Thomas Andrew “Andy” Detwiler, 52, of rural Urbana, passed away at 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, in Mercy Health – Urbana Hospital.
He was born in Urbana, Ohio on November 24, 1969, the son of Thomas R. and Patricia A. (Simpson) Detwiler, who survive.
He is also survived by his wife, Corkey (Wallace) Detwiler, a daughter, Kylie (Kannon Stillings) Detwiler, a sister, Kathy Jo (Jeff Wolfe) Detwiler, a brother, Matthew (Tracy) Detwiler, and nieces and nephews, Senina McMaken, Patrick (Evan) McMaken, Nicolas (Danielle) McMaken, Alexis Detwiler, Madison Detwiler, Chelsea Watkins, Jakob Watkins, Casey (Shelden) Barker, Hadden Brinkman, and Johnny Buckenroth, father-in-law, Michael “Cork” Wallace, mother-in-law, Linda (Blankenship) Wallace, brother-in-law, Kelly (Chris) Watkins and sister-in-law, Tammy (John) Buckenroth.
Andy was a lifelong farmer, farming alongside his father Tom and his uncle John. He is supported worldwide on his YouTube channel, Harmless Farmer and was able to travel and share his message to “Never Give Up” through motivational speaking. He was active in the community as a Champaign County Fair Board member, belonged to the Champaign County Farm Bureau, and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Urbana. Andy enjoyed collecting lots of things, including Oliver Tractors but what he enjoyed most of all is spending time with family and friends.
Visitation will be 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Detwiler Farms, 6501 Upper Valley Pike, West Liberty, OH 43357. Funeral services will be Sunday, September 25, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Detwiler Farms (same address) with burial to follow in Kingscreek Cemetery, Salem Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Association of Champaign County, PO Box 38125, Urbana, OH 43078.