Doyle R. Ohler, 83


Doyle R. Ohler, 83, of Wintersville, Ohio passed away Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at The Haven in Baton Rouge, LA.

He was born June 10, 1932, in Germano, OH, a son of the late Oscar & Nellie Maple Ohler. Doyle was retired from Weirton Steel Co. in 1987 and the village of Wintersville Sewer Treatment Plant in 1998. He was an active member of Wintersville U.M. Church, Methodist Men and started a Promise Keepers group, which stayed together over 15 years. An avid walker who could frequently be seen walking his dog around town, Doyle was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was also a gardener and a baker and many were recipients of the fresh vegetables and baked goods. Playing cards with family and friends provided entertainment for all.

Preceding Doyle in death were his wife Nancy J. Farnsworth Ohler on April 25, 2010; son-in-law Alan Towe; and siblings Eldon Ohler, Marjorie Haney, Audrey Keagy and Virginia Morton.

Survivors include his children: Debra Ohler Towe, David (Terry) Ohler and Dan (Kelly) Ohler; seven grandchildren, Dylan (Karla) Towe, Devin (Sally) Towe, Lexi Ohler, Alexander Miller and Nicholas Miller; four great-granddaughters, Avery, Ruston and Addison Towe and Kennedy Miller and a great grandson due any day.

Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home, 215 Fernwood Road, Wintersville, Jan. 24 from 1 – 4 p.m.

Services at Wintersville U.M. Church Monday January 25 at 11am with calling hours at the church prior to the service from 10 – 11a.m.

Burial will be in Fort Steuben Burial Estates

Memorials may be directed to Wintersville U.M. Church.

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