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Greydon W. "Sam" Hone

January 22, 1934 — March 21, 2023

Bellefontaine

Greydon W. "Sam" Hone

Greydon W. "Sam" Hone, 89, of Bellefontaine, passed away at 10:11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at the Brookdale of Muirfield. He was born in Newark, OH on January 22, 1934, to the late George and Maria Trisabel (Beaty) Hone.

On July 16, 1961, he married Lela Orahood, and she survives. He is also survived by three children: Donna (Paul) Savage, Greg (Heather) Hone, and George Hone; seven grandchildren: Brandon (Betsy) Savage, Jonathan (James) Cutlip-Savage, Kelsey (Isaiah) Snipes, Shonda Lane, Jessica Bergum, Caitlyn (Matthew) Tackett, and Kenna Hone; two sisters: Barbara Beaudry and Laura (Robert) Lucas; seven great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and his dog, Sophie. Two sisters, Carol Shreve and Martha Kay Hone preceded him in death.

Greydon served in the United States Army where he specialized as a vehicle mechanic. He then went on to work for Rockwell Manufacturing Corporation. He proceeded to take over his grandfather’s rug cleaning business, Modern Rug Cleaners. Finally, he worked for HBD as a set-up operator for 40 years.  He was a member of High Point Eagles #2166 of Bellefontaine, where he became a Golden Eagle. He was also a member of the High Point Motorcycle Club and the High Point Seesaw Western Square Dance Club.

Visitation will be Sunday, March 26, 2023, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main Street, Bellefontaine.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 27, 2023, with visitation one hour prior at the funeral home. The burial will follow in Highland Memorial Cemetery in West Liberty.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, P.O. Box 5014 Hagertown, MD 21740 or michaeljfox.org.

EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER, BELLEFONTAINE is honored to serve the Hone family and encourages anyone to share a fond memory or message of condolence at www.edsfh.com.

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, March 26, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center

321 N Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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Funeral Service

Monday, March 27, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center

321 N Main Street, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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Burial

Monday, March 27, 2023

Highland Memorial Cemetery

5591 US-68, West Liberty, OH 43357

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