DELTA -- Harold R. Cass, 75, of Delta, passed away early Thursday morning, February 7, 2013, at Swanton Health Care and Retirement.
He was born in Delta on May 12, 1937, to the late Fred Cass and Pearl (Lutton) Cass. Harold was a graduate of Delta High School in 1955. On November 23, 1957, he was united in marriage to Joyce (Nye) Cass. Harold was a farmer and enjoyed tending to the everyday needs of the family farm. In addition to farming, he worked for the village of Delta street department, where he served as superintendent before retiring in 1999. Harold and his wife enjoyed spending time with their grandchildren, camping, hunting and square dancing as members of the Western Square Dance Club called Shirts and Skirts.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Irene Mohler.
Harold is survived by his wife of 55 years, Joyce D. Cass; children, Robert (Lisa) Cass of Delta, Laura (Kris) Hallett of Delaware, Ohio, and David (Krissy) Cass of Delta; and grandchildren, Todd Snyder, Craig (Kari) Snyder, Kimberly Snyder, Tony (Jessica) Cass, Dustin (Kayte Studer) Cass, Tayler Cass and Garrett Cass; and brother-in-law, Duane Mohler of Curtis, Mich.
Friends and family will be received from 2-8 p.m. on Sunday, February 10, 2013, at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 05825 Ohio 109, in Delta. A funeral service celebrating Harold's life will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Pastor Eric Markovich will be officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Delta.
Those wishing a show of sympathy are asked to consider contributions to Odyssey Hospice, 1745 Indianwood Circle, Suite 200, Maumee, Ohio 43537; Delta American Legion, 05939 Ohio 109, Delta, Ohio 43515; or Swanton Health Care, 214 S. Munson, Road, Swanton, Ohio 43558, in his memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through the website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com.