Milo “Mike” Sipes
August 12, 1939 ‒ September 28, 2014
Milo “Mike” Sipes, 75, of Galion died Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Born August 12, 1939, in Galion, he was the son of Maurice M. and Bonita E. (Price) Sipes. He married Karen (Case) Sipes on April 22, 1988 and she survives.
He was a graduate of Galion High School in 1958 and served two years in the United States Marine Corp. He retired as a supervisor from Galion Peabody in 2000 and also worked at Covert Manufacturing and McClain, both in Galion. He was currently working at Holcker Hardware in Crestline. Mike was a member of Galion Elk’s Club, umpired Little League baseball and coached Babe Ruth. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing and watching the Cleveland Indians.
In addition to his wife he is survived by daughters Leslie (Mike) Justice of Mt. Gilead; Lisa (Gary) Bellew of Galion and Laurie Clum (Dave Nixon) of Mansfield; son Rocky (Lisa Bates) Sipes of Pickerington; step-daughter Samantha (Terry) Wells of Granville; step-son Greg Cunningham of Las Vegas; 13 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; sister-in-law Phyllis Sipes of Centerburg; sisters Evelyn Cook of Galion and Jackie (Jim) Quaintance of Galion and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brother Jim Sipes.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 1:00pm at the Galion Elk’s Club, 212 Harding Way East, Galion. Military honors will be provided by the United States Marine Corp.
Snyder Funeral Home Richardson Davis Chapel in Galion is honored to serve the family of Milo Sipes, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.