Daniel Spilker, 50, of Dellroy passed away late Friday night Jan. 28, 2011, in his home after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born Dec. 17, 1960, in Canton, he was the son of the late Paul and Donna McKinney Spilker.
He was a lifelong resident of Dellroy. He worked as an employee of the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) in Carroll County while also operating as an independent concrete operator for 25 years. Dan received a lot of enjoyment in life through golfing and spending time with his loving family. He was a former member of St. Mary's of Morges Catholic Church, attended Dellroy United Methodist Church and was a member of the Carroll County Vet's Club.
He is survived by his wife, the former Jeanne Rector, whom he married Feb. 14, 1983; a son, Paden (Kara) Spilker of Carrollton; a daughter, Alzana (Ron) Nuzzolillo of Dellroy; five grandchildren, Owen, Zander, and Laiken Spilker and Isabella and Maria Nuzzolillo; two brothers, Mark (Sharon) Spilker of Carrollton and John Spilker of Canton; three sisters, Paula Erickson of Magnolia, Janice (Bruce) Stout of Lenoir, NC, and Teresa (Alan) Long of Carrollton; and several nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a niece, Jennifer.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Feb. 2 at 11 a.m. in Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home with Pastor Willard Balint officiating. Burial will follow in Union Valley Cemetery near Dellroy. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the funeral home.