Charles E. “Chuck” Obermiller, 87, of Norwalk, Ohio died on Monday, March 29, 2021 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center after a brief illness. He was born on December 6, 1933 in New Philadelphia, Ohio to the late Vincent and Eva (Knight) Obermiller and graduated from Norwalk St. Paul High School in 1952.
Chuck and his late wife, Annie, owned and operated Obie’s Tavern in Olena for over 50 years. He also drove truck for many years for Parker Trucking and Seagate Transportation. Chuck enjoyed rabbit hunting with beagles, John Wayne movies, and watching sports, especially the St. Paul Flyers, Cleveland Indians, and Ohio State Buckeyes.
Charles is survived by his children, Sue (Walter) Marcum of Monroeville, Ohio, Sandy (Greg) Spencer of Columbus, Ohio, Patty (Brad) James of Toledo, Ohio, Robert (Leslie) Obermiller of LaGrange, Ohio, Steven Obermiller of New London, Ohio, Gary (Tracey) Obermiller of New London, Ohio and Dan (Jeanette) Obermiller of Willow Springs, North Carolina; grandchildren, Jesse (Dawn) Murr, Matthew (Ashley) Marcum, Lisa (Jake) Tittle, Joseph James, Stephen James, Allen (Jessica) Obermiller, Eric Spencer, Bryan (Alexandra) Spencer, Angela (Dillon) Lassiter, Cody Obermiller, Clayton (Brook Cunningham) Obermiller, Jacob Obermiller, Katie Obermiller, and Loren Obermiller; several great grandchildren, and brother in-law, Richard Doughty of Norwalk.
In addition to his parents, Chuck was preceded in death by his first wife, Florence Obermiller, wife Anna Mae “Annie” Obermiller; son, William “Billy” Obermiller; and, by his brothers and sisters.
Due to COVID considerations, there will be no visitation. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 East Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio 44857, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with burial to follow in St. Paul Cemetery. Visitors are required to bring and wear a mask during mass and are encouraged to follow all social distancing and mass gathering guidelines. Those unable to attend are welcome to view the funeral mass by visiting www.stpaulchurch.org and clicking on the livestream link. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions if desired may be directed to the Norwalk St. Paul Athletic Boosters, P.O. Box 107, Norwalk, Ohio 44857. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting www.walkereastmanheydingerfh.com.
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