Dwight W. Binion
December 07, 1941 ‒ August 14, 2018
Formerly of Mansfield, Ohio
ASHLAND: Easy to please and fun to be around, Dwight Binion had a calming spirit. Even while battling brain cancer, he kept his quick wit and fun sense of humor. No longer bound by his earthly body, Dwight W. Binion, 76, of Ashland and formerly of Mansfield passed away at home Tuesday morning, August 14, 2018 with his wife at his side.
The son of Virgil and Vada (Miller) Binion, Dwight was born December 7, 1941 in Mansfield and graduated from Mansfield Senior High School. He joined the Navy in 1960 and was honorably discharged from active duty in 1964. Dwight served in the Air National Guard for six more years.
A Quality Assurance Inspector for Warren Rupp, Dwight retired after 35 years. Following his retirement he worked for his stepson at Grand Slam Sports for 14 more years.
Creative, Dwight enjoyed woodworking and painting. He’d build miniature furniture, and painted oil paintings. Dwight enjoyed fishing as well.
Dwight loved to travel especially taking day trips and weekend trips throughout Ohio and the surrounding states. Some of Dwight’s best memories were with his stepson Troy in Las Vegas.
He was a past member of AmVet’s Post #26, American Legion Post #16, and the VFW.
Described as having a heart of gold, Dwight was selfless, positive, and a delight to be around.
He is survived by his wife Bonnie Binion of Ashland; daughter Sheryl Broems of Mansfield, son Steven (Kathy) Binion of Pennsylvania; stepson Troy (Lisa) Jarrett of Ashland; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren; siblings Barry Binion, Jimmy (Wendy) Binion, Teresa (Harry) Baker, and Lamont (Donna) Binion; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife Gayle Binion.
A memorial service will be held, Sunday August 26, 2018 at 2 pm in the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Military honors will be performed by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail.
Memorial contributions to Ohio Health Hospice may be made through the funeral home.
Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting:SnyderFuneralHomes.com