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Evelyn "Eddie" (Herford) Dill

September 7, 1930 ~ August 6, 2017 (age 86)

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Memorial Gathering
August 27, 2017

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
East Liberty Lodge Hall
Corner of Main and Foundry Streets
East Liberty, OH 43319

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Evelyn “Eddie” Dill, 86, formerly of East Liberty passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Green Hills in West Liberty.

Born September 7, 1930 in Bellefontaine, she was the daughter of the late Irvie Melvin and Alma Lee (Jacobs) Herford. On January 2, 1953 in Richmond, IN, she married her husband of over 50 years, Robert D. Dill and he passed away July 8, 2003. In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Dill; brothers, Morris, Leo, Herman, Kenneth and Melvin Herford and sisters, Ruth Houchin, Pauline Snyder and Phyllis Hartle.

A 1948 graduate of East Liberty High School, she and her husband owned and operated Bob’s Meat Market for 35 years and also worked as a cook for 15 years with the Benjamin Logan School District. Eddie attended the East Liberty Church of Christ and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge #501 in Mechanicsburg. She enjoyed harness racing, traveling to Lexington with the Urbana Senior Citizens, watching high school and college basketball, the Cincinnati Reds but most of all, she cherished her time spent with her family.

Surviving are her daughters, Barbara Rose of East Liberty and Belinda (Paul) Tracey of East Liberty; grandchildren, Tarra Tracey, Brian Tracey, Dameon (Heather) Jones, Payton Rose and Jonathan Rose; great grandchildren, Grace and Elizabeth Deardurff; sister, Juanita Hone of West Liberty, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Per Evelyn’s wishes, no calling hours or services will be held at this time. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 1:00 - 5:00 P.M. at the East Liberty Lodge. If desired, memorial contributions can be made to the Benjamin Logan Elementary School for student assistance in care of the funeral home. Wilson Funeral Home, Schnurrenberger Chapel 222 W. Center St. West Mansfield, OH is assisting the family and condolences can be sent directly to the family at


Charitable donations may be made to:

Benjamin Logan Elementary School
4560 C.R. 26, Bellefontaine OH 43311

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