June Gilbaugh, age 87, a resident of the Bowerston Pointe Care and Rehabilitation Center at Bowerston, and a former Leavittsville, resident, died Saturday evening, Aug. 7, 2010, in Affinity Medical Center at Massillon following a brief illness.
Born June 27, 1923, in Leavittsville, she was the daughter of the late Walter Brice and Jennie Marie Hagey Boyd.
June graduated Summa Cum Laude from Malone College in 1966 and was a life resident of the Leavittsville area. She retired as an English teacher from Carrollton High School after 15 years of service. She was an accomplished writer having had many of her devotionals and poems published. June was a caretaker for her whole family throughout her life. She attended the Leavittsville United Methodist Church for many years and was a member of the New Rumley United Methodist Church.
She is survived by several cousins, including Mrs. Donald (Carol) Burse of Sherrodsville and nieces, Carol McAfee of Jewett, and Nancy Albaugh of Scio.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ward Gilbaugh, whom she married June 16, 1961, and who died Feb. 14, 2008; and two sisters, Irene Boyd and an infant sister.
Funeral services were conducted Aug. 11 in New Rumley United Methodist Church with Rev. David Lee officiating. Interment followed in Leavittsville Cemetery. To leave an online condolence, visit www.baxtergardner.com.