He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Frieda Belle Landis on July 21, 2014 whom he married July 27, 1957.
He is survived by his daughter & son in law: Loreen & Larry Thompson of Pembroke, VA; his grandchildren: Rebecca Thompson & Joshua Thompson; & numerous nieces & nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday November 22, 2014 at Germantown Cemetery, Germantown, Ohio followed by a memorial service at 4:00 PM at Faith Baptist Church 740 Russ Road, Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Bill Baker officiating. Family will receive friends from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Saturday at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Baptist Church.