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IBEW Local 683
939 Goodale Blvd
Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43212
(614) 294-4786
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Robert R. Mills

Robert Mills, 38, passed away on February 26, 2018. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Adabelle Mills, Robert R. Mills, Ruby Callihan, Homer Callihan.

Surviving family includes wife, Mindy, children, Robert and Payden, parents, Robert R. and Ocie Mills, step-father, Robert Edward Adams sister, Samantha Mills, brothers, Gerald "JR" Mills, Gabe Todd, Robert Adams and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Celebration of life to be held Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the American Legion, 1571 Demorest Rd, Col., OH 43228. Service to begin at 5:30pm and celebration to immediately follow.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-6pm, Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Newcomer, SW Chapel, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, OH, where a memorial service will begin at 6pm.

 Robert L. Liston

Robert L. "Bob" Liston, age 79, of Whitehall, passed away at home on February 22, 2018 after an 8-year battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born on August 8, 1938 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Donald and Clarice (Sumner) Liston. He graduated from West High School in 1956. Survived by his wife of 52 years, Sharron; daughters, Susan (Rocco) Maiolo and grand dog, Oscar, Debra (Eric) Booher and their children. Also surviving is sister, Donna Jones; and several nieces and nephews. He was a proud and active member of IBEW Local 683 for 42 years and for 29 of those years held a treasury position for the union golf league. In 1988 he received the Builders Exchange (BX) Craftsmanship Award for his work at Discover Card Services, Inc. He retired in 2001 from Mid-City Electric, where the last 14 years were spent at Battelle Memorial Institute. He loved golf, cards, bowling, hockey, football, and traveling to Gatlinburg, TN. He served as President of the IHL Checkers Booster Club and Treasurer for the Whitehall Civic Celebrations Association (WCCA). He was a volunteer for the food pantry at Eastview United Methodist Church and was an active member of the Whitehall Senior Citizens Center. The family would like to thank the nursing staff at Wexner Zusman Hospice for all their care and support during these difficult past months. Friends may call Sunday 1-5 PM, EVANS FUNERAL HOME, 4171 E. Livingston Ave. and Monday 1 hour prior to service, where funeral service will be held Monday 11 AM. Interment to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, tribute contributions may be made to The Parkinson's Foundation in memory of Robert.


 Richard L. Sampson

Richard Lane Sampson, age 85, of Reynoldsburg, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018. Lane was born January 24, 1933 to the late James and Dessa (McWhortor) Sampson in Wheeling , WV. He was a veteran  of the U.S.  Army  stationed  at Fort Knox, Kentucky  and Straubing,  Germany. Lane  was  a lifelong '   member of the IBEW 683 and also worked as a part time custodian for Reynoldsburg City Schools. He was in the Commercial Sign Industry for more than 50 years. Lane was a devoted husband and enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his family. He is survived by his sons, Jeffrey, William, and Thomas (Stacey) Sampson; grandchildren , Lauren and Alexander. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Jane Sampson; brothers, Albert and James; sisters, Virginia , Violet and Almajean . A visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 from 6-8 PM, at the PFEIFER FUNERAL HOME, Reynoldsburg, where his funeral service will follow on Wednesday 10 AM, with Pastor Karl Hanf officiating. Burial in Glen Rest Memorial Estates. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lane's memory to Adaptive Sports Connection, Online condolences at


Robert Chance Sr.

CHANCE , Sr., Robert E. Age 88, of Springfield, passed away Dec. 31, 2017. Graveside Jan. 8, 1 PM at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Jackson Lytle & Lewis Life Celebration Center.

Marion L. "Joe" Hoover
Marion L. "Joe" Hoover, age 85, passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017. Joe was born on October 6, 1932 to the late Herman M. and Opal P. (Lawson) Hoover in The Bottoms on the west side of Columbus. He attended Avondale, Chicago Avenue, Highland Avenue grade schools and West Jr. High School. He was a graduate of Albany High School in Athens County where he was elected Senior Class President and lettered in basketball and baseball. He lived with his grandparents, L.V. and Effie Lawson while attending high school. He married Beverly A. Glaze on December 10, 1955 and they have spent nearly 62 wonderful years of married life together. Joe is survived by Beverly; daughters, LaDesta (aka Leslie) Dick, Mitzi (Andy) Wells and Jennifer (Eric) Huffman; grandchildren, Katie (Justin) Crane, Kelsey Dick, David Dick, Sara (Matthew) Dickey, Marie (Dennis) Langenkamp and Ellen (Nathan) Tigner; as well as two great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Larry Hoover of Rancho Cucamonga, California. Joe started an electrical apprenticeship with IBEW Local 683 in 1951. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS New Kent APA 217 during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged in 1954 as Electrician's Mate 3rd Class. He then resumed his union apprenticeship and became a Journeyman Electrician. He worked in the union office for nearly 25 years as assistant to the Business Manager and the last 15 years prior to retirement, as the Business Manager and Financial Secretary of IBEW Local 683. Other Union positions held were Job Steward, Vice President and President. He also served on numerous committees. Joe was the past president of the Ohio State Electrical Workers and past president of the Southern Ohio Business Manager's Conference. He was the Sergeant at Arms and Executive Board member of the Franklin County M.O.S.T. Committee. Joe served extensively in the community on the Mayor's committee for the Fire District One in Columbus and was a founding member of the Whitehall/Bexley Rotary Club. He served on the board of directors of COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority) and served a three-year term for the IBEW on the CIR (Council on Industrial Relations) in Washington D.C. He served ten years as a commissioner for CMHA (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority). He was a long-time member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge 2555 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, a member of the American Legion Post 0090, Ft. Myers, Florida and a member of Local 683 Retiree's Club. Joe and Beverly spent many happy winters in their southern home in Cape Coral, Florida. Family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 pm Thursday at Schoedinger East Chapel, 5360 E. Livingston Ave., where the funeral service will be held 10 am Friday, November 3, 2017. Pastor Ralph Short officiating. Interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens.