2012-06-23 / Obituaries

Ruth A. Chafins

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Ruth A. Chafins, 70, was held June 20, 2012, at the Pataskala Church of the Nazarene, with Pastors Gary Reiss and Lonny Aleshire officiating. Burial followed at Kingwood Memorial Park, Lewis Center.

Ruth died on June 16, 2012, after a long fought battle with cancer. Ruth enjoyed life through cooking, watching OSU Football, and most importantly, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and helping others.

Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, William and Elizabeth Perry; her brothers, Winfred, Charlie, Leroy and Steve; and her sisters, Juanita and Pauline.

Ruth is survived by her loving husband, Richard, Jr.; her sons, Richard of Etna, William “Bill” (Lisa) of Thornville, and Don (Donna) of Bellville; her sister, Doris Evans of Kentucky; her grandchildren, Adam, Aaron, Andrew, Alicia, Emily, Kevin (Holly), Donald, Joshua, Summar and Ronny; great-grandchildren, Averie, Emma, Deztiny, Ella and A’Sani; and many nephews and nieces.

An on-line guest book and video tribute are available at the Kirkersville Home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service

The Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for the Chafins family.

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