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February 21, 2004    Journal News, Hamilton, Ohio

Roscoe Saylor

Roscoe Saylor, age 96, a resident of the Butler County Care Facility, died Thursday, February 19, 2004, at 9:35 a.m. at his residence. He was born May 20, 1907, in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, the son of Wilburn and Laura (Helton) Saylor. He married Rose Allen on November 9, 1935, in Newport, Kentucky. He was employed as an assembler at Herring Hall Marvin Safe Company and later at Diebold for 15 years, retiring in 1969. He was a member of The Free Pentecostal Pater Avenue Church of God.

He is survived by his wife, Rose; a son, Steve Saylor and wife Terri of Hamilton; two brothers, Carter Saylor and Walter Saylor; one sister, Susan Truman, all of Hamilton; two grandchildren, Tim Gibbons and Cathy George and two great-grandchildren, Jason Smith and Casey George. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley A. Gibbons, June 23, 1997; seven brothers, Jonas, Dillard, Jerome, Silas, Chester, Bill and Mack and four sisters, Merley Chapel, Sidney Bilhardt, Ella Croucher and Hester Beltz.

Funeral service will be held Monday, February 23, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. at the Free Pentecostal Pater Avenue Church of God, 1321 Pater Avenue, Hamilton with Rev. Willard Baker officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park. Visitation will be Monday from Noon to 2:00 p.m. at the church.