Stanley G. Spath age 91 of Forest died Fri. March 2, 2018 at his residence. He was born October 21, 1926 in Huntington, IN to the late Russell and Bessie (Purdue) Spath. He married Lillian L. Wilson on November 13, 1948, and she died Feb. 16, 2002.
He is survived by a son Rodney Spath, Forest, 3 daughters Carol (Don) Stephan, Wharton, Diane (Robert) Forney, Forest, Pamela Spath Gaertner, Sandusky, 7 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, 2 brothers Donald (Barbara) Spath, Huntsville, and Ronald (Myrna) Spath, Mansfield. Mr. Spath was preceded in death by a grandson Alan “A.T.” Stephan, and a brother Gerald Spath.
Mr. Spath was a WWII U.S. Navy Veteran. He retired in 1990 as a welder from McBrown Industries in Rawson. After retirement, he worked with Shields Funeral Home until 2004. He was a member of The United States Landing Ship Tank Association, McVitty VFW Post #1182 in Forest, and the former Senate Lodge #378 F & AM in Forest.
A visitation will be held from 1-3 PM on Tues. March 6, 2018 at Clark Shields Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Honor Flight in care of Clark Shields Funeral Home 301 S. Patterson Forest, OH 45843. Visit www.shieldsfh.com to send a condolence or share a story.