Herbert L. "Herb" DeLancey
Herbert L. "Herb" DeLancey, age 73, of 1218 S. Washington St., Sherrodsville, died suddenly at his home Wednesday morning, Dec. 29, 2010.
Born Dec. 21, 1937, in Salem, WV, and was the son of the late Charles Oscar and Gay Pell Mason DeLancey.
He retired from the Timken Co. at Canton after more than 34 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Vietnam Era and was a member of Dellroy American Legion Post #475. He was a charter member of Dellroy Business Association and a former member of Dellroy Ruritans.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth A. "Liz" Garner DeLancey, whom he married May 19, 1964; his two daughters, Penny Rainsberger of Dellroy and Mrs. Robert (Tamara) Straight of Leavittsville; and two grandchildren, Tyler Lee DeLancey of Sherrodsville and Mia Lynn DeLancey of Leavittsville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six sisters and two brothers.
In accordance with Herb's wishes, there will be no services or calling hours observed and he has been cremated. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Dellroy Area Share-a-Christmas or Atwood Angels Food Pantry, both in the care of Citizens Bank, PO Box #99, Dellroy, OH, 44620. The Baxter Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville handled arrangements. To leave an online condolence, visit www.baxtergardner.com.