WOOSTER – John E GEIB, 70, of Wooster, passed into the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus.
He was born April 15, 1940 in Millersburg, the son of William and Margaret Shepler Geib.
He retired in 1996 from Rubbermaid after 37 years and had worked for Armstrong Turkey Farm for 2 years. John had also served on the Killbuck Fire Dept. Emergency Squad for 18 years. He was a member of the Crossroads Assembly of God Church. He was a member of the VFW in Killbuck and he loved fishing and hunting. He was a wonderful husband, a loving father and grandfather.
Surviving are his wife, Patricia Thomas Geib, whom he married July 25, 1990; his children Rickey (Tambralee) Geib of Massillon, William Geib of Shreve, John Jr. (Heidi) Geib of Wooster, Tammy Peppard of Fredericksburg and Deborah Moore of Kentucky; a special son-in-law, Tom Chase, a sister Mary Christopher and step-daughters, Jessie, Elaine, Sheila and Robin, 12 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and his canine companion Buttons.
John was preceded in death by his parents and a step-daughter Crystal.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Sunday afternoon from 3-5:00 pm.
Services will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, January 10, 2011 at 11:00 am with Pastor Dennis Woodruff officiating. Interment will follow in the Wooster Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the funeral home to help defray expenses.
Do not mourn my passing but smile with your memories.
To the Funeral Home to Help Defray Expenses
Monday, January 10, 2011 at 11:00 am at the funeral home
Sunday, January 9, 2011 from 3-5:00 pm at the funeral home