Information courtesy of Roger Hopkins  7 September  2003

 

Piqua Daily Call

Wednesday, December 9, 1992

 

H. Scamahorn

 

     Howard E. Scamahorn, 76, of 127 Staunton St., Piqua, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 1992, at 12:17 p.m. in Piqua Memorial Medical Center.

     He was born Aug. 23, 1916, in Piqua, the son of the late Clarence and Almeda L. Baker Scamahorn.

     He married Margaret C. Clayton, Piqua, Nov. 1, 1951.  She survives.

     Other survivors include one son, Richard Scamahorn of Piqua and two grandchildren.

     One brother preceded him in death.

     Mr. Scamahorn was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church.  He was also a member of the American Legion Post 184 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4874, both of Piqua.

     He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during World War II, where he was decorated with honors including the Purple Heart.

     He retired as a tax examiner in 1979 from the state of Ohio.

     Services will be Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home, with the Rev. John McRoberts officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home.  The VFW will conduct a service in the funeral home on Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

     Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church or the ambulance fund.