George Neil McElroy

January 26, 1925 - April 13, 2013
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George Neil McElroy, Sr., age 88, of Lima died 7:44 p.m., Saturday April 13 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born Jan. 26, 1925 in Spencerville, OH to Nathan and Cecil Danner McElroy, Sr. He married Neta Jayne Wikel June 21, 1946 and she preceded him in death Aug. 26, 1987. He married Emma Jean Spayd June 7, 1993 and she survives in Lima.
Mr. McElroy had been a letter carrier and a farmer. He was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Eagles Lodge Aerie 370, VFW Post 1275, American Legion Post 96, Ft. Amanda Lodge 706 Free and Accepted Masons and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He enjoyed golf, playing cards, fishing, traveling and bowling.
Survivors include a son George N. McElroy, Jr. of Daytona Beach, FL, a daughter: Carolyn Sue Spicer of Lima, a daughter-in-law Jane McElroy of Tallahassee, FL; 4 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter: Linda Jane McElroy Staup and 2 brothers: Nathan McElroy, Jr. and Wayne McElroy.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home Cridersville and an hour prior to services at the church. Masonic memorial service will be held 8:00 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday April 18, 2013 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Cridersville with Pastor James C. Couser officiating. Burial will follow in St. Matthew Cemetery with military rites by VFW Post 1275.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Matthew Lutheran Church or to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 3100 W. Central Ave. Suite 235, Toledo, OH 43606-2957.

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Address:

311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

St. Matthew Lutheran Church

Address:

5050 St. Matthew, Cridersville, OH, 45806

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Service Information

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013

Time: 11:00 am

St. Matthew Lutheran Church

Address:

5050 St. Matthew, Cridersville, OH, 45806

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Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Time: 8:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Address:

311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

 

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Born: January 26, 1925
Died: April 13, 2013

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