Eugene Victor Toy Jr.

CANFIELD – Eugene Victor Toy Jr., 69, died early Tuesday morning surrounded by his family.

Mr. Toy was born on June 12, 1949, a son of the late Eugene V. Toy Sr. and Correne (Regas) Toy. Gene was a graduate of North Lima High School. He married the former Linda Cary Bregar on Dec. 9, 1967, and together they would raise four children.

He spent more than 50 years in the IBEW Local 64 and was employed for thirty years at Dickey Electric. He was an electrical inspector for CIB and OCIB.

He is survived by his wife Linda of Canfield, with whom he recently celebrated 51 years of marriage; his children, Victoria (Tim) South of Waverly, Nicholas (Erika) Toy of North Lima, Melinda (Travis) Marriotti of Canfield and Tracey (Chris) Wikoff of Avon, Conn.; nine grandchildren; and his siblings, John (Sandy) Toy, Jenny (Dana) Vickers, George (Carrie) Toy, Chris (Lisa) Toy and Tony (Chris) Toy.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Seederly- Mong and Beck Funeral Home in North Lima. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Seederly-Mong and Beck Funeral Home, 11500 Market St., North Lima, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday prior to the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations may be made in Eugene’s memory to the South Range Schools Foundation (Stadium Project), 11300 Columbiana-Canfield Road-Suite M, Canfield, Ohio 44406

The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in North Lima, Ohio with the arrangements for their loved one.

Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.