Born in Canton, Ohio, he came of age in the Monroeville community and spent a long residency there after several years serving in the U.S. Army as a missile-radar technician for NATO in Germany.
He is survived solely by brothers David the elder and Darrin the younger.
Ashes will be interred in Washington State, near or in the seas of Puget Sound. Please forward any donations of money, food, clothing etc. in his name to Norwalk's catholiccharitiesnwo.org/miriam-house/ at 249 W Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857, ph. (419) 668-3073.