Verl B. Stevenson, 96, of Galion, beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather handed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Mill Creek Nursing and Rehab, Galion.
Verl was born in Bucyrus, on April 8, 1921 to the late Elmer and Weltha (Baum) Stevenson. He married June E. Evans on April 17, 1949 and she preceded him in death on June 12, 2006.
Verl proudly served in the Merchant Marines as a radio operator through Entire world War II.
Verl was an Impartial Insurance coverage Agent for 39 years, retiring in 1988 from Nationwide Insurance coverage Organization. He was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church, Galion, exactly where he taught the grownup Sunday university class for quite a few years. Verl was also a member of the VFW Submit 79, Galion, Galion Lodge #414 (No cost & Accepted Masons) for about 70 years and the Galion Kiwanis Club.
Each individual yr he would sell the most tickets for the Kiwanis pancake breakfast. In 1949, he opened a Dairy Queen in Bucyrus and altered the identify to Dairy Crest ahead of he offered the organization.
His little ones and family have been pretty crucial to him. He appreciated family gatherings, church functions and his daily life passion was wellness and wellness. In his later year’s he appreciated enjoying playing cards and spending time with his special good friend Barbara Butler.
He is survived by his little ones Vicki and Steve Crim, of Columbus, Valeri and Bruce Rush, of Galion, Dr. Matthew and Teresa Stevenson, of Worthington, grandchildren Clayton Rush and fiancé Ashley Winand, Collin and Molly Rush, Hilary and Nathan Leinard, Brian Crim, Anna Stevenson, Abigail Stevenson great-grandchildren Lexi Rush, Layni Rush, Libbi Rush, Hudson Rush, Charlie Rush, Sophie Rush, Weston Leinard, and Miles Leinard.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Lisa Stevenson, two infant sons, his brother, Robert Stevenson and his sister Iona Failor.
Friends could simply call on Monday, July 31, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way North, Galion. Funeral expert services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Galion, with Rev. Matthew Weaver officiating.
Burial will stick to in Fairview Cemetery, Galion with entire armed service honors done by the U.S. Navy and Galion/Crestline Veterans Military services Funeral Element.
Memorial contributions could be created to Christ United Methodist Church in treatment of the funeral household.
The Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Verl B. Stevenson.
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