Arthur Graham Correll, 90, of Wooster, OH died September 30, 2007 at Town Square, West View Manor in Wooster. Burial will be private. A memorial service will be announced at a future date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Emanuel Old Stone Church, 6000 Congress Road, Wooster, OH 44691 (330-264-9855) or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster, OH 44691 (330-264-4899, www.wchospice.org.)
Arthur Graham Correll was born July 27, 1917, in Wooster, OH to Charles Irvin Correll and Faith Graham Correll. He attended Wooster schools and graduated from the College of Wooster in 1940 with a B.A. in physics. Following service in the U. S. Army during World War II, he attended graduate school at Ohio State University and received a Master?s Degree in botany.
After working for a time at the Ohio Agricultural Experimental Station (now the Ohio Agricultural Research & Development Center, Wooster), he began farming in Chester Township, Wayne County, Ohio, and raised a family with his wife, Virginia Weisenstein Correll.
Arthur was a member of Emanuel Old Stone Church and a sixty-two-year member of the Wooster Masonic Lodge. He loved photography, model trains, motorcycles, nature study, hiking, and bicycling. He continued to ride motorcycles and bicycles into his mid-70s. He maintained memberships for many years in the Wooster Society of Model Railroaders, Wooster Camera Club, Wayne Wheels Bicycle Club, Killbuck Road Riders, BMW Motorcycle Owners of America, the Botanizers Club from the Wilderness Center, the Ohio Farm Bureau, Chester Grange, etc.
He is survived by a sister, Virginia Correll Albanese of Sebring, OH; a daughter, Nancy J. Correll, of McKinleyville, CA; sons Charles A. Correll of Powell, OH, James A. Correll of Wooster, and Philip G. Correll of Salem, NJ; granddaughters, Nicole and Christa Correll, of Powell, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his wife, Virginia, of 64 years; a daughter, Susan Correll; and brother, Charles Rolland Correll.
Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County or Old Stone Church Building Fund