Russell W. Hirt age 51, of Uniopolis lost his 42 year battle with diabetes and 22 years of dialysis at 12:13 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Lima Memorial. He was born Oct. 14, 1964 in Piqua to Thomas R. and Christine M. Snider Hirt. His father survives in Uniopolis.
Russ graduated from Wapak Sr. High in 1983. Being a longtime Auglaize county resident he had worked with several local businesses and been a manager at McDonalds.
Additional survivors include siblings Tom E. (Lura) Hirt of Lima, Larry (Nancy) Hirt of Wapak and Kathryn Koenig of Wapak and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother Christine, Dec. 29, 2013.
Graveside memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday Oct. 14 in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Wapakoneta with Father Pat Sloneker officiating.