Howard D. Bartram
FREDERICKTOWN — Howard D. Bartram, 55, of Fredericktown died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004, at his residence. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
W. Page Carr
NEWARK — A funeral service for W. Page Carr, 93, of Newark will be Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at 10:30 a.m. at the Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home. Pastor Dean Harris will officiate. Burial will follow in Wilson Cemetery.
Mr. Carr, a retired teacher and railroad engineer, passed away at his residence Aug. 24, 2004.
He was born Aug. 20, 1911, in Linn, W.Va., to Alvin David and Addie (Fiddler) Carr. During his life, Mr. Carr taught in one-room schoolhouses in Troy, W.Va., and was a principal at Newton School. He retired after 32 years on the B&O Railroad as an engineer. Page was a member of the National Association of Retired & Veteran Railway Employees Inc. He was an avid outdoorsman, fisherman and gardener. He was a member of the St. Louisville Christian Church and St. Louisville Senior Citizens. He was an alumnus at the Glenville State Teachers College and a 52-year member of the Newark Masonics.
He is survived by his four children, one son, Page McLane Carr of Fallsburg, and three daughters, Louise (Gal) Allen of Bladensburg, Margie L. Dryer of Newark and Judy A. (Alva) Knicely of Newark; two brothers, Tom (Helen) Carr of Toledo and Forrest (Mary) Carr of Akron; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and one very special friend, Mary Ponser of Newark.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Eula Juanita (Willis) Carr; three brothers, Glen, Ray and Paul Carr; and five sisters, Ethel McHenry, Mary Radcliff, Lula Scholes, Thelma Clark and Lucille Messenger.
Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in the funeral home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, where a Masonic service will begin at 6:45 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family would like contributions sent to the St. Louisville Christian Church, P.O. Box 42, St. Louisville 43071; or Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984 Coffman Road, Suite A, Newark 43055. To sign an online guest book visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com and click on guest book/obituary.
Ryan A. Martin
MOUNT VERNON — Spc. Ryan A. Martin, 22, of rural Mount Vernon, was killed in action Friday, Aug. 20, 2004, in Iraq, while serving the 216th Engineering Battalion, U.S. Army.
Ryan was born Jan. 6, 1982, in Millersburg, and was a 2000 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and Knox County Career Center. He was a member of Company A, 112th Engineering Battalion, based in Wooster, Ohio National Guard, and he was assigned to the 216th Engineering Battalion. Ryan has been awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and the Ohio Distinguished Service Medal for his heroism and service in Iraq. Ryan loved to hunt and work on vehicles, but his true passion was serving his country.
He is survived by his mother, Debra (Boreman) Martin of Wooster; his father and stepmother, Thomas and Jackie Martin of Amity; two brothers, Shawn (Kelly) Martin of Ashland and Stacy (Symantee) Martin of Wooster; paternal grandparents, Lloyd and Dolly Martin of Danville and Janice Windstead of Springfield, Ill.; maternal grandfather, Harold Boreman of West Salem; his paternal stepgrandparents, John and Sally Truax of Loudonville; four nieces; and one nephew.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Elva Jean Boreman.
The funeral will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. in the Loudonville United Methodist Church, 124 N. Market St., Loudonville. Chaplain Richard Ganzman, Ohio National Guard, and Dan Truax, uncle of Ryan, officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in Amity Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, 123 N. Market St., Loudonville.
Online condolences may be made to the family of Spc. Ryan Martin by visiting www.byerly-lindsey.com.
CRESTLINE — Willard David “Dave” Weber, 71, of Crestline, formerly of Butler, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, at home after a long illness.
He was born Sept. 6, 1932, to Alan and Mabel (Scott) Weber, and graduated from Bellville High School in 1950. Mr. Weber was an area resident most of his life.
Dave had worked as an insurance agent earlier in his life, along with having bread and milk routes in rural areas. He then worked at the Ohio State Reformatory as lieutenant, and later as deputy sheriff in Richland County from which he retired in 1998. Dave enjoyed gardening, mushroom hunting, fishing, crossword puzzles and dancing.
He is survived by his daughter, Valerie Stevens of Mount Vernon; and four sons, Jeff (Dee) Weber of Springfield, Joel Weber of Canton, Mich., Vic (Deb) Weber of Apple Valley, Minn., and Eric Weber (Anita Soria) of Ontario; his sister, Joyce Walters of Bellville and Tennessee; a brother, Doug Weber of Galion; and 10 grandchildren. Mr. Weber is also survived by his children’s mother, Jeannine Cross, whom he was married to for 31 years. A special friend was Ora Jane Hickman.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Janice Peters.
A graveside service was this morning in Zion Cemetery, with the Rev. Bill Horning officiating. Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
HOWARD — Richard W. “Dick” Worthington, 57, of Apple Valley, Howard, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2004, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
He was an active member of Zion Lutheran Church at Danville; and was an avid fisherman and loved the great outdoors. He was an employee of Pressure Connections, Gahanna. He was a former member of Messiah Lutheran Church at Reynoldsburg, and active with Boy Scouts of America.
He is survived by his wife, Elouise (Parkie) Worthington; children, Heather (Andrew) Moore, Todd (Jennifer) Worthington and Sara Worthington; stepsons, John (Vicky) Congrove and James (Jane) Congrove; grandchildren, Nathan and Emma Moore, Tyler R. Worthington, and Robert, Nicholas and Tyler S. Congrove, and Jacob, Joseph and Johnathan Congrove; his father, Richard M. (Betty) Worthington; father-in-law, John (Vivian) Schaefer; sisters-in-law, Kay (James) Shumaker of Tempe, Ariz., and Mary (Steve) Frank of Grove City; nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Kara; and his mother, Mildred Jean Price.
Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. in Egan-Ryan Funeral Home East Chapel, 4019 E. Livingston Ave.; and Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1200 Waggoner Road, Reynoldsburg, where funeral will be at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Glen Rest Cemetery.
Friends who wish may contribute to the Meningitis Research Foundation; Zion Lutheran Church, Ohio 3, Jelloway; or Messiah Lutheran Church, Reynoldsburg. Visit www.egan-ryan.com to send condolences.