MANSFIELD, Dana R., 87, of Bloomingdale, OH, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at The Gables of Green Pastures in Marysville, OH.
He was born in the family home in Bloomfield (Bloomingdale), OH on Sept. 6, 1926, a son of the late Ellsworth E. and Pearl Amanda Mansfield.
He retired in 1988 from Smith Trucking Service and was a member of Teamsters Local 428. Dana was a faithful member of Bloomingdale U.M. Church and was an Army veteran of WWII.
Preceding Dana in death were his first wife, Dorothy Eileen Merryman Mansfield; stepson, William Keith George; brothers, Richard, William, Carl and Dean Mansfield; and sisters, Doris Evans and Mary Parks.
Dana is survived by his wife, Arjanta Cole George Mansfield, whom he married June 27, 1989, in Winchester VA; stepchildren, Sherrill (Tom) Harmon of East Liberty, OH, Larry (Debbie) George of Marysville and Debra K. George of Norfolk, VA; 11 grand children, 15 great-grandchildren and number 16 expected in April.
Dana was, and always will be remembered by his family as: a brave veteran, a wonderful grandpa, a devoted husband, an ornery man with a tender heart, and loved by his family.
Friends may call at Dunlope-Shorac Funeral Home in Wintersville on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of services at 1:30 p.m. with Revs. Chuck Mehl and Deborah Kellar officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be sent to Bloomingdale U.M. Church, 113 High St., Bloomingdale, OH 43910.
Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.