Homer E. Sooy, 73, of Homerville, passed away peacefully at his home, Saturday, October 5, 2013. He was born in Lodi, on February 1, 1940 to Frank and Leona McConnell Sooy and was a 1958 Homerville High School graduate.
Homer was a lifetime resident of Homerville and was a dairy farmer for most of his life. He was a member of the Homerville ZoniHomeng Board.
Surviving are sons, Ryan (Brenda) Sooy of Hudson, Brad (Christina) Sooy of Homerville; grandchildren, John, Hannah and Summer Sooy; sisters, Lois Cano of Huron, Janice (Roger) McFrederick of Elyria; nieces and nephews, Greg McFrederick, Mike (Renee) McFrederick, Dawn (Jon) Samples; great-nephews, Mat and Ben McFrederick; and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rita J. (nee Standen) to whom he married October 2, 1964; in-laws, Newt Standen, Pudge (wife Mannion) Standen and Richard Cano.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30 P.M., at the Parker & Son Funeral Home, 202 East Main St., Spencer. A private graveside service will be in Spencer Cemetery, Friday, October 11, 2013. Pastor Pat Edington will officiate.
Those who wish, may make memorial contributions to a charity of their choice.