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Aaron Holycross

October 5, 1924 — July 29, 2016

Aaron H. Holycross, 91, of Bellefontaine, passed away Friday, July 29, 2016 at heartland of Bellefontaine. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Aaron served his county during WWII. He was a member of the American Legion post 173 in Bellefontaine and a member of the Ridgeway Church of Christ where he was baptized with his wife. He spent his career working at Super Foods/ GMS and later Nash Finch, retiring in 1986. Born October 5, 1924 in Union County, he was the son of the late Isaac and Jennie (Reames) Holycross. He married Ruth I. (Guisinger) and she preceded him in death on November 20, 2015. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kathryn McMahon; a son, Mark Holycross; sisters, Alice Davis, Agnes Murray and Betty Black; brothers, Charles and Raymond Holycross and his brothers-in-law, Richard, Vere, Woody, Maurice and Herb. Surviving are his children, Ron (Gail) Mitchell of Manchester, NH, Pam (Jerry) Pittman of Bellefontaine, Gene (Carol DeWine) Holycross of Bellefontaine and Gary (Christine) Holycross of Ridgeway; 14 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Donald (JoAnn) Holycross, Carroll (Sally) Holycross, Darrell (Pat) Holycross, Tempa (Delmar) Cox, Shirley Johnson, Ruth Ann Woodell, Mary Lou McCoy; sisters-in-law, Jackie and Lois Holycross and a son-in-law, Steve McMahon of Mt. Vernon. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home 222 W. Center St. West Mansfield. Cory Savage will officiate and burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery, West Mansfield. Friends may call Monday, August 1, 2016 from 4-8 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Ridgeway Church of Christ and condolences may be sent to the family at Charitable donations may be made to: Ridgeway Church of Christ 124 W. South St., Ridgeway OH 43345 Tel: 1-937-363-2393

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Monday, August 1, 2016 4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016 11:00am

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