HINES

 

Paul Marshall "Mart" Hines, age 78, of Rockford, passed away on Tuesday, 

July 27, 2021, at his residence.

 

He was born December 9, 1942, in Celina, to the late Russell & Fern (Suhr) Hines.

 

Paul and Diana Johnson were married on September 4, 1965.  Diana survives, 

along with their daughters: Teresa (Dean) Wells of Huber Heights, Virginia (Tom) Kline of Rockford, and Christina (Lee) Berry of Mendon, 12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

 

Also surviving are 2 brothers and a sister: Jim Hines of St. Marys, Larry (Gracie) 

Hines of Bristol, Virginia, and Gwen Bay of Dayton, Diana's sister, Sue Wenning 

of Rockford, and sister-in-law, Gerry Johnson of Sewickley, Pennsylvania.

 

Preceding him in death were a brother, Joyce Hines, sister-in-law, Phyllis Hines, 

brother-in-law, Robert Bay, and Diana's 2 brothers and a sister-in-law: Don Johnson and Dick & Brenda Johnson.

 

He was a 1960 graduate of Celina High School, and a Military Veteran, having served for 3 years with the U.S. Army.  Paul retired after 33 years of employment with DP&L (Dayton Power & Light), where he worked as a Lineman and Service Representative.

 

He was a member of Eagles Aerie #1292, Shanes Masonic Lodge #377 and American Legion Post #508 in Rockford, and Eagles Aerie #1291 and VFW Post #5713 in Celina.

 

Paul enjoyed golfing, and in his younger days would often play 18 holes, then go out and play Slo-Pitch softball.  He also participated in league bowling at the Celina and Coldwater Bowling Lanes.  Paul was a fan of the Cleveland Browns and Ohio State Buckeyes football teams.

 

Calling Hours will be held at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, August 2, with the Funeral Service to follow at 3:00, at the Funeral Home.  Pastor Jake Boroff will officiate.

 

Following Services, Military Rites will be conducted at the Funeral Home by members of the Celina VFW and American Legion Posts, along with the Legion Riders, who will form a Flag Line.

 

A Private Burial will take place at a later date at Mercer MemoryGardens, Celina. 

 

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any contributions in Paul's memory be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County or Community Health Professionals Hospice. Condolences can be expressed to the Hines family at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.

 

 

 

 

MYERS

Rex L. Myers, 74, of Ohio City, Ohio passed away on July 27, 2021 at AMH in Decatur, IN.
 

He was born on January 5, 1947 in Monroeville, Indiana, the son of the late Herbert Myers and the late Goldie (Funk) Myers. Rex was united in marriage to Shelby (Workinger) Mere on November 3, 1982 in Geneva, Indiana and she survives.
 

Rex proudly served his country in the United States Army as a medic in Vietnam.
 

He retired from International Harvester/Navistar in Springfield, Ohio.
 

Rex attended, with his wife, the Celina Church of the Nazarene.
 

He enjoyed re-doing his yellow 1954 GMC pick-up truck, repairing antique clocks and pocket watches and cruising with his wife to various Caribbean Islands. He also loved his many pets including his Little Man Luka.
 

Survivors include his wife, Shelby J. Myers of Ohio City, OH; a step-son, Shawn Mere of Silsbee, TX; son, Gregory (Laura) Myers of Fishers, IN; daughter, Amy (Fred) Shaneyfelt of Decatur, IN; sister, Sharon (Jim) Taylor; brother, Dennis (Denise) Myers of Decatur, IN; 10 grandchildren; Brandon (Cheli) Mere, Zachary and Russell Myers, Michael (Brittney) Shaneyfelt, Kirsten (Andrew) Brackin, Spencer Shaneyfelt, Sarah (Lucas) Russell, Bryan Bates, Allen Bates Jr.; 4 great- grandchildren; Molly, Stormie, Tristen, Finn


He was preceded in death by five brothers; Bruce, Jim, John, Gene and Bob Myers.
 

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur with Pastor Chris Riffle officiating. Interment will follow in the Springhill Cemetery, Monroe, Indiana with military honors.
 

Friends will be received from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur and one hour prior to services on Saturday.


Preferred Memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association and the Wounded Warrior Project.

 

 

 

 

LUGINBILL

 

Jeffrey A. "Jeff" Luginbill, Sr., 58, of Willshire passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at his home . He was born on December 29, 1962, in Celina, the son of the late Kenneth Luginbill and Clara Louise (Schott) Luginbill.

On August 4, 1984, he married the former Sara Stutz, who survives. Together they shared over 36 years of memories.

Jeff worked for 31 years at Bunge in Decatur, Indiana, where he ran the boilers. He was also a lifelong farmer. Jeff enjoyed farming, fishing and hunting.

In addition to his wife, Sara, Jeff is survived by his son Jeffrey "Allen" Luginbill, Jr. (Samantha) of Oakwood, Ohio, daughter Ashley Luginbill of Willshire, brother Scott Luginbill (Jill), and sister Ruth Whitten (Charlie).

 

 As well as his parents, Jeff was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Luginbill, Jr. Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, 111 W. First Street Rockford, OH 45882, with Pastor Jim Klausing officiating.

 

Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford, OH.

 

Family and friends will be received from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, July 30, 2021 and from 9:00 am to 10:00 am Saturday July 31, 2021, both at the funeral home.

 

To share in Jeffrey's online memorial, please visit www.ketchamripley.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, 111 W. First Street, Rockford, OH 45882.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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