Roscoe Russell Ziner Jr., 66, rural Peru, died at 5:01 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, at his home.
He was born on Feb. 21, 1955, in Wabash, to Roscoe Russell Ziner Sr.and Bessie Jane (Lehman) Custer.
He was a 1973 graduate of Northfield High School. He worked at Ford Meter Box in Wabash, retiring after 45 years. He also farmed for Ted Comerford over 30 years. He attended Christian Heritage Church in Wabash, and went on several mission trips, including going to Russia. He enjoyed going to breakfast with friends, attending his niece’s and nephew’s activities, and camping on Little Tippy watching fireworks.
He is survived by brothers and sisters: David (Joann) Thrush, Fort Worth, Tex.; Barbara Tyson, St. Petersburg, Fla.; Mary (Duke) Hale, Charles (Tammy) Ziner, and Michael J. (Kim) Ziner, all of Wabash; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Tim Thrush.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Christian Heritage Church.