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Rodney E. Kahrig

Rodney E. Kahrig, 85, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away Friday, December 3, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

 He was born near Miltonsburg, Ohio on March 1, 1936 a son of the late Lawrence and Ella Christman Kahrig.

Rodney was former owner/operator of Kahrig Plumbing & Heating for over 40 years.  He was a former Malaga Township Trustee for 18 years.  He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Korea; a member of the American Legion Post 87, Woodsfield, Ohio and the Middle Church Cemetery Association.

He enjoyed farming, going to auctions, collecting pocket watches and Massey Ferguson toy tractors.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by six brothers, Roger, William, Francis, Virgil, Lester and Herman Kahrig; and a sister, Martha Uppole.

 Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Betty Grandi Kahrig; one daughter, Kristal (Ed) Jones of Caldwell, Ohio, two brothers, Kenneth (Kitty) Kahrig of Jerusalem, Ohio; Lloyd Kahrig of Wooster, Ohio; four sisters, Dortha Lee Matz of Dalton, Ohio; Vera Crock of Massillon, Ohio; Leora Cruise of Cumberland, Ohio; Doris Kahrig of Rittman, Ohio; sisters-in-law, Kathy Kahrig of Lewisville, Ohio; Linda Reischman of Quaker City, Ohio; Esther Riley of Senecaville, Ohio, Charlotte Horseley of Florida, and several nieces and nephews.

     Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  and 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 7, 2021, where Military and Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 8, 2021 with Jeff Horner officiating.  Burial will follow in the Middle Church Cemetery near Lewisville, Ohio.

 Memorial contributions may be made to Middle Church Cemetery Association c/o Evelyn Christman, 47213 State Route 145, Lewisville, Ohio.

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