Cynthia “Cindy” J. Rathburn, age 66 of Ashville passed away at home Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. She was born on April 7, 1953 in Wadsworth, Ohio to the late Robert Vern and Constance Helen (Hille) Speicher. Cindy was a volunteer for Harrison Twp. Fire Dept. for a number of years before it became a paid dept. and had worked at the former Annie’s Flowers. She attended St. Joseph’s School through the 8th grade, then Teays Valley H.S. her freshman year, and was a 1972 graduate of St. Clairsville H.S.
Survived by her husband of 46 years, Gary E. Rathburn; son Jeffrey (Rachel) Rathburn of Willard; daughter Ashlee Schiff and her fiance’ Rex Cockrell of Chillicothe; 5 grandchildren, Jenna, Jace, Joanna, Braley and Eli; brother Robert Jr. (Jackie) Speicher of Henrysburg; sisters, Pam Stewart of Barnesville, Judy (Lloyd) McManus of Morristown, and Debbie (Mike) Withers of St. Clairsville; numerous nieces , nephews and cousins.
In keeping with Cindy’s wishes cremation has taken place and the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Thurs. Feb. 13, 2020 at the Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville for a Time of Reflection. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Reber Hill Cemetery. The family request in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: Ohio Health/Berger Hospice, 610 Northridge Rd. Circleville, OH 43113. Online condolences at olivercheekfuneralhome.com
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