Oscar Lloyd Gartrell

SALNEVILLE — Oscar Lloyd Gartrell, 85, of Salineville died early Tuesday morning Feb. 11, 2020 at Salem Regional Hospital with his daughter by his side.

He was born in Leesville, Ohio. on Sept. 18, 1934, a son of the late Oscar and Minnie Sharp Gartrell.

He lived all his life in this area graduating in 1953 from Conotton Valley High School. He then earned his BA degree from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. He was a teacher at Southern Local School District for 36 years and taught at Carrollton School District for two years.

He was a member of the Salineville Calvary United Presbyterian Church.

Hw e is survived by his daughter Beth Gartrell at home; one granddaughter and two great granddaughters.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Uneta Hoey Gartrell; two infant brothers, Wilbur and William Gartrell; and two sisters, Gertrude Gartrell and Ruth Lightell.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Kerr-Pastore Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Allmon officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery.

Family and friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. A Masonic Service will be held at 7p.m..

Memorial contributions can be made in Oscar’s name to the Salineville Kiwanis Club and the Salineville Community Food Pantry.