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Mr. Charles Ray Rhymer

Charles Ray "Barney" Rhymer, 91, formerly of Circleville, passed away July 4, 2011. He was born December 8, 1919 in Fairfield County and was the son of the late George and Jeanette (Conrad) Rhymer. He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Circleville. Barney was an Army veteran of WW II from 1941-1945. He fought in many battles and won many medals including the Bronze Star. He was engaged in many campaigns throughout his enlistment including Algeria-French Morocco, Tunisia, Napels, Foggia and others. He was formerly a custodian for Circleville City Schools. Barney played guitar and harmonica for people in nursing homes for many years.
He is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Diane (Frank) Lauderdale of Circleville and Linda Kay (Bruce) Lilly of Laurelville; brothers, Richard Rhymer of Circleville and Merle (Clara) Rhymer of Amanda; sisters, Viola Hartranft of Circelville, Marcella Arledge and Catherine Hartley both of Stoutsville. Numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wives Ruth (Fausnaugh) Rhymer and Barbara (Ferguson) Rhymer; brother, J.D. Rhymer and sisters, Cleo Good and Pauline Pearce. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M., Tuesday July 12, 2011 at the Calvary United Methodist Church, 427 S Washington Street, Circleville, Pastor Gregg Swann officiating, followed by internment at Forrest Cemetery with Military Honors provided by AMVETS Post #2256. The family wishes to thank the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, Ohio for all their care and assistance.

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Dear Diane, Linda and Family-
Just a note to express my deepest sympathy on the loss of your Dad. He was a special person and lead a good life. I know our hearts will remember long after the good-byes are said.....our hearts will remember. May God comfort you during the days ahead.
With love and prayers,
Pat Meyer

Patricia Meyer - July 07, 2011 at 11:28 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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July 06, 2011 at 11:35 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM