Justin Daniel Stepp, 23, of Pataskala, passed away on January 18, 2020. Justin was born on April 15, 1996 in Columbus, Ohio. He was a goofy, fun, and compassionate person who never knew a stranger. He also was a handsome man with a big heart, and a great head of hair. Preceded in death by his grandparents James A. Stepp & George W. Boehm. He is survived by mother Julie Buxton; father James “Jim” Stepp; step-father Benjamin “Ben” Buxton; step-mother Chris Stepp; brother Miles; sister Addison; step-brother Sloane; step-sister Sierra; grandparents Barbara “Barb” Stepp, Mary Boehm, Cynthia & Patrick Biles, Lori & Richard Buxton, and Rose Evener; great-grandmother Pricie Pope; special cousins Curt & Alex; many aunt, uncles, and cousins too many to name; a host of friends. Justin’s family will receive friends on Thursday, January 23, from 5-8pm at Jersey Baptist Church, 13260 Morse Rd, New Albany, Ohio, where his funeral service will be held on Friday at 10:30am. Graveside service to follow at Silent Home Cemetery, Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Donations may be made in Justin’s memory to Cat Welfare, 741 Wetmore Rd, Columbus, OH 43214 or The Addict’s Parents (TAP) United, 1065 Bluff Vista Dr, Columbus OH 43235.
Julie A. Patton
March 12, 1948 ~ January 15, 2020
Julie A. Patton, 71 of Reynoldsburg, OH and formerly of Miami, OK, went to be with Jesus on January 15, 2020. Born March 12, 1948 in Miama, OK to the late Vera (Pitcher) Lawson and JayDee Patton.
Julie attended high school in Neosho, MO, and graduated from Central Valley High School in Central Valley, CA. She retired from FAG Bearing Co. in Joplin, MO.
Julie is survived by her son Brian D. Patton; granddaughters Amanda, Julie Jean and Emily Dawn Patton; great-grandson Matthew Wayne Douglas Patton; sister Jalene Benedict of the home; brothers David and John Patton; nieces Brenda (Jerred) Hadler & Angel and Davey, and Katie (Mike) Ellison; special cousin Robert Pitcher; best friends Carolyn Glass and Betty McDonald. Julie is preceded in death by her parents and grandparents Ernest and Julia (Dutch) Pitcher; brothers William D. and JayDee Patton, Jr. There are many loved ones welcoming her home. Cremation arrangements under the care of Cotner Funeral Home, Reynoldsburg, OH. A Celebration of Julie’s life will be held at a later date in Miami, OK.
Frank D. Slane
November 29, 1928 ~ January 15, 2020
Frank D. Slane 1928-2020, passed away at age 91 peacefully at Crestview Nursing Home on January 15, 2020.
Frank was born in Summit Station, Ohio and went to South High School. He worked at Borden's and retired from Kroger in 1991 and he managed the Whitehall VFW after retirement. Frank was a member of Seton Parish in Pickerington. Frank never met a stranger and had a witty, quick sense of humor and loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed gardening and taking care of their home.
He is preceded in death by his son, Steve Slane; and his parents, George and Mary Slane. Frank is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Mary Lou. Frank is also survived by his four children; Karen (Keith) Taylor, Linda (Larry) Wilkie, Theresa (Bill) Warner, and Frank Slane II; and his four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and sister Alice Johnson.
The family would like to thank Crestview Rehab and Nursing and FairHope Hospice for taking excellent care of our father.
Friends may call 5-7pm Friday, January 17, 2020 at Cotner Funeral Home 7369 E. Main St. Reynoldsburg. Vigil Service 6:45 p.m. Funeral Mass is 11:00 am Saturday, January 18 at Our Mother of Sorrows Chapel at St. Joseph Cemetery 6440 S. High St. Lockbourne.
Roger Eugene Sheets, 78, passed away peacefully at his residence on January 13, 2020 with his family by his side. Roger was born on January 8, 1942 in Columbus, OH to the late Dice and Ernestine (Saunders) Sheets.
Roger’s longtime passion was antiques and was a retired antique dealer.
Roger is survived by his dear wife; Karen E. Sheets; loving daughter, Andrea (Tim) Kelly and grandchildren, Gavin and Micah Kelly.
His family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 5 to 7:00pm at the Cotner Funeral Home, 7369 E. Main St. Reynoldsburg, OH.
Roger’s graveside service will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Glen Rest Memorial Estates, 8029 E. Main St. Reynoldsburg, OH at 2:30pm with Pastor Mike Peebles officiating.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to: Ohio Living Hospice, 2740 Airport Dr. Columbus, OH 43219.
Joseph Philip Durkin, Jr.
September 4, 1944 ~ January 13, 2020
Joseph Philip Durkin, Jr., 75, passed away on January 13, 2020. Joe was born on September 4, 1944 in Columbus, OH to the late Joseph, Sr. and Fern (Ables) Durkin. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Margaret Cruse and Linda Swank.
Joe served his country proudly in the US Navy and was a Vietnam Veteran.
He is survived by his brother, Samuel “Pete” (Betty) Durkin; sister, Nancy Cox and several nieces and nephews.
