January 31, 2009
Plymouth OH 44865 2/4/2009 11:00:00
J. Harold Cashman, age 95, resident of Plymouth, Ohio passed away on Saturday, January 31, 2009 in the Willard Mercy Hospital. He was born on March 23, 1913 in Crawford County, Ohio to the late Sam and Vern (Adams) Cashman and had been a life long Plymouth resident. Mr. Cashman was a graduate of Shelby High School and the Bliss Business College of Columbus. He began his accounting career with Fate-Root-Heath as treasurer, then with the Peoples National Bank in Plymouth as Vice President, later worked with his son at Cashman Insurance, and then K&P Trucking as controller. He served on the Board of Directors for the Shelby First National Bank and was an advisor for the Richland County Foundation. He was a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Plymouth, Shelby Masonic Lodge #350 F&AM and the Toledo Shrine.
He is survived by his wife, Lois L. (Knaus) Cashman whom he married on May 1, 1938; a son and daughter-in-law, J. Lynn and Sandy Cashman of Bucyrus; two granddaughters and spouses, Kristin and Brian Allen of Huron; Abagail and Larry May of Wetsreville; five great grandchildren, Scott, Delaney and Colleen Allen; Noah and Alexis May; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary Jane and Kenneth Burrer Sr. of Ganges; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son, James Harold Cashman; a grandson, Billy Cashman; two brothers, Earl and Carroll Cashman; and a sister, Helen Clark.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 11:00 AM in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth with Reverend Leonard Shatkus offciating. Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, Ohio is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to Stein Hospice of Sandusky, the First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Plymouth or the Plymouth Volunteer Fire Department. Online condolences can be made at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
Lois and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Harold was a wonderful person and we will miss him. Love to you and your family.
Tom & Deb Crumrine
CONDOLENCES TO THE CASHMAN FAMILY,
HAROLD WAS A KIND GENTLEMAN, I APPRECIATE THE TIME HE TOOK TO COME SEE ME AT WORK(WHEN I WAS STILL AT AAA IN WILLARD) AND TELL ME ABOUT MY DAD AND GRANDFATHER. I ALSO REMEMBERED HIM AS A YOUNG CHILD WHEN WE WENT TO THE BANK.
MAY YOUR PRECIOUS MEMORIES AND GOD’S LOVE SUSTAIN YOU AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME.
REMEMBERING YOU IN PRAYER, CINDY VAN WAGNER
Saddened by the news of Harold’s passing. His journey on earth was a long and fruitful one and as he enters the gates of heaven, may God’s gentle peace comfort you hearts.
Please accept my condolences …
I have always had a lot of respect and love for your family.
Whenever I think of Plymouth you and Harold are the first people I remember….
Watching Abbie grow up and seeing her as a young Mom I feel very thankful to have had all of you in my life.
I am very sorry to hear of Harold’s passing. He was a gentleman in the finest sense of the word. I was so glad to see him this past fall and I will remember that visit for years to come. Lois and Lynn, he was a blessing to you and you were his great blessing. Harold’s life was truly a life to be celebrated. Your are in my prayers and I’m sure God will give your great peace.
Dear Lois, Lynn & Family,
We were so sorry to hear about Harold. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Lois, we were so glad to see you both this fall.
Ken & Sherry
(Casa Grande AZ)
Lois, Lynn and family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. You know that I thought an awful lot of Harold and I will miss his visits. We are in Florida until April or I would be there tomorrow. Tom.
Dear Lois, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Harold was one of dad’s best friends. They will now be together again. It was 2 years ago this month that dad passed away.We will be praying for your family during your time of grief.
Dear Lois, Lynn and family, I was saddened to learn about Harold’s passing. I will remember him fondly. Please accept my condolence.
I am so sorry to learn of your great loss. May you find comfort in the memories of the many years you and Harold were blessed to share.