Clarence "Rod" Tish, age 80, of Holmesville, Ohio passed away Monday morning, November 4th, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family following an extended illness.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, Ohio with Pastor Thomas Nelson officiating. Burial will take place in Killbuck Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Family suggests memorial contributions be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691.
Rod was born March 16th, 1939 in Coshocton, Ohio and was the son of Emerson and Bertha (Donaldson) Tish. on June 12th, 1960 he married Bonnie Fleming and she preceded him in death on June 24th, 2013. On May 16th, 2014 he married Gloria (Lane) Wallace and she survives.
Rod worked 39 years for Regal Ware in Wooster and 13 years for Inn Maid Noodles of Millersburg. He was a member of the Perrysville Church of God. Rod enjoyed old cars and old coins. He loved fishing, hunting, racing and most importantly, his family.
He is survived by children, Kris (Rick) O'Niel of Millersburg, Ohio, Ronald (Twanda) Tish of Millersburg, Ohio, Brenda Sampsel of Millersburg, Ohio, Sherry Chapman of Killbuck, Ohio, Sonia (Wilbur) McKinney of Newcomerstown, Ohio, and Josh (Bradi) Tish of Nashville, Ohio; stepchildren, Heidi (Doug) Miller of Baltic, Ohio, Wendy (Scott) Brown of Millersburg, Ohio, Jamie (Dave) Sowers of Brinkhaven, Ohio, Leona (Ben) Brannon of Millersburg, Ohio, and Brandy (Galan) Leanerd of New Concord, Ohio; 35 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Bernard (Janice) Tish of Coshocton, Ohio, Jerry (Judy) Tish of Millersburg, Ohio, Lorna Pyers of Millersburg, Ohio Mary Lou Mullet of Big Prairie, Ohio and Viola Fortune of Wooster, Ohio.
He is preceded in death by his parents; former wife, Bonnie; 3 brothers; 2 sisters; one granddaughter and 2 grandsons.
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