Warren Walter Loy, 88, formerly of Botkins and currently of Huntsville, passed away Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born in Kettlersville, Ohio on April 1, 1924 to the late Walter and Laura Sollman Loy. Warren was also preceded in death by a sister Kay Kratt.
Warren was a veteran of the US Army Air Force, having served during World War II. A bookkeeper by trade, he worked at Provico where he was President from 1969-1989 and then went on to be Chairman of the Board. He was also Director of Sidney Bank One from 1971-1984, a member of the National Grain & Feed Board of Directors, the American Feed Manufacturers Association Board of Directors, and was a member of the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce.
Warren was a member of the Indian Lake Community Church where he was active in the Mens Club. In his spare time, Warren enjoyed golfing, boating and traveling.
Warren is survived by his wife Jeanne Ferguson Loy, whom he married September 21, 1947 in the Sidney First Methodist Church; children: Mike (Ann) Loy of Botkins, Cyndy (Bill) Decker of Columbus, Randy (Jackie) Loy of Bellefontaine, Annette (Lynn) Elsass of Wapakoneta, and Anna (Paul) Nichols of Botkins; 9 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters Ruth Braun of Botkins, Doris (Bob) Westerbeck of Shelbyville, Indiana, and Marilyn (Jim) North of Montoursville, Pennsylvania; brother-in-law George Kratt of North Carolina and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at the Myron Van Horn Chapel of Smith-Eichholtz Funeral Home, Lakeview from 5-8PM. A memorial service will be held at Indian Lake Community Church on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 11:30AM with Pastors Jim Ellington and Karen Blackburn officiating. Private family burial will be in Loramie Valley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Indian Lake Community Church Memorial Fund.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.smith-eichholtz.com.