Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Herbert Myron Saylor (August 15, 2019)

Herbert Myron Saylor, age 93 of Palestine, Ohio passed away peacefully at 1:18 AM on Thursday August 15, 2019 at the Oakley Place in Greenville, Ohio. Born in Liberty Township, Ohio on August 6, 1926 he was one of seven children to the late William H. H. Saylor & Elva M. (Ketring) Saylor. Herbert was a proud United States Navy Veteran, having served from 1944-1946 during WWII. He worked for over 25 years at the Avco factory in Richmond, Indiana; and then worked at the Corning factory in Greenville for 10 years before retiring. Herbert was a lifelong member of the Palestine Church of Christ. Having been a lifelong resident of Darke County, he was an active “fair-goer” and enjoyed going and catching up with friends. He liked to garden, play cards, go to auctions, and go to the casino boats. Herbert was a very simple man, who was loved by many. He truly will be missed. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by the love of his life, Ida L. (Lipps) Saylor in 2007: son Randy Saylor in 2004: as well as 4 brothers & 2 sisters.

Survived by his loving daughter Robin & Michael Houp of The Villages, FL: grandchildren Hillary (Houp) & Chris McAlhany of Greensboro, NC; Vanessa (Houp) Miller of Clearwater, FL; Matthew Houp of Casper, WY: great-granddaughters Avery Miller of Clearwater, FL & Sophie McAlhany of Greensboro, NC: brother-in-law Bill Burkett: as well as many nieces, nephews, friends & family.

Friends may call on the family from 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM on Monday August 19, 2019 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Funeral service at 10:00 AM Tuesday August 20, 2019 at the funeral home, with Pastor Mike Simmons presiding. Burial to follow at Palestine Cemetery, Palestine, Ohio. Online condolences