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Friday, October 22nd, 2010
Complete Obituary
Ross Clingman
  Former Coldwater resident Ross Delton Clingman, 88, Gahanna, died Oct. 19, 2010, at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus.
He was born Sept. 18, 1922, in Jewell, Kan., to Morris and Waconda Parker Clingman. On April 21, 1946, he married Violet Knarr, who died Nov. 4, 2002.
Surviving are two sons, Vaughn (Diane) Clingman, Hilliard, and Daryl (Carol) Clingman, Pataskala; two daughters, Linda (Steven) Howes, Pleasant Grove, Utah, and Patricia (Alfred) Bertke, St. Henry; a sister, Annabelle Clingman, Iowa; 22 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.
Also deceased are two daughters, Donna Hays and Cheryl Clingman; four brothers, Roscoe, Max, Abner and Carl Clingman; a sister, Catherine Clingman; and a great-granddaughter.
He graduated high school in 1942 and served in the Army Air Corp as a radio operator during World War II. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, the Eagles 3025, American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, all of Coldwater. He worked as a farmer, and later as a welder at Lefeld Implement in Coldwater and retired from the former New Idea plant in Coldwater.
Private graveside services will be held in Jewell, Kan., at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Condolences may be left at www.schoedinger.com.
Schoedinger Northeast Chapel in Gahanna is handling arrangements.
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