February 8, 2010
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 2/14/2010 14:00:00
Gerald Shoup, age 87, of Attica, passed away Monday, February 8, 2010 at the MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield, Ohio. He was born in Attica, Ohio on August 2, 1922 to the late Daniel and Minnie (Marquart) Shoup. He graduated from Attica High School in 1940. He was a longtime farmer and had worked at MTD in Willard.
He is survived by 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Kareen Barnett of Westerville, Ohio, and Deborah K. and Ron Wilkinson-Widman of Columbus, Ohio; 1 son and daughter-in-law, Kennard & Cyndi Shoup of Willard, Ohio; 8 grandchildren, Jaime Ramsey, Erin Wilkinson, Brian (Alicia) Shoup, Kendra Shoup, Craig Shoup, Scott Shoup, Hilary (Rod) Bowerman and Clay Barnett; one step-grandchild, Ryan Widman and five great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Lois (Hossler) Shoup, who he married May 20, 1945 and who died in 1992; one son, Dennis Shoup; one brother, Wilbur Shoup; one sister Mildred Bowersox and his parents
Visitation will be Sunday, February 14, 2010 from 2-5 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio. The funeral service will be Monday, February 15, 2010 at 11:00 AM at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Attica, Ohio, with Rev. Edward Hunker officiating. Burial will be at the Attica Venice Cemetery in Attica, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
You have our sincerest sympathy in the loss of your father and grandfather.
Still with you
are so many memories
to help you
through every tomorrow
Ken & Cyndi,
So sorry to hear about your dad. It’s a difficult thing to deal with no matter what your age. My deepest sympathy.
Mary Rees & family
Hilary & family, I’m so sorry for your loss. I will be thinking & praying for all his family & friends.
Your father was a great man, always with a big smile and kind words to all of our family. He will be truly missed. Please accept our condolences at this sad time.
Jacquie & Steve K.
Susie and I would like to let you know your whole family is in our thoughts and prayers. Kenard, Cindi and family have been in our thoughts many times through the years. We grew apart but have many good memories of the past. Susie and Jim
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
I am so sorry for your loss. Gerald was a very nice man and was a pleasure to help take care of. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Kareen, Kenny, Cyndi and Debbie,
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
We have many good memories.
Ken, Cyndi and family – You are in my thoughts and prayers. I know that he will be greatly missed by all of you.
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
(friend of Deborah)
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your father.. I will be thinking about you!