (Lisa Watkins) Burton of Urbana; numerous grandchildren, several great and great great grandchildren; sister Barbara Albert of Florida and several nieces and nephews. Preceded by parents, grandchildren Angel Burton and Kyle Clarke; brothers Azel and Jerry Ferryman. Special thanks to Harold "Jack" Puckett, Kasarah Johnson and Kaylee Clarke for always being there.
Friends may call 4-7 PM Wednesday at RADER-LYNCH & DODDS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE, London. Service there Thursday at 1:00 PM with Rev. Gordon Ell officiating. Burial in Somerford Twp. Cemetery. Contributions to Heartland Hospice of Circleville. Condolences to www.rldfh.com
William Lee DuBois III (Billy),2-27-1955 to 6-27-2018 63 years old. Born in Columbus, OH and made his home in Mt. Sterling, OH.
Survived by his Father William Lee DuBois, Jr, his Fiance' Anita Sayers, and his children from his previous wife Betty O. DuBois; his son Timothy B. DuBois. His daughters Jessica L. DuBois, Samantha J. Goble, and Eliza J. Danner. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
A Remembrance will be held at the American Legion, 27 Clark St., Mt. Sterling, OH 43143 on Saturday, July 7th 12PM - 4PM. His burial will be at a later date in Sunset Cemetery on W. Broad Street in Galloway, OH. In keeping with his wishes, cremation was requested.
The family has been served by the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, Mt. Sterling.
Online condolences to www.tiddfuneralservice.com
Stacie Ann Miller, 59, formerly of London, died Friday, July 6, 2018 in Shelby, Ohio
Born April 8, 1959 in Columbus; she was a daughter of Harry J. and Betty (Baker) Miller.
Stacie is survived by her daughter Jillian Leiter; grandchildren Chanin Walton, Draven, Zayne, Korie and Memphis Leiter and Matthu Brown; several nieces, nephews and cousins; brother in law Charles Oiler and sister in law Dixie Morris.
She was preceded in death by her mother Betty Dillon, father Harry, daughter Cherilyn Colwell, brother Harry “Boy” Miller, Sr, sister Melanie Oiler, step-sister Mazie Reece and niece Harrina Oiler Crawford.
A memorial service will be held at 7 PM Thursday, July 12, 2018 in the Union Township Hall, 2350 State Route 56, London with Mr. Ed Banion officiating.
The family suggests memorials be made to Eberle-Fisher Funeral Home, 103 N. Main St, London, OH 43140 for the benevolence of the family. Online condolences for the family may also be sent to the family at www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com
Tricia (Dolby) Dyer, 22, of Springfield, died Friday, June 29, 2018, due to a traffic accident.
Born September 8, 1995 in Madison County; she was a daughter of Susan (Mayhorn) and Mark Dolby.
Tricia had worked at Marysville Honda and attended the London Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband Tyler Dyer, her three four-legged kids Willy, Nuts and Turbo; father Mark (Jody) Dolby, mother Susan (Shawn) Miller; brothers Christopher Dolby, Brandon (Amy) Dolby and Austin Dolby; paternal grandparents John and Patti Dolby, maternal grandparents Larry and Patti Mayhorn; uncles Rusty (Kim) Mayhorn, Mike (Susan) Dolby, Mathew (Joyce) Dolby, many cousins, mother and father in law Tamera and Charles Dyer.
A memorial service will be held at 1 PM Saturday, July 7, 2018 in the London Baptist Church, 1440 State Route 665, London, with Pastor Steve Kirby officiating. The family will receive friends from noon until time of service.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Madison County Humane Society www. hsmcohio.org.
The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMTORY, 103 N. Main St, London where online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.
Michael I. French, 65, of South Charleston; died Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in Springfield.
Born October 7, 1952 in Marion; he was a son of Jonas and Sylvia (Snyder) French.
Mike was a US Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and retired from Intelligrated in London.
Survivors include his children Christopher (Traci) French, Jason French (Mekenna) and Melissa (Brian) Koontz; grandchildren Alexandria, Parker and Gabriella French and Brooklyn Koontz; siblings Pam Getz, Dennis (Cheryl) French and Bev French; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his girlfriend Donna Evans in 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM Saturday in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 AM until time of services Saturday.
Memorials may be made to the funeral home for the benevolence of the family.
Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com
Carolyn Sue Crawford (Anderson), 72 of Galloway, died June 28, 2018 after a brief but courageous battle with leukemia.
She was born February 3, 1946 to the late Ted and June Anderson.
Also preceded in death by husband, Michael Crawford (Jan. 1, 2018); sisters Lois Tomlinson, Donna Phillips, Judy Mowery; brothers Dick Anderson and David Anderson.
Survived by her loving children, Kevin (Kim) Crawford, Angela (Paul) Fischer, and Melissa (Dale) Kilgore; sisters Beverly (Paul) Burkitt and Linda (Jim) Bourne; 7 grandchildren Lynn and Jenna; Ryan, Kennedy and Grant; Trevor and Lauren.
A Funeral service will be held 12:00 noon on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, Mt. Sterling. Rev. Dortha Ross and Rev. Karen Crawford officiating. The interment will follow in Pleasant Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior to time of service beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Online condolences to www.tiddfuneralservice.com
Maryann Lenora "Fuzzy" Hay passed away peacefully at home June 28, 2018. She was born to George Haines and Annabelle Brooks on July 11, 1943.
She graduated from Pleasantview High School in 1961. Shortly after, she married her husband of over 56 years, Kenneth Hay.
She is survived by her husband Kenneth, loving sons Rex (Margaret) Hay, and Tad (Rene'). She is also survived by grandchildren Levi & Ariel Hay, Seth, Hunter, Taylor and Riley Hay, as well as great grandchildren Titan and Delilah. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Georgine (Tootie), and daughter Georgine Lenora. She will be missed and remembered as a whole lot of fire in a tiny package.
When we see hummingbirds, smiley faces, and yellow flowers, you will be in our hearts.
Arrangements have been entrusted to The EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 103 N. Main St. London, OH.