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Ronald P. Binkley co-owned Binkley’s Garage

UPDATED with memorial service information.

Ronald P. “Ron” Binkley, age 79, of Harrod, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 9:24 p.m. at Vancrest of Ada. 

He was born on August 22, 1944 in Lima, Ohio to the late Paul and Wava (Chiles) Binkley. Ronald married Janice Redd on December 13, 1963 and she survives in Harrod. 

Todd A. Risner worked for Graphic Packaging

UPDATED November 19 with funeral arrangements.

Todd Allen Risner, age 55, of Kenton, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2023, at OhioHealth Hardin Memorial Hospital, Kenton. 

Thomas E. Dearth was a teacher and served in the Ohio National Guard

Thomas E. Dearth, age 81, of Ada, passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2023, at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. 

He was born to the late Jasper and Aezelda (Robnolte) Dearth on February 21, 1942 in Ada, Ohio. Tom married Janice A. Elwood on May 8, 1965 she survives in Ada. 

James F. Elwood was a farmer and worked for Whirlpool

James F. Elwood, age 89, of Dunkirk, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 8:15 p.m. at Birchaven Village, Findlay. 

He was born on May 17, 1934, in Ada, Ohio to the late Wilbur and Ethel (Kimble) Elwood.  On June 10, 1956 Jim married Doris (Hiller) and she survives. 

Nils Riess was Chair of ONU Communication and Theatre Arts

UPDATED December 1, 2023

Nils Riess, age 75, of Ada, Ohio, retired professor and Chair of the Communication and Theatre Arts Department of Ohio Northern University, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2023.  

Ricky DeWayne Morrison was an auto mechanic

Ricky DeWayne Morrison, age 63, of Alger, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2023 at his residence surrounded by his family. 

He was born on April 29, 1960, in Kenton, Ohio to the late Harlin and Lola (Bailey) Morrison. Ricky was previously married to Sandra Mulholland.