Junior R. Derhammer 1923 - 2018  

Junior R. Derhammer
, 94, of Wadsworth, died Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Doylestown Health Care Center.  He was born June 26, 1923, in Wadsworth, to Carmen and Kathryn (Ries) Derhammer.

Junior graduated from Wadsworth High School in 1941.   He married Fern Jessel on March 18, 1944;  she passed away May 17, 2003.   He started his career as a carpenter and then became a building inspector for Medina County for 20 years and was the Tri-County Building Officials Association President in 1980.   He enjoyed camping in his motor home, exploring Amish Country, and watching the grandkids in softball and baseball games.

Junior will be deeply missed by his children, Cathy Derhammer, Roger (Sandra) Derhammer, John (LouAnn) Derhammer and Mary (William) Johnson; longtime family friend, Phoebe Tenney;  eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Fern;  brother, Bob;  and his granddaughter, Kristie Moore.

Friends may call today, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Roberts Funeral Home-Hillcrest Chapel, Seville.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.  The Reverend Mark Scotton will officiate.  Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Doylestown Health Care Center, 95 Black Dr., Doylestown, OH 44230, or to Harbor Light Hospice, 25 S. Main St. #7, Munroe Falls, OH 44212.  

Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com.

Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Apr. 24, 2018
 

  
  
   Junior Derhammer
   Wadsworth High School
   Graduating Class of 1941
 

                   
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