Owen J. Hershberger

WEST FARMINGTON – Owen J. Hershberger, 84, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Dec. 8, 1929, in Parkman, the son of Joni J. and Mattie Schmucker Hershberger.

Owen retired from Johnson Rubber and was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Lynda Schmucker of West Farmington; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; seven brothers, Noah, Jonas, Emanuel, John, Allen, Dan and Melvin Hershberger; and five sisters, Mary Ann Byler, Sylvia Miller, Polly Byler, Amanda Miller and Martha Miller.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Hershberger, his stepmother and a brother.

The funeral service will be held 9:30 a.m. Friday at 13015 Brosius Road in Garrettsville, where calling hours will be held any time prior to the service.

Burial will be in Detweiler Cemetery, Nelson.

Arrangements are being handled by Russell Funeral Service in Middlefield.