CARDINGTON — Eston Bachelder, 79, of Cardington died Saturday, April 12, 2008, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus following a brief illness.
On Dec. 13, 1928, he was born in Morrow County, the son of the late Theron G. and Roba M. (Fagley) Bachelder.
He is survived by his two sons, Dr. Brian (Debra) Bachelder and Roger (Licia) Bachelder; a daughter, Deborah (Jack) D’Aurora; a foster son, Jack Edgell; five grandchildren; and a sister, Loretta Dunn.
In addition to his parents, Eston was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Bishop; two brothers, Leland and Vernon Bachelder; and two sisters, Retha Benson and Lena Lewis.
His family will greet friends on Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel, 67 N. Main St., Mount Gilead, where Masonic services will follow at 7:15 p.m. Services celebrating his life will be held on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Jeannie Winters officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the VFW Post 8054 and AMVETS Post 87 will follow in the cemetery in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harmony Chapel United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.