Aaron Steven Bidlack, Sr.

January 3, 1952 ~ November 1, 2020 (age 68)


Aaron Steven Bidlack, Sr, 68, of Grover Hill passed away at 2:52 AM on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Born on January 3, 1952, in Van Wert, the son of the late Clarence Bidlack and Freda (Stevenson) Bok. He married the former Debra Brown, who survives of Grover Hill.

Aaron was a graduate of the former Grover Hill High School.

He was a retired tire builder at B.F. Goodrich in Woodburn, Indiana. He was also involved with farming and horses.

Aaron was a member of the United Steelworkers Local 715 in Woodburn and enjoyed socializing with family and friends at the Van Wert County Fair.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Debra, are his children, Brandon (Bernadine) Tobias of Convoy, Ohio, Aaron Steven Bidlack, Jr. of Portal, North Dakota, and Ashley (Casey) Louth of Mendon, Ohio; his grandchildren, Hayden and Adalyn Tobias, and Chase, Blake, and Lane Louth; and his sisters, Bonnie (John) Pier of Oakwood, Ohio, Rita (Clete) Farris of Grover Hill, and Judy (Ken) Bowers of Paulding.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Luke Tobias.

The funeral will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Roselms Christian Church, with Pastor Jack Fetter, officiating. Interment will immediately follow in Middle Creek Cemetery, Grover Hill, Oh.

The family will receive visitors from 2:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert. Also, one hour prior to services on Thursday at the church.

Although family and friends are invited to attend Aaron's visitation and services, we continue to be cautious and concerned for those who are most vulnerable. We strongly urge everyone to remain vigilant and respect the well-being of the family members and friends. Attendees are asked to observe social distancing, refrain from close physical contact, and wear facial coverings.

Memorial contributions in Aaron`s memory may be directed to Paulding County 4-H.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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November 4, 2020

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

November 5, 2020

10:30 AM
Roselm Church
21068 OH-114
Grover Hill, OH 45849


Paulding County 4-H

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