Charles F. Stover
Charles F. Stover, age 84, of Shelby, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Crystal Care Center in Mansfield.
Charley was born August 2, 1928 in Jackson Township, Richland County, Ohio to the late Samuel and Zoe (Scrafield) Stover. He was a 1946 graduate of Shelby High School. Charley was born and raised on the family farm and was the third generation farmer of what is now five generations. Farming was his true passion. In addition to farming, Charley drove truck and retired from Consolidated Freightways after over 35 years of service. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Shelby and was a member of the Farm Bureau. He enjoyed country music and attending area music jams. However, he was happiest when his family visited. They were his true pride and joy and Charley cherished time spent with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Charley is survived by his four children: Janet Stover of Shelby, Steve (Kim) Stover of Shelby, Becky (Dale) Butterbaugh of Mansfield, Lorrie Stover of Shelby; 5 grandchildren: Mike (Kim) Stover, Karen (Randall) Freeman, Aubri Butterbaugh, Chelsi Butterbaugh, Emma Stover; 6 great grandchildren: Jackson Stover, Payton Stover, Grant Freeman, Stella Kaufman, Kate Freeman, Ann Freeman; sisters-in-law: Leah Stover of New London, Ruth (Paul) Williams of Bellville, Darla (Ron) Peck of Troy, Ann Streib of Mansfield; brothers-in-law: Wilbur Streib of Lexington, Harold (Kate) Streib of Lexington, Larry (Linda) Streib of Edison; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife: Eleanor Mae (Streib) Stover on September 19, 2010; a son: Scott Stover; a grandson: Austin Butterbaugh; 6 siblings: Lucille Yoakam, Mildred Adams, Marian Bidinger, Kenneth Stover, Edwin Stover, and Harold Stover.
Friends and family are welcome on Friday, March 8, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:30 AM with Rev. Brad McBee of First Christian Church and Rev. Jim Streib, Charley’s nephew, of Lexington Community Church officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church or to the charity of one’s choice.
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