2012-10-27 / Obituaries

Edgar Lee Lothes

A memorial service, celebrating the life of Edgar Lee Lothes, 88, of Harbor Hills, will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2012, in the chapel of The Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, with Pastor Tom Myers as celebrant. Burial will follow at Kirkersville Cemetery.

Edgar died October 20, 2012, at his home following an extended illness. He was born in the Reform area of Licking County, on November 20, 1923, the son of the late Charles and Lola (Anderson) Lothes. Edgar was a 1941 graduate of Hebron High School and served honorably as a Merchant Seaman from 1944 to 1947. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing, hunting and golfing.

He served his community as a volunteer fireman in Hebron and was a building contractor for 40 years (1956-1996) in Licking County. He was a member of Elks Lodge #391 in Newark, Buckeye Lake Historical Society and Buckeye Lake Civic Association. He was a former member of the Buckeye Lake Eagles and the Harbor Hills Country Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Elnora Lamp; and brother, Leland Lothes.

He is survived by his wife, Eloise; sons, Gregory and Stephen; grandchildren, Cynthia, Chad, Aaron, Corey and Shayla; five great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Friends may call on Friday, October 26, 2012, from 1-3 PM at the Kirkersville home of The Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, 285 E Main ST., where an on-line guest register and video tribute to Edgar are available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com

The family prefers that memorials be directed to the Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058.

HoskinsonFuneral & Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Lothes Family.

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