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Herbert Risner

Herbert Hoover Risner, 89, died peacefully at his home in LaFayette on Thursday, July 9, 2020.
Born in Carey on Sept. 10, 1930, he was the son of the late Osville and Mary E. (May) Risner.
Herbert married Betty L. Ritter on Nov. 22, 1950. She preceded him in death on Jan. 23, 2017.
Surviving are their five children, Ginnie Miller, Mukilteo, Wash.; Nanette Pummell, Lakeview; Toby (Sandy) Risner, McCordsville, Ind.; Tina (Ron) Moots, LaFayette; and Scott (Deborah) Risner, Huntsville; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
Herbert was the last of his family. He was preceded in death by five siblings, Wyatt Risner, Louise Del Castillo, Edith Christy, Wanda Reynolds and Jewel Wilkins.
Herbert was a 1948 graduate of Vanlue High School. He was the director of maintenance at Duff Truck Line in Lima and retired from Northwestern Business College as a diesel instructor after 10 years.
Visitation was scheduled to be held Tuesday, July 14, from 11:00 a.m.-noon at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey. The funeral service was scheduled to follow at noon at the funeral home with the Rev. Toby Risner officiating. Burial will be held at Ritchie Cemetery, Crawford.
Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Christian Fellowship Missions Fund and sent to Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, 225 W. Findlay Street, Carey, OH 43316.
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