Russell E. Nolting
October 26, 1922 ‒ February 29, 2016
Russell E. Nolting, 93, of Delaware, passed away on Monday evening, February 29, 2016 in the Country Club Retirement Center, Delaware.
He was born on October 26, 1922 in Oxford Township, Delaware County, son of the late Roy and Lucille (Litsenberger) Nolting. He was a Graduate of the Ashley High School. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army as a Tech Sergeant. He was the owner and operated of Nolting’s Greenhouse in Ashley for many years, and had also owned and operated Nolting’s Antiques and Collectibles in Springfield, OH for over 15 years. He served as Mayor of Ashley for two terms. He loved old cars and especially working in his garage on his old 1909 Model T Ford. He was a member of both the Alum Creek Friends Church and the Fulton Creek Friends Church. He loved spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his four sons, Wayne (Glenda) Nolting of Ostrander, Ron (Karen) Nolting of Ashley, David (Cheri) Nolting of Ashley and Garrie (Kathy) Nolting of Ashley; twelve grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; one brother, Alden (Lorriane) Nolting; two sisters, Joyce Umerley and Joan (Don) Moder; numerous nieces and nephews; and many extended family and friends of the church and community.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Anna Louise (Morris) Nolting; two grandsons, Nicholas Andrew Nolting and Nathaniel Chad Nolting; and one brother, Richard Nolting.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2016 from 4-7 p.m., in the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 West William Street, Delaware, Ohio and then again for one hour on Friday, March 4, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral at 11:00 a.m., in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Alum Creek Cemetery.
Memorial contributions if desired may be given to the Fulton Creek Women’s Missionary Society.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware is honored to be serving the Nolting family.
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