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John R. ''Spicket'' Fawcett

August 20, 1949 — September 19, 2002

John R. “Spicket” Fawcett, 53, of New Philadelphia died Thursday, September 19, 2002 in the Joel Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg following a sudden illness.

He was employed by Mt. Eaton Elevator & Holmes Ag Grainery.

Born August 20, 1949 at Dover, John was son of the late Ernest “Bud” & Sarah Jackson Fawcett.

He was a longtime member of the First Christian Church in New Philadelphia where he had served as a sound technician, was co-chair of the social committee and was member of the Joy class. He was also a big racing fan and enjoyed watching and listening to races on the NASCAR circuit.

John is survived by his loving wife, Paula (Walker) Fawcett, whom he wed on February 24, 1973.

Other survivors include: 3 children; Heather & her fiancé Adam Thomas, Travis & Traci all of New Philadelphia, 2 sisters; Kathy & Jim Hostetler of Sugarcreek, Elizabeth Morris of Sugarcreek, brother; David & Sandy Fawcett of Gnadenhutten, mother and father-in-law; Paul & Barbara Walker of Barnesville, 3 brothers-in-law; Pat & Marsha Walker of Sugarcreek, Steve Walker of New Philadelphia & Mark & Lanell Walker of Cleveland, TN, sister-in-law Christine & Jim Huff of Mineral City, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by a brother, Chuck and a sister, Becky.

Funeral services will be held Monday, September 23, at 11:00am in the First Christian Church in New Philadelphia with Rev. Jim Borton officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Burial Park in New Phila.

Due to the extensive renovations and remodeling at Toland-Herzig�(TM)s New Philadelphia location, friends may call in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home, Dover on Sunday from 2-6pm. Friends may also call at the church on Monday one hour prior to services.

Those unable to attend or wishing to share a fond memory may sign the online register book for John by visiting the “online obituaries” link on the funeral home�(TM)s website.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the “Building for Life” fund at the First Christian Church, 104 3rd St NW, New Phila., 44663 or to Starlight School, 518 Church Ave. SW, New Phila., 44663.

Toland-Herzig, Dover
(330) 343-6132

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, September 22, 2002

2:00 - 6:00pm (Eastern time)

Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes - Dover

803 N. Wooster Ave., Dover, OH 44622

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Monday, September 23, 2002

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

First Christian Church - NP

P.O. Box 474, New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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Monday, September 23, 2002

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