Lloyd R. Opphile, 82, of Port Washington, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013. at Mercy Medical Center.
He was born April 17, 1931, in Newcomerstown, to the late Walter Ray and Cora (Moore) Opphile.
He was a Korean War U.S. Marine veteran. He retired from Tusco Manufacturing of Gnadenhutten.
On Jan. 5, 1951, he married Frances (Kenney) Opphile, who survives.
Also surviving is one son, David Lee Opphile of Dennison; one daughter, Tracy Marie Opphile and fiance Frank Twardoski of Dover, eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Gladys Wilson, Thelma Kenney, Beatrice Matthews, Charles Opphile, Harold Opphile, and Robert (Nola) Opphile, all of Newcomerstown, Carol Ann (Steve) Everhart of Mt. Vernon, and Donald (Florence) Opphile of Port Washington.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Debra Sue Paisley, who died July 13, 2002, and Susan Opphile, who died in 1969.
Services were Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, in the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown, with the Rev. Donald Silverthorne officiating.
Burial was in the Union Cemetery, Port Washington.
Military graveside services were conducted by the Newcomerstown Veterans Honor Guard.
Lloyd was a very special husband, father, and grandfather, we all love very much and will sadly miss. We will miss all the laughs he has given us in the things he said and stories he told. He has a heart of gold which will shine on wherever he is. And will always and forever remain in our hearts.
Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com.