Ruth A. Chafins

A funeral service, celebrating the life of Ruth A. Chafins, 70, will be held on Wednesday, June 20th at 10 a.m. at the Pataskala Church of the Nazarene, with Pastors Gary Reiss and Lonny Aleshire officiating. Burial will follow at Kingwood Memorial Park, Lewis Center. Ruth died on June 16th after a long fought battle with cancer, she is survived by her loving husband, Richard, Jr.. Ruth enjoyed life through cooking, watching OSU Football; but most importantly, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends; and helping others Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, William and Elizabeth Perry; her brothers: Winfred, Charlie, Leroy and Steve; her sisters: Juanita and Pauline. In addition to Richard, Jr., Ruth is survived by her sons: Richard of Etna, William “Bill” (Lisa) of Thornville, and Don (Donna) of Bellville; her sister, Doris Evans of Kentucky; her grandchildren: Adam, Aaron, Andrew, Alicia, Emily, Kevin (Holly), Donald, Joshua, Summar and Ronny; great-grandchildren: Averie, Emma, Deztiny, Ella, A’Sani and many nephews and nieces The family received friends on June 19 from 6-9 p.m. at the Kirkersville Home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, located at 285 E. Main St. Kirkersville; where an on-line guest book and video tribute are available.
The Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for the Chafins family.