Nick Erford


OAKWOOD -- Nick went home to be with the Lord at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. He was 53.

He was born August 14, 1960, in Defiance to Arthur and Norma (Adams) Erford. His father is deceased and his mother survives in Defiance. On March 14, 2003, he married Kelly Hahn, who survives.

Nick is also survived by three daughters, Tara (Jamie) Corbiere of Monroe, Mich., Elizabeth (Jeremy) Troyer of Oakwood, and Chelsi (Scott) Vogel of Continental; two sons, Joey Sherry of Continental and Caleb Sherry of Van Wert; three grandchildren, Kylie, Taylor and Harley; four brothers, Dennis (Becky) Erford of Defiance, Bruce (Diane) Erford, Tim (Pam) Erford and Jeff (Jill) Erford, all of Oakwood; and two sisters, Jean (Bruno) Garza of Defiance and Sheila (William) Holley of Oakwood.

Nick is also preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Copsey, and a sister-in-law, Barbara Erford.

Nick retired in 2012 from Nickels Bakery. He attended Bethel Christian Church in Arthur.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Oakwood, with Pastor Chris Baker officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Monday, April 28, and one hour prior to service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to the charity of donor's choice.

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