Lawrence F. Mick, 88 of Glasgow Road, Lisbon, passed away Sunday Dec 11, 2011 at Calcutta Health Care. Born on July 16, 1923, he was the son of the late Homer G. and Eva Rose Mick.
Living his entire life in the area, he had been an Ore Bridge Operator for the former Crucible Steel, from which he retired in 1981, having worked 37 ½ years. He was a graduate of Wellsville High School, Class of 1942 and had attended the University of Chicago. He was a veteran of the United States Navy serving during World War II in the Pacific Fleet and was present for the signing of the Japanese Surrender. Mr. Mick was a member of the Yellow Creek Presbyterian Church and Masonic Lodge 180-Scottish Rite Valley of Steubenville. In a addition he had served as a Madison Township Trustee, was a Past Master of the Yellow Creek Grange, Membership Director for the State Grange, for 5 Counties, Past President of the Southern Ruritan Club, Past Commander of American Legion Post 736, Life member of the VFW Post 5647 Life Member of the DAV, Past President Of the USS Shangri-La Reunion Association, member of the Farm Bureau, Past Elder of the Church and a former Volunteer Fireman in Wellsville.
His wife, Betty Jean McLain Mick, whom he married on May 24, 1944, died on March 6, 2001.
Mr. Mick is survived by three sons: Larry W Mick and his wife Ellen of Fullerton CA, John R. Mick of Wellsville, OH and William B. Mick and his wife, Luann of Boiling Springs, SC; one daughter: Linda Jean Welch and her husband Joseph of Lisbon OH; seven grandchildren: Christy Welch of Wellsville, OH, Annie Mick of Palm Beach, FL, Ashley Jackson of Wellsville, OH, Jake Welch of Kent, OH, MacKenzie Mick of Columbia, SC, Sydnie Mick of Boiling Springs, SC and Marcus Mick of Wellsville, OH as well as two great grandchildren: Justin Tate and Cayden Vincent both of Wellsville, OH.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by seven brothers and three sisters.
Services will be held at the Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 11:00AM with Pastor Derek Marotta of the church officiating.
Burial will take place in Yellow Creek Cemetery were the Tri State Burial Group and the West Virginia National Guard Honor Guard will accord military honors
The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Wellsville on Thursday, December 15, 2011 from 2-4 and 6-8PM were Masonic Services will be held at 7:00PM .