Ray "Ike" Shellhorn, 83, of Sandusky died Thursday, March 11, 2010, in Providence Care Center.
He was born in Crawford County, Ohio, Sept. 1, 1926. Ike worked with his father and grandfather at Shellhorn Music Store in Marion, Ohio, worked as a carpenter, and retired from Whirlpool in Clyde. He loved boating and fishing.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Barbara (Peterman) Shellhorn, March 4, 1946; daughter, Becky (Tom) Capucini of Sandusky; grandchildren, Melissa (David) Tackett, Rebecca Stepp and Amber (Rick) Ramos; and great-grandchildren, Cody Newsome, Shaylynn Newsome and Hayley Newsome.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cheri Stepp; grandson, Robbie Stepp; great-granddaughter, Madelyn Tackett; parents, Ray and Bernice (Beam) Shellhorn; and brother, Gene Shellhorn.
There will be no visitation. Private family services will be observed.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Arrangements are under the direction of Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Condolences may be shared at toftfh.com.