Edward "Hippie" Squires, age 68, of Killbuck, Ohio passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 27, 2012 at Majora Lane Care Center, Millersburg, following a sudden illness.
He was born May 16, 1944 in Galion and was the son of Donald and Ilena (Gregory) Squires. On May 26, 1989 he married Beverly Gallion and she preceded him in death on May 13, 2008.
Edward was a 1962 graduate of Chesterville High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked for Briar Hill Stone of Glenmont. Edward was a member of the Killbuck VFW and the Loudonville Legion. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and being outdoors.
Surviving are his mother, Ilena Squires, of Chesterville; one son, Bill (Nicole) Dials, of Millersburg; two daughters, Becky Baumberger and Kimberly (Keith) Allen, both of Mansfield; 11 grandchildren; a brother, Harry Squires, of Chesterville; three step-brothers, Charles (Bonnie) Sturgeon, of Marengo, James (Elda) Sturgeon, of Mansfield, and Alan (Linda) Squires, of Grove City, Pa.; one uncle, Max Gregory, of Desert Hot Springs, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife and his father, Donald.
Funeral services were Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg, with Pastor Todd Hartley officiating.
Burial was at Sunnyside Cemetery, in Glenmont with Military Rites being conducted by the Killbuck VFW.
Family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741.