He attended Washington High School and worked at Griscom Russell, Union Metal and Babcock & Wilcox.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved daughter at age 5 Ruth Michelle, siblings, Earl, Wilford, Ray, Veryl, Ruth and Betty.
He is survived by special friend and love of his life Freda Wilson of Brewster, nieces and nephews, Nancy Miller and family of CO, Bill Hoyman and family of CO, Dave Hoyman and family of Lima, OH, Charles Hoyman and family of Dayton, OH, Kathy Kanauer and family of NY and Lynn Todaro and family of Massillon. He has many great and great-great nieces and nephews throughout the US.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 on Saturday December 28, 2013. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Interment will be in Sixteen Cemetery.
Paquelet & Arnold-Lynch Funeral Home of Massillon