LOUDONVILLE — Charles M. Stinemetz, 93, of Loudonville, died Saturday evening, Dec. 4, 2010, at his home after a two-month illness.
Mr. Stinemetz was born Aug. 7, 1917, in Fredericktown, the son of the late Ellis and Leota (Robison) Stinemetz. He was a 1936 graduate of Fredericktown High School and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He had lived in Jelloway until 1962 when he moved to Loudonville. He was a 30-year employee of Westinghouse Electric Corp., Mansfield, and then began working from 1976 until 2000 as the custodian of the Loudonville Public Library. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and collecting coins and stamps. He was a member of the Loudonville United Methodist Church, the Pandora Dance Club and was a life member of the American Legion Post 257, VFW Post 8586 and the Loudonville Eagles.
He is survived by his wife, Genevieve C. Looker Stinemetz, whom he married Oct. 13, 1941; one daughter, Cheryl (Francis) Bird of Loudonville; three sons, Charles D. (Carole) Stinemetz of Galloway, Dr. Rodney (Marian) Stinemetz and Robert (Redajean) Stinemetz, both of Perrysville; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, one sister and one half brother.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m. in Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home in Loudonville, with the Rev. Bob Mitchell officiating. Burial with military honors by the American Legion and VFW will be in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, Dec. 7, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.
The family requests memorial contributions to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, OH 44805. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.Byerly-Lindsey.com.