Tuesday, November 17, 2015

George A. Oswalt (November 13, 2015)

George A. Oswalt, 85, of Arcanum, Ohio, passed away Friday evening, November 13, 2015 at Oakley Place in Greenville.

He was born January 11, 1930 in Darke County/Mercer County, Ohio, a son of the late Roy and Iva (Wyan) Oswalt.

George was a lifelong farmer and especially loved tending to his hogs. He enjoyed tinkering with machinery, liked to build and loved to read. When he couldn’t farm anymore, George took to gardening and had a spring garden every year.

He is survived by his wife, Joanne C. (Oda) Oswalt; children, Dianna (Gilbert) Jay, Pamela (Mark) Oswalt, Barbara Sue Oswalt, and Ricky Lee (Brenda) Oswalt all of Arcanum, Ohio; five grandchildren, Tanya (Blain) Coby of Greenville, Ohio, Angela (Nick) Morelli of Columbus, Ohio, Bethanie (Dustin) Shepherd of Troy, Ohio, Brittasha (JJ) Thompson of Covington, Ohio and Kayle Oswalt of Arcanum, Ohio; two great grandchildren, Jayla Coby and AJ Morelli; two step great grandchildren, Cayden and Noah Shepherd; a brother, Galen (Shirley) Oswalt of Arcanum, Ohio, and a sister, Illah (Jim) Sink of Ansonia, Ohio.

Services will be held at 1PM Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the Pitsburg Church of the Brethren located at 8376 Pitsburg-Laura Rd, Arcanum, Ohio, with Pastor Ken Oren Officiating. Burial will follow in Mote Cemetery in Pitsburg, Ohio

The family will receive friends at the church Wednesday from 11AM to 1PM.

Memorials may be made to State of the Heart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville, Ohio 45331

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com