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Lester Harp

Male 1920 - 2013  (92 years)


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  • Name Lester Harp 
    Born 3 Nov 1920  Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1940  Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1940  Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Contractor 
    Died 10 Oct 2013  Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Graceland Cemetery, Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Lester, 92, 2500 N. Kuther Rd., Sidney, died at 7:45 p.m., at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community.

      He was the son of Harry and Agnes (Apple) Harp. On Feb 21, 1943, he married Helen V. Pence, who preceded him in death.

      Surviving are a son, Larry (Dawn), Kansas City, MO; four daughters: Pam (Gary) Allen, Charlotte Puthoff, Linda (Dave) DeVilvis, and Elaine (Dennis) Latimer, all Sidney; a sister, Doris Conrad, Sidney; thirteen grandchildren: Mindy Gies, Matt Allen, Michelle Puthoff, Michael Puthoff, Molly Scalamonti, Keri Thiel, Josh DeVelvis, Jason DeVelvis, Sara Schneider, Steven Harp, Tori Harp, Brian Latimer and Zach Latimer; and twenty-three great-grandchildren.

      Deceased are two brothers: Henry and Richard; and two sisters: Ruth Elsner and Helen Lynch.

      He was a machinist retiring in 1985 from Sidney Tool & Die Co. after 10 years of service. Prior to working there, he worked for over 25 years at the East Dayton Tool & Die Company. He was a master craftsman and after his retirement spent countless hours in his woodworking shop building beautiful furniture and intricate carvings for his family and friends. He was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church. He and his wife loved to square dance and would attend dances whenever they could. He was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeye's and the Cincinnati Bengals. He will be dearly missed by all of his family and friends.

      Funeral Services will be at St. John's Lutheran Church, with Rev. Jonathan W. Schriber officiating.
    Person ID I1389  Shelby County OhGenWeb
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2016 

    Father Harry Oliver Harp,   b. 12 Feb 1890, Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1950, Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Agnes A. Apple,   b. 1893,   d. 1978  (Age 85 years) 
    Family ID F334  Group Sheet

    Family Helen V. Pence,   b. 14 Aug 1923, Bloom Center, Logan County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 2011, Sidney, Shelby County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F349  Group Sheet