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Guy S. Brashear 1936 - 2019

Guy S. Brashear, 83, died on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, at 11 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

He was born on March 9, 1936, in Pulaski County, Missouri, to the late Fred L. and Blanch R. (Hammock) Brashear. Guy married Wilma Salyer.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma, and his daughter, Beverly Brashear.

He retired from the Campbell Soup Company where he worked for over 35 years.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran who served during the Korean War from 1954 to 1957. 

Guy is survived by his step-son, Roger (Carolyn) Dockery of Defiance; and two sisters: Chloe Cole of Ada and June (Henry) Pelton of Swanton.  

Delmar Moore 1953 - 2019

Delmar J. Moore, 66, died on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at 11:04 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

He was born on Feb. 18, 1953, in Prestonsburg, Kentucky,  to the late Sammie and Maudie (Chaffin) Moore. On April 14, 1982 Delmar married Corrine Moore and she survives in Kenton.

Delmar worked as a welder for Union Tank of Marion, he previously worked in the coal mines in Kentucky.  He was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church of Lima.    

Terry Fuqua 1960 - 2019

Terry L. Fuqua, 59, died on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, at 5:30 a.m. at the Indian Lake Rehabilitation Center.

He was born on Sept. 9, 1960, in Phoenix, Arizona, to the late Raymond M. and Ruth (Stephenson) Fuqua.  

Terry worked for the Coca-Cola Company. 

 He is survived by a son, Joshua Fuqua of Kenton; a daughter, Deborah Fuqua of Ada; two grandchildren; two brothers: Raymond (Marsha) Fuqua of Ada and Doug Fuqua of Toledo; and four sisters: Sharon Wells of Delphos, Tony Sinift of Toledo, Kathy (Rick) of Hillard Viccaro and Tammy Frazier of Cairo.

Terry was preceded in death by a brother, Carlos Fuqua.

Dick Scott was a lifelong farmer

Was the owner of Scott’s Services for 31 years

  Richard “Dick” W.  Scott, 76, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 27, 2019 at 4:15 a.m. at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.

He was born on May 8, 1943, in Alger, Ohio, to the late William W. and Mary C. (Orders) Scott, Sr.  On Nov. 26, 1961, Dick married Susan Kay Saine and she preceded him in death on Dec. 8, 2011.

Dick was a lifelong farmer and was the owner of Scott’s Services for 31 years.  He previously worked for the United Telephone Company of Lima and Teledyne /Ohio Steel. 

Arliss Plaugher was a graduate of Harrod High School

Arliss Dale Plaugher, 84, died Dec. 27, 2019, at Lima Memorial Health System.  He was born Jan. 15, 1935 in Lafayette to the late Odie and Dortha (Kettimon) Plaugher. On Oct. 26, 1956, he married Barbara Hall Plaugher who survives.

Arliss graduated from Harrod High School.  He worked at various jobs including for the Allen County Farm Bureau, Contris Stockyards, had been a foreman at Bluffton Septic Company, Ex-Cello Corp., Warner-Swasey, Clark Equipment, was a heavy equipment operator and was a lifetime farmer. He later owned and operated Arliss D. Plaugher Builders from which he retired.  

Kenneth Zuercher 1920 - 2019

Kenneth W. Zuercher, 99, died Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, at Danbury Woods Assisted Living in Wooster.

He was born April 18, 1920, in Pandora, Ohio, the son of Ernest S. and Ida Kiene Zuercher. He married Betty J. VonGunten on Oct. 23, 1943, and celebrated 71 years of marriage. She preceded him in death on Oct. 31, 2014.

Kenneth graduated from Rawson High School in 1938, and from Findlay College in 1942, where he held basketball scoring records at both schools for many years.