WOOSTER – Lloyd R. Rusty BADGER, 58, of Wooster, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at his home.
He was born February 20, 1955 in Wooster, the son of Lloyd A and Elizabeth Wile Badger.
He had worked in the Maintenance Dept of Everything Surplus for the last 6 years. Rusty had previously worked at Miller Supply for 20 years as a pipe threader and had worked as a dairy farmer for many years. He was a member of the Fredericksburg Sons of the American Legion. Rusty enjoyed his grandchildren, gardening and NASCAR.
Surviving are his mother, Elizabeth Wile Badger of Wooster; his children, Billie (John) Corbin and Erin (Scott) Wirt all of Wooster and Bobbie (Ken) Kearney of Burbank; his loving companion of 22 years, Valarie Van Houten and her children Jennifer (Brian) Gendaszek, Justin (Lyndsey) Van Houten and Michelle (Jarod) Van Houten; grandchildren, Kedric, McGuire and Jaxon Corbin, Rylee and Bradlee Wirt, Landon Kearney, Madison and Payton Gendaszek and Ethan Van Houten; his siblings, Donna (Gary) Stine of Wooster, Larry (Karen) Badger of Fredericksburg and Deann (Steve) Gentry of Wooster; a sister-in-law, Pat Badger of Wooster and several nieces and nephews.
Lloyd was preceded in death by his father and a brother Ronnie Badger.
Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Sunday, December 22, 2013 from 2-4:00 p.m.
Services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, December 23, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Stephen Moran officiating. Interment will follow in the Moreland Cemetery.
The family extends a special thank you to the Fredericksburg American Legion for all their help and kindness during Rusty’s illness.
Contributions may be made to the Fredericksburg American Legion Post 651, Cty. Rd. 2, Fredericksburg, OH 44627.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
Fredericksburg American Legion, Cty Rd. 2, Fredericksburg, OH 44627
Monday, December 23, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home
Sunday, December 22, 2013 from 2-4:00 p.m. at the funeral home