Ruth L. Milstead, 82, of Macksburg, died Tuesday (Nov. 13, 2012) at Marietta Memorial Hospital.
She was born Feb. 27, 1930 in Dexter City, a daughter of the late Charles and Dora Clark Schneeberger. Ruth was a member of the Macksburg United Methodist Church and Aurelius Chapter #60 Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed writing and playing the piano.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William L. Milstead, whom she married Aug. 9, 1959 and who died June 22, 1991; one daughter, Jana Louise Bing, who died March 10, 1996; one sister, Mary Jane Jeffery; and one brother, Gerald Clark Schneeberger.
Surviving are one son, Randy L. Milstead of Dexter City; one stepson William L. (Marilyn) Milstead Jr. of Dexter City; three grandchildren, Alina Milam, Levi and Amy Lee Milstead; one nephew, William (Jeanette) Jeffery; and one niece, Linda K. Hovatter.
Friends may call Saturday (Nov. 17, 2012) from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East St., Caldwell, Ohio. 43724. where the funeral will be observed on Saturday at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Lund Cemetery in Macksburg. An online guestbook may be signed at www.mcvay-perkins.com.