Wells "Duesy" Duesenberry

January 31, 1938 - January 9, 2018
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Wells N. “Duesy” Duesenberry, 79, of Dover, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in Amberwood Manor at New Philadelphia following a period of declining health.

A son of the late Newton and Elizabeth (Gross) Duesenberry, Wells was born January 31, 1938 at Dover, Ohio.

Wells was a veteran of the United States Army and…

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Wells N. “Duesy” Duesenberry, 79, of Dover, died Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in Amberwood Manor at New Philadelphia following a period of declining health.

A son of the late Newton and Elizabeth (Gross) Duesenberry, Wells was born January 31, 1938 at Dover, Ohio.

Wells was a veteran of the United States Army and was retired from the Timken Company where he worked for 32 years.

He attended the First Baptist Church at New Philadelphia. He was an avid golfer and he also enjoyed bowling and playing softball in his younger years.

He is survived by his wife JoAnn (Neighley) Duesenberry whom he married on February 28, 1960; two daughters, Kimberly (Trent) Lenhart of Dover and Kari (Bob) Kohler of New Philadelphia; three grandchildren, Kortney Kohler and Jordan and Claire Lenhart; a sister, Eloise Leffel of North Canton and many nieces and nephews.

Wells was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Dawn Duesenberry; a brother, Clifford Duesenberry as well as several other siblings.

Private services will take place in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia and interment will take place in Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia.

The family suggests in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Wells’ memory to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 or to the First Baptist Church, 878 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

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116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Private services will take place in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia.


Cemetery Information

Evergreen Burial Park

Address:

1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Private interment will take place in Evergreen Burial Park at New Philadelphia.


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Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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First Baptist Church

878 Commercial Avenue SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: January 31, 1938
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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.

 

Tom and Tonya Hoffman posted on 1/14/18

Thinking of you all at this very sad time! Praying for comfort and peace today and in the days ahead! With love and sympathy!

 

Hill family posted on 1/14/18

So sorry for your loss. You are all in our prayers. -Jay, Jessie, Lorin, Reed & Olivia Hill

 

Max Bechtel posted on 1/14/18

My deepest sympathy to Aunt Joann and Family. I have very fond memories of Uncle Sonny. He taught me how to play pool and always enjoyed the his sense of humor.

 

Tracy, Tom and Danielle posted on 1/13/18

Kari, Bob ,Kortney and family, sending our condolences and prayers to you all! So sorry for your loss! Tracy,Tom and Danielle ??

 

Linn and Sandy Loomis posted on 1/12/18

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time.

 

Angie posted on 1/12/18

Mr. Duesenberry would come in the bank where I worked and he was such a nice, pleasant person. I always enjoyed waiting on him. God Bless.

 

Bob & Bec Frohnapfel posted on 1/12/18

Joann & family, Bob & Iare so sorry for your loss. We hope u take comfort in knowing he is in a better place. Love, hugs & prayers.

 

Daphne posted on 1/11/18

Aunt Jo, Kim and Kari, So sad to hear about Uncle Duesey's passing. There was never a dull moment when he was around. With deepest sympathy. Daphne

 

Lisa Manbeck posted on 1/11/18

So very sorry to read of the passing of your father. These are hard things to deal with. You and your family will be in my thought and prayers. Lisa Manbeck

 

Cindy Mathias posted on 1/11/18

With deepest sympathy to Duesy's family Cindy Mathias

 

Anna Mary (Tawney) Bayer posted on 1/11/18

So sorry to hear "Duesy" has passed away. He and his sister "lois" were a part of my life when we were very young. We have lost touch over the years as often happens. God Bless !

 

Janet Lineberry posted on 1/11/18

Deepest sympathy...Janet Lineberry

 

Carmen Byer posted on 1/11/18

Bob, Kari, and Kortney.. So sorry to hear of your father's passing. Keeping your family and your amazing Mom in our thoughts and prayers. Please know we are there for anything you need. God Bless you all. Todd, Carmen, Darian & Reece Byer

 

Cindy Nelson posted on 1/11/18

I am sorry to hear of your loss. I know the last few years have been a struggle but he is in a better place.

 

Karla Hall posted on 1/11/18

Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with both of you and your families, Kim and Kerri, along with your mom. May God keep you close to his heart during this time to comfort you.

 

Holly Schmidt posted on 1/10/18

Thinking of your family during this sad time. ?. John and Holly Schmidt

 

Wendy Cihon posted on 1/10/18

Kari Bob Kortney, Prayers for peace and comfort at this difficult time. Lean on each other. Prayers for your family. Wendy & Dave Cihon

 

Connie Reynolds posted on 1/10/18

Steve and I would like to extend our deepest sympathy to all of you. Steve and Connie Reynolds???

 

Jill and Duane Schweitzer posted on 1/10/18

Kari, Bob and Kortney, So sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time!

 

Tina DeVecka posted on 1/10/18

Kari your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Tina, Dan, Zach and Emily DeVecka

 

Nancy Alleshouse posted on 1/10/18

Dear Duesenberry Family, Randy and I wish to relay to you our deepest and sincere sympathies. We remember Wells during those years he was loving his golf game, loving and living life. Joanne, Kim, Kari, grandchildren and husbands.....again our deepest sympathy. Nancy and Randy Alleshouse

 

Rhonda Blair posted on 1/10/18

With deepest sympathy and love- Rhonda and Renee Blair

 

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