Ronald Lee Seachrist

NEW WATERFORD–Ronald Lee Seachrist, 81, a lifelong resident of New Waterford, died Monday at Hospice House of Poland.

He was born Dec. 23, 1937 in Fairfield, Ohio, son of the late Herbert and Ada (Russel) Seachrist.

After graduation he joined the U.S. Army Reserves. He had been employed with Columbiana Pump as a moulder for 20 years and later worked as a custodian at the Crestview Local School District for 20 years before retiring. After retirement, he along with his wife, owned and operated S&R Concessions for a number of years.

He was a member of the New Waterford Methodist Church.

He is survived by his son, Ronald (Denise) Seachrist Jr. of Homer City, Pa.; daughter, Karen Cyrus of East Palestine; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

His wife, Sally (Guy) Seachrist, preceded him in death 21 days earlier.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 17 at the New Springfield Church of God with Pastor Jonathan Holloway officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services. A private interment will take place at Crest Haven Memorial Gardens.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Hospice House of Poland, 9803 Sharrot Road, Poland, OH 44514.

Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine is in charge of arrangements. www.linsley-royal.com