RITTMAN Steven E. Airwyke, 61, of Rittman passed away on Monday, April 26, 2021 at his home.
He was born October 28, 1959 in Wooster the son of Harry and Gloria Markham Airwyke.
He had worked at Morton Salt for 35 years as a pipefitter/millwright until his death. He was an avid golfer and bowler and in his prime he loved playing softball. He was a Cleveland and an Ohio State sports fanatic. He enjoyed poker nights with his friends, but mostly loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Rittman Moose Lodge #860.
Steve proudly served with the US Navy from 1978 1981.
Surviving are his children Brittany (Larry) Falbo of Shadyside and Leslie Airwyke of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren Lane, Avery and Hallie Falbo and a brother Rod (Ginna) Airwyke.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Cory Airwyke in 2009 and a brother Randy Airwyke.
Friends will be received on Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 1-3:00 p.m. at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster followed by a funeral service at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville at a later date.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Wayne Co. Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolence may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Wayne Co. Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Memorial service at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at the funeral home.
Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 1-3:00 p.m. at the funeral home.