Joe’s family will receive friends on Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 5 to 7pm at the Cotner Funeral Home, 7369 E. Main St. Reynoldsburg, OH 43068. His graveside service will be held Friday, January 17, 2020 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 5600 E. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43213 at 11:00am with Mr. Robert Damron officiating.
Cynthia “Cindi” Lynn Hyde
April 13, 1956 ~ January 9, 2020
Cynthia “Cindi” Lynn Hyde, 63, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020. Cindi was a graduate of Dunedin High School, Dunedin, Florida. She was preceded in death by her sister Stephanie Diane Wilson and brother Gordon Rodney Hyde. Cindi is survived by her children Jerad (Ashley) Comer, Britney Hertlein (Joe Strawser) and Christyan Hertlein; grandchildren Addesyn and Talen; long-time companion Randy Hertlein; parents Jerry Lynn (Carol Ann) Hyde and Margaret Lynn Hyde; and brothers Rodney Hyde and Jerry L Hyde. Cremation arrangements under the care of Cotner Funeral Home, Reynoldsburg.
Clara Jane Neville
August 31, 1949 ~ January 9, 2020
Clara Jane Neville, 70, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on January 9, 2020. Clara was born on August 31, 1949 in Columbus, OH to the late Robert and Betty (Bush) Rader.
She is survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Jack Neville; sons, Robert (Stephanie) Neville and Jack (Holly) Neville; four grandchildren.
Clara’s family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 4 to 6:00pm at the Cotner Funeral Home, 7369 E. Main St. Reynoldsburg, OH 43068.
Memorial donations in her memory may be made to: Mt. Carmel Hospice, 1144 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215.
Dylan James Tredway
June 8, 2004 ~ January 2, 2020
Dylan James Tredway, age 15, of Reynoldsburg, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 2, 2020. He was a sophomore and an excellent student at Reynoldsburg’s eSTEM Academy. He studied martial arts and is a purple belt in Aikido. Dylan is a loving son and brother, and friend. He is preceded in death by his great-grandmother Ruth Campbell and grandparents Bill and Maddy McDaniel. Dylan is survived by his parents Jeff and Dianne Tredway; sister Bailey; grandparents Jim and Sharon Tredway; aunt Stacey (Chris) Grose and their daughter Elizabeth; uncle Trevor (Rhonda) Tredway and their children Brianna and Amanda Tredway; his dog Lacy; and many friends he loved to text and play video games. His family will receive friends Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 1200 S. Waggoner Road, Reynoldsburg, where his service will follow at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Karl Hanf officiaiting.
Doran “Dino” E. Lute, 50, of Columbus, after a courageous battle with cancer, passed away Monday, January 6, 2020 at home.
Dino was a self-employed painter; he loved painting.
He is preceded in death by his sister Ginger Dawn Lute and brother Bruce T. Lute, Sr. Dino is survived by his loving wife Kristi; children Dean, David, Collin and Victoria; parents Barbara Jean “Jeannie” Lute and William (Juanita) Lute; mother-in-law Barbara Bailey; grandchildren Phoenix and Luna Spellman, Savanna Allen and Hadley Jane; brothers and sisters Wade Lute, Barbara Ebersbach, Tina Adkins, Sam Lute, Jason Muck, Destiny Buckle and Kindra Large; brother-in-law Phillip (April) Hercenberg; aunts Mary Jane Lute, Trena (Gary) England, Betty Jo (Butch) Hill and Donna (Dennis) Anderson; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dino’s family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Cotner Funeral Home 7369 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg.
Robin Shane Helmandollar, 57, of Reynoldsburg, died unexpectedly on December 28, 2019, at home, the home he shared with his wife Debra Helmandollar and their dog Maddie. Robin from Quincy, Ohio was born on September 17, 1962. He attended Riverside High School and Ohio Hi-Point Career Center where he learned various trades that made him the ultimate handyman. After high school, Robin served honorably in the US Army as a part of the 101st Airborne with the Pathfinder Company. Robin’s profession as a locksmith started with Duke Realty, ACE locksmiths, Ohio State University, and the Flying Locksmiths before pursuing his dream of creating his own locksmith company H-D Locksmith. There was nothing Robin loved more than traveling on his Harley Davidson with his wife Deb. Their most exciting trip was mastering the Tail of The Dragon in the Smoky Mountains, TN. Robin was very proud of his recent induction into the Reynoldsburg Masonic Lodge #340 where he was serving as the Tyler.
Robin is preceded in death by his parents Roy and Vera (Douglas) Helmandollar Jr., and brothers Gary Helmandollar, Keith (Mouse) Helmandollar, Kim (Bubbles) Helmandollar. He is survived by his wife Deb Helmandollar; father in law Robert Phillips; brothers Kirk Helmandollar of Quincy and Steven Helmandollar of Jackson Center.
In addition, Robin loved and was very proud of his niece Merideth (Chris) Rought and her sons Anthony, Matthew, and Gary as well as his wife Deb’s daughters Amy (Andy) Scholz and Kyleigh (Seth) McCune and grandchildren Natalie, Lily, Jackson and Josie.
His family will receive friends Tuesday from 5-7pm at Cotner Funeral Home, 7369 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, with Masonic service at 7:00 p.m. followed by his memorial service with Pastor Jeff Greenway officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Robin’s memory to Help Ohio Heroes or the Humane Society of Madison County.