SANDUSKY -- Milton Vern Shupe, 66, of Sandusky, died Wednesday at the Ohio State Medical Center in Columbus after a lengthy illness.
He was born Dec. 14, 1940, in Sandusky and attended Townsend Wakeman Schools. He worked for many years as a master diesel mechanic for Shoeneagee and McCoy Trucking of Norwalk. He enjoyed carpentry and gardening.
He is survived by his mother, Ione (Dennis) Shupe of Fresno, Calif.; a daughter, Louise Jeannette (Jaimie) Redmond; a son, Joseph Milton Shupe; stepsons, Richard Day and Ronald Day Jr.; two grandsons, six granddaughters and three great-grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Rena and Thomas Batt of Bakersfield, Calif.; brothers and sisters-in-law, William Shupe of Florida, Douglas and Marsha Shupe of Norwalk, Raymond Shupe of Oliver, Tenn., and David and Nancy Shupe of Milan; a sister, Kathy Hussman of Bettsville; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Oliver Shupe; a brother, Robert Shupe; step-daughters, Beverly Goodman and Doris Jackson; grandsons, Robert and Douglas Goodman; and a nephew, Gary Shupe.
At his request, visitation will be private and no funeral services will be held.
Arrangements are being handled by David F. Koch Funeral Home, 520 Columbus Ave., Sandusky.