Jeffrey Sills

March 15, 1953 - August 8, 2017
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Jeffrey James Sills, 64, of Dover died Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Aultman Hospital at Canton following a sudden illness.

A son of the late Frank and Mary (Schwindling) Sills, Jeff was born at Canton on March 15, 1953.

He was a 1971 graduate of Canton South High School and was employed by Timken Steel for 35 years…

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Jeffrey James Sills, 64, of Dover died Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Aultman Hospital at Canton following a sudden illness.

A son of the late Frank and Mary (Schwindling) Sills, Jeff was born at Canton on March 15, 1953.

He was a 1971 graduate of Canton South High School and was employed by Timken Steel for 35 years prior to his retirement in 2009.

Jeff was an avid golfer who loved traveling to various courses and league play. He loved his Goldendoodle, Miles, and taking him on walks. Jeff also enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading and cheering on the Cleveland Browns, Cavaliers, Baltimore Orioles, and The Ohio State University sports teams.

He will be missed by his wife, Laura Sills, whom he married on May 27, 1988; children, Erica Sills, Danielle (Scott) Lamitina, Luke (Rebekah) Howard, and Brady (Stacy) Howard; grandchildren, Brynn, Chandler, Aubrey, Emma, and Leah; his sister, Pam (Dave) Miller of Louisville; his brother, Todd (Linda) Sills of Canton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Jeff was preceded in death by two brothers, Frank Sills, who was killed while serving in Vietnam, and William Sills.

The family will greet guests on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 11:30-1:30 PM in the Geib Funeral Center at Dover where Pastor Brian Flood will lead a service celebrating Jeff’s life at 1:30 PM. Burial will follow in Dover Burial Park. Following services, all are invited to share in a meal in the Hospitality Room of the Dover Geib Center.

Memorial contributions in Jeff’s name may be directed to the Tuscarawas County Humane Society, 1432 Tall Timber Rd NE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Time: 11:30 am

End Time: 1:30 pm

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Service Information

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Time: 1:30 pm

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Dover Burial Park

Address:

N Wooster Avenue, DOVER, OH, 44622

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Reception Information

Date: Saturday, August 12, 2017

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

Address:

5600 N Wooster Avenue, Dover, OH, 44622

Following services, all are invited to share in a meal in the Hospitality Room of the Dover Geib Center.


Donation Information

Tuscarawas County Humane Society

Phone: 330-343-6060

1432 Tall Timber Road NE
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: March 15, 1953
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Ken Wilt posted on 8/12/17

Todd, Linda and the Sills family. So sorry to hear of your loss. May the Lord bless you and your family during this time. Ken, Patty, Kenny, and Joshua Wilt.

 

Doug Simpson posted on 8/12/17

Todd and Family, May I offer my condolences of your loss. May Jeffrey's soul Rest In Peace in Heaven.

 

Tom & Linda Moore posted on 8/11/17

So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

 

Linda Dessecker posted on 8/11/17

Laura, so sorry for your loss..

 

Edward and Adair posted on 8/11/17

Laura So sorry to hear of your loss you. Have our deepest condolences to you and you family

 

Randy and Linda Brown posted on 8/11/17

You have our Deepest Sympathy, may all your special memories help you through this difficult time... Sincerely, Randy and Linda Brown

 

Diane Long-Cartell posted on 8/10/17

Laura, wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and many memories to forever hold in your heart,

 

Shirley Beckley posted on 8/10/17

So sorry to read about your husband. Hope you enjoyed his retirement. I remember you looked forward to it when you worked at the train.

 

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