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Herbert Spallinger worked at Superior Coach for 23 years

Retired from Occidental Chemical/Durez, Kenton

Herbert D. Spallinger, 82, died on Monday, March 16, 2020, at 11:24 a.m. at his residence in Ada.

He was born on June 23, 1937, in Columbus Grove, Ohio, to the late Richard and Lelia (Beam) Spallinger.  On May 20, 1956, Herbert married Wilma L. Knell and she preceded him in death on June 25, 2018.

Herbert worked at Superior Coach/Sheller Globe for 23 years in Quality Control.  He then retired from Occidental Chemical/Durez of Kenton and then worked at Liberty National Bank. Herbert was a member of the Ohio National Guard.  He previously attended the Ada First United Methodist Church.

Also surviving are his four daughters: Kelly (Rory) Massillo of Ada, Kathy (Bobby) Purcell of Kenton, Karen Goodwin of Ada and Kerry (Shawn) Fuller of Ada; eight grandchildren: Kai (Andrea) Massillo, Danielle (Chris) Ward, Jake (Jesse) Purcell, Lindsey (Shawn) Howard, Daniel (Renee) Goodwin, Sean (Holly) Goodwin, Lauren (Jeff) Gilgenbach and Reed Fuller; 13 great grandchildren; and a sister, Naomi Kempf of Leipsic.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Raymond Spallinger.

A private family service and burial will be held. A public memorial service will be held at a later date. It was his wish to be cremated. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ada

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and/or the Ada-Liberty EMS.