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Frederick S. Ginn

March 9, 1919 July 30, 2006
Frederick S. Ginn
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Obituary for Frederick S. Ginn

Frederick S. Ginn, age 87, of Cumberland, Ohio, died Sunday, July 30, 2006, at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. He was born March 9, 1919, in Buffalo Twp., Noble County, son of the late Freemont K. and Beulah Ruth Clark Ginn. He was a graduate of Belle Valley High School, and attended the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp. He was a World War II veteran, having served in the Asia-Pacific Theater of Operations at the Solomon Islands, earning a Bronze Star. He was a licensed boiler operator and was employed for twenty years by the former Clevite Corporation at Caldwell in the maintenance department. He owned and operated Fred S. Ginn and Son Excavating, where he was a full time contractor, from which he retired. Mr. Ginn was a member of the Sharon Lodge #136, F the Valley of Cambridge Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, 32nd degree Mason; the Belle Valley American Legion Post #641, of which he was a past commander; the Caldwell VFW Post #4721; and he was former Buffalo Twp. Trustee. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Mae Buckey Ginn, whom he married February 13, 1947, and who died December 27, 1992; a daughter, Candye Kavoossi, who died in July, 2000; three sisters, Marie F. Keith, Ina Shaw, and Alice Belle Mitchell; and two brothers, Roy Ginn and Virgil 'Bill' Ginn. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Ron (Cathy) Stewart of Ava; one son, Fred A. 'Butch' (Lynn) Ginn of Cumberland; one brother, C.O. Ginn of Caldwell; six grandchildren, Rob (Robyn) Wehr, Fred A. 'Buddy' (Heather) Ginn, II, Ryan (Tiffany) Wehr, Jessica Heddleson, Brett Ginn, and Keshia Mihalik; one great-grandchild, Reece Brennan Wehr; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Tuesday, August 1, 2006, from 4-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, Caldwell, where the service will be Wednesday, August 2, at 11AM with Pastor Jim Garrett officiating. Burial will follow at Halleys Ridge Cemetery, Ava. Masonic services will be held Tuesday evening at 8PM by the Sharon Lodge #136, F&AM. Military graveside services will be conducted by the Noble County Veterans Services Organization.

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