Eugene C. Stricker

May 12, 1935 ‒ December 23, 2017

Fredericktown, Ohio

Eugene C. Stricker, age 82, of Fredericktown passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

He was born on May 12, 1935 in Emlenton, Pennsylvania to the late Carl and Gladys (Klingler) Stricker. Eugene was employed at Byler Sawmill for over 19 years and for the last two years, he worked as a loader operator at Hershberger Sawmill.  He enjoyed where he worked and became very active and part of the Amish community.  He provided them with transportation to just about anywhere.  Eugene was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Fredericktown and was a lifetime member of the NRA.  He also was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He is survived by three daughters, Debra (Butch) Wells, Linda Thompson, Dawn Stricker; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; his brother Robert (Edna) Stricker; his sister Nita Marie Baumgartner; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Eugene was preceded in death by his wife Greta Stricker; and his son Carl Stricker.

Friends may call on Friday, December 29, 2017 from 4-6PM and Saturday from 10-11AM at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. A service will be held on Saturday, at the funeral home, beginning at 11AM with Rev. Russ Gumm officiating.  Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of Flowers, contributions may be made to: Fredericktown EMS or Fire Department, 139 Columbus Rd., Fredericktown, Ohio 43019.

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  • Dear Dawn and Family — We are sending you our deepest sympathy for the loss of your Dad. May it help you to know that you have friends who are thinking about you and sharing in your loss. Sincerely, Susan and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown

  • Linda and family:
    Thinking of you at this sad time. Praying that good memories will be a comfort in the days and months ahead.


  • Dawn and family

    So sorry to hear of your loss. I know all to well how hard it is, especially in the holiday and winter time! Sending hugs, prayers and love to you.

  • Dawn and Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss!! Rejoice in the memories!! May God give you strength during this time. Prayers, Hugs and much love!

  • Love you all and praying for strength and mercy. Your loss over the last two years has been overwhelming. Please know how much you are loved and how precious Uncle Eugene was to everyone!!

    • Thank you Teresa. We are all so glad we got together in July 2015. We cherish the family, memories, and the pictures. God Bless you and your family. Love you all so much.

  • Sister Stricker,
    I am happy to know he is with your momma and brother. 😊 He was a good soul and I liked his humor. You will miss him here for some time but will be together again forever. Love you!

  • Dawn, I’m so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I truly feel your pain my friend. Know I’m here if you need to talk. Prayers, hugs and love to you and your family. I’m with you in spirit.