Monday, July 3rd, 2006
Orville Pence, 94, 8277 Maier-Barber Road, St. Marys, died at 3 a.m. July 1, 2006, at the Saint Marys Living Center.
He was born Nov. 14, 1911. On Nov. 14, 1931, he married Edith Snyder, who died July 21, 2004.
Survivors are a son, Bill (Carroll) Pence, St. Marys; two daughters, Imogene (Kermit) Miller, Wapakoneta, and Kathleen Gunston, Wyvale, Canada; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren and three step-great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Sylvester, Boyd and Cloyd; a sister, Mabel Russell; and a brother-in-law, Edward Russell.
He was retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., St. Marys. He also was a farmer and a licensed pilot. He was a member of Faith Alliance Church, New Bremen.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Dean Greenwood officiating. Burial is at Resthaven Memory Gardens.
Calling is after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.