Delmar L. “Slugger” Israel Sr., 83


Delmar L. “Slugger” Israel Sr., 83 of Carrollton passed away Sunday, May 29, 2016.

Born July 19, 1932, in Beloit, he was a son to the late Clifford and Emma (Lewis) Israel.

He was retired from the Ohio Turnpike Commission.

He is survived by his daughter, Beth (Kenny) Kusal; his son, Delmar (Lynette) Isreal Jr.; a stepson, Mark (Jane) Harris; two sisters, Virginia Bandy and Doris (Dean) Mercer; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his high school sweetheart, Grace M. Harren, whom he married for the third time June 10, 2011; Elizabeth (Harris) Israel in March of 2006; a stepson, Doug Harris; sister, Mary Fryfogle; and two brothers, Lewis and Clyde Israel.

Funeral Services will be June 7 at 11 a.m. in Community Bible Church, 18146 US 62, Beloit, OH, 44609, with Pastor John Tucker officiating. Calling hours will be one hour prior to the funeral service in the church. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park in Beloit. Memorial donations may be made to Community Bible Church Memorial Fund or Cross Roads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr. Suite E, Green, OH 44685. On line condolences may be left at