Roger Palmer Tussing

July 03, 1913 ‒ March 20, 2006

Fredericktown, formerly of Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Roger Palmer Tussing, age 92, of Fredericktown, Ohio formerly of Reynoldsburg, Ohio passed away peacefully at home on March 20, 2006.

The youngest of 6 children, he was born to Llewellyn Whitcom and Cora Palmer Tussing on July 3, 1913 at the family home on Tussing Road in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 55 years, Margaret, his son, Delmar, his parents, and his siblings Fred, Homer, Laura McClarren, Ardella Bohnslav, and Russell.

Survived by his children: Gerald (Linda) Tussing of Bellefontaine, Sylvia (Greg) Hering of Elma, Washington, 4 grandchildren: Ellie (Ed) Link, Scott (Linda) Hering, Chad (Maria) Tussing, Todd (Seville) Hering, 7 great-grandchildren: Margaret Hering, Andrea Hering, Jurrian Hering, Ethan Tussing, Gracie Link, Addisen Hering, Elisa Tussing, Sisters-in-law: Betty Lesher, Shirley (John) Vingle, Shelby Tudor, Brothers-in-law: Charles (Bobby) Tudor, Gene Schmitt, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Roger was known throughout the state of Ohio as a breeder and showman of Shropshire and Corriedale sheep. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, woodworking, and playing cards with friends and family in his younger years.

Visiting hours will be from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday March 24, 2006 at the Snyder Funeral Home, 33 East College St., Fredericktown, Ohio. Graveside services will be held at the Silent Home Cemetery in Reynoldsburg, Ohio at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2006. Following the graveside service, there will be a Celebration of Roger’s life at the Livingston House in Reynoldsburg, 1792 Graham Road, Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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