Nevin R. Border

Nevin R. Border, 93, of New Haven, entered into heaven Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at his home.

He was born June 19, 1925, in Bascom, to Jason L. and Chloe (Haugh) Border. Mr. Border was married Aug. 25, 1946, to Ardinell J. (Ritzenthaler) Border, who preceded him in death Dec. 12, 2015.

He is survived by son, Mike (Judy) Border of Lexington; three daughters, Michelle (Joe) Gerhardstein of Sandusky, Martha (Niels) Rogers of Bellville and Mary (Reggie) Ganzhorn of Plymouth; seven grandchildren, Jeremiah Dawson, Sarah (Brad) Bohland, Mary Lynn (Andy) Wamsley, Angela Andersen, Erica (Josh) Bloomingdale, Katie (Rance) Smith and Dianna (Josh) White; seven great-grandchildren, Jacob and Magnus Andersen, William and Evelyn Smith, Ella Joy Dawson, Roy and Noah White; and brother, Dean L. (Barbara) Border of Newark.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; son, Dwight Border; three brothers, Clayton, Dale and Donald Border; and infant sister, Thelma Border.

Mr. Border farmed and later was the owner and operator of Border’s Market in Plymouth, and was awarded a life membership with the Ohio Association of Meat Processors. He provided home health care in the 1950s and taught industrial arts for a year at New Haven School. Mr. Border served as New Haven Township trustee for 19.5 years and was a member of the former Delphi United Methodist Church, where he served as a lay pastor for five years. He also played baritone horn in the Mid Ohio Band and the Gang Band.

Family and friends may call 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Friday, April, 26, 2019, at Lifepoint Community Church, 260 Riggs St., Plymouth, OH and 10-11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019, until the time of the funeral service.

His funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the church with Pastor Rich Hurles officiating. Graveside services will take place at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, at Sand Ridge Cemetery, Bascom.

Memorial contributions may be made to Teen Challenge of the Firelands or Lifepoint Community Church through Lindsey-Kocher Funeral Service, 323 Myrtle Ave., Willard.

Online condolences may be made at www.lindseykocherfh.com.