Officer Steven “Eric” DiSario, was born in Salem, Ohio, on February 2, 1979. His life was tragically taken on Friday, May 12, 2017, while serving as the Chief of Police in Kirkersville. He was 38 years old. Eric was a devoted husband to his beautiful wife, Aryn (Armintrout); and a doting dad, to Olivia, Braydon, Grace, Chloe, Kameron and Lilliana whom is soon to be born. He will be deeply missed by his parents: mother, Robin (Dale) Walker; dad, Thomas (Belinda) DiSario; mother-in-law, Patricia (Joseph Lytle) Armintrout; and father-in-law, Robert (Vickie) Armintrout.
Eric was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Clinton J. Long and Wilma J. Long; his paternal grandparents, Thomas J DiSario, Sr and Verna (DiSario) Burns; and by an uncle, Robert W. Long.
Eric is survived by two stepbrothers, Joshua (Laticia) Walker and William (Jen) Dorr; two stepsisters, Mandy Pelfrey and Marian (Alan) Marchior; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, & cousins. Eric was very loved by all of his friends, neighbors, and the community.
In addition to serving as a police chief, Eric worked for ImproveIt Home Remodeling for the last three years. He is a 1997 graduate of Washington City Schools in Washington Court House, and earned a Bachelor Degree from DeVry University in Business Technical Management. He was a part of the DARE program while in high school. Eric was a Boy Scout and earned the Eagle Scout badge.
Prior to becoming the Police Chief of Kirkersville, Eric had served as a part time deputy Marshall with the Brice Police Department, auxiliary officer with the Millersport Police Department, and in 2013 he had volunteered as an auxiliary officer for the Lithopolis Police Department.
Eric’s family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017, at the Grove City Church of the Nazarene, 4770 Hoover Road, Grove City, Ohio 43123, where his Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Interment with full honors, will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Lockbourne. Schoedinger Northeast Chapel has been entrusted with his services.