Lloyd Bigelow, age 97 of Stow, passed away on June 14, 2018 at home surrounded by family.
He was born in Akron, Ohio to the late Homer and Elsie (Schumacher) Bigelow. He was a WWII Veteran, served in the Army. He was a member of Bethany United Church of Christ in Cuyahoga Falls for 63 years. He retired from the Akron Beacon Journal. His greatest joy in life was his family.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Claudine (Syx) Bigelow; parents; brothers, Elmer Bigelow and Homer Bigelow; sisters, Marilyn Bigelow and Lois McDonald; son-in-law, Randy Jonas and great grandson, Cyle Lorentz. He is survived by his daughters, Becky (Tim) Hermann of Stow, Candy (Bill) Hale of Akron; five grandchildren, Amanda (Shawn) Lorentz, Abigail (Dominic) Boull't, Matilda (Patrick) McKelvey, Marshall (Sheena) Jonas and Keith Jonas; nine great-grandchildren, Lloyd, Isabella, Sage, Eliza, Audrey, Kyrie, Cora, Elsie, and Julius; seven brothers and one sister; 42 nieces and nephews; step- grandchildren, Matthew (Lori) Hale, Daniel Hale, Rebekah Hale; step great-grandchildren, Nolan and Lincoln Hale.
Family and friends visitation will be Thursday, July 12, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.; Memorial Service on Friday, July 13, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. with calling hours thirty minutes prior, both at Redmon Funeral Home in Stow. Interment to follow at Mount Peace Cemetery with Military Honors.
Memorials may be made to Bethany United Church of Christ in Cuyahoga Falls or to Claudine's Clan Team for Walk to End Alzheimers, act.alz.org/goto/team_claudine. A special thank you to Summa Hospice and all the wonderful people that came to help us daily.