Boyd W. Schoeff

Boyd Wayne Schoeff, 76, of Ossian, IN, and having family members in Markle, IN, died Friday, July 7, 2017, at Markle Health and Rehabilitation.

Mr. Schoeff graduated from Liberty Center High School in 1959. He was employed by Kunkle Valve, in Waynedale for 20 years, retiring in 1987 as third shift supervisor. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Bluffton.

He was born June 12, 1941, in Bluffton to Floyd and Eugenie Chism Schoeff. He married Esther Sue Young on Nov. 26, 1959, in Liberty Center, and she survives.

Survivors include a son, Stacy Wayne (Julie) Schoeff, of Markle; a daughter, Shari Sue (William) Schoeff Tomac-Ault, of Bluffton; five grandchildren, Alan Michael Tripp, Isaac Boyd Lee Tomac, Megan (Dustin) Brookmiller, Kathryn Schoeff and Shannon Schoeff; and a great-grandchild.

A service was held on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Goodwin-Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel, in Bluffton, with Mike Gilbert officiating. Burial will be at a later date.

Memorial gifts may be made to Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Online condolences may be made at www.thegmcfamily.com.