The Coshocton County Beacon April 26, 2017 - Page 6

6 THE BEACON APRIL 26, 2017 |  OBITUARIES up in Roscoe United Methodist Church. He excelled in sports all his life. He is survived by his father, Dave Leppla, Warsaw, Ohio, and his mother, Debbie (Ron) Hardesty of Coshoc- ton, a brother, Jason (Allisyn) Leppla, Avon, Ohio. He is also survived by two step¬sisters, Emily (Blair) Higdon, Myrtle Beach, SC, and Katie Hardesty, Charlotte, NC. Also surviving are a nephew, Cohen and a niece, Kaia Leppla and stepnephew, Jett Higdon. He is further survived by uncles, John (Ann) Leppla of Coshocton and Steve Leppla of San Diego, CA, an aunt, Becky (Chuck) Hasler of Mesa, AZ, cousins Matt (Cherlyn) Leppla of Coshocton and Kyle (Laura) Hasler and Kirk Hasler of Arizona. In the final two and a half years of his life he met the greatest love of his life, Miss Toni Carpenter and her family. Toni’s family included her parents, Dan and Marcia, her brother, Brent (Shannon), and twin nieces, Kayla and Kiana. This family from Holmesville sur- Proud to serve the people of Coshocton and surrounding communities since 1896! Specializing in Custom Design, Etching and Carving of Fine Memorials Granite • Marble • Bronze • Mausoleums Cemetery Lettering & Cleaning 1132 Cemetery Drive • Coshocton • 740.622.5833 • e-mail: COSHOCTON - Ronald Walter Young died after a sudden illness on April 17, 2017 in Coshocton, Ohio. He was 79. Ron was born and raised in Roscoe, Ohio, moving to Tucson, Arizona in 1969. Ron returned to Coshocton a few years ago. He is survived by daughters Ann, Ellen, Carrie and Chris and a son Kipp. Ron was preceded in death by wife Nancy and daughter Kay. Ron was blessed with 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Ron will be remembered for his humor and gener- osity he loved to visit with friends and family, and always had stories to share. Young Graveside services will be held at Roscoe Cemetery on Tuesday May 2, 2017 at 11:00 A.M with military rites being conducted by the Coshocton County Veterans Council. Donations may be made to the Coshocton County Veterans Council 318 Main Street, Coshocton, Ohio 43812. Free Funeral Home Co- shocton, Ohio is handling the arrangements. rounded Mark with much happiness and love. Mark was predeceased by grandparents, H. David and Wilma Leppla and step¬grandmother, Wanda Leppla and Gerald and Clara Mae Van Fossen. Mark had a special place in his heart for all critters, especially dogs and cats. He will be missed by all that knew him. His smile will shine in our hearts and minds forever. The family would like to extend special thanks to Hos- pice of Millersburg and Wooster, who helped him ease into the next life. His choice of cremation and no calling hours will be honored. A Celebration of Life is planned for 3:00 p.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Lake Buckhorn Pavilion. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Wooster Office of Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is assisting with arrangements. Garaway receives auditor of state award SUGARCREEK - Garaway is part of Tuscarawas, Holmes, and Coshocton counties (the greater part of Crawford Township) as well as having Garaway Virtual Academy that provides high-quality, rela- tional online education instruction to students in Coshocton County. A recen