R. Steve Sherrell

December 3, 1950 ~ May 13, 2019 (age 68)

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R. Steve Sherrell, age 68, of Dennison, O., passed away on May 13, 2019, following a lengthy illness.


Born December 3, 1950 in Dennison, O., Steve is the son of the late Roosevelt and Marjory (Barnett) Sherrell.


In 1968, Steve graduated from Claymont High School and served in the United States Army. He was employed at Howden Buffalo and Alsco in the maintenance department for 20 years until his retirement in 2013.  Steve was a member of the St. Johns Worship and Praise Church in Uhrichsville.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, Ohio State and Cleveland Sports Teams and he loved spending time with his family and friends.


Steve is survived by his companion Melody Smith of Uhrichsville; a son Steve Alan Sherrell of Massillon; siblings Monte (Kim Ernest) Sherrell of Bolivar and Mitchell Sherrell of Akron; grandchildren Nycia Deerfoot, Torie Hunter and Xavier Sherrell and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.


In addition to his parents, Steve is preceded in death by a son Nick Hunter.


Funeral services for Steve will be held at 11 a.m., on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Uhrich-Hostettler English Funeral Home, Inc. at Uhrichsville, with Daryl Barnett officiating.


Calling hours will be from 4 to 9 p.m., on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the funeral home.


Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, O., 44663 and St. Johns Worship and Praise Church, 1030 Cook Street, Uhrichsville, O., 44683.



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May 16, 2019

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Uhrich - Hostettler English Funeral Home
634 N. Water St.
Uhrichsville, OH 44683

Funeral Service
May 17, 2019

11:00 AM
Uhrich - Hostettler English Funeral Home
634 N. Water St.
Uhrichsville, OH 44683

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