Jan. 4, 1930-March 9, 2017
DELPHOS — Melford James “Skip” Will, 87, of Delphos passed away on Thursday at Cleveland Clinic.
was born Jan. 4, 1930, in Delphos to Robert and Elizabeth (Sendelbach)
Will, who preceded him in death. He was united in marriage to Nancy
Morris on Oct. 27, 1951; she survives in Delphos.
He is also
survived by three children, Pam (Dick) Oder, Jim (Mary-Ann) Will and
Laura (Stuart) Payne; a sister, Irma Ricker; six grandchildren, Kim
(Jeff) Bates, John, Anne, and William Payne, and Hannah and Olivia Will;
and five great-grandchildren, Kylie, Kayla, and Kelsey Bates and Noah
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Elmer, Don
“Tack” and Merle Will; and three sisters, Ruth Raines, Esther Lemke and
Melba Jane Ellerbrock.
He had attended Trinity United Methodist
Church and was a past member of The Delphos Country Club. He was owner
of the Carriage Inn from 1978-95 and had also worked at Fruehauf for 15
years and delivered mobile homes for 10 years.
will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, with viewing one hour prior to the
service at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. Pastor Rich Rakay will
officiate. Burial will be at a later date.
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Delphos Relay for Life or Sarah Jane Living Center Activities Department.
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