Sunday, December 16, 2012

Doyle D. Delk (December 13, 2012)

Doyle D. Delk, 74 of Darke County, Ohio lost his courageous battle with cancer on December 13, 2012.

He was born June 24, 1938 in Darke County, son of the late Forrest and Ruby (Krieder) Delk. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Carrol E. Delk and James R. Delk.

Although Doyle was a life long farmer, he had also been employed at Hobart Brothers of Troy, Ohio, Bill Kelly Excavating, Heritage Gardens, Stonehedge Tea Room and currently at the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Doyle is survived by his wife of 43 years, Elizabeth J. (Holmes) Delk, whom he married on January 25, 1969; sons, Doyle D. Delk, Jr. and David Delk; daughters, Tammy Beltran, Brenda Stockhill, Darla Staricha and Hope Lewis; along with 17 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; brothers, Lenvall R. Delk, Robert E. Delk, Kenneth R. Delk; sisters, Vera I. Beisner, Janice L. Shields, Marilyn L. Myers and Doris J. Osborne; also numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Shirley Lambert.

Services will held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 18, 2012, at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Jan Roestamadji officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Doyle, I wouldn't have missed the dance, Liz

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