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Roberta Moore, 1935 - 2017

Roberta Moore, age 81, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at her residence in Lima.

          She was born on September 1, 1935 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to Andrew and Teda (Marshall) Allen who preceded her in death.  On November 13, 1954 Roberta married Ezra Moore and he survives in Lima.

          Roberta was a homemaker.  She attended the McGuffey Freewill Baptist Church.

James R. "Jim" Gibson 1941 - 2017

James "Jim" Gibson passed away on July 28th, 2017 at Lima Memorial Health System at 11:39 a.m.

He was born on August 20th, 1941 to the late Roy and Mary (Appleton) Gibson. On July 17, 1965 Jim married Victoria L. “Vickie” Fry who preceded him in death on August 8, 2004.

Michael Anthony Thomas 1996 - 2017

Michael Anthony Thomas, age 21,  of Toledo, Ohio formerly of Harrod, Ohio died on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.

          He was born on January 3, 1996 in Fairborn, Ohio to Phyllip R. and Laura L. (Horne) Thomas who survive in Harrod, Ohio. His biological parents are Doug Hurley of Centerville and Ann Green of Hawaii.

          Michael was a member of the Victory Chapel of Praise, rural Harrod. He was a graduate of Maumee Youth Center, Liberty Center and an honorary graduate of Upper Scioto Valley High School in 2014. Michael attended Simon Kenton School from 1998 to 2009.

Lloyd A Salyer 1949 - 2017

Lloyd A. Salyer, age 67, died on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 4:05 a.m. at his residence in Alger. 

He was born on September 10, 1949 in Marshallville, Kentucky to the late Jimmie and Lorena (Patton) Salyer. On May 29, 1968 he married the love of his life Shirley Slone Salyer and she survives in Alger. Together they had two children, Rebecca (Rodney) Spencer of Waynesfield and Lloyd E. "Tee" (Cherise) Salyer of Kenton. 

Lloyd had seven grandchildren he loved dearly, Colby (Alanna) Salyer, Kindsey (Shane) Salyer, Michaela Spencer, Savanna Spencer, Brianna (Michael) Kerr, Kasey Hoag, Tate Hoag and he loved Conner and Tessa Shirk like his own also. 

Junell Knepper 1951 - 2017

Junell Knepper, age 66, died on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 5:35 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System, Lima. 

She was born on March 24, 1951 in Lackey, KY to Hager Justice and Virgie (Bailey) Justice. 

Her father, Hager and her mother, Virgie Warmbrod preceded her in death.

On November 21, 2012 she married Gary W. Knepper and he survives in Alger. 

Junell retired from Ohio Northern University, Ada where she was a professor in the Sociology Departement. She was a graduate of Utica High School. She received her Bachelor's Degree and her Masters Degree in Sociology from the University of Toledo. 

Robert Lee Rowe 1952 - 2017

 Robert Lee Rowe, age 65, died on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 1:50 a.m. at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

          He was born on February 3, 1952 in Kenton, Ohio to Archie and Rosie (Puckett) Rowe who preceded him in death. On February 14, 2016 Robert married Teresa Knupp and she survives in Kenton.

          Robert retired from factory work, formerly working in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

Coty A. Harsh 1995-2017

  Coty A. Harsh, age 22, died on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 3:00 a.m. at his friend’s residence in McGuffey.

          He was born on March 11, 1995 in Kenton, Ohio to Michael Young and Tammy Harsh who survive in McGuffey.

Erik D Neeley 1996 - 2017

Erik David Neeley, age 21, died on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 1:43 a.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

            He was born on May 8, 1996 in Lima, Ohio to Dan and Allis L. (Smith) Neeley Jr. who survive in Harrod.

Peggy S Pevarnik 1959 - 2017

Peggy S. Pevarnik, age 58, died on Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 9:45 a.m. at her residence in Alger.

          She was born on March 22, 1959 in Wood County, Ohio to Kenneth and Grace (Chaffin) Hosler who preceded her in death. On December 9, 2006 Peggy married Andrew Pevarnik and he survives Alger.      

          Peggy was a homemaker.

 Kenneth R. Hawk 1955-2017

 Kenneth R. Hawk, age 61, died on June 27, 2017 at 9:48 p.m. at his residence in Lima.

          He was born on October 13, 1955 in Lima, Ohio to Richard A. and Betty Rose (Fleming) Hawk. His father preceded him in death and his mother survives in Harrod. Kenneth was previously married to Charlotte Brumfield and she survives in Harrod.

          Kenneth was a self-employed millwright; he previously worked for Spallinger Millwright of Lima. He was a 1975 graduate of Allen East High School. He was a member of the Hog Creek Game Club.