Born 12-26-35 in Toledo‚ Ohio. Died 2-7-01 Dunnellon FL. Attended schools in Ohio and college in Toledo‚ Ohio. Six years in Army Signal Corps‚ stationed in Germany. Father of 4 girls and had 3 grandsons. Played varsity football in school and played accordion at square dances. Was a machinist by trade. Owned a T.V. shop in Sebring‚ Florida‚ where he worked with civil defense and local law enforcement as a specialist on recovering evidence with his metal detecting skills. He was honored by the Sebring News with a write-up in Whos Who in City‚ for his time given to local youth organizations‚ and HALLO handicap organization.
When he retired‚ he moved to Dunnellon‚ Florida‚ where he delivered Meals on Wheels‚ and joined Marion County Fire Department as a support volunteer. Along with his wife Jean‚ he was stationed at #5 in Florida Highlands‚ where they lived.
He was an avid fisherman.
A caring‚ loving‚ and always giving man.