Obituaries

Matthew James Arnold

Matthew James Arnold, 63, of Vincent, Ohio, died Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 in Parkersburg, W.Va. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Barlow Chapel of Cawley & Peoples Funeral Home. His complete obituary will appear in Monday’s edition of The Marietta Times.

Elsie Dickson Barks

Elsie Dickson Barks, 95, died at her home in Chicago on Dec. 8, 2018. Mrs. Barks was born in Masterton, Ohio, the daughter of Dr. Harry Ellis Dickson and Faye Pryor Dickson. As valedictorian of Matamoras (Ohio) High School in 1941, she earned a scholarship to Marietta College, then ...

David LeRoy Edwards

It is with great sadness that the family of David LeRoy Edwards announces his passing at the age of 66. He passed away on Dec. 11, 2018 at the home where he resided with his significant other, Tina Warfield, and her sons, Jared and Jack Warfield. David bravely fought a three year battle with ...

Donald B. Harmon

Donald B. Harmon, 87, of Woodsfield, Ohio, passed away Tuesday. Calling hours 11 a.m until time of funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Woodsfield, 114 N. Paul St. Woodsfield, Ohio. Arrangements by Bauer-Turner Funeral Home Woodsfield, Ohio.

Deborah Lynn Mosser

Deborah Lynn Mosser, 54, of Whipple, Ohio, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born on Jan. 13, 1964 in Marietta, Ohio to Donald and Donna Binegar Becker. Debbie was a 1982 graduate of Frontier High School and worked for Marietta Middle School for many years. ...

Jeffrey D. Parker

Jeffrey D. Parker, 53, passed away on Nov. 26, 2018, at his home in Parkersburg, WV. He was born on June 15, 1965, in Marietta to Gerald C. and Lenora E. Parker. He grew up in the Waterford, Ohio, area and attended Fort Frye High School. Jeff loved to do refinishing and renovating and other ...

Michael S. McCoy

Michael S. McCoy, 52, Belmont, passed away Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Services will be 3 p.m. Saturday at Ingram Funeral Home, St. Marys, with Bill Grizer officiating. Visitation, noon - 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be at the ...

Sandra Carol Ross

Sandra Carol Ross, 74, of Reno, Ohio, passed away on Dec. 10, 2018 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 29, 1944 in New Richland, Minn. to the late Harry P. and Dorothy Braun Newberg. Sandra was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. After her time in the service, she ...

Benjamin Randall Bruce

Benjamin Randall Bruce, 29, of Marietta passed away Dec. 6, 2018, at Dearfield Beach, Fla. Born Dec. 22, 1988, in Marietta, a son of Frederick E. Bruce Jr. and Janet L. Sprague Bruce of Marietta. Ben was a graduate of Marietta High School and attended WVUP in Parkersburg. He was employed by ...

Margaret A. Cowdery

Margaret A. Cowdery, 84, of Belpre died Dec. 9, 2018 at the Marietta Memorial Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Margaret was born on Jan. 17, 1934 in Parkersburg and was the daughter of the late Willie D. and Edith V. Gates Little. She graduated Parkersburg High School in 1951. She ...

Greg “Putz” Herwald

Greg “Putz” Herwald, 71, of Little Hocking, OH, passed away Friday, Dec.7, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital, from an unexpected massive MI (heart attack). He was born in Chicago, IL on Feb. 19, 1947 to Edward M. and LaVerne (Frett, Grandma Jane) Herwald. He was raised in Chicago and the ...

Tyler Drake Qualls

Tyler Drake Qualls, 23, of Chesterhill, passed away on Saturday Dec. 8, 2018. Services will be held on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill. Burial will follow in the Chesterhill Cemetery. Friends may call on the family on Wednesday. Dec. 12 from ...

Ruth Leota (Clark) Rake

Ruth Leota (Clark) Rake went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 at Hannah’s House, surrounded by loved ones. She was born on March 11, 1919 in Allen, Oklahoma to Charley and Anna (Jobes) Clark. On Sept. 28, 1940 she married Charles (Chuck) E. Rake who preceded her in ...

Louis E. Urschel Sr.

Louis E. Urschel Sr., 92 of Marietta, Ohio passed away at Heartland of Marietta OH on Dec. 10, 2018. He was born at home in Williamstown WV on Sept. 5, 1926, the son of the late Rudolph and Carrie Merrow Urschel. His mother died at his birth and he was raised by his Uncle and Aunt, Louis and ...

Darrell ‘Steve’ Cochran

Darrell S. "Steve" Cochran, 58, of New Matamoras, OH passed away, Friday, December 7, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born to the late Darrell Gene and Helen Jean Smith Cochran. He graduated from Frontier High School in 1978 and from Marietta College in 1996. He married his wife, ...

Andy Barringer

Andy Barringer, 58, of Belpre, died Nov. 25, 2018, at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Belpre. A memorial service will be 11 a.m. today at Roberts Funeral Home - East Lawn Chapel, 27880 St. Rt. 7, Marietta.

Jerry W. Phipps

Jerry W. Phipps of Bridgeport, Ohio died at his home December 8th. He was born July 26, 1937 at the family farm outside Freeport, Ohio to Bertha and Frank (Bill) Phipps. He graduated from New Matamoras High School of which he fondly remembered his basketball playing days and his teammates and ...

Greg (Putz) Herwald

Greg (Putz) Herwald, 71, of Little Hocking, Ohio, passed away Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre.

Roger Edward Davis

Roger Edward Davis, 75, of Lower Salem, Ohio, passed away on Friday, Dec.7, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Sept. 12, 1943 in Marietta, to the late Glen and Ida Gustafson Davis. Roger graduated from Salem Liberty High School and retired from truck ...

David Michael Biedenbach

David Michael Biedenbach, age 64, of Sarahsville, Ohio, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at his home. Friends may call from 2 - 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic in Fulda. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be observed 10 a.m. Monday at the church. McVay-Perkins Funeral ...