Donald Dean “Doby” Uhl, 83, of Wooster formerly of Fredericksburg passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 at Aultman Hospital in Canton.
He was born March 4, 1935 in Millersburg to the late Harry B. and Elsie Mae (Crilow) Uhl and served in the U.S. Army. On Dec. 23, 1961 he married the former Daisy V. Krantz and she preceded him in death on Nov. 2, 1999. Doby retired from the Village of Fredericksburg Maintenance Dept. and had previously worked at the Fredericksburg Pottery, for Topovski Construction and Regal Ware. He was a former member of the Eagles and Moose Lodge and attended Fredericksburg Presbyterian Church. He had been active in the Fredericksburg Community having coached Little League and served as the Little League Commissioner. Doby was a number one Cleveland Indian Fan and had made many trips to Spring Training in Florida and Arizona. He played softball for the Country Merchants and Wooster Moose teams, bowled at Triway and Wayne Lanes and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He will be truly missed and is remember for being Uncle Sam in the annual 4th of July Parade.
Surviving are his daughter, Robin Angell of Wooster; grandchildren, Christian Angell and Tara Angell both of Wooster and Heather (Jonathan) Henslee and their children, Aria and Alissa of Nashville, TN; his companion, Margaret Shane of Mount Eaton; many nieces and nephews and dear friends who were like family, Bernard Pohalski Jr., Dennis Keim and son Brayden, Emelie and Jesse Coblentz, Austin Simon and Emily Jacobs and William Hochstetler. He was preceded in death by 5 brothers, John, Bill, Weldon, Arlis and Richard; 2 sisters, Zelda and Mildred and 6 step-sisters.
Services will be Saturday, Feb. 9th at 11:00 a.m. at Fredericksburg Presbyterian Church with Pastor Jack McClelland officiating. Burial will be in Fredericksburg East Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 5-8 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Fredericksburg. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com
Our sympathy to Doby's family.
We have fond memories of Doby at the ball field and of him in the parade.