Howard Edward Markley, 92, of Chillicothe, died 8:31 am, April 28, 2012 at the Adena Regional Medical Center, unexpectedly.
He was born April 5, 1920 in Ashland Co., OH to the late Ralph and Ruth Ludwick Markley. On April 20, 1945 he married the former Helen Boyd, who survives. Also surviving are nieces Sherry Cochran and Beverly Evan, and a nephew, Ted Sours. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Freda Sours and Kathryn Newcomer.
Mr. Markley retired as a registered nurse from the VA Medical Center, Chillicothe. He had also been employed at the Richland Hospital, Mansfield and the Mansfield Geriatric Center. His other favorite occupation was teaching dance at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio.
Graveside funeral services will be held 11:30 am Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at the Jeromesville Cemetery, Jeromesville, OH, Rev. John Kindsvatter officiating. Friends may call 10 to 11 am Wednesday at the Fickes Funeral Home, Jeromesville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Chillicothe Evening Lions, Eye Program, PO Box 567, Chillicothe, OH, 45601 or to the Scioto Valley Habitat for Humanity, PO Box 6125, Chillicothe, OH, 45601.