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Charles Mark Slyder

January 5, 1943 — April 27, 2018

Charles "Mark" Slyder, 75, of Ansonia, Ohio, passed away on April 27, 2018 at State of the Heart Care Center in Greenville.

Mark was born on January 5, 1943 in Greenville, the son of the late J. Harold and Leah (Amspaugh) Slyder.

In addition to his parents, Mark was preceded in death by his son, Phil Slyder; his brothers, Wayne Slyder and Gene Slyder; his sister, Madge Deis; and his brother-in-law, Richard Besecker.

Mark was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Greenville, Darke County Plowman's Association, Darke County, State of Ohio, and NTPA Tractor Pullers Associations. He worked at the Union City Body Company as welder for 42 years and has been a life long Darke County Farmer. He enjoyed Enduro Racing in Fremont, Ohio, building demo derby cars, and collecting Massey Harris Tractors.

Mark is survived by his wife of 55 years, Donna (Besecker) Slyder, whom he married on September 2, 1962; his sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey (Julia) Slyder of Union City, Ohio, and Kent (Dora) Slyder of Loveland, Ohio; his grandchildren, Jamie, Leah, Bradley, Mackensie, Matthew, and Samuel Slyder; his siblings, Maxine Hezlep of Ft. Myers, Florida, Marilyn Swallow of Versailles, and Don (Shirley) Slyder of Ansonia; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jack (Bonnie) Besecker of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus, with Pastor Dan Kuhbander Officiating. Burial will follow in Teegarden Cemetery.

Friends and family may visit on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 5 PM to 8 PM at Tribute Funeral Home, Greenville Campus.

Memorial contribution may be made to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331 or to the Ansonia Rescue, 225 Elroy Ansonia Road, Ansonia, Ohio 45303.

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