Adolfo ‘Doc’ Vasquez age 89, of Lima died 8:55 p.m.,
Thursday Jan. 22, 2015 at Shawnee Manor. He was born
Feb. 8, 1925 in Waxahachie, TX to Hipolito ‘Pete’ and
Mercedes Rosalez Vasquez. He married Velma Julia
Kortier who preceded him in death Oct. 8, 2008 and Elizabeth
Nance who predeceased him Feb. 20, 2005.
Doc served in the U.S. Navy, worked as a trackman on the railroad,
retired from Fruehauf Corporation, Delphos as a welder
and was an independent tree trimmer and a former member of
St. Paul United Methodist Church in Delphos before moving to
Lima. He was a giving, hard working selfless man of faith
always willing to pray for and help out people. He enjoyed tree trimming,
gardening, playing pool, helping others and taking care of animals.
Survivors include 3 children: Julianna (Paul) Ford of Gomer,
Arnold (Cindy) Vasquez and Estella (Terry) Davy both of
Lima; 5 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, a sister Lucia
“Lucy” (Charlie) Zink of Wapakoneta and 2
brothers Frank (Pat) Vasquez and William ‘Willie’
(Sue) Vasquez both of Delphos.
He was preceded in death by brothers Ascenciona ‘Angel’, Julian,
Rosalio ‘Mitch’, Florencio ‘Ponch’, Bernardo ‘Ben’, Ramon, Lasaro
‘Lazzie’ and sisters Lola Heyser and Ernestina ‘Ernie’ Metz.
The family will receive friends 4-7 p.m. Monday Jan. 26 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will begin at 7 p.m. with Pastor Terry Davy
officiating. Military rites will be provided by V. F. W. Post 8445
following the service. Memorial contributions may be given to the
Date: Monday, January 26, 2015
Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm