2008-06-28 / Obituaries

Oliver C. Rings

Oliver C. Rings, 72, lost his battle with cancer on June 22, 2008, at his Columbus home. Oliver was a long time resident of Buckeye Lake. Over the years, he made special friendships with neighbors who will always be considered family. He enjoyed fishing and boating at the lake. He was a member of the Cranberry Bay Homeowners Association. Oliver retired from the United States Postal Service and in the United States Army.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marilee Rings; children, Amy (Billy) Hay, Tony (Keisha) Rings, and Mary (Jim) Berg; and nine grandchildren, Melinda, Tyler, Erica Hay, Tony, Ashley, Blayke, Francesca Rings, Dani and Kristen Holland.

The family would like to say special thanks to Brad and Traci Perkins and the Mount Carmel West Hospice Services for their help and care over this difficult time. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2008, at O.R. Woodyard South Chapel, 1346 South High Street, Columbus. Oliver will be laid to rest at Obetz Cemetery.

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