Ronald J. Shoup

Ronald J. Shoup, 77, of rural Attica, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his home.

He was born June 5, 1936, in Willard, to the late Wilbur E. and Ethel I. (Dean) Shoup.

Mr. Shoup was a graduate of Attica High School, class of 1954. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Airborne, was a test engineer at National Machinery, Tiffin, and farmed. Mr. Shoup was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and enjoyed golfing, antique tractors, attending his grandchildren’s sporting events, fishing and being outdoors.

Mr. Shoup is survived by his wife, Barbara A. (Pridgen) Shoup, whom he married May 28, 1955; a son, Eric D. Shoup of Republic; four daughters, Victoria L. (Edward) Willman of Attica, Valerie L. Krombach of Tiffin, Rhonda R. (Greg) Martin of Attica and Robin A. (Todd) Anderson of Perrysburg; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Curtis Shoup of Attica; and two sisters, Georgia Haines Scheid of Huron and Cynthia Shoup of California.

His funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Attica, with Pastor Edward Hunker officiating. Burial will follow at Attica-Venice Township Cemetery, Attica.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Lindsey-Foos-Kocher Funeral Service, 295 W. Tiffin St., Attica.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Stein Hospice or American Kidney Foundation through the funeral home.

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