Eldon L. Runyan, age 77, of rural Edon, Ohio, died at 6:41 P.M. on Sunday, August 14, 2016, at Henry Ford Allegiance Health Center in Jackson, Michigan. Eldon worked as a machinist at Powers & Sons and had delivered milk for Bowman’s Dairy earlier. He loved working carnivals and did so for over 38 years. Eldon was a member of the Montpelier Moose Lodge and the Outdoor Amusement Businesses of America. He enjoyed hunting, camping, bowling and racing in his younger days and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great granddaughters.
Eldon L. Runyan was born on April 3, 1939 in Montpelier, Ohio, the son of Leo and Geraldine (Roth) Runyan. He married Phyllis M. Krill on February 6, 1971, in Edgerton and she survives. Eldon is also survived by his children, Debra (Russ) Platt, of Waldron, Michigan, Judith (Bill) Losey, of Brooklyn, Michigan, Todd (Angie) Runyan, of Edon, Toby (Jane) Runyan, of Bryan and Tracy (Shawn) Brandeberry, of Bryan; grandchildren, Kristen, C.J., Melissa, Hayden, Jordan, Austin and Dakota; great granddaughters, Aleah, Marley and Alexis and siblings, Nardine (Don) Borton, of Florida, Dale (Carol) Runyan, of Camden, Michigan and Alydthe Perry, of Bryan. He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson, Cory Losey and sister, Delma Runyan.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the charity of the donor’s choice.
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