Basil M. “Mike” Huard, age 78, of Edon, Ohio, died on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton, Ohio, where he was a patient. He was a 1952 graduate of Edon High School and worked for Siebenaler Equipment for over thirty years and then for Thiel Construction for fifteen years until his retirement. He was a former member of the Bryan Moose Lodge and Bryan Eagles Aerie #2233, enjoyed camping, and was an avid fisherman and shuffleboard player.
Born December 25, 1934, in Williams County, Ohio, he was the son of Harry and Lenna (Ladd) Huard. He married Susanne P. Green on February 5, 1977, in Bryan, Ohio, and she survives. Mike is also survived by his sons, Darrell (Marcella) Huard, of Bryan, Danny Huard of Ney, Ohio, Don (Lois) Huard, of Monroeville, Indiana, and Jim Huard, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; his daughters, Sue (Brad) Bruot, of Bryan, Sandy (Donny) Miller, of Stryker, Ohio, and Tricia (Jason Wolf) Huard, of Fort Wayne; one stepson, Steve Green, Seattle, Washington; two stepdaughters, Debra (Edward) Prince, of Edgerton, Ohio, and Laurie Green, of Ypsilanti, Michigan; one brother, Roger Huard, of Edgerton; and three sisters, Phyllis Marshall, of Orange City, Florida, Dotty Mayo, of Peachtree City, Georgia, and Helen Pessefall, of Montpelier, Ohio; twenty-four grandchildren; and twenty-three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Michael Huard, and one sister, Joan Kunkle.
Services for Mike Huard will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, in the Krill Funeral Home in Edon with Pastor Byron Adams officiating. Interment will follow at Riverview Memory Gardens in Defiance, Ohio. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 20, 2013, from 2:00-8:00 P.M. in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mike’s name are requested to be given to the Williams County Humane Society or to a charity of the donor’s choice.