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C.L. "Shorty" Votaw

May 16, 1928 ~ November 10, 2021 (age 93)

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Obituary

C.L. “Shorty” Votaw, age 93, of Greenford, went home to be with his Lord on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.

Shorty was a devoted husband, cherished father and grandfather, and a true friend to many.

He is survived by his loving family: his beloved wife of 70 years, Martha (née Eyrich); his children: Cindi (Dr. Jim) Marks of McMurray, PA, Todd (Donna) Votaw, of Westlake, OH, and Ty (Kelli) Votaw, of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren with another on the way; and his sisters, Ila Meier, Audrey Firth, and Karen Zeigler.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Lucille; his sisters, Alfreda, Dorothy, Ruth, and Leta Faye; and his brothers, Dwain and Dean.

Shorty was a former elder at Greenford Christian Church and a proud member of the Greenford Ruritan.

A master carpenter by trade, Shorty also enjoyed working in his barn and crafting one-of-a-kind furniture for others to enjoy. We remember his strong work ethic, keen sense of humor, and famous milkshakes at the Canfield Fair.

A celebration of life will be held at later date.

Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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