Stephen J. Denny, 77, of Paulding, Ohio, passed away at 10:21 am, Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at Paulding County Hospital.
Steve was born in Ecorse, Michigan on July 1, 1933, a son of the late Mary E. (Ludeman) and Rex J. Denny.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer during the Korean War. He was a maintenance mechanic at BF Goodrich for 32 years.
Steve was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, Paulding Eagles Aerie 2405, Hamilton Fish & Game Club, Antwerp American Legion Post 253 & Lifetime member of Antwerp VFW Post 5087.
On Oct. 20, 1956 he married Barbara Andrews, who survives. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Barbara; daughters, Marcia (David) Mohre of Edon, Theresa (Chuck) Hinschlager of Sherwood, Pamela (Brian) Pickering of New Haven, IN & Beth (Jay) Dachenhaus of Paulding; sons, Jay (Kathy) of Grover Hill, Joseph of Tallahassee, FL & John (Mardi) of Grover Hill; brothers, Richard of Napoleon & James of Lake Havasu City, AZ; 15 grandchildren & 6 great grandchildren.
Also preceding him in death are his sister, Mary Jo Groll & brothers, Pat & Daniel.
His funeral service is at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Antwerp, at 10 am on Saturday, November 6th.
Viewing is Friday, 2-4 & 6-8 pm and Saturday, 9-9:30 am at Dooley Funeral Home, 202 W. River Street, Antwerp, Ohio.
He will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery.
Memorials are to PCH Home Health Care, 1035 W. Wayne, Paulding, Ohio 45879.
Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com