Category Archives: Deaths

Glenn W. Riggs, 64

Glenn Wayne Riggs, 64, of Carrollton, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in his home following a short illness.

Born Feb. 1, 1953, in Steubenville, he was the son of the late Gayle Riggs and the late Webb and Mary Stenger.

He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife, Vicki; son, Chris (Becky Anderson) Riggs; daughter, Cheryl (Sean) Hinkle; grandchildren, Brandon (Kelsey and Kara Beatty) Riggs, Brian (Cheyenne Shalasky) Riggs, Alexis (Cody Baxter) Niswonger; sisters, Barb Cordier and Vickie Harris; and a brother, Kevin (Pat) Riggs.

Per his request there will be no funeral services held. Dodds Funeral Home of Carrollton assisted the family with arrangements.

Carl E. Lincke, 80

Carl E. Lincke, 80, of Friendship Village of Dublin, Dublin, OH, died March 15, 2017. Born May 14, 1936, in Canton, he was a son to Dr. Carl A. and Marie (Herron) Lincke, both from Carrollton, OH.

He was a retired health care administrator and graduated from the Kiski School in Pennsylvania. He served in the U.S. Army Medical Corp., was a 1961 graduate of Hillsdale College in Michigan and a 1963 graduate of the University of Minnesota.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia A. (Monroe) Lincke, whom he married June 16, 1962; sons, Scott, Paul and James; granddaughter, Siri; sister, Ann Saltsman; many nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Sharon (Bruce) Zollers; brother-in-law, Michael (Diane) Monroe; along with several cousins.

Family has entrusted Schoedinger Northwest Chapel with final arrangements. Burial will be at a later date in Westview Cemetery in Carrollton. Memorial contributions in Carl’s name may be made to Friendship Village of Dublin Memorial Fund, 6000 Riverside Dr., Dublin, OH 43017.

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James H. Baker, 85

James H. Baker, 85, of Bergholz, OH, passed away March 14, 2017, in his home surrounded by his family.
He was born October 26, 1931, in Bergholz, a son of the late Herschel and Bernice (Beckley) Baker.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Harvey and William Baker; sister, Mary Ann (Grimes) Hamilton; two great granddaughters, and a great-great grandson.
James was a member of the Chestnut Ridge United Methodist Church at Bergholz.
He enjoyed coon and fox hunting and loved his beagles and hounds. He was a coach for the Hot Stove baseball league and loved cheering for his grandchildren.
He worked for Jenise Coal Company and, after 32 years, retired from Consolidation Coal Company.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Nina C. (Grimes) Baker; children, John Baker of Bergholz and Patty Ann Baker of Steubenville, Margaret (Terry) Nighman of Bergholz, Diane (Mark) Chestnut of Hanoverton, and Rhonda (Glenn Martin) Walker of Salem; and Laura Stewart Matics who he loved like his own; grandchildren, Lynn, Johnny, Scott, Craig, Tommy, Mark, Amy, Jimmy, TJ, Angie, Gage, Isaiah, Jessica, Eric, Bryce, and Carter; and 15 great-great grandchildren.
Friends will be received March 15 from 4-7 p.m. in Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 285 Second St., Bergholz where funeral services will be held March 16 at 11 a.m. with his nephew, Pastor Bill Grimes, and Pastor Lee Iden officiating.
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Patricia L. Wheaton, 76

Patricia Wheaton obit for webPatricia L. Wheaton, 76, of Hartville, formerly of Bowerston, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday March 7, 2017.
Born Dec. 13, 1940, in Hinsdale, IL, she was a daughter to the late John and Leora (Smith) Lane.
She was a lover of horses, dogs, cats, gardening and all things of nature.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years Harold “Hal”; son and daughter-in-law John and Cathy Wheaton of Hudson; grandchildren, Hannah (Adam) Miller, Joshua Wheaton and Nathan Wheaton; great-granddaughter, Fiona Miller; siblings Virginia (Frank) O’Brien of Mokena, IL, John (Lynn) Lane of Ft. Smith, AR, Kaye (Peter) Gilmore of Windsor, OH, and Kim (Ron) Hayden of Chardon, OH; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services are Monday, March 13, at 11 a.m. in Evermore Community Church, Hartville, with Pastors Ross Miller and Henry Shrock officiating. Final resting place is in the church cemetery. Calling hours are Sunday 2-4 p.m. in the church. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Richard A. Stine, 70

Richard A. Stine, 70, of Dellroy, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017, in Community Hospice House in New Philadelphia.
Born March 26, 1946, in Steubenville, he was a son of the late Arthur and Doris Draa Stine.
Richard was a meat cutter for over 30 years and retired from Wal-mart. He attended Carrollton Baptist Temple.
He is survived by his wife, Linda L. Stine; three sons, Edward (Gerry) Stine of Irondale, Benjamine (Becki) Stine of Cuyahoga Falls and John Stine of Toronto; three step-children, Linette Nuske of Canton, Lesley (Brad) Rose of Carrollton and Stan (Mary) Lipinsky of Mineral City; three grandchildren, Tina (Chris) Williams, Patrick (Ashley) Stine and Michael Stine; seven step-grandchildren, Steve Nuske, David Nuske, Anthony Swiger, Kaitlin Shine, Courtney Shine, Stan Lipinsky, Jr. and Alex Lipinsky; four great grandchildren, Lucas and Brian Williams and Gwen and Riley Stine; and three brothers, Howard (Sis) Stine, Robert (Irena) Stine and Edward (Mary) Stine.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 11 at 11 a.m. in Carrollton Baptist Temple with Rev. David Powell officiating. Dodds Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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