Edwin L. Ansley, age 82 of Lima, died at 5:20 p.m., Friday, October 3, 2014 at the Toledo Hospital. He was born July 23, 1932 in Lima, Ohio; the son of the late Lauren and Pauline Williams Ansley. On September 1, 1951 he married Mary Jane Slade who died March 14, 1991.
Mr. Ansley retired from Ford Motor Company as a process engineer and previously worked at Westinghouse for 20 years. He was a member of the Lima Eagles Lodge #370 and the Ford Retirees. His hobbies included working with electronics, computers, riding motorcycles, and traveling.
He is survived by a daughter – Brenda (Pat) Britt of Lima; 3 sons – Charles E. (Becky) Ansley of Westerville, OH; David A. (Stormy) Ansley of San Tan, AZ; Paul L. (Sheri) Ansley of Lima; 7 grandchildren – Lisa (Byron) Pohlman; Heather Britt; Ashlee Britt; Amanda (Shad) Ortman; Kassie (Michael) Czubik; Kyle Ansley; and Matthew Ansley; 7 great grandchildren; a brother – Joe (Kay) Ansley of Lima; and a close friend – Juanita Bonifield.
The service will begin 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 1110 North Metcalf, Lima. Rev. Barbara Dafler will officiate. Inurnment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2:00 Wednesday, at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, Lima.