August 13, 1945 ‒ January 10, 2016
Steven R. Hazlewood, age 70, of Cardington passed away on January 10, 2016 at his home.
He was born on August 13, 1945 in Galesburg, IL. After high school he enlisted into the United States Army. After serving during the Vietnam conflict, he continued his military career for a total of 38 years. Steven was stationed at many bases throughout the nation and Germany. While in the military he attended Northwestern University. He achieved the rank of Master Sergeant. After his active duty service, Steven went on to serve in the National Guard and Army Reserves.
Steven married Janice Hutton and enjoyed many years of companionship. The two met in the Army Reserves and served together for 6 years.
He was a loyal member of the local VFW, AMVETS, American Legion, and Eagles organization. He enjoyed playing poker with his fellow veterans and others in the community at which time countless stories were shared. Above all he enjoyed the many memories that were made spending precious time with his family. He was the pillar of his family.
Steven will be dearly missed by his wife Janice Hutton; children Jennifer Martz, Rebekah Ridgeway (Michael Zortman), Tina Allison, John (Jennifer) Hazlewood, Glenn (Marilyn) Hazlewood, and Lisa (Eric) Hazlewood-Kelley; grandchildren Cody Marquette, Sarah Marquette, Madison Zortman, Jared Marquette, Donovan Martz, Christian Kelley, Ashley Allison, Amanda Hazlewood, Shelby Hazlewood, Josh Sutton, Heather Sutton, Haley Sutton and Jordan Holke; great grandchildren: Maliah Marquette, Weslee Thomas and Marlee Thomas.
He was met at Heaven’s gate by his parents, 2 siblings and a host of military members that went on before.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the Disabled American Veterans PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, Ohio 45250 in honor of Steven.
Family will greet friends on Thursday January 14, 2016 from 11:00am to 1:00 pm at Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel located at 67 North Main Street, Mount Gilead Ohio. Services celebrating Steven’s life will follow at the funeral home with Celebrant Don Lockwood officiating. Military honors will follow provided by American Legion Post 87 and VFW Post 8054.
Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to be serving Steven’s family. Condolences can be left by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com