Harry Edward Hartzog Jr.

09/21/1936 - 11/24/2023


Obituary For Harry Edward Hartzog Jr.

Lima, Ohio

Harry E. Hartzog Jr., age 87, passed away at 8:22 p.m. on Friday, November 24, 2023, at The Springs of Lima.

Harry was born September 21, 1936, in Ft. Wayne, IN, to Harry E. and Helen E. (Coffman) Hartzog Jackson who preceded him in death. On January 24, 1959, he married Martha M. (Myers) Hartzog who preceded him in death on February 23, 2023, after 64 years of marriage.

Harry was a 1954 graduate of Bath High School. He enlisted in the United States Army National Guard of Ohio and proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War, serving in Iceland. Harry worked as a Diesel Mechanic with Schwerman Trucking, retiring in 1992 after 33 years of service. He was a member of the Teamsters Local Union # 908. He had previously served as Scout Master of Troop #43 and loved playing Santa at The Andersons. Above all, Harry was a proud husband, dad, grandpa, and great grandpa who loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by two children, Terry (Roseanne) Hartzog, and Kimberly (Brian) Hollar both of Lima; nine grandchildren, Brett (Samantha Miller) Hartzog, Troy (Angel) Hartzog, Michelle Hartzog, Paul (Amanda Bartosiak) Hartzog, Christine (Richard) Roy, Nicholas (Bridget) Hollar, Ashley (Justin) Salyers, Courtney (James Miller) Hollar, and Kaylin Hollar; eleven great-grandchildren, Bailey, Mason, Reghan, Blake, Brice, Carson, Addison, Haysley, Kynsley, Grayson, Brooklyn; and sister-in-law, June Hartzog.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Martha M. Hartzog; son, Alan Hartzog; mom and dad, Paul and Hellen E. Jackson; and brother, Jerry Hartzog.

Funeral services will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, December 4, 2023, at CHILES - LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL. Rev. Lori Wright will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by the United States Air Force and VFW #1275.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Monday, December 4, prior to the service at the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at


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