Eddmond Sisco Sr., 77, of Bettsville, died at 9:19 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his family.
Eddmond was born May 29, 1935, in Davisport, Ky., to Melvin and Garnett (Mills) Sisco. He married Ruth Ann (King) Dec. 26, 1956, and she survives in Bettsville.
Survivors also include his four daughters, Kimberly (Larry) Stump of Bettsville, Claudia (Steve) Harrison of Kansas and Sherri and Terri, both of Bettsville; a son, Eddmond Jr. (Lezlee) Sisco of Kansas; three grandchildren, Anna Sisco of Bettsville, Laura (Joe) Biddle of Risingsun and Eddmond David Sisco of Kansas; three stepgrandchildren, Jasmin Stump of Virginia, Daniel (Kelsey) Stump of Germany and Steven Stump of Texas; two great-grandchildren, Shelby and Ashton Biddle; two stepgreat-grandchildren, Gavin and Liam Stump; and two sisters, Faye (Radford) Comer of North Ridgeville and Betty Webb of Elyria.
Eddmond was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Barbara Mills; and seven brothers, Wilburn, Eugene, Donald, Daniel, Paul, McKinly and Elzie Sisco.
Eddmond worked 12 years at Basic Refractories, Bettsville, and retired from Honeywell after 31 years. He was very active in the community, serving on the school board and the Howard P. Eells Park recreation board. Eddmond volunteered many years at the park and served on the executive board for the Local 533, Fostoria; as well as, other capacities for the board. He loved coaching Little League for many years and enjoyed woodworking and gardening. He most enjoyed family gatherings and all the grandchildren.
His funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Engle-Shook Funeral Home and Crematory, 301 Union St., Bettsville with the Rev. Chris Walters officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Union Cemetery, Old Fort.
Visitation for family and friends will be at 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fostoria Hospital Oncology Department, Heartland Hospice of Clyde or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.engleshookfuneralhome.com.