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Wayne M. Battershell

Wayne M. Battershell, 83, of Bluffton, and with ties to Huntington County, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, at his residence.

Mr. Battershell was a 1958 graduate of Roanoke High School. He was in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1963. He retired from Franklin Electric in Bluffton in 2003, after 15 years of service as a machinist.

He was born on Oct. 23, 1937, in Fort Wayne, to Doyle S. and Audra I. Dewitt Battershell. He married Sharon D. Keller on June 9, 1973, in Bluffton. She survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Matthew W. Battershell and Alan Battershell, both of Bluffton; and two brothers, Richard Battershell and Lynn Battershell, of Roanoke.

Calling took place today, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at the Goodwin-Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Aaron McClary officiating.

Burial will take place at Six Mile Cemetery in Bluffton at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.

